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The Game Deflators are a couple of gamers from Phoenix Arizona that are obsessed with video games. Check out their weekly episodes for video game news, discussions and retro reviews.

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Kojima squashes rumors of Silent Hills, the PlayStation 5 won’t be cheap,and Sega has a big announcement. This week on the Game Deflator’s podcast John and Ryan cover the hottest gaming rumors of the week and place in their predictions for what will be shown by Sony during the PS5 reveal. Not to be outdone, the duo shreds some rails in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 for the PS2. Is this classic still worth the $11 price point?

 

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Silent Hills Denied

Sega's Big Announcement

PS5 Will Not Be Cheap

  

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Amazon poses a threat to the gaming industry as we know it, Microsoft and Sony team up, and PETA is protesting in Animal Crossing on the 40th Anniversary weekend of Pac-Man. This week John and Ryan discuss a slew of new pickups and jump into quite possibly the worst Pac-Man game of all time on the Super Nintendo.

 

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Microsoft Sony Partnership

Amazon is a threat to gaming

PETA Protesting Blathers

  

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Sega Saturn, talks of a Sega Saturn Mini and MODE! This week John and Ryan are joined by Ben and Patrick from the Sega Saturn, Shiro podcast to talk everything Sega. The four guys go into their recent pickups, current game plays and discuss some fun game gear stories. To cap off this week's episode, the guys dive into Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for a special inflation deflation game of the week. Which version reigns supreme? Sega Saturn, or PlayStation 1?

 

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Nintendo source code was recently leaked, a man gets caught playing PS4 on airport monitors, Super Mario 4K was removed from the internet and the Xbox could undercut the PS5 this coming generation. Also on this week's episode of the Game Deflators podcast, John and Ryan jump into Super R Type for the Super Nintendo. This game is still at bargain bin prices. Is it worth the $10 tag?

 

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Apex Legends at the Airport

Super Mario 64 in 4K

Nintendo Source Code Leaked

Xbox to Undercut PS5

 

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Naughty Dog's Last of Us 2 has been leaked, a PS5 reveal date has been leaked and rumors PS5 store browser update have surfaced. What hasn't been leaked early you ask? Nothing, on his week's episode the Game Deflators podcast. This week the guys go all in on Sony with the exclusion of a Nintendo Inflation Deflation game of the week. Listen in as John and Ryan take on Super Mario Bros 2. Does this game really deserve all the hate?

 

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PS5 Store Browser

Last of Us 2 Leaker

PS5 Reveal Date

 

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A recent Nintendo Switch update may have leaked the Switch 2 and the Big N was recently hacked. This week on the Game Deflators podcast the guys jump into more pickups from the Great Gaming Pickup of 2020, discuss their current games and look into previous failings from Sony. To cap off the episode, John and Ryan play Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts for the SNES for this week's inflation deflation game of the week.

 

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Nintendo Switch 2

Nintendo Breach

Sony Slip Ups

 

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Sony is looking to change some things with the future of the PS5, a patent has been revealed for a physical gaming buddy, and the Game Deflators discuss the biggest gaming pickup of their lives. Of course no episode is complete without the inflation deflation game of the week. This week John and Ryan drift into Ridge Racer 4 for the PlayStation 1.

 

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Sony Scrapping PS5

Sony Robot Companion 

 

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The PS5 Controller has finally been shown, some guy at Eurogamer has the Game Deflators talking about destructible items, and does Microsoft have secret weapon up their sleeves to win the next console generation? Of course no episode is complete without the inflation deflation game of the week. This week John and Ryan take a look at Intelligent Qube for the PlayStation 1.

 

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PS5 Dynamic Suspend

Microsoft's Secret Sauce

New PS5 Controller

Best Destructible Items 

 

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Animal Crossing has taken social media by storm, a new PS5 price point is rumored, and the guys rattle off their top 5 Super Mario games of all time on this week's episode of the Game Deflators podcast. Along with these great topics, John and Ryan take on Zombies Ate My Neighbors for the Super Nintendo. Has this Lucas Arts classic withstood the test of time?

 

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Animal Crossing by Polygon

PS5 Price by Comicbook.com

Best Mario Games by Nintendo Life

 

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Possible game delays on #Xbox and #PlayStation, and the SXSW 2020 Gaming Awards make up another week in gaming. On this episode of the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan talk Animal Crossing, Shenmue, Arc the Lad, and the worst video game sequels of all time. Also on this week's episode, the duo plays and reviews the Cold Fear for the #PS2. The the Ubisoft version of resident evil deserving of its less than stellar scores?

 

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XBOX Delays

Sony Delays

SXSW Game Awards

Terrible PS1 Games

 

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#GameStop is closing all US stores due to the Coronavirus, #PS5 specs are out, and Sony is protecting #Nintendo IPs!?!? This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan discuss the hottest topics in the #gaming and chat about the current games on their lists, Shenmue, Neverwinter Nights, Animal Crossing and Sekiro. Also on this week's episode, the duo plays and reviews the Ivy The Kiwi for Nintendo Wii. 

 

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Game Stop Closure

Sony Protecting Nintendo

Sony Dropping the Ball

 

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Will the PS5, Xbox and Final Fantasy 7 receive delays? This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan discuss the recent cancellation of gaming events and the thought of possible video game delays that wait in the shadows. Also on this week's episode, the duo plays the NES Remix Pack for Nintendo Wii U. This game received relatively good praise and is at a very affordable price. Is it worth buying though?

 

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E3 Canceled

Possible PS5 and Xbox Delays

Too Many Video Games

 

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The Final Fantasy 7 Remake demo is out, some guy just spent a ton of money on the Nintendo PlayStation and there is no rush to pick up the PS5. This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan discuss their thoughts on the FF7 Demo for PS4 and the sheer idea of spending so much money on memorabilia. Also on this week's episode, the duo plays Sonic 3D Blast for the Sega Saturn. The game is currently at it's highest price ever. Is it worth a pickup?

 

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Demo

Ghost of Tsushima Article

Nintendo PlayStation Article

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast: Rockstar Games, Game Stop redesign and Final Fantasy. John and Ryan dig in deep on the recent poll of 500,000 Japanese gamers who voted the best Final Fantasy, and the answer may surprise you. Also on this week's episode, the duo plays Mega Man Network Transmission for the #Nintendo Gamecube. The title has hame mixed reviews in the past, but is it still worth the $14 tag?

 

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Game Stop

Best Final Fantasy

Rockstar Games Teaser

 

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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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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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