Critical Strike 33: Hyper Force Kitty, GO!!!

December 7th, 2008 . by Josh

Together again to discuss more useless things like World of Warcraft, Animal Crossing: City Folk, Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Final Fantasy XI, Canadians, Naruto: The Broken Bond and of course our top 5 games of 2008!

Music in this episode: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Out Run

Critical Strike 32: Return of the Poop

November 25th, 2008 . by Josh

We’re back and once more we discuss such important things as poop, our newly found hatred of Silent Hill: Oranges, World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King, NHL 09, Naruto: The Broken Bond, Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, Valkyria Chronicles and so much more.

Music in this episode: Mirrors Edge

*Sorry for my mic in this episode, my good one broke and I had to use a backup, it’s now been fixed for the next episode!

Critical Music 03: HippoMix Part 3

November 20th, 2008 . by Josh

The long awaited finale of the Critical Music HippoMix has finally come! Sorry for the delay folks, I had a lot going on and I also just didn’t really feel up to working on this in the last few weeks but finally I’ve finished it up and now you can all listen to it!

Music in this episode: Ikaruga, J. Arthur Keenes – Automobiles, Killer7, PixelJunk Eden, Rocket Knight Adventures, Gareth Morris – (Atari ST) The Ancient Art of Chiptune, Castlevania, WipeOut Pulse, Zone of the Enders 2, Earthbound, Final Fantasy, Sonic CD, NHLPA `93, Boogerman, Tales of Symphonia, coda – Chocolate Rain 8Bit Remix, The Black Mages, The Go Team!, Tekken Tag Tournament, Double Dragon, Castle Crashers

Critical Strike 31: Mr Cheeseman

October 26th, 2008 . by Josh

Finally back together, Kyle and I got together to get something out for you! Sadly we’re still short one Keith Harbourt but this episode worked out pretty well even if it isn’t our typical Critical Strike style show.

  • What we’ve been up to
  • Immortals flooding out of orifices
  • Some other… stuff

Music in this episode: World of Warcraft

Critical Music 02: HippoMix Part 2

October 19th, 2008 . by Josh

Sorry for the late release on this and a podcast, we’ve been very busy as of late so I wanted to at least get this out for those who have been asking for it! Thanks for all the support and interest, we’ll get back to our normal selves very shortly!

Music in this episode: Onimusha 3, Burnout, Entertainment System, Rez, Descent II, NEMESIS, Space Manbow, Unreal Tournament, Metal Slug X, Jet Set Radio Future, OutRun, The Minibosses, Braid, Monster Party, Actraiser, M.U.L.E, Battletoads, Final Fantasy XII, Turrican II, Select Start

Critical Music 01: HippoMix Part 1

October 4th, 2008 . by Josh

Well here we are and we’re back with another Critical Music episode! This time it’s for a very special friend of ours and big supporter of the podcast, chiahippo! This is part one of three of the hippomix, I hope everyone enjoys!

Music in this episode: Contra, Kingdom Hearts II, Blood on the Asphalt, Lumines, Altered Beast, Glenn Rune Gallefoss (Acidjazz Evening), Final Fantasy 6, Marvel vs Capcom, 8bitpeoples, Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Batman, Seiken Densetsu 2, Starship Amazing, Golden Sun, WarioWare Touched!, The Protomen, LocoRoco, Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Final Fight 2, Guilty Gear

Critical Strike 30: Back in action!

September 29th, 2008 . by Josh

After a brief hiatus, Kyle and I get together and record the thirtieth episode of Critical Strike! It was nice getting back together and sitting down for a recording, hopefully this is where things start getting back to normal for us!

  • What we’ve been up to
  • Top 5 games we recommend
  • Video game music challenge
  • Kyle’s childhood horror stories
  • Goodbye!

Music in this episode: Blood on the Asphalt, Wild Arms Advanced 3rd, Maximum Carnage

Critical Music 00: Oh Snap!

September 23rd, 2008 . by Josh

This isn’t your typical episode of Critical Strike, in fact it isn’t a episode at all! If you love video game music then be sure to check it out! If you don’t then you’ll probably want to wait until the next official episode which will hopefully be next week!

Music played in this episode: Entertainment System, Snatcher, Bionic Commando Re-Armed, Starship Amazing, Select Start, NeoGeo Battle Coliseum, Rygar, Super Castlevnia IV, MegaMan 9, SSX Tricky, Final Fantasy 7: Crisis Core.

Critical Strike NES Tribute part 1

August 12th, 2008 . by Josh

I’ve always been a big fan of what people now consider “retro” games, to me the best times in gaming are the Commodore 64, Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System and so forth.

One thing I think that has sadly been lost on gamers of today is the fun factor in which these games bring out more than anything, at least to me. Today everything seems to be about graphics and big explosions, while back then they couldn’t do that and had to focus on just making something that was fun (or completely horrible, heres looking at you McKids).

So anyway, I figured I’d make a little tribute video showing off some of my favorite games on the NES, I’ll probably continue making these over time since it was a pretty cool project.

I’ve never had to release a video on the feed, lets hope it works! If it doesn’t then you can always watch the video over on YouTube.

Critical Strike 27: Cheese is Good

August 4th, 2008 . by Josh

Congratulations to Kyle Dumond for his one year with the Playgasm / Critical Strike podcast! We were a bit harsh on him in this episode, kind of a throw back to us being dicks but hes a trooper!

  • What we’ve been up to
  • Top 5 games we want for the rest of 2008
  • Our view on DLC / user created content thus far in this generation

Music in this episode: Mike Tyson’s Punch Out!, Bloody Roar

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