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PPP episode 20

Episode 20: The Soundtrack to our Extra Lives

Soundtracks make a huge difference in the experience of any media, and mobile games are no exception. In this episode, Emrys, Marc, and Kevin sit down together over glasses of scotch and talk about songs that were literally game-changers.

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Episode 15: Existentialism, Outer Space, and Pink Blobs

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.

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Episode 13: Two Zeldas and a Year in Review

In the final episode of 2013, Kevin gives his review of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Marc travels back through many ages and seasons to review The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons for Our Portable Past. To wrap up the episode, the guys give out their first ever end of year awards and reminisce about the great year of portable gaming that 2013 was. On a purely tangential note, adult babies receive verbal abuse and the guys give The Year of Luigi a special sendoff.


In this special episode, the guys discuss E3 and WWDC. Download this bonus episode and thrill to their alcohol-soaked opinions of news you’ve already read.

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Episode 2: Return of Mario’s Pinball Dungeon

With significantly less alcohol in their systems, the guys delve into a broad variety of game genres with Mario & Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move for 3DS, Pinball Arcade on Android, and Dungeon Hunter 4 on iOS. Later, Marc extols the virtues of Samus Aran’s sophomore outing on the Gameboy and a discussion arises about games so good that even console elitists would find it hard not to love them.


Episode 1: The Injustice of Luigi’s Tamagotchi Awakening

In our first episode, Kevin sucks at Luigi’s Mansion for 3DS, Emrys manages feces with Tamagotchi LIFE for Android devices, and Marc battles through one of the 52 multiverses in Injustice for iOS. Later, Link’s Awakening becomes the focus of much beer weeping and Emrys shares tips on using Pokémon to get girls.