Friday
Nov032017

PPR Presents Extra Life 2017: Sonic Mania & more!

t’s that time of year again, and as we gradually approach the holidays, it’s important to remember that this season isn’t easy for everyone, especially children with health issues. So, with that said, Press Pause Radio is proud to be part of the annual Extra Life charity event for 2017.
We’re on a mission to lend our voices and minds to help the children in this year’s Extra Life Charity, and we need you. By tuning in, and watching us stream a hhuge selection of Sonic games. Sonic The Hedgehog 1-3, Sonic & Knuckles plugged into every other add-on you can think of, Sonic Classic Heroes, and finally, Sonic Mania. 
George will be playing all og these games and few other classic Hedgehog titles, for 24 hours straight. We humbly ask for your donation towards the Children's Hospital of Central California.The goal this year is at least $500.00 by the end of the stream, help him get there!
On November 4th, 2017, Press Pause Radio will be participating in this huge worldwide celebration of the social impact of gamers of all kinds from video games to board games and tabletop RPG's!
So here’s how you can help. Watch the stream here or on our Twitch page, and then visit us here on Extra Life and donate anything you can for the kids—your donation is tax-deductible and ALL PROCEEDS go to help kids, so help us get there folks. The more you donate, the more leverage you get for any stupid, dumb, (but reasonable) you might have for George to do, say, or play, in any of the games he's playing, for 24 hours. Again, any help that you’re willing to donate is greatly appreciated, and will all go to a great cause! Thank you, get started on donating and catch us here on Nov. 4th!

 

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Tuesday
Oct312017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 186 - Cuphead

Bullet Heaven is back for Series 9!! In an episode responsible for the most footage we've ever captured from a single PC game - over six and a half hours! - Cuphead gets its time to shine on Bullet Heaven! How hard is it? Is it fun? Should you just skip the review and buy it already? Well, maybe not the last one, but how does it stack up? Let's take a look!

 

Get Cuphead on Steam or Xbox One or both!

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Tuesday
Oct312017

Muprints Unboxes FHR: Powerbase Mini FM

Many Sega Master System games released in the west have a cool hidden feature within them: FM Sound! But how do you unlock the potential in supported games? With none other than the Powerbase Mini FM from DB Electronics and Stone Age Gamer! How does it stack up?

 

Get the Powerbase Mini FM on Stoneage Gamer!

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Bullet Heaven Episode 185 - Super Hydorah

ocomalito is a name that nobody with a PC shouldn't know. We took a look at the insanely good Garoudan a while back in our first and only "Quickshot" EX review, but now it's time to take a look at Hydorah... Super Hydorah, to be precise! As a juiced up version of the original, how does Super Hydorah stack up?

 

Like what you saw? Get Super Hydorah on Steam or Xbox One!

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Wednesday
Oct112017

A Nintendo 64 Classic Would Actually Be a Terrible Idea

intendo's Classics line has been nothing short of a success, even if that success only means that the limited stock that was initially released - and in some cases, already replenished with fresh units - have been quickly and completely sold out. At the very least, people are keenly and acutely aware of the SNES Classic and its infamously-under-produced-and-forthcoming-again predecessor, the NES Classic. However, people are already looking forward to theoretical successors, and the Nintendo 64 seems ripe for the Classics line treatment. After all, the N64 had a healthy fan-base and some notable games, but are these qualities really enough for it to actually make for a good “Classics” machine?

Well, no, not especially and there are quite a few factors that support this.

First, let's discuss the Nintendo 64 itself. The Nintendo 64 was launched in North America in 1996 to a voracious crowd that decimated its supply in the kind of way you'd expect of a Nintendo's launch; seemingly under-produced, rarely restocked... you know the drill. The system itself had four controller ports built in, relied on cartridges (with a woefully small capacity compared to CD ROMs) and other features like analogue controllers, expandable bits that increased the system's power and, of course, a decent selection of strong first party games over the course of its lifetime. So, all of the ingredients that would make a great classic mini system right—still no, and not all the nostalgia in the world could prove otherwise.

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Mudprints Unboxes FHR: Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition

e liked the NES Classic Edition when we got one last year, and we managed to get its highly anticipated successor! In this episode of Mudprints Unboxes, we take a look at the Super NES Classic Edition!

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Bullet Heaven Episode 184 - An Oath to the Stars

C Indie shoot-em-ups have been steadily seeing release over the course of the last decade or so, with new titles seeing release on steam and other services today even more than ever. One of the most recent, An Oath to the Stars by Himeki games, tries to makea name for itself in the harsh indie/doujin landscape. How does it stack up?

 

Get An Oath to the Stars here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/594820/An_Oath_to_the_Stars/

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Tuesday
Sep262017

PPR 106

h wow, it has been awhile since I've been the person responsible for putting up new content. I will try to make sure that this does not all come crashing down but I cannot make any promises, Internet. Speaking of garbage fires this is Toast welcoming you to another episode of Press Pause Radio where we discuss the Juggalo March, banana peeling tactics, Mario not being a plumber, and wedding advice. That last one had it's ups and downs but we all learned a little more about each other. Sharing is caring.

The normal crew of GeorgieboysAXE, Ser Flash and I also experiment with web cameras and discuss current hot topics including Sean Vanaman and MCA takedowns involving PewDewPie and Firewatch. Our show also reminds everyone that there are a ridiculous amount of games coming out this year such as Sonic Mania, Project Octopath Traveller, Hellblade Setsuna, Yakuza Kiwami, Uncharted Lost Legacy, Destiny 2, Neo Geo Archives; Aero Fighters 2, Neo Geo Archives; Spin Masters, and a newer indie title on the market called Minecraft.

So sit back and enjoy this audio experience, possibly while holding a protest sign depicting a Hatchetman in one hand and in the other some refreshing Faygo Moon Mist. It's the American way. 

Mail us at our new email Mailbag@presspauseradio.com, leave a voicemail at 469-PPR-TALK, and be sure to stop by at our Forums if you haven’t already registered and post your thoughts about the show. Finally, make sure to rate and subscribe to us on iTunes and YouTube, follow us on Twitch page and Twitter, and finally take part in our Facebook and Steam group!

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