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Metroidvania Mania – Best Video Game Podcast Top Search Result on Google

By Heath | May 31, 2015 at 7:18 am

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Metroidvania Mania – Best Video Game Podcast Top Search Result on Google by Best Video Game Podcast on Mixcloud

Here’s a time-stamped guide to the discussion:

00:00 – Intro
01:31 – Metroids and Castlevanias
03:49 – Games that grow more famous (and expensive) with time
08:15 – On the “Metroidvania” moniker
12:35 – The difference between Metroidvanias and plain ol’ action-platformers
17:15 – Games miscategorized as Metroidvanias
20:43 – Deep look at the Bloodstained Kickstarter’s marketing machine
28:37 – Molyneux vs. Igarashi: Skepticism over rock-star developers
34:17 – Informationless hype
37:54 – Super Metroid sure was great!
41:27 – Metroid Fusion and breaking the illusion of freedom
47:31 – Outro

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