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BYOT Episode 3: The 8-bit era of gaming

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It’s only the third episode, but we’re already showing our age in this installment of the Bring Your Own Topic podcast. This time around, we have Wired.com‘s Chris Kohler, Gaijin Games (Bit.Trip series) co-founder Alex Neuse, and Kabam‘s (Kingdoms of Camelot) Andy Alamano. The three of them join GamesBeat editor-in-chief Dan “Shoe” Hsu to go back in time 30 years to when music looped and pixels were all the rage.

This episode’s topics:

  • 8-bit games that were truly scary
  • The rise and fall of “stage music”
  • Playing Nintendo Entertainment System games that didn’t make it to the U.S.

Special thanks to Playhaven, our official sponsor!

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