GameFuel #169: Alacrity (Sonic Month Part 3 – Modern Era)

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IT’S SONIC MONTH! All month long, GameFuel celebrates the 25th anniversary of Sonic with tons of remixes of classic, handheld, and modern games in the series, as well as a look at the fan works that have become a staple of the franchise. This week, modern’s the way we like it with music from Sonic’s 3D era!

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Molehill Mountain Episode 5: Another E3 Has Come and Gone

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EZK and Andrew spend nearly four hours discussing last week’s E3 show, addressing each conference in chronological order: Electronic Arts (16:38), Bethesda (49:22), Microsoft (1:01:22), Ubisoft (1:50:17), Sony (2:15:42) and in the case of Nintendo, its Treehouse Live segments (3:00:40).

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GameFuel #168: Momentum (Sonic Month Part 2 – Handheld Games)

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IT’S SONIC MONTH! All month long, GameFuel celebrates the 25th anniversary of Sonic with tons of remixes of classic, handheld, and modern games in the series, as well as a look at the fan works that have become a staple of the franchise. This week, the awesomeness continues with handheld Sonic games, with a special Soundtrack Spotlight dedicated to Sonic Runners!

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BumbleKast #19: Sonic Special (Part 1)

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It was bound to happen eventually! In celebration of Sonic the Hedgehog’s 25th anniversary, Ian and Kyle discuss the legacy of the Blue Blur. This episode focuses on the games and their music.

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Molehill Mountain Episode 4 – Is Life Just One Big Video Game?

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On this week’s episode of Molehill Mountain, Andrew and EZK give a few E3 predictions (8:20), continue Kicking the Bucket List (34:23), weigh in on Elon Musk’s idea that video game tech suggests life could be a simulation (43:20), admonish Nintendo for forgetting the rest of the world when announcing an eShop promotion (48:42), and discuss the ramifications of a Texas court ruling that video game mechanics are not copyrightable.

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GameFuel #167: Fast (Sonic Month Part 1 – Classic Era)

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IT’S SONIC MONTH! All month long, GameFuel celebrates the 25th anniversary of Sonic with tons of remixes of classic, handheld, and modern games in the series, as well as a look at the fan works that have become a staple of the franchise. This week, it’s all about retro Sonic with selections from Genesis/Mega Drive classics!

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Molehill Mountain Episode 3 – Hell No, AO!

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On this week’s podcast, Andrew is still playing Yakuza (awesome series from Sega that EVERYONE should play!) and describes a sequence where he helped a jumper by chucking him off the roof (6:46), he and EZK discuss Nintendo’s updated E3 plans (17:23), they continue comparing bucket lists and determine that Zachary has never left his house (36:35), and passionately argue why the ESRB should get rid of the AO rating (49:10).

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GameFuel #166: Spread (Patreon’s Choice Special #5 – Contra)

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Patreon’s Choice this month comes courtesy of Jennifer R., who suggested a playlist dedicated to the Contra series! Things get metal as fuck up in here with a Soundtrack Spotlight on Hard Corps: Uprising and this week’s featured arrange album, Contra 4: Rocked ‘n’ Loaded!

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Molehill Mountain Episode 2 – What Is a Video Game?

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On this week’s show, EZK and Andrew continue to Kick the Bucket List (12:38), discuss the ESA’s public E3 event being held down the street from the main show (31:46), try to figure out the chronology of events surrounding a Cleveland police officer donating his Pokemon collection to a boy whose own was stolen collection was recovered (40:19), and spend a ton of time debating super-important questions like: “Should ‘fun’ be the baseline descriptor for games?” “Should games be called ‘games’ or something else?” “How do you define ‘video game’?” (46:06).

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