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PWNCAST | Season 1: Episode 23 - Consoles (Part 1)

Matt Gardner
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PWNCAST | Season 1: Episode 23 - Consoles (Part 1)

Following our open discussion earlier in the week, we get stuck in to the Favourite Consoles debate, picking sides across the last three decades of console generations, dissecting the console wars, touching on some industry-changing developments in both hardware and software, and going on an enormous nostalgia trip.

After picking favourites from each generation, we nominate a favourite console of all time each, before trying to assume a critical position of objectivity to decide on the Best Console Ever.

In fact, we had so much fun that we ended up with almost two hours of material and had to chop it in half.

PWNCAST | Season 1: Episode 23, Recorded: July 26th, 2012

Some of the things that get covered this week:

  • The Atari 2600
  • NES: Nintendo's Monopoly
  • SNES vs. Mega Drive
  • SEGA's Decline
  • N64 vs PS1 vs SEGA Saturn
  • The Rise of Sony and Microsoft
  • SEGA Dreamcast vs PS2 vs Gamecube vs Xbox
  • Why the Xbox was built for SEGA fanboys

...and much, much more.

Tune in tomorrow for part two, when we chat about the current generation, reveal our favourite consoles of all time, and try to come to an agreement on the best console ever.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be quite a few instances of strong language.

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ODB_69  Aug. 1, 2012 at 18:13

Haha! In fairness I only bought the Jag for AvP...but never actually sourced it! It's still worth more than what I paid for it though (£30) back in the day. Best game I had was Cannon Fodder (other 2 weregod awful!). Problem with Fodder was if your guys ranked too high it crashed the while thing so you had to periodically wipe them out

Lynx rocked though!


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