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A deadly creature is on the loose and the workers at Mt. Diablo Power Plant have no idea what's headed their way. It's the ultimate power struggle as they battle the monster, each other, and their own inner demons. "Project X" is a weekly web series, with new episodes every Tuesday. Watch the whole story unfold over the next six months in 24 action-packed episodes.
 
Welcome to The SNES Podcast, brought you bi-weekly by your hosts Greg (AKA SoulBlazer) and Alessandro. This is a podcast dedicated to talking about the games of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Any feedback, comments, suggestions, etc. please post on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thesnespodcast or e-mail us at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com
 
Have you every wondered what life is really like behind bars? Chris Atkins is a documentary maker who went to prison for tax fraud in 2016. He spent nine months in HMP Wandsworth, one of the most dangerous and dysfunctional prisons in the UK, and has now interviewed 20 ex-prisoners about their time in jail. Their stories are shocking, uplifting, heartbreaking, hilarious, and often downright weird. These incredible testimonies form this eight part podcast series. In Wandsworth Chris got loads ...
 
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The United Rugby Championship will take begin next season and will become the new competition for PRO14 teams. Adam Redmond is Head of Broadcast & Communications for the PRO14 and soon-to-be United Rugby Championship. Adam took the time to sit down with me to discuss the new competition and answer questions about the new competition from The Loose …
 
In this episode of the SNES Podcast, Greg and Joe discuss the weird and wacky puzzle game Yoshi's Cookie! This game started life as a rejected arcade game and Nintendo liked the SNES version enough that they licensed the game and made NES and GB ports while allowing Bullet Point Software to use Nintendo characters for the SNES version. We discuss t…
 
In this episode of the SNES Podcast, Greg and Joe are joined by special guest Ferg of the Atari 2600 Game by Game Podcast to look at another one of Ferg's favorite SNES games -- Sanrio World Smash Ball! A Japanese only release, this action/sports game uses characters from the Sanrio catalog such as Hello Kitty as you battle either against the AI or…
 
In this special episode Greg and Joe are joined by Kris of the Stone Age Gamer and Waveback podcasts as he brings one of his favorite SNES games for us to talk about -- Tin Star! An on-the-rails first and third person shooter, you play a robot sheriff in this wacky game as you try to restore order to one town. We discuss how the game plays, reviews…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe cover a Konami platformer based off a popular early 90's TV show -- Tiny Toon Adventures! In this game you control Buster Bunny as he tries to navigate through a bunch of cartoon inspired landscapes. We discuss how the game plays, how it compares to the show, and how it holds up today. Any questions, comments, etc can b…
 
In this episode of the SNES Podcast, Greg and Joe keep the Godzilla theme going as we cover the OTHER game on the SNES! Godzilla: Godzilla: Kaijū Daikessen was a Japanese only game where you control one of 12 of the famous Kaiju in one on one fighting battles, a la Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat. Planned for a US release but never happening, we b…
 
In this special episode Greg and Joe are joined by Phil, AKA The No Swear Gamer, as we cover Super Godzilla! All three of us are fans of the franchise and with the recent movie we decided it was a good time to cover this quirky and decisive game. It's a strange game and we pick it apart as we cover what's good and bad about it. Any questions, comme…
 
In this special episode of the SNES Podcast, Greg and Joe are joined by long time friend of the show and fellow Podcaster Aaron Hickman (Genesis Gems) as we cover one of the strangest games on the system -- Mohawk and Headphone Jack! Made by some of the same people who made Busby, this fast paced Sonic-like platformer is known for it's really tripp…
 
The latest series of The Loose Head Podcast with Jeff Neville is focused entirely on coaching, discussing topics like creating a positive environment, focusing on the process, overcoming ego, various aspects of player management, and dealing with the euphoria of the wins and disappointment of the losses.On this episode I chat to Nick Evans, who is …
 
In this episode Joe and Greg cover a game based off a cartoon that Joe watched in his youth -- AHHH Real Monsters! Based off a Nick show from the 90's, this platformer looks like it's straight from the cartoon but how does it play and hold up today? Tune in to find out! Any questions, comments, etc can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to thesnesp…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe are joined by pinball wizard and podcaster Nick as we talk about another SNES pinball game -- Battle Wizard! A Japanese only game that featured four main tables using popular Bandai properties such as Ultraman, this game features a mix of multi screen pinball action and some action game elements as you advance across a …
 
In this episode Greg and Joe look at another obscure Japanese game -- UFO Karmen Yakisoban! A beat-em-up marketing tie in game, you control the mascot of a company's instant noodles as you try to get back your space princess from a deranged American with a kettle on his head. Confused? Listen to this episode to help! We cover the game and how it pl…
 
In this special episode, Greg and Joe are joined by Ollie as we discuss one of his favorite games -- Cannon Fodder! This British created Amiga game was a fun and witty take on war in a RTS setting, and was very popular with numerous ports of the game on other computers and consoles. The SNES version was PAL only, however, and is rather uncommon tod…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe look at the sequel to Jurassic Park on the SNES -- JP 2: The Chaos Continues! This game is very different then the first game, in which you have to try to resort order to the island in a very Contra-isk style of gameplay. We discuss the game and how it plays and how it holds up today. Any questions, comments, etc can be…
 
Tackling the World is the latest podcast series from The Loose Head's Jeff Neville. In this series, I talk to players about their RWC experiences, discussing everything from selection to mental health and from the competition to the aftermath. In this episode, I talk to Ireland international Jean Kleyn about the 2019 RWC. We discuss his highs and l…
 
In this very special episode of the SNES podcast, Joe and I review a book that recently came out that does feature a SNES in it's twisted saga so we felt we could make a exception to our usual game policy. ;) "Smoke and Mirrors" is a digital (and soon to be physical) book written by Mike James, about the history of one of the most infamous retro ga…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe look at the obscure SNES game Lock On! A sequel to a game originaly released on the Gensis and followed by a game that was Japan only, this After Burner inspired game has you going on air-to-air, air-to-ground, and special missions in four real planes. We talk about the gameplay, graphics, music, and if it's worth playi…
 
In this episode Joe brings another Japan only SNES game to the table for us to look at -- DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's Quest! A sequel to the NES game Milon's Quest, this game is focused on just platforming as you travel along with Milon through various worlds to save his friend and defeat the bad guy. We discuss how the game plays, the look and sounds,…
 
In this last episode of 2020, Greg and Joe take a look at a European only SNES game -- Waterworld! Many games were planned off this 1995 movie but due to the movie tanking, many versions either were canceled or had limited releases. The SNES version of Waterworld was planned for a world wide release but only came out in Europe. We look at this plat…
 
Olympic and World Sevens gold medal winning coach Ben Ryan joins me to discuss his time with the Fiji Sevens team, the importance of open-mindedness in coaching, moving on after achieving your goals, and the influences of other sports on his coaching. This is an earlier episode of the podcast, put into the second series of Let's Talk Coaching as th…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe are joined by George as we discuss the arcade port of one of Midway's best arcade games -- WWF Wrestlemania! A mix of Mortal Kombat and NBA Jam in how it plays, we discuss the game itself, how the SNES version of it does, and how it holds up today. Any questions, comments, etc can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to t…
 
Welcome to the 150th episode of the SNES Podcast! Combining the history of doing specials every 50 episodes and also for doing one at the end of a year, in this episode Greg asked Joe to pick six games that had been covered in the past and share this thoughts about them. We discuss the games he picks and why he included them. Any questions, comment…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe look at the one of the rarest and most expensive games on the SNES -- Higane! An action/platformer game with a weird mix of Cyberpunk and Japanese Ninja/Samurai elements, this hard unique game seems to have been a Blockbuster only release, making the game very hard to find today. We discuss the game, how it plays, and i…
 
On this series of the podcast, I speak with guests whose careers were impacted through injury. We’ll discuss the injuries themselves, the mental side of them, and if those injuries have left any effects today. But as well as that, we’ll be chatting about the highs they enjoyed too, the games that stick out most in their minds, and their best memori…
 
In this episode of the SNES Podcast Greg and Joe discuss the SNES version of the video game Jurassic Park! One of several games made in the early 90's based off the popular movie, the developers really tried some interesting ideas and approaches in this action-adventure game, some more successful then others. We talk about the game's history and de…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe return to the rich and interesting catalog of Koei games when we cover one of the only games based on the American Revolution -- Liberty or Death! Covering the whole war from either the American or British side, this combo strategy and tactics game is quite deep and one of Koei's more complex SNES offerings. We talk abo…
 
There is a mental health crisis in prisons, and it's sometimes impossible to access psychiatric support. Often the only help comes from the Listeners, prisoners specially trained by the Samaritans to counsel suicidal inmates. Chris interviews Tony, who suffered severe anxiety and depression inside, and three former Listeners. See acast.com/privacy …
 
This season of the podcast is focused entirely on the coaching side of the game, discussing topics like creating a positive environment, focusing on the process, overcoming ego, various aspects of player management, and dealing with the euphoria of the wins and disappointment of the losses. On the final episode of this series, Jerry Flannery joins …
 
In this episode Greg and Joe look at one of the last SNES released games -- Kirby's Super Star! A collection of mini games featuring everyone's favorite mutant blob, the game was in development for three years and used a Super FX Chip to enhance the graphics. We talk about how the game and how it plays, how it holds up today, and how each game work…
 
How do couples maintain a romantic relationship when one of them is behind bars? This episode features Gary, whose girlfriend had to wait two and a half years while he was inside, and Lucy, whose boyfriend was still behind bars when she was interviewed for the podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
What do prisoners eat? How do we get showers? What's the food like? When he was in prison Chris got dozens of letters asking about the details of life inside. This episode will delve into the nitty gritty of wing life, from getting out the cell, sourcing enough to eat, and trying to stay clean. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat…
 
Hello everyone! In this special episode, Greg and Joe are joined by former podcast co-host George as he brings a game to the table for us to hash out -- Metal Max Returns! A SNES upgrade of the original Famicom game Metal Max, this was the first game of a currently long running franchise that has mostly stayed in Japan minus a couple games. An open…
 
Have you ever wondered what life's really like behind bars? Well fortunately for you Chris Atkins went to prison so you don't have to. This podcast features interviews of over 20 former inmates to reveal the true madness of Britain's prison crisis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe look at a platformer based off one of the most famous movie franchises of all time -- Back to the Future! This Japanese only game has you going through three time periods on a hoverboard as you attempt to defeat your rival. The game has a few unique quirks and we look at those and talk about the game in depth as well as…
 
Welcome to the SNES Podcast! In this episode Greg and Joe look at one of the most infamous 'finished but not released' games, Starfox 2! The follow up to the very popular and groundbreaking Starfox, this game was planned for a 1996 release but never came out back then due to the upcoming N64. It finally got a release on the SNES Mini and the Switch…
 
Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend joins me on the first episode of “Let’s Talk Coaching”, a podcast series focused entirely on the coaching side of the game. On this episode, Andy and I discuss how to create an environment, what he looks for when recruiting a player, the importance of “the why”, player management, giving players both autonomy on the …
 
Welcome to the SNES Podcast! In this episode Greg and Joe take a look at the 'inspired by' sequel to the classic arcade game Chase HQ! Called Super Chase HQ in the west, this driving game follows the same formula as the original, where you have to chase down and defeat a bad guy in his car in yours before time runs out. We discuss the graphics of t…
 
Welcome back to the SNES Podcast! In this episode Greg introduces his new co-host Joe and we cover a listener request -- the SNES version of Dragon's Lair! One of the most famous arcade games of all time, the game was undergoing a re-discovery in the mid 90's and the decision was made to make a platformer of the game. We talk about how the game tur…
 
Leinster and Ireland player Lindsay Peat joins me on this weeks podcast to discuss her injury rehab during the Covid lockdown, her love of sport and time with Ireland so far, the development of women's rugby, and what can be done to help improve that development further. Peat came late to rugby, after playing international soccer and basketball and…
 
Hello everyone! This is the second part of the recent interview I did with famed game developer and producer Dan Kitchen, who was very generous with his time in talking about his career. This part of the interview focuses on his SNES days and what's he done since then, and the work he is doing to finish one of his unfinished Atari 2600 Activision g…
 
Hello everybody! Welcome to a special episode of the SNES Podcast where I am most pleased and honored to have had the chance to interview one of the great game programmers of our time, Dan Kitchen! Dan has a extensive history of working in the game industry going back over 40 years, and is one of the few 'golden age' people still active in the indu…
 
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