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Bonus Level - Easter Special

Bonus Level - Easter Special

At Our Three Cents we understand the profound importance that the innumerable faith systems play in the lives of all people across the globe. Therefore, on this most holy (and importantly, four day) weekend, we offer to you a solemn and reflective Easter special episode, which we hope will help you fully comprehend not only the gravity, but also the jubilation of this observed holiday. Contains excessively silly stuff about Romans, a very sexy Wario and dollops of fresh rabbit! All topped off with lashings of hot egg!

Number 85 - Excite Truck, The Wonderful 101, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Number 85 - Excite Truck, The Wonderful 101, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

This week on Our Three Cents, sickness (rotten colds) abound with Minty and Jonathan delivering the episode from their respective death beds (not actually dying). Thankfully, Chris is on hand to bring the energy and enthusiasm, divulging some deeply personal pudding-related predilections, revealing some fascinatingly pedantic trivial tidbits, and mourning the untamed spirit of Kurt Cobain. All the while in their paracetamol-induced hazes, the chaps concoct the concept for a Super Crash Bros racing compilation! Bon.

Number 86 - Angry Birds Trilogy, Dragon Age Origins, Counter Strike: Condition Zero

Number 86 - Angry Birds Trilogy, Dragon Age Origins, Counter Strike: Condition Zero

In a real trip down memory lane, this week the chaps recount all manner of recollections from hungover poolside birds, astrally-projected book clouds, and shouting incendiary warnings during vintage old-school threesomes! Plus Chris embarks on a new RPG to try and finish in the next 10 years, find out what’s hiding in Minty’s chest, and witness Jonathan suffering with a severe case of Dead Cells! It’s classic Our Three Cents.

Number 88 - Worms Armageddon, Life is Strange, Pokémon Rumble World

Number 88 - Worms Armageddon, Life is Strange, Pokémon Rumble World

In a jam-packed episode this week, we have our first repeat entry - the chaps are more riddled with Worms than ever before! In a surprising video game industry twist, Tetris is the suddenly the most revolutionary title on the market again - life really is strange! And whilst Minty plays with his suspiciously-designed pocket monsters, Jonathan explains why Blowfish Studio’s Minesweeper Genius is better than Red Dead Redemption 2! Discuss.

Number 89 - Mario Kart: Super Circuit, The World Ends with You, Fighters Megamix

Number 89 - Mario Kart: Super Circuit, The World Ends with You, Fighters Megamix

In a hot-headed episode of Our Three Cents, the chaps engage in all out battle over some 64-bit classics, Jonathan keeps his thieving up with a new indie game, Minty channels his inner sullen misanthrope as he duals with the Devil, and Chris beats up a car with a palm tree! Also, what does Arsene Wenger have to do with making video games harder? Find out what these pros did when they found old games too easy!

Number 90 - Halo: Combat Evolved, Star Wars, Thief: The Dark Project

Number 90 - Halo: Combat Evolved, Star Wars, Thief: The Dark Project

Gathered in the Our Three Cents towers, the boys dissect some revolutionary first-person video games, Chris waves the pixellated flag of an indie game, Jonathan comes to terms with his harrowing freemium game addiction, and Minty goes on a trip down memory lane, a long time ago… far, far away… (insert better Star Wars reference here). This episode is so chock full of succulent detail and rich metaphysics that an art critic would deem it ‘satisfactory’.

Number 91 - The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, Lemmings, Dynamite Headdy

Number 91 - The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, Lemmings, Dynamite Headdy

This week on Our Three Cents, the boys forms a series of vendettas! Minty voices his frustrations with Ed McMillen; Jonathan is frankly livid with the developers of the Lemmings mobile game, and Chris continues his crusade against conventional logic when it comes to assessing which video games to spend his time on! And the terrible plague of worms continues to spread across another episode!

Number 92 - Comix Zone, Picross 3D, X-Men Legends

Number 92 - Comix Zone, Picross 3D, X-Men Legends

Really tight selection of games this week! Two linked by the medium of comics, two linked by being in 3D, 2 linked by nommynomive dooberryism, all 3 linked by being our 92nd favourite games.  Who will emerge as 1/100 of a Victor in the trivia showdown? Will the dog make a surprise cameo this week? Will Minty be able to continue the podcast in spite of his terrible case of worms? And what of the Deep Lore???

Number 93 - Burning Rangers, Final Fantasy III, Dragon Warrior Monsters

Number 93 - Burning Rangers, Final Fantasy III, Dragon Warrior Monsters

This episode has it all! Evil bags, lamentations about finger-pointing at seemingly derivative titles, inflammatory accusations leveled at incredibly average footballers, natural disasters, and that new quiz section we started last week. Listen in to discover the exchange rate between a ‘Chris Hour’ and a ‘Jonathan Hour’, and learn about the Guitar Hero modding community. Just as a good thing came to Minty overnight in the form of his Tales of Vesperia download, here is a good thing that has come to You, Who Hath Waited. SPOILER ALERT: Deep lore abounds.

Number 95 - Golf Story, Sega Rally, Athlete Kings

Number 95 - Golf Story, Sega Rally, Athlete Kings

In a lovely divisible-by-five-ranking episode, the 'fellas’ cast a critical eye on beloved children's authors, honour the sacrifice of Jonathan's dad's thumb, and scour the ancient Yahoo forums to confirm rumours surrounding Joe Satriani. Also there is video game. The week’s featured Smash spirits: Ashnard, Koffing and Linebeck.

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!

Number 100 - Bomber Raid, Elebits, Clockwork Knight 2

Number 100 - Bomber Raid, Elebits, Clockwork Knight 2

In the inaugural episode of Our Three Cents, Jonathan Dunn, Chris Dow and Minty Booth discuss the first entry in their Top 100 Video Games of All Time lists. Join them in a trip down memory lane as they trawl the archives of their video game libraries to pull out three games they deem to be their 100th favourite game!