With lots of games to cover this episode and no time to waste, Kevin gets classy with the Bravely Default demo. By listener request, Marc reviews Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, which leads to an argument about the Monster Hunter series as a whole: is Monster Hunter a hardcore experience or frustrating tedium? Kevin searches for love in deep space with the game Space Chicks for iOS while in another part of the galaxy, Emrys becomes deeply involved in interstellar commerce with Space Traders on Android. To wrap up current reviews, Marc waxes philosophic in Continue?9876543210 for iOS and Kevin returns from space to lead an Our Portable Past covering Kirby’s Dream Land for the Game Boy.
The Portable Power Podcast welcomes in the new year with a special guest: Josh Presseisen, founder of Crescent Moon Games. Crescent Moon is a developer and publisher of games such as Pocket RPG, Rimelands, Paper Monsters, Ravensword, Space Chicks, MIMPI, and Optical Inquisitor. Josh shares about the origin of Crescent Moon, game creation, publishing, collaboration, and his love of Metroidvania style games.