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Number 71 - Banjo-Kazooie, Sonic & Knuckles, Sid Meier's Pirates!

Number 71 - Banjo-Kazooie, Sonic & Knuckles, Sid Meier's Pirates!

Marvel as three ostensibly sober adults appear inebriated through sheer early 30s tiredness, as the boys discuss their 71st favourite videogames of all time.

Let Minty sleepily teach you why Banjo Kazooie a particular treat for the neurodiverse. Allow Jonathan to elucidate you on the echidna, and reflect on how accurately Sonic & Knuckles portrays this egg-laying mammal. Finally, let Chris refresh your GCSE English skills by recalling the difference between the definite and indefinite article in a tangential aside when discussing Sid Meier's Pirates.

Games, eh?

Number 76 - WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!, Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Fantasy Life

Number 76 - WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!, Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Fantasy Life

In the most punctuated episode of Our Three Cents yet, Chris becomes an accountant, Jonathan becomes an anarchist and Minty becomes an antagonist!

Also, slammed own on the Our Three Cents round table of discussion by a Twitter fan is the matter of video game movies. Coming hot on the heels of our thoughts on Detective Pikachu, we dive into a deep dissection of literally EVERY video game cinematic adaptation ever made and those to come! 

Number 82 - Pokémon Snap, SteamWorld Heist, Dragon Quest

Number 82 - Pokémon Snap, SteamWorld Heist, Dragon Quest

This week on Our Three Cents, Minty joins in the Dead Cells fun, just as Jonathan is moving on to playing, what seems like literally, all the other games - ping-ponging from the ludicrously unchallenging Yoshi’s Crafted World to the sadistically-designed Shakira: Hips Lie Twice, and covering a myriad of other recent releases in between! Meanwhile Chris is getting his retro on with some lovely electro-synth mobile pinball action! The chaps also discuss their 82nd favourite video games of all time featuring such classic video-game tropes as shallow tools, pickup trucks, strategic anxiety and the origins of grinding! Plus our dear old friend, nominative determinism rears their appropriately-named head - gender un-assumed.

Number 97 - Pokémon Stadium, Sonic R, ToeJam and Earl in Panic on Funkatron

Number 97 - Pokémon Stadium, Sonic R, ToeJam and Earl in Panic on Funkatron

The chums converge on a recent release, which sends them off on a session of rampant nostalgia and unanswered questions. Why did Chris’ dad call his Blastoise ‘black cab?’ What did Minty do with a condom when he was ten? Can Jonathan keep this ship afloat? Find out as you listen to three people really hammer home just how thirty-something they all are.

Number 98 - Jurassic Park, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Rakuga Kids

Number 98 - Jurassic Park, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Rakuga Kids

Schindler’s List, Penny Crayon and bottles of wee! Find out what links these pillars of society together in Episode 3 of Our Three Cents, as the boys wax lyrical about their 98th favourite video games of all time. Plus, has Chris found his new favourite game in a recent release?

Number 99 - SuperHot VR, Hydro Thunder, Puggsy

Number 99 - SuperHot VR, Hydro Thunder, Puggsy

This week on Our Three Cents, Jonathan, Chris and Minty examine the full gamut of video game technology, discussing Virtual Reality and old school 16-bit ambitions! Plus, what have they been playing this week? Someone takes on Dark Souls for the first time - have they now succumbed to being a lifeless husk of a gamer? Find out in Episode 2, along with the reveal of the boys’ 99th favourite video games of all time!