WAGY Podcast #71: Nintendo 64’s 20th Anniversary
Bryan Richards makes his 2nd appearance on this episode of the WAGY Podcast. He joins Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman as they discuss the 20th anniversary of the Nintendo 64 and much more! Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep those questions coming! Intro/Outro Music: “Broken...
WAGY Podcast #70: PS4 Pro and Nintendo Direct
A couple of big announcements happened last week, Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman sit down and hammer out the details. At least for the stuff they care about. Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep those questions coming! Intro/Outro Music: “Broken Turbos” composed by...
Cedric Reviews “Kirby: Planet Robobot”
Cedric is a 9-year-old game reviewer who’s been playing both retro and modern fare for the last 5 years. He started on an NES until the day the SNES came out (for him, anyway)! He’s done Atari, loves the Gamecube, cut his teeth on the Wii, and plays the devil out of his 3DS and the Wii […]
What’s Up With Monopoly on Sega Master System?
I was browsing Craigslist last week and came across a listing for Monopoly on the Sega Master System, among a few other games. It’s an otherwise forgettable title that also happens to have one of the worst solutions to “How do we render the player’s piece going around the corners of the board?” that I’ve...
WAGY Podcast #69: Titanfall 2 Tech Test
Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman played some of new Alpha *Call of Duty Test this weekend and they were not impressed. See how long they discuss how bad the new *Call of Duty is. It’s impressive. * Titanfall 2 Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep those questions coming!...
Sub-Collections
We call ourselves retro game collectors, but what is it that we’re really collecting? With the exception of just a couple of adventurous people I know, nobody collects everything. Aside from the fact that it’s next to impossible financially, it’s too overwhelming to expand our sights to…everything....
WAGY Podcast #68: No Man’s Sky
One of the most hyped games of the year has finally released! Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman got their hands on it and their opinions might surprise you! Maybe not? Listen and find out Digital Buddies! Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep those questions coming! Intro/Outro Music:...
Everyone On The Planet Is Playing Pokemon Go, So Why Are Reviews So Average?
Meet Kristin. Kristin is 32 years old and heard about a new game called Pokemon Go the day it was released for her iPhone. That night, she created her character, learned the basics of the game, and then caught her first Pokemon, a Squirtle, before she went to bed. The next morning, she caught some […]
WAGY Podcast #67: Pokemon GO, SGDQ2016, and Hiram’s Birthday!
Oh boy, do Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman have an full episode for you this week Digital Buddies. I would try to explain it all here, but I think you just have to listen. Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep those questions coming! Intro/Outro Music: “Broken Turbos”...
WAGY Podcast #66: Steam Summer Sale!
Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman sit down this week and talk about some of their picks for you to get during this year’s summer sale. They also answer questions of yours on Twitter and talk about a fun night at Tetris League. Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep […]
Buried Treasure! (Literally.)
It’s garage sale season and I’ve been hitting them more than ever lately. Craigslist has been drying up lately here in the Denver market, so garage sales are becoming the last bastion of retro game collecting. Specifically…community sales. Since I’ve got limited time and a wheelbarrow-full of kids, I can’t...
WAGY Podcast #65: E3 2016 Post-Show
This week is a packed show full of Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman’s impressions of the games they’re most excited about from this year’s E3. Take your bathroom breaks before you start up this one, Digital Buddies. Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep those...
WAGY Podcast 64: E3 2016 Pre-Show
E3 is this week! Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman take some time to discuss what they hope to see at this year’s show. Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep those questions coming! Intro/Outro Music: “Broken Turbos” composed by Bryan Richards (C) 2015
Let’s Talk About Bad Ghostbusters Trailers
The new Ghostbusters reboot has got to be the most controversial movie of the year the decade my lifetime. That’s kind of insane if you think about. But why? There seems to be a few reasons for the vitriol coming from all around the Internet. Initially, the most vocal objections were over there being a female cast. The
Game Reviewers Have No Idea When It Comes to Chess
I was at Best Buy the other day checking out the PS4 game selection because I still only have the one physical game for my system, Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection. Several games were discounted to $20, including Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, which I had in my hands for several minutes. Ultimately, I went with […]
WAGY Podcast 63: Nintendo Vans Shoes
Nintendo and Vans have collaborated to come up with a new line of shoes and apparel. Find out what Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman think of them along with some news about WAGY. We’re back! No more delays! Subscribe on iTunes, follow on Twitter @WAGYPodcast, check them out on Facebook, and keep those questions coming!...
WHICH IS BEST? Ranking the Mega Man Games on NES
A few months ago, I got the Mega Man Legacy Collection (the one with the shoddy packaging), and for the past few weeks I’ve finally gotten to playing them all consecutively. If I recall correctly, I played the original Mega Man and quite possibly that was it until a few years ago. That’s when I bought […]
Hawkeye Keeps an Eye on Craigslist So You Don’t Have To!
Hawkeye is a new app for Android devices that can keep an eye on Craigslist for you so you don’t have to. This is awesome for retro collectors like myself as I spent too much of my day running searches every 15 minutes. Now, instead of having to read through search results, Hawkeye will notify you when […]
WAGY Podcast 62: DOOOOOOOOOM
This week Digital Buddies, Hiram Yates and Andrew Counterman answer your twitter questions and go over a few things they’ve played this month. Okay, now that’s over we are gonna talk about DOOM!!! DOOM IS BACK BABY. DOOM IS BACK AND IT KICKS ASS. IT’S SO GOOD YOU GUYS. JUST GO BUY IT. BUY IT […]
I Regret Not Finishing Bravely Default
CAUTION: This article contains spoilers. If you’ve never completely played through Bravely Default, you’ve been warned. Today, I want to tell you a story about Bravely Default. And no, not the new sequel, End Layer, but the first one. Just over 2 years ago, Square Enix released Bravely Default in North America (a Nintendo...