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Episode 32: Half-Life & Portal

Valve is one of the most well-known and respected developers around today, and their first game, Half-Life spawned one of gaming’s biggest franchises. When it hit the PC in 1998, Half-Life wowed critics and went on to become one of the most popular first person shooters ever released for both PC and console. A seamless mix of first person shooting action and science fiction storytelling, the adventure catapulted Gordon Freeman into the limelight and cemented Valve as a force to be reckoned with.

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Episode 30: SEGA Saturn Part 2

The SEGA Saturn needs little introduction. The controversy surrounding its launch not only took the media by surprise but also alienated a large amount of retailers. In short the launch was a disaster and coupled with the fact that the Sony Playstation was about to be released which boasted state of the art 3D visuals, the Saturn, even though it was a 2D powerhouse, was on the blckfoot from the get go. However even with the consoles glaring short comings it has gone on to be a much loved system of the retro gaming community.

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Episode 29: Hidden Gems

Every console has stand out, must own, games but some great titles unfortunately slipped under the radar. In this episode Paul, Phil and Chris sit down to discuss some of their favourite games that in their opinion are hidden gems. Hopefully some of the games mentioned here will inspire you to go back and check out some of the great titles that, for whatever reason, never stuck a cord with fans the first time around.

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