Ask someone to hold your hair and gently rub your back as you listen to the first 2016 episode of the Portable Power Podcast. Your beloved hosts return with some mild format changes to make your podcast listening experience a more positive one as a whole. Emrys reviews Pokemon Picross, a freemium game for the Nintendo 3DS. Is it a worthwhile freemium game, or is it only for squares? Marc reviews Xenoblade Chronicles X. But wait, isn’t Xenoblade Chronicles X a Wii U game? Y would Portable Power Review that? Listen and you’ll Z. We wrap up the episode with Our Portable Past. Kevin reviews a more recent game: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse, although Shantae’s booty is more enchanting than it is a curse.
After your hosts share reminiscences of favorite RPG memories, Kevin begins reviews and finds Mimpi fetching. Marc bounces over boundless barrels in the Game Boy classic Donkey Kong. Then Emrys gives his take on the reworked third generation gems, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
This month, Emrys kicks things off with a preview of Blizzard’s upcoming CCG, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Kevin then recounts his experiences with nameless units and no strings attached in Rebirth of Fortune 2. Next, Emrys kills opposing armies in cold blood in Frozen Synapse for Android and Marc finds a softer side of the planet destroying weapon in Tiny Death Star. Finally, Kevin reminisces about Mario slapping aliens in the face with his superballs in Super Mario Land. This is the episode that will make all your Whipped Dreams come true.
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.
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.