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This week it's a SCIENTIFIC edition of ARG Presents. Join DEM BOYS for a trip back to the 70's with the Ohio Scientific Challenger Computer! First we'll briefly revisit the Binatone machine before taking a DEEP dive into OHIO. We'll talk about the company behind the OSC and it's humble beginning, then it's GAME TIME! Thrill to Star Wars, Othello, a…
 
PONG! That's all I need to say! You KNOW you can't get enough. It's been around for 45+ years, but it's engrained in your BRAIN! The bat, the square ball, the bleeps and bloops...it's PART OF YOU! So today, join THE BRENT and Amigo Aaron as we take a look at the UK's pong MASTER, it's TV MASTER in fact, the Binatone TV Master MK IV. We'll also have…
 
Hello everyone! Welcome to BIG episode 181 of ARG Presents! This time out, we're taking a look at games that were bad...VERY bad. How bad? We're talking games that are 2 out of 10 or less! And, on top of that, we'll TRY to defend these dogs! Brace yourselves as we endure Guerrilla War for the Commodore 64 and Deadly Tower for the Nintendo NES! --- …
 
This week on ARG Presents, DEM BOYS have a bone to pick with the video game industry, and a license to KILL! We're discussing Games That NEED to DIE! First, we discuss some honorable mentions and ponder the topic itself, then we get down to business. Watch in horror as we attempt to assassinate John Madden Football for the Apple 2 and Worms for the…
 
Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT for an off the cuff discussion about the announced and upcoming A500 Mini, the long talked about and awaited Amiga Mini we've all pondered over the years. THE BRENT has some interesting opinions that are sure to engage and delight! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-presents/support…
 
Light the torch and release the doves! It's ARG Presents 179, and this time around we bring you THE OLYMPIC GAMES! That's right, we take a look at games based about the worldwide athletic event that happens every 4 years (give or take). Thrill to the athletic ability that IS Amigo Aaron as he presents Olympic Gold on the Sega Master System! Then, w…
 
Throw down that TV Guide and put that clicker down 'cuz ARG Presents is taking on T.V. this week! First we'll discuss some of our favorite TV Tie-In games from the past, and then it's PRIME TIME as we talk about two of our favorite classic TV shows turned to games. First up, for you consideration, we offer a dark and mysterious trip into pinball wi…
 
As a seasoned world traveler, I was excited about this week's ARG Presents on GLOBETROTTING GAMES! After a ponderment or two on the topic of world encompassing adventuring gaming, it was time to talk about two of the finest! Join THE BRENT for his look at the game World Rally Championships...in which you never leave Europe, and then sit back and re…
 
Guilty pleasure games...you know the ones...the ones you don't talk to others about. Maybe you like to pretend to cook, or be a rock star, or Strawberry Shortcake. Don't be ashamed, join THE BRENT and Amigo Aaron as well pull those Guilty Pleasure Games into the light of day for the world to see! Marvel as we play Port Man from the arcades, and Car…
 
Welcome to BIG Episode 175 of ARG Presents...the first time Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT have recorded LIVE in the SAME ROOM for nearly 2 years! You know it's gonna be crazy when the boys take a look at Games with Superheroes. First, Amigo Aaron goes OLD school with Spider-Man for the Atari 2600, and then THE BRENT picks a real winner with Comix Zone …
 
Shh....don't tell your mom...but ARG this week features games that your parents HATE! You know the ones...too violent...too loud...nudity...games that set bad examples..you know..the good stuff! Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT for two such games, as we wake up the neighbors with Donkey Konga, and then we glorify bloody destruction in SPLATTERHOUSE! …
 
They say brevity is the soul of wit, but this week, it's the soul of two half-wits here on ARG PRESENTS! Yes, it's Games With One World Titles this week on the show, and we've scoured the globe for the finest games that fit that description! Then, after finding these games, we tossed those aside and played Zorro for the Atari Computers and Premiere…
 
Lawyer up, my friends, it's all about Illegal Games this week on ARG Presents. If it pleases the court, ace prosecutor THE BRENT will get the truth out of K.C. Munchkin!, while that good ol' country defender Amigo Aaron has a crack at My Little Pony - Fighting is Magic! Please be seated! Court is now in session! --- Support this podcast: https://an…
 
Welcome to a MODERN-based ARG Presents this week! We're doing modern games for 8-bit systems this week, so these are games that were released in the last few years for machines released almost 40 years ago! Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT for a look at H.P. Lovecraft inspired The Shadow Over Hawksmill for the C64, and The Abduction of Oscar Z for th…
 
This week on ARG Presents 169, we take a look at the underdog console of the 70's, the Bally Astrocade! THE BRENT takes us on a DEEP dive into the history of the troubled console, and then it's game time! Join us as we tackle THE INCREDIBLE WIZARD aka Wizard of WOR and Artillery Duel! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-presents/support…
 
Welcome to a thought provoking episode of ARG Presents! This time out, it's Last Games of a Trilogy, and it was NOT an easy one to brainstorm! First out of the gate, we discuss a few entries and give some honorable mentions, and then we're off and running! First, has THE BRENT done it again and mined another gem from DEEEP beneath the earth with "N…
 
Welcome to a wild and wooly edition of ARG Presents! This time out, we let our instincts take over as we dig into the land of Animal Protagonists! Thrill to a mole on the run from the law in Monty on the Run, and then sit back, relax, and RIP APART A ZEBRA in the educational and VIOLENT game for Dos and Windows 95, LION! --- Support this podcast: h…
 
Get your resume ready for ARG PRESENTS 166! This time out, we look at NON-SPORTS Management Games! Be your own boss and hire and fire employees at will! Set salaries, open and close stores...BE THE MAN! Sit back and enjoy our look as we tackle "FRANCHISE!" on the Tandy Coco and AeroBiz on the SNES! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-pr…
 
Time to go down to the ol' Fishin' hole this week on ARG PRESENTS! Join THE BRENT and Amigo Aaron as we take a look at Fishing Video Games! Everything from the TRS-80 Model III all the way up to the Sega Dreamcast and Nintendo Wii has had more then a few games about fishing, and it's our job to pick a few and give them a go! This time out, we will …
 
Greetings and welcome to ARG Presents 163. This time around, we pay homage to the POKEY Chip made famous by the brilliant folks at Atari. We talk about what the chip is, where it came from, and where you could find it. Then we pick a few games from the vast library of POKEY Chip classic, both with a bit of a Russian slant. Relive the tension of the…
 
Quick! Ninja run your way past the guards and join us for this weeks ARG Presents on Stealth Game! Ninja master Aaron and his plucky pal THE BRENT examine this surprisingly new genre, including a look at the VERY FIRST STEALTH GAME. Then it's on to the targets..and we've got two big ones. Enjoy Tenchu: Stealth Assassins for the Playstation, then ex…
 
Greetings everyone and welcome to ARG 161! This time out, we dust off our keyboards and do some coding...well sorta! It's TYPE-IN GAMES this week! That means Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT are typing games into a computer and playing them..it's that simple! Join us on a trip back in time, with the help of Rainbow Magazine, and type and play 'Gopher' It!…
 
This week on ARG Presents, we take a look at cartridge games for the Commodore 64! Who knew there were HUNDREDS of not only game carts, but utilities, hardware, and more!? We'll lament the rise and fall of cartridge slots on home computers, and the we dive right in with our picks. This week, Amigo Aaron tries out Activision's Pastfinder and THE BRE…
 
Welcome to BIG episode 159! This time out..it's madness...ROBOT MADNESS! The ARG gang is playing games with a robot theme this week, and MARVEL as they AGREE ON THINGS! Yes, that happened! Enjoy our look at Atari's arcade standout Cyberball 2072 and the Atari Computer game Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm…
 
Welcome to an interesting edition of ARG Presents! This time out, we've landed on the Fairchild F8 processor, the brains of the Grandstand Video Computer and Channel F II, among other consoles. We learn a bit about the processor itself, including a DIRECT connection to the founding of INTEL! Then it's game time, as we tackle BOWLING and Galactic Sp…
 
Get ready for a showdown this week on ARG Presents! Just in time for the 40th Anniversary of the ZX81, THE BRENT and Amigo Aaron are playing games on the ZX81's American cousin, the TIMEX SINCLAIR 1000! First, we have a look at a maze program known simply as GULP, and then we play a game tantalizingly titled FORTRESS OF ZORLAC! THEN the fighting be…
 
It's GAMATE TIME, ya'll! YES, you demanded MORE coverage of the mysterious GameBoy knockoff from Taiwan, and here it is! It's all about the Gamate this week on ARG Presents! First learn the colorful history of the Gamate AKA the Super Child Prodigy. Then Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT play two games from this vast Gamate library, Bao Qing Tian and PUNK …
 
ARG 155 is going to the birds, LITERALLY! It's Games with Birds week, and we're lining our nests here with two great(ish) bird related titles! First, check out the quirky hummingbird simulator on the Sega 32X with Kolibri, then it's straight to Duckberg with Disney's DuckTales for the Nintendo NES! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-pr…
 
Are you ready to laugh?! Well, that might be a problem, but we give it a shot this week on ARG Presents when we look at FUNNY GAMES. These are games designed to tickle the ol' funny bone! Sometimes they pull it off and sometimes they lay a big comedy egg! We'll be checking out two such games, as we look at Gex on the 3DO and Battle Chess on the Com…
 
Welcome to ARG Presents, this week presented in MONOCHROME 3D! That's right, it's time for a trip to the red tinted world of the Nintendo Virtual Boy! Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT as we discuss the highs and lows of the system, and find out THE BRENT's preferred playing position...that'll pack 'em in! Then it's game time, and game we do as we tes…
 
This week on ARG Presents, join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT as we delve into the realm of games with driving controls..of some sort. YES, it's STEERING WHEEL GAMES week on ARG, and this week we have two games that are SO different it boggles the mind. First, pay homage to one of the granddaddies of racing games...brought home...it's Sega's Turbo on t…
 
Welcome to the 150th edition of ARG Presents! To celebrate this momentous occasion, not only will THE BRENT announce an awesome new contest, but we will also be having our FIRST look at the Sony Playstation! It's All Japan this week game-wise as we check out the game based on the HIGHLY successful manga, TV, and film franchise Ghost in the Shell, a…
 
It's BIG episode 149 of ARG Presents, and we're back to the SUPER Nintendo for this one. When you think SNES titles, two games stand out as MUST PLAYS, and so, to be popular, we cover the MOST POPULAR games! So, with that in mind, sit back and relax as we discuss Archer MacLean's Super Dropzone and the timeless Michael Jordan - Chaos in the Windy C…
 
Whadda you get when Taiwan makes a British microcomputer!? BAM, it's the Tatung Einstein, the subject of ARG 148! This time out we take a look at this capable but obscure machine and learn about what made it a powerful component of the golden age of British computing...BEHIND THE SCENES! Then we dive into some wacky games, as we try out Escape from…
 
It's High Score Week here on ARG Presents! Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT as we discuss speed runs and high scores, and then settle in for some game that were made for High Score Challenges! First it's the outstanding Atari 2600 port of the arcade shooter Gyruss, then it's cartoon time with the exceptional Nintendo arcade game Popeye! --- Support t…
 
As we all know, there's no better way to spend the holidays then alone, in a dive bar, playing grungy games with the barflies and boozers. "But how can we do that when the bars are all closed?", I hear you ask! Fear not, for ARG 146 is here to answer that question! We have two bar substitutes here to help you through this difficult period! First, T…
 
Welcome to BIG Episode 145 of ARG Presents! Tonight, we answer to age old question, what happens if you mush a 386 pc and a Megadrive together?! Join the boys for a look at one wacky amalgamation, the Amstrad MEGA PC! After some old fashion book learnin' on the Mega PC, we dig for some gems as we try out Sink or Swim and Links: The Challenge of Gol…
 
Hello, friends! Welcome back to another ARG Presents! This time out, we get crazy with the multiplayer and talk some FOUR PLAYER GAMES! Remember back in the day when you could see and HANG OUT with other people, crowded around an arcade machine or console? We do, and we pick a few of our favorites! Join Amigo Aaron in some castle smashing goodness …
 
There's a big fight feel this week on ARG Presents, and the combatants are chomping at the bit to bring the PAIN! In one corner, a DOS offering from Amigo Aaron that will body blow you and make you PRAY FOR DEATH! In the other corner, THE BRENT brings a good looking sensation with some nasty combos and a KILLER INSTINCT! The odds are even...DEAD ev…
 
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to tonight's featured attraction. In one corner, an early riser and a reasonable fellow, THE BRENT! In the other corner, in the red and white, a power house who's new to the game but shows potential, Amigo Aaron! It's Atari ST VS Amiga 500...NUFF SAID! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-presents/support…
 
The boys are back in the DEEP end of the pool this week on ARG 141, as we take a look at the Japanese computer the MSX2. We look over what's changed since the MSX and then BAM we tackle two system exclusives as we go on the GREAT Pumpkin Adventure III and then it's a hunt for the Treasure of Usas! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-pre…
 
Do you like the Gameboy? Then you'll HATE this weeks console, as we take a look at the MOTHER of all bad Gameboy clones, the Game Master from Hartung! Don't like that name, how about the Systema!? This thing has 20 names! After we dive headfirst into the shallow pool of information on the Game Master, we have to actually play two games! Good gawd n…
 
Happy Halloween everyone! Halloween, a time for the DARK ARTS, and what has darker art then the ORIGINAL Microsoft X-BOX! We celebrate the dark holiday with our DARKEST of episodes, as we dive DEEP into the night to bring you the HORRIFIC Call of Cthulhu Dark Corners of the Earth and... The Simpsons Hit and Run....yeah, I know....the Brent has a di…
 
An interesting computer is the subject of episode 138 of ARG Presents, as we look at the pioneering machine the Sinclair ZX81. First, we try to learn about the ZX81 and it's place in computing history, and then we dive in blind to the games of this fine device. First, we go back to the gold rush days...a time of fortune, rats, snakes, and gremlins …
 
Hey everyone, it's the Commodore CDTV! I'm...i'm so very sorry...I mean WELCOME to HUGE episode 137 of ARG Presents! This week we'll "play" games on the CDTV! First we take a look at this Amiga 500 in a fancy box, and then we DIVE into the vast library of gaming goodness that the CDTV has to offer! Shake in TERROR as we...play... Psycho Killer! The…
 
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