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Video Games

Weekly podcast about video games and collecting including Nintendo, PlayStation and Sega.

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast: gaming history, gaming memories and pure out gaming nostalgia. John and Ryan discuss the reasons they got into video games, and tell stories from their life of gaming. Can you remember the first Nintendo game you ever played or that one level you were so excited to finally beat in a PlayStation game? Tune in and reminisce with the Game Deflators.

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, the John and Ryan are talking Dungeons and Dragons. Learn why the duo got into D&D, the D&D video games they have played and hear about their adventures in the Underdark, Shadowfell and Neverwinter. The hilarious tales of John's annoying characters, Ryan's DM experiencing and their current campaigns come to light in this special episode.

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, its time for a showdown of kart racers on Nintendo and Sony consoles. Rather than play multiple Mario Kart games, John and Ryan play 5 kart racers from the 90's and 00's, and score them to see which is their favorite. Tune in to hear which game ended up in first place and if you agree with the choice?

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, Nintendo isn't making a new console, you may soon be able to play your PlayStation Games on the Nintendo Switch, and EA reported $1B in micro-transactions for Q4. What else do the Game Deflators have in store this week? How about a review of Flashback on the Super Nintendo! This game seems to have been made for every gaming console in existence, but how does the SNES version hold up?

 

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No New Switch

PlayStation Games on Switch

EA Q4 Data

Warcraft Failure

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan discuss the loss of Nintendo Exclusives, Pokemon, and TemTem. Also in the gaming world, we can't forget about the Xbox and PlayStation. Microsoft is re-hiring a a marketing exec of the Xbox 360 days and the PlayStation continues to proove why it will be a force to be reckoned with this next console generation.

To round off this episode the duo tilt their Game Boys and play some Pokemon Pinball. This classic game came out in 1999 to relatively good reviews. Does it still hold up for gamers?

 

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Articles

TemTem Article by Polygon

TemTem Article by EuroGamer

XBOX Series X Marketing

PlayStation Fans are Most Loyal

Nintendo Loses Little Town Hero

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan discuss the recent delays of Cyberpunk 2077 and Final Fantasy 7. What does this all mean and should you actually be excited? In other news the NHS has additional thoughts on "Surprise Mechanics", otherwise known as loot boxes, and Ubisoft appears to be changing direction after years of producing the same game for a decade.

To round off this episode the duo spark up the old #WiiU and play some New Super Mario Bros U and Super Luigi U. While these games are not as revered as their predecessors what did the Game Deflators have to say about these now affordable #Nintendo titles? 

 

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Cyberpunk 2077

NHS and Gambling

Ubisoft Changing

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan chat about the next console generation and #Microsoft news that their newest console will not have exclusive #videogames for at least one year. Additionally, the guys go back in time to discuss #Shenmue and #Sonic Adventure.

To round off this episode of nostalgia and bad Microsoft moves, the duo takes out their spy gear to join the amazing and incredible James Pond! That's right folks, this week's inflation deflation game of the week is none other than James Pond 3 for the #Sega Genesis. This game has held steady for a number of years. Is it worth a pickup?

 

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Outerworlds Speed Run

PS5 Logo

Sonic Adventure Remake

XBOX Exclusives

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan kick of 2020 with some great #gaming news! Fans of Ni No Kuni will be getting a dubbed movie this January, #Sony is rumored to be acquiring another company, and the guys jump into a tech discussion around the next generation of consoles.

To round off the episode, the duo plays Grid Runner on #PlayStation 1 for the first Inflation Deflation Game of the Week for 2020. Is this maze style capture the flag/tag with magic powers a title you should be adding to your collection? Check out the episode to learn more!

 

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Star Field and Sony

PS5 Tech

Ni No Kuni Movie

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan are closing out 2019 with their New Games Resolutions. What do the guys have planned for the new year? Additionally, the duo talks about their 2019 gaming trends to end in 2020, the video game console of the decade and top 10 most influential video games of the decade.

To cap off 2019 and Star Wars Month, the Game Deflators jump into their pod racers and review Star Wars Episode I: Racer for the Nintendo 64. This game has held a low value over the years. Is it worth a pickup?

 

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Console of the Decade

Most Influential Games

PS5 SSD

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan cover what they believe to be the worst gaming news of 2019. A lot has happened this year, Blizzard in politics, Kingdom Hearts 3 falling flat, the release of some poorly executed video games, and more! What made the list?

To close out the second to last episode of 2019, the guys put their Jedi training to the test in Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast for the #Nintendo Gamecube. Reviews say this is the worst version of the game, are they right?

 

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Kotaku Article

Red Box Article

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There is a lot of activity in the world of gaming! This week on the Game Deflators #podcast John and Ryan discuss games shows at Sony's State of Play, Upcoming D&D #videogames and are you kidding!?!?! The Xbox could be $600?

 

The guys the jump head first into this episode's Inflation Deflation Game of the Week. On the docket this week is Republic Commando for the OG Xbox. We couldn't have timed that game any better! How does this Star Wars game hold up in an era ruled by Master Chief? Listen in to find out.

 

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$600 Xbox

D&D Video Games

PlayStation State of Play

Planet Side

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan continue their discussions on BluePoint #games and the speculation that is their upcoming #PS5 Project. Will we see a Legend of Dragoon remake or Demon Souls Remastered? Will this secret project be revealed at Sony's State of Play? The guys also discuss the miracle of the newest Steam title, I Am Jesus Christ. no, we aren't kidding! 

To cap of the episode, the duo takes a look back at 2019 and their favorite games reviewed during the year. What made the cut and why? And of course who can forget the beloved Inflation Deflation Game of the Week? To continue the #StarWars Moth celebration, John and Ryan play Super Return of the Jedi on #SNES. IS the game with it's $11 price point?

 

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I Am Jesus Christ Game

@BluePointGames

PlayStation State of Play

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan can't help but discuss the recent story of a man who "accidentally" sold a $1.4M MMORPG character for $552. What can you say, it was a slow news week! In other news, has Google Stadia already failed, and is Amazon starting its own service?

To cap off this weeks episode, the duo hops on a Tauntaun and cruises on over to the Game Boy to play Empire Strikes Back. Does the gaming sequel live up to its move counterpart?

 

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Articles

Amazon Article

@BluePointGames

Has Stadia Failed

Man Spends $1.4M MMORPG Character

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan discuss the newest member of the Half-Life franchise, Alyx. Additionally, the next game genre on Hideo Kojima's list is out. What could it be?

You thought we would forget, didn't you? The duo takes their chances on the field of glory in Saturn Bomberman. Is this $300+ video game worth the price tag? You might be surprised.

 

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Facebook Streaming Wars

Kojima's Next Game

Half-Life Alyx

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If the title of this episode is of any indication, this week on the Game Deflators #Podcast, John and Ryan discuss the nominees for #TheGameAwards 2019. Who will take the crown of Game of the Year, Best Action Game, Best Musical Score and just about every other gaming award you can think of? To go alongside this discussion, the guys talk about data usage on Google Stadia, and Sony's minor acquisition of the Game Show Network.

But wait! There's more! The duo jumps into a fierce battle to defend the galaxy from the Ur-Quan Hierarchy in this week's inflation deflation game of the week. That's right! The Game Deflators are playing Star Control on the #SegaGenesis.

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Vote for Game of the Year

Stadia Article

Sony Article

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This week on the Game Deflators #Podcast, John and Ryan discuss the new #Pokemon Sword and Shield. The reviews are out, is this the best Pokemon Game of all time? Also, the rumor mill is talking. Do we have a new BioShock being released for next gen consoles? Of course there is more news than this to discus *cough* Sonic Movie *cough*. Tune in to learn the rest.

Top cap off the episode, as always, the guys jump into Game Radars 46th worst game of all time! Is Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z really that bad? You may, or may not be surprised in this week's inflation deflation game of the week.

 

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BioShock Article

Stadia Article

Pokemon Sword Shield Article

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This week on the Game Deflators Podcast, John and Ryan get political once again, and chat about gaming curfews in China while simultaneously celebrating #BlackFriday! It's an odd week of #gaming news and the Game Deflators are here to talk about it.

Top cap off this great #episode, the guys take some time to review the newest #game they have ever played on the show. That's right folks, the guys search for Banksy only to find a concrete genie. Do the Game Deflators think this #videogame is worth the $30 price tag?

 

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Black Friday

Nintendo 

China Curfew

eSports in China

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This week on the Game Deflators Podcast, John and Ryan mourn the loss of #Playstation Vue. Okay not really, and neither is anyone else. What does this recent news mean for the #gaming giant? Also in the news, as they were in the last several weeks, #Blizzard! Listen in this week to hear what else just isn't going their way.

To cap off the episode on the right side of 50, the duo completes #spooky month with none other than the iconic #FatalFrame 2. Does this #PS2 #horror game live up to the hype? Will the Game Deflators have their souls locked up before snapping a few photos? Tune in to find out!

 

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Articles Referenced

Outer Worlds Article

Blizzard Article 1

Blizzard Article 2

PlayStation Vue Article

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This week on the Game Deflators #Podcast, John and Ryan celebrate their 50th episode! Of course the party doesn't stop there. #PlayStation5 is coming and the duo is way too excited. John and Ryan have decided to rattle off the Top 5 exclusives they want to see hit the #PS5 next generation. To add to this milestone episode, John discusses his completion of Suikoden 2 (Finally...right?) while Ryan talks about the once highly anticipated Little Town Hero, for Nintendo Switch.

You might ask, "What more could you possibly cover?". Well, if you looked at the thumbnail for episode 50, you probably guessed it. The Game Deflators review Parasite Eve for the #PlayStation 1 in this weeks, Inflation Deflation game of the week.

 

Listen to Episode 50 for everything above and much more!

 

Thank you to all the listeners that have kept up with the podcast. The Game Deflators are going to continue to provide content on a weekly basis and keep chugging away at #videogames and #gaming news.

 

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Listen in on the third lost episode of the Game Deflators podcast. On this early episode John and Ryan play Two Crude Dudes on the Sega Genesis as well as  the remake on the Nintendo Switch. Which version is superior?

 

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