Leisure

Comedian Adam Blank and his guests reminisce about their favourite retro video games

October 13, 2020

Remember The Game #119 - Sonic Adventure

It took 119 episodes, and a patreon poll victory, but we're finally talking SEGA Dreamcast on Remember The Game? And what better place to start than with the game that started it all - Sonic Adventure.
 
There's certainly a lot to criticize here. The camera. The glitches and bugs. Horrible voice acting. A certain cat (FUCKKKKKKKK!!!) And we do indeed criticize all of that. But we also talk about how fun this game is when this stuff gets out of the way, and how this game really was a great debut title for the Dreamcast. My guest this week is my pal and Sega lover Chris Heber, and we spent an hour talking about the good and bad aspects of Sonic's 3D debut.
 
And before Chris and I complain about that jungle and that fucking cat, it's the fabled 'Remember The Game?' intro! We talk about the possibility of a new Nintendo 64 console, the rumours surrounding the Dreamcast mini, kickstarting video games, and more! 
 
We also have another fantastic edition of 'Play One, Remake One, Erase One'. This week it's the 'First Person Shooter' edition, starring Half-Life 2, Perfect Dark, and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter.
 
If you want to skip to something specific, here's where to go:
 
0:00 - 7:50  Initial self-indulgent rambling
 
7:51 - 21:40 'Blowing In The Cartridge' (Listener comments & questions, and Letter Time!)
 
21:41 - 30:19 'Play One. Remake One. Erase One.' - Silent Hill, Metal Gear Solid, Castlevania: SOTN.
 
30:20 - 33:24 SEGA Dreamcast Mini Rumours
 
33:25 - 35:14 What have I been playing?
 
35:15 - 37:18 Listener's Sonic Adventures Memories
 
37:19 + Sonic Adventure Talk!
 
Enjoy the podcast!

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