Podcast – 101 Video Games That Made My Life Slightly Better
By Lewis Packwood and Ian Pope
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101 Video Games That Made My Life Slightly Better sprang forth from a pub conversation about how dull most ‘Best Games of All Time’ lists are, and has since evolved into a sprawling multimedia leviathan. Listen to us bang on about old (and sometimes new) games that made us smile, interspersed with the occasional serious look at gaming trends. Although when I say 'serious', I generally mean 'po-faced'. To catch up with the current list of games, go to http://101videogames.wordpress.com/.
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||CleanPodcast 24: The Games That Didn’t Quite Make It… Part 2||In part 2 of our round up of the games that didn’t quite make it, Lewis questions why on earth he didn’t write anything about these frankly brilliant games: Click below to listen to the podcast directly through this site: … Continue read||5/19/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 23: The Games That Didn’t Quite Make It… Part 1||We know, we know. Surely Post 101 was the end of this thing? Well it was. Kind of. But we couldn’t finish without having a not-so-quick look at the games that didn’t quite make the magic 101. The games that … Continue reading →||5/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 22: Crazy Taxi (#100)||Format: Dreamcast Genre: Racing, Arcade, Sandbox Released: 1999 Developer: Hitmaker Here at 101 Video Game Towers we often enjoy games that somehow turn mundane activities into fun adventures. Yes, you may have a good time being a space fighter||4/12/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 21: Fallout 3 (#99)||Format: Xbox 360 Genre: Action Role-Playing Released: 2008 Developer: Bethesda Game Studios So, Fallout 3. It’s buggy. Occasionally awkward to control. The in-game characters sometimes know stuff they shouldn’t and/or the conversations get stu||4/6/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
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||CleanPodcast 19: Resident Evil 2 (#92)||Format: Playstation Genre: Survival Horror Released: 1998 Developer: Capcom It’s been quite a journey for this podcast. Way back in early 2008, right at the very beginning of the blog, Ian decided he was going to write a post about … Continue readin||1/17/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 18: Christmas Special Podcast 2010||Another year, another 101 Video Games That Made My Life Slightly Better Christmas Special Podcast. During the last Christmas Special Ian made the bold claim that it would be the only Christmas Special, as we would have finished the blog … Continue r||12/23/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 17: Ghostbusters: The Video Game (#90)||Format: Xbox 360 Genre: Third-Person Shooter Released: 2009 Developer: Terminal Reality (SCENE: The Ghostbusters are facing Gozer. He/She/It speaks to them in a voice that can be heard throughout Metropolitan New York and parts of New Jersey). GOZER: SU||12/15/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 16: Best Ever Console Final||Welcome to the 1st BEST EVER CONSOLE FINAL! I think we would all agree it’s a been one hell of a journey. Over the weeks we’ve seen Japanese women slapping each other, Big Daddy, Miss World Competitions, the image of … Continue reading &||11/25/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 15: Best Ever Console Semi Finals||The Semi Finals of any competition are always stressful. So close to the final yet so far. The Semi Final of The Best Ever Console Competition is of course no different. If anything, it’s worse. If you think the pressure … Continue reading ||11/4/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 14: Best Ever Console Quarter Finals||It’s the Quarter Finals of the Best Ever Console Competition on 101 Video Games! More importantly it’s the swimwear section of the contest. Unfortunately the ‘PC’ brigade have nothing better to do than attack an innocent competitio||10/20/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 13: Best Ever Console Round 2||LADIEEEEEEEZ AND genelmen, welcome to Round Two of the Best Ever Console Competition! This week we have a very special guest star on the podcast – Shirley Crabtree, aka BIG DADDY himself. Due to contractual reasons and the fact that … Continue||10/11/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 12: Best Ever Console Round 1||It begins. The already legendary 101 Video Games Best Ever Console Contest! Or Competition! Or Thing! To be honest we’ve not properly agreed on a title. Anyway, listen as Lewis and Ian discuss, debate, argue, call each other names and … Contin||9/23/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 11: Best Ever Console Prologue||Ah childhood. Scrumping for apples. Jumpers for goalposts. Pooh sticks. Quarter pound of penny sweets. Scraped knees and muddy faces. And of course, a time call your friend a d*ckhead because they happen to have a different console to you, … Continu||9/14/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 10: The Filmy Gamey Podcast||Scene: A group of ape-like creatures approaches an enormous black obelisk. The creatures become agitated, whooping and howling as the skitter back and forth in confusion and fright. The braver of the creatures start to approach th obelisk, and the …||8/12/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
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||CleanPodcast 7: Batman: Arkham Asylum (#67)||Format: Xbox 360 Genre: Fighting/Stealth/Adventure Released: 2009 Developer: Rocksteady Studios SCENE: WAYNE MANSIONS. BILLIONAIRE BRUCE WAYNE, THE SECRET IDENTITY OF THE BATMAN, SITS IN HIS LIBRARY, BROODING. HIS FAITHFUL MANSERVANT, ALFRED, HANDS H||4/15/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 6: Quake III Arena (#57)||Format: Dreamcast Genre: First Person Shooter Released: 2000 Developer: id Quake III Arena. Bane of Degrees. Annoyer of Female Housemates. Enemy of Social Life. King of multiplayer FPS games on the Dreamcast circa 2000. Yes Lewis and Ian step into the||3/5/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
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||CleanPodcast 4: Games on TV Podcast||Celebrate us reaching our half way point on the blog by listening to yet another 101 Video Games Podcast! This time we discuss the strange history of Video Games on TV. If Video Killed the Radio Star will … Continue reading →||2/10/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
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||CleanPodcast 2: Christmas Special Podcast 2009||It’s the 101 Video Games That Made My Life Slightly Better Christmas Special Podcast! Listen as we ramble about games we got at Christmas, games that Lewis played this year that Ian didn’t, Gants Hill roundabout, Avatar, Guy R||12/17/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
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Awful podcast with constantly irritating laughter
You guys are a pair of twits. Your constant nervous laughing drove me to delete your podcasts within 10 minutes.
How about you actually concentrate on SERIOUS DISCUSSION rather than just laughing at irrelevant nonsense?
A terrible podcast - AVOID these idiots.
This is definitely my favorite podcast on iTunes. You guys are hilarious and I love every episode!
You fellas are very entertaining. Don't listen to the douche bags that are posting negative reviews. I value your opinions because you know what you're talking about. I'm a fan.