In 2002, Dave Wishnowski quit his job and set out to make his own wrestling game. More than 15 years later, he’s still at the helm of Pro Wrestling X, one of the most ambitious independent game projects in modern video game history. In this podcast, he tells his story and gives an update on the game that by all rights shouldn’t exist — and how he’s been able to stick with it for so long.

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You know who directed your favorite films and wrote your favorite screenplays… so why don’t you know the names behind your favorite video games? On this episode, host Cody Gough interviews Patrick Hickey, Jr, author of “The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews With Cult and Classic Video Game Developers,” about his conversations with the creators of games like NBA Jam, Night Trap, Maniac Mansion, and more. Continue reading

Cody and Jon attempt to explain F-Zero after playing it on the SNES Classic, despite not really caring at all about racing games. They also finally give an update on what’s going on in their lives, for once!
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Jon reviews Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor in his first ever solo episode. He also talks about “comfort games” and wonders: what are yours? Plus, hear where you can get a delicious burger in Minnesota! http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-087-middle-earth-shadow-of-mordor-review.mp3Podcast: Play…

Cody talks about the Final Fantasy VI 20th anniversary performance of Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy before giving his highly anticipated review of Bravely Default: Flying Fairy for the Nintendo 3DS. Hear his thoughts after 8…

In this strikingly directionless episode, learn about video data storage, Extra Life, and new features of the Humble Indie Bundle. Plus, Cody reviews Organ Trail (Android) and Jon teases his review of Gone Home (Steam)….

Jon raves about Dishonored, a first-person stealth action/adventure game, before berating Cody for his love of Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade (Android/iOS). They then use a joint mini-review of Tiny Tower http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-019-dishonored-final-fantsay-airborne-brigade-pay-to-play-game-model.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…