Episode 28 – Silent Hill

For this year’s Halloween episode, the Bloobcast are accompanied by their good friend Joe for a look at the PS1 survival horror classic Silent Hill. They discuss the games immersive atmosphere, comparisons to the Resident Evil series, it’s tragic themes, the difficulties playing the games currently, and James’ controversial views on the game…

Episode 21 – Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee

The Bloobcast delve into the first entry in the Oddworld Quintology – 1997’s Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee! They discuss the game’s ambitious scope, how well it still holds up visually, Euan’s newfound craving for Paramite pies, the heartwarming origin of Alf, and why all games should have a fart button.

Episode 17 – Fallout

The Bloobcast venture out into the wasteland and tackle Black Isle Studios classic 1997 game Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game! They discuss comparisons to table top role playing games, the insane violence, the sense of humour, naming your characters silly names, the stop motion character animations, why Tony Jay is the best, andContinue reading “Episode 17 – Fallout”

Episode 13 – Tomb Raider

The Bloobcast take a look back at Lara Croft’s spectacular debut, 1996’s Tomb Raider. They discuss how Lara became a mascot for both the PS1 and gaming in general, the games sense of atmosphere, Segata Sanshiro, it’s unique depiction of Atlantis, and the time when David Hasslehoff and Ecco the Dolphin teamed up to teachContinue reading “Episode 13 – Tomb Raider”

Episode 6 – Resident Evil

(Originally Uploaded 18th December 2020) For the final episode of 2020, the Bloobcast discuss the 1996 survival horror classic Resident Evil. They discuss how the game revolutionised horror games, the creepy atmosphere, successes (and failures) experienced while playing the game, the infamous voice acting, giant snakes, and the time when Action Man tried to tellContinue reading “Episode 6 – Resident Evil”

Episode 3 – Spyro the Dragon

(Originally Uploaded 10th October 2020) The Bloobcast convene to discuss the beloved PS1 platforming mascot Spyro the Dragon. They discuss how well these 20 year old games hold up today, the music, the evolution of the series, some annoying missions and reminisce about the ancient relic known as Woolworths. Music used: Intractable Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)LicensedContinue reading “Episode 3 – Spyro the Dragon”