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Retronauts Episode 506: Retro Compilations

Retronauts Episode 506: Retro Compilations


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Ah, video video games. We love and hate them, ? On the one hand they’re enjoyable for hours and hours on finish, however on the opposite, they’ve a nasty behavior of turning into out of date on the drop of a hat. You may need spent cash on a duplicate of Super Mario Bros at the least 5 instances in your life as previous {hardware} falls out of trend. You fortunately picked up Marvel vs Capcom 3 solely to find Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 a couple of months later. You dutifully constructed up a set on the PlayStation 3, after which Sony revealed the PlayStation 4 would not play any previous discs.

Enter the compilation, the business resolution to an issue it created: Why keep a sturdy digital market of previous releases when you’ll be able to periodically remaster previous video games in the next decision or with new options and promote them over again? Some firms go above and past expectations and remodel a good-but-flawed recreation from the previous right into a slick, must-play revision. Some firms slap a ROM on a disc and say “$50, take it or go away it.”

Host Stuart Gipp, eternally on model, hosts this episode which is actually only a compilation of two separate conversations in regards to the observe of re-examining and repurposing previous video video games for a brand new viewers. First, Stu talks to Lewis Clark of SegaDriven.com in regards to the basic historical past of retro compilations, after which Stu interviews Mike Mika and Chris Kohler of Digital Eclipse about Atari 50, a loving tribute that Stuart Gipp of Retronauts dot com known as “the best retro compilation ever made”

Description: Double function! A ramble about retro compilations with Lewis Clark of SegaDriven.com, and an interview with Mike Mika and Chris Kohler of Digital Eclipse about their masterpiece compilation, Atari 50.

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Artwork for this episode by Amanda Pruitt and modifying thanks go to Greg Leahy.



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