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July 9, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss the game where Macaulay Culkin fights books for some reason. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Epic Pinball. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
July 7, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss the spooky and thoughtful "hallway horror" game Devotion, with special guest Nina Freeman (Cibele, We Met in May)! This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Epic Pinball. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
July 4, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss an SNES game based on the short stories of Kenji Miyazawa, with special guest Melos Han-Tani (Anodyne 2)! This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Pro Pinball: The Web. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
July 2, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss Wing Commander, the space combat sim that exposes the Thundercats for the villains that they are. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Pro Pinball: The Web. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 30, 2020
Another little (big) bonus for you: the weird and wonderful PS2 survival stealth horror game, Siren, with special guest Scott Pruitt ( Oculus VR director of content) for the fourth (and final?) episode of Lockdown Longplay! See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 25, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss Panzer Dragoon II Zwei, the rail shooter so nice they Zwei'd it twice. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Clash of Steel -- a special reconsideration! See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 23, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss a survival horror game set in real-world NYC with real-world spontaneous combustions. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Clash of Steel -- a special reconsideration! See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 19, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss RollerCoaster Tycoon, absurdly low-interest loans, and puking in general. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Contra (the NES one). See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 16, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Eugene "Dr. J" Jarvis's first arcade classic, Defender! This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Contra (the NES one). See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 12, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank this moody, atmospheric Cinematic Platformer and/or Environmental Platformer. It doesn't matter, just pick one. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Sonic Adventure 2. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 10, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Clover and Capcom's Zelda-like game with a wolf in it that's better than the Zelda game with a wolf in it. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Sonic Adventure 2. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 5, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Rockfish Games' gorgeous space combat rogue-lite. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Low-G Man. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
June 1, 2020
A little (big) bonus for you: Marathon Infinity, featuring special guest Jeremy Parish (Retronauts, NES Works, Limited Run) in this, the third thrilling episode of Lockdown Longplay! See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 29, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that is literally impossible to describe without some iteration of the phrase "grabbing balls". This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Wolfenstein. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 27, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that taught us how to make pixel art, chiptunes, and horrible VHS birthday cards. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Wolfenstein. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 21, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game where you win friends and influence demons with rocks and money. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Kabobber. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 19, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game where four teenagers gradually collect all 28 of Freddy's femurs. Eee-hee-hee! This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Kabobber. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 15, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a forgotten curio of the FMV genre. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Cyberdillo. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 13, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that launched a thousand Yahoo! Auctions accounts. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Cyberdillo. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 7, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the biggest, brokenest, Bethesda-est Elder Scrolls of them all. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Doom 3. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 5, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Cobra Attack-Copter so advanced, only Leonardo DaVinci could have designed it. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Doom 3. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
May 2, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Super War? No, the Super ROBOT War. Alpha. Gaiden. You are NOT prepared. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Streets of Rogue. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 28, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank yet another Tom Clancy game that inexplicably fails to include Tom Clancy as a playable character. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Streets of Rogue. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 27, 2020
As a reward to all of us humans fighting for humanity by staying safe and staying home, HG101 brings you Spider-Man for the SNES, featuring special guest Matt D. Wilson! See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 24, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the RTS game where Sean Connery and Joseph Stalin compete for control of the precious resource flakes. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Super Mario Bros. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 22, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Battletoads game to end them all! This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Super Mario Bros. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 18, 2020
As a reward to all of us humans fighting for humanity by staying safe and staying home, HG101 brings you DuckTales, featuring special guest Chris Sims! See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 17, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Shining Force game that fans of Shining Force agree is an adequate Shining Force. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Final Fantasy XII. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 15, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a game about a young skateboarder's dreams of Tampa. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Final Fantasy XII. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 10, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a game about the world's greatest sniper and all around terrible, terrible man -- Duke Togo! This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Final Fantasy II. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 7, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Phantasy Star II, Sega's sci-fi RPG about big bio-domes and cute bio-monsters. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Final Fantasy II. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 2, 2020
Join the HG101 gang and special guest Matthew Burns (Eliza, available now on PC, Mac, Switch) as they discuss and rank Vanquish. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Doom RPG. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
April 1, 2020
Join the HG101 gang and special guest Matt McMuscles as they discuss and rank the game where the Ninja Turtles go to Florida. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Doom RPG. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 30, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Yoshi's most huggable, downy-soft adventure yet! This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 25, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank this 1988 early RTS-ish game about super-advanced robot aircraft carriers that must acquire real estate. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 20, 2020
Join the HG101 and special guest Derek Yu (Spelunky, Aquaria) as they discuss and rank Monolith Production's 1997 Lovecraft-inspired FPS. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Growl. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 17, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Jet Set Radio that time forgot and Sega abandoned. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Growl. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 12, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the early Nintendo DS game where Kirby loses his arms and legs -- but not his will to fight! This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 11, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Zeboyd Games's 2017 retro-styled indie RPG. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 6, 2020
THIS IS A PATREON BONUS EP THAT WILL DISAPPEAR FROM THIS FEED SOMEDAY AND THERE ARE 84+ MORE JUST AS GREAT WHICH YOU CAN ONLY HEAR BY BECOMING A PATRON See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 5, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank he game that brought Might & Magic into the Sony Mavica era. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Unlimited Saga. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
March 4, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the best new NES game of 2018. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Unlimited Saga. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
February 29, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank action RPG that sets the record straight about evil jewelry. What does it want!? This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Saint's Row the Third with special guest Matt McMuscles. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
February 27, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the TurboGrafx CD action RPG that showed us the lighter side of crucifixions. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Saint's Row the Third with special guest Matt McMuscles. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 (c) Hardcore Gaming 101
February 21, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Metal Slug game that dares to do what all previous Metal Slug games had done before, but a little worse. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Star Wars: Dark Forces. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
February 19, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the shoot-em-up classic with a soundtrack so nice they made it thrice. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Star Wars: Dark Forces. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
February 13, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Sega CD JRPG with the dankest Bill Clinton memes. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Phantom 2040. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
February 12, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Mega Man game that dared to ask "What if there was a sixth Mega Man game?" This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Phantom 2040. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
February 6, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a game about a raccoon who steals something other than rank garbage. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Sonic the Fighters. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
February 4, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the RPG Maker version of 15th century Europe. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Sonic the Fighters. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
January 30, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Sega's sky piracy RPG. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be 2064 - Read Only Memories. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
January 29, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank EA's classic C64 monster-maker sim. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be 2064 Read Only Memories. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
January 23, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the finest entry in Sega's ongoing crime series about murder, betrayal, and slot-car racing. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Alpha Protocol. See the master list for yourself (bit.ly/47kgames). Nominate a game via five-star review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Or recommend a game (no promises!) via bit.ly/rankthisplease. Intro music by NORM (https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO) 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
January 21, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that pits Cthulhu against Sherlock Holmes and his amazing teleporting hat. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Alpha Protocol. Intro music by NORM https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO See the master list for yourself bit.ly/47kgames Recommend a game bit.ly/rankthisplease 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
January 16, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the first Fire Emblem, AKA the game that launched a thousand Smash Bros. characters. This weekend's Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Urban Yeti. Get READY to YETI! Intro music by NORM https://twitter.com/NORMALLYRETRO See the master list for yourself bit.ly/47kgames Recommend a game bit.ly/rankthisplease 2020 © Hardcore Gaming 101
January 13, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Vita beat-em-up that should have been called Teenage Buxom Ninja Schoolgirls. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Urban Yeti. Get READY to YETI! Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
January 10, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Final Fantasy that tested the limits of your 56k modem. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Disney Plug-N-Play TV Game. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
January 9, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the version of Daikatana that doesn't suck it down. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Disney Plug-N-Play TV Game. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
January 3, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the life simulation game that holds the current record for ruined human lives. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Cambria Sword: Life of Wonder. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
January 2, 2020
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Wii game where your waifu has you locked up in chains. And they're the kind that you can waggle. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Cambria Sword: Life of Wonder. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 28, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Capcom's attempt to please everyone but Resident Evil fans. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Secret Quest. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 26, 2019
Show host Xerxes reads your five-star review game nominations from Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 26, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank this late Infocom classic about the lovecraftian nightmares that stalk the quads of MIT. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Secret Quest. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 23, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the finest and most influential 3D chatspace game ever to be created by a single lab. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Super Mario Bros. 2. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 18, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the long-awaited sequel to Pac-Man, in which our hero refuses to help his neighbor move her couch. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Super Mario Bros. 2. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 12, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the GBA Mega Man spinoff that did everything it could to warn us about the internet and we just didn't listen. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Baldur's Gate. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 10, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Sir-Tech's landmark 1981 Apple II dungeon-crawler. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Baldur's Gate. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 6, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game where Doctor Doom invades Niffleheim to absorb the power of Odin and the only way Deadpool and Silver Surfer can defeat him is to steal the Muonic Inducer from Galactus and fuse it with a piece of the M'Kraan Cryastal. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Somari. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
December 4, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank an action RPG about helpful pigs and patiently waiting for things. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Somari. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 27, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they spend nearly an hour discussing and ranking Metroid Fusion -- just in time for your Thanksgiving road trip! Or, for non-Americans, your November 27th road trip! This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be God of War: Ghost of Sparta. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 26, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank perhaps the most Data Easty of Data East beat-em-ups. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be God of War: Ghost of Sparta. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 22, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the best fighting game to take place in early spring 1788. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Dragon Quest Builders. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 20, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Namco's First Person Puncher for the original Xbox. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Dragon Quest Builders. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 18, 2019
Show host Xerxes reads your five-star review game nominations from Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 16, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the classic adventure game that's like a Dan Brown novel but with more clowns. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be King of Fighters 98. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 13, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the SNES game about a mermaid who evolves into a goat-rhino who evolves into a man who kills a giant space amoeba and then gets lectured by the sun. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be King of Fighters 98. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 9, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the PS1 platformer that introduced the world to Namco's favorite long-eared cat. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Super Mario Odyssey. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 8, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank this secret ancestor to the console RPG genre. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Super Mario Odyssey. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
November 1, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank this surprisingly cromulent JRPG based on an American cartoon. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Plans Vs Zombies. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 31, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Sega's epoch-repressing top-down dodge-em-up arcade classic. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Plans Vs Zombies. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 24, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a game about dungeons, ferrets, and freakishly huge forearms. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Mega Man 11. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 23, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a game about the Kushan exiles of the planet Kharak after their homeworld is destroyed by the Taiidan Empire in retaliation for developing hyperspace technology. Are you with us so far? This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Mega Man 11. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 17, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a Dragon Ball card game. It's exactly as exciting as it sounds. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Sonic CD. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 16, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game where a single mosquito drives a Japanese family to madness. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Sonic CD. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 11, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they play a multiplayer monster-dating game and discover they all have a crush on the same werewolf quarterback. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Klax. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 11, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they play a multiplayer monster-dating game and discover they all have a crush on the same werewolf quarterback. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Klax. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 9, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that dares tell the truth about boat cannibals. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Klax. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 8, 2019
Show host Xerxes reads your five-star review game nominations from Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 5, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that put ocarinas on the map. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
October 1, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that was, if nothing else, good enough for David Bowie. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
September 26, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Xbox FPS that finally taught console gamers how to aim. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
September 24, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game where a really tiny space soldier fights really tiny lizard people thanks to a presumably really tiny space wizard. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
September 19, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank what may be the pinnacle of the Bomberman series -- with returning guest, Retronauts emeritus, Ray Barnholt! This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Pong: The Next Level. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
September 17, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a spooky game about kids who eat scissors -- joined by the game's PC localization programmer Sara Leen! This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Pong: The Next Level. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
September 12, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Saturn shooter that justifies buying a Saturn and then region-modding a Saturn. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Alex Kidd in Miracle World. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
September 11, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the "slow life" adventure game that will make you long for the summer of 75. With special guest Ray Barnholt! This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Alex Kidd in Miracle World. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
September 5, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank THE roguelike. Because Rogue doesn't count. We don't trade in tautologies, here. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be SNK vs. Capcom - Card Fighters Clash. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
September 3, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank one of those Mega Mans in between the ones we remember and the one we're currently complaining about. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Solar Jetman. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
August 29, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank one of those Mega Mans in between the ones we remember and the one we're currently complaining about. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Solar Jetman. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
August 28, 2019
Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Wii entry of Enix's long-running digital board game series that is pretty much Monopoly with cute slime monsters. This weekend's Patreon bonus game will be Solar Jetman. Intro music by NORM. Follow xerxes and HG101 on Twitter. Check out what games we've already ranked on the Big Damn List, then vote for a game of your own.
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