Why Super Metroid Is A Classic feat. Dan (Retro Logic) | Episode 196

With Metroid Dread coming this Fall, it’s time for TRG to take a look at some of the Metroid series. We’re kicking things off with the game that is a classic loved by all (unless you have no heart and soul), Super Metroid.

Episode 205 – The Problem of Backlogs and Thankfuless (feat. Backlog Breakdown) The Reformed Gamers

From all of us here at TRG: Happy Thanksgiving! We all have this problem of the never-ending backlog. Is that a good thing? Or are we approaching video games differently than we do other things like books and movies? The guys from the Backlog Breakdown Podcast join me this week to discuss! Check out The Backlog Breakdown on Twitter and listen to their show! Timestamps: Housekeeping (7:18) Check out the latest episode of Metroid Dread Skyward Sword HD Almost Sent Me Back to Therapy What We're Playing (8:31) Topic (26:54) Patron Thank You's & Recos! (1:16:12) As always, if you like what we do here at TRG, consider supporting the show over on Patreon to net yourself perks like early, uncut access to every new episode! You can catch up with TRG by following us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and join our Discord server for community game nights!  
  1. Episode 205 – The Problem of Backlogs and Thankfuless (feat. Backlog Breakdown)
  2. Episode 204 – What Makes Metroid Dread the Best Metroid
  3. Episode 203 – The Redemption of Final Fantasy 4 (feat. Aki)
  4. Episode 202 – The Terrible Metroid Fusion
  5. Episode 201 – Learning Life Lessons From Video Games w/ Jon Harrison

Housekeeping (8:31)

What Have We Been Playing (10:53)

Dan takes to the skies in Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD to discuss if the game is worth the $60 price point. Logan ascends to “Git Gud” status and beats Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

Topic (25:10)

Originally released for the Super Nintendo in 1994, Super Metroid arrived in to the gaming world and caused major waves. To this day, it’s influence can be felt in a variety of games. Join us as we discuss the game’s influence, themes, and more.

Reco’s (1:07:42)

Follow Dan on Twitter and check out Retro Logic!

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