Jeremy Clarkson. BBC. "The Stag." What do all of these things have in common? They are all completely unrelated to Top Gear for the Super Nintendo, of course. Top Gear is a classic 16-bit racer that was "the other choice" for early SNES adopters after Mario Kart. Known for its soundtrack and nearly unprecedented amount of content, how does Top Gear hold up in the Retro Blissed full point inspection and review? Stick around for the Bliss quiz and general bufoonery.
The World Series is over, so Retro Blissed is jumping on the baseball hype train a couple weeks late! How is this N64 sequel to the acclaimed SNES Ken Griffey Jr. games? Hear the full review, new bliss quiz, and a live drawing for the November Patreon game on this new episode of Retro Blissed!
Castlevania for the Nintendo Entertainment System was the start of a major franchise that lives on to this day. It's the final episode of "Retro Scare Month," and what better Halloween game than this 8-bit classic? Hear the full review, a brand new bliss quiz, and plenty of badly pronounced words.
"Retro Scare Month" continues with Monster in My Pocket, a Konami action game based on those little rubber monsters we grew up with. That's how fans describe Trevor and Johnny: those little rubber monsters we all grew up with. Listen for their memories and thoughts on this game, a new bliss quiz, and some lame humor!
AAAHH!!! Real Monsters is a Sega Genesis game based on the Nickelodeon cartoon. Is it possible this game based on a kids cartoon is the creepiest game covered yet during Retro Scare Month? Did you expect the guys to play actual horror games for October? Come on. These are the same guys scared of stairs and salads. Stick around for the Bliss Quiz and full game review!
Gremlins 2 for the Nintendo Entertainment System sees you playing as Gizmo in a bit of a house of horrors for the poor little guy. Hear the guys' review, bliss quiz, and general shenanigans. Does this licensed NES game surprise with its charm, or does it leave the feeling of eating day old Chinese buffet?
Retro Scare month begins with the frightfully difficult NES classic Ghosts n' Goblins. Will Trevor crack first from the brutal level design or from Johnny's flagrant use of vampire "impressions"? Only time will tell. Full game review and new bliss quiz!
HAL laboratories may be best known for the Kirby games or Super Smash Bros series. But Air Fortress for the NES could be the hidden gem you've been looking for. Or, it could be the pollution in your ozone. Tune in to find out! Also, no one dies in the opening skit. Spoilers!
NBA 2K for the Sega Dreamcast brought a new era of realism in basketball video games. With the recent release of NBA 2K18 promising unprecedented realism, see where it all started...and if it still holds up today. Or just skip this episode, because Johnny was over the top goofy and Trevor couldn't contain him nor speak a sentence without slurring every other word. Professional. Podcasters.
DAYTONNNNAAAA! LET'S GO AWAY! Away to a brand new episode of Retro Blissed, of course. Where you can find an in depth discussion and review of Daytona USA and Daytona USA Championship Circuit Edition for the Sega Saturn. Stick around for the Bliss Quiz and never forget: we're all gonna fly sky high!
It's been called one of the most overlooked games on the NES. River City Ransom is from the same folks who brought you Double Dragon, and this beat em' up has similarities, only with way more...food? Find out if buffet + punching dudes in the face is a match made in heaven for the guys and their special guest Mike, aka "WarpZoneGraphics"!
(Find Mike's amazing artwork on Instagram, under warpzonegraphics.)
For episode 66 the guys decided to do things a little different: they sat down to play a whole pile of Atari 2600 sports games and review them one at a time. This episode features on of the biggest goofs in Retro Blissed history. Listen to see what we mean. Or skip this one. That may be better.
Donkey Kong Country for the Super Nintendo was a big deal when it came out, featuring the best graphics ever seen and a soundtrack unlike any before. It also put Rare on the map for most gamer. But does it hold up better than Johnny and Trevor's belts after a Chinese buffet? Can special guest and podcast megastar Christopher Chavez keep them straight? Tune in to find out in this massive edition of Retro Blissed!
Lucky you! Trevor and Johnny have a special bonus "mini" episode here for their loyal listeners! On this Retro Mini, they review the brand new Sonic Mania for PlayStation 4, XboxOne, and Nintendo Switch. Is it as good as Sonic 2? Is it as cool as Bubsy 2? Find out on Retro Blissed!
Animaniacs for the Sega Genesis/Megadrive is a Konami developed platformer with a twist: all three characters are needed to work your way through the puzzle filled levels. Will these Warner Bros and their Warner sister save Trevor and Johnny from their recent Bubsy marathon? Will they do the same thing they do every night and try to take over the world? Will they eat too much Chinese food? Tune in to find out.
They asked for your help on GoFundMe to buy a copy of Bubsy 3D. You shocked them with your scary quick response. Even more scary: Bubsy 3D showed up at their door the very same week. Well, Johnny and Trevor are men who accept their destiny: to review Bubsy 3D for the Sony PlayStation! Check out the network at http://bicbp-radio.com/retro-blissed What could possibly go wrong?
Bubsy gets a bad rap around the gaming community, but does he deserve it? This week, the guys play Bubsy 2 on Sega Genesis to find out. To hear their take on the first Bubsy, check out Genesis Gems podcast episode 59, where Trevor and Johnny are guest! Or go do something with your life. Whichever.
Spider-Man Maximum Carnage for the Sega Genesis (also on the SNES) is a beat-em up that really stood out for its red cartridge. But, does the game play still stand out or will it leave the guys swinging from a web a few inches from the ground, not quite able to fly or walk, begging for food and love? Tune in to find out!
Genesis Gems and Retro Obscura cohost Aaron Hickman joins Johnny and Trevor to discuss Blast Corps for the N64. This was the first Rare game for the system, before Goldeneye or Banjo Kazooie. Find out if they thought it was a blast...or if it left them shaken to the... corps (sorry).
Game & Watch Gallery is a Nintendo Gameboy game which brings together four of the Game & Watch games - a very cool piece of Nintendo history before the NES existed! Trevor and Johnny talk about these original LCD handheld games, then dive into this Gameboy game with a full review, bliss quiz, and lots of dumb jokes. Really, really dumb jokes.