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Broken Pixels is a whenever-we-feel-like-making-it show staring 1UP Network editors Crispin Boyer and Shane Bettenhausen plus TV's Seanbaby (along with other people, sometimes). They play games that are usually really bad, like incredibly so bad that they kind of become good again, but not totally. Jokes are made, swears are sworn, easily offended people are profoundly offended, and then they leave angry comments, below!
|1||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 25||Shane, Crispin, and Seanbaby play EA's party game Celebrity Sports Showdown for Nintendo Wii.||20 3 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 24||Shane, Crispin, and Seanbaby play From Software's Mech Xbox game Metal Wolf Chaos. I'll leave my comments at that. Just watch this episode to see what the boys think of this game.||9 3 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 23||Wild Woody Sega's Wild Woody is a Sega CD game featuring a possessed pencil named Woody, who must solve puzzles using his pencil skills.||20 2 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 22||Broken Pixels' second season is here! This week Seanbaby, Shane, and Crispin play the Sega CD game Wirehead from MGM Interactive and the Code Monkeys.||6 2 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 21||Tangled in the web of woe that is Activision's Wii game Spider-Man 3, seems like Shane, Crispin, and Seanbaby will turn any true believer into a naysayer after seeing this week's episode.||12 11 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 20||The gang takes Peter Perfect's phallus-mobile out for a ride, in a racing game made for your grandparents.||4 11 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 19||The boys do a little dirty talk in Konami's Lifeline. Lifeline is a PS2 unique voice-controlled game where you lend operational support to the onscreen femme fatale. But after seeing this episode you realize that voice recognition in gaming has a long way||28 10 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 18||The boys step into the role of Hugh Hefner in horrendous sim game. Playboy: The Mansion puts you into the silk robes of the world's most recognized publishing magnate/sex icon, Hugh Hefner. If only the game was as sexy to fiddle around with as his bunnies||22 10 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoBroken Pixels - Episode 17||Bringing a world of hurt to THQ's wrestling racing game. Seanbaby, Shane, Crispin, and special guest Shawn Elliott lay the smack down on WWE Crush Hour from THQ.||14 10 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
I only rarely watch these during the 'Not the 1UP show' shows that occassionally run on the 1UP show podcast. I have to say that every time I've watch it, I've had to stop it to catch my breath from the laughter. It gets so out-of-hand funny sometimes. I like how they taunt and ridicule games of old, but sometimes they do have genuinely interesting points-of-view.
Of all the podcasts I subscribe to, this is the one I look forward to the most. The 1UP team's brutal and unforgiving dissection of terrible videogames is always done with an infectious humour and a casual nature, and if you love videogames (but hate bad ones), you're bound to get a lot out of this.
Just discovered this podcast and it is incredibly funny. But how do we get episodes before 17?