The Forza Family Resemblance


Much like siblings who have divergent tastes, but still share their mom’s nose and dad’s hair, the two Forza racing games have as many differences as they have points in common. But the best point? Both are fun for their own reasons.

Reroll: Takeaways from Gamescom


It’s been a tumultuous week both here in the United States and around the world, but fortunately there have been a few shreds of good news to come out of this year’s Gamescom conference in Cologne, Germany. Microsoft, Sony and EA…

“Curse of the Blue Shell” – The Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Episode 44

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Mario Kart 8 teaches us that sometimes you just need to embrace fun for the sake of fun. That goes double for Luigi-death-stare memes.

“Nintendon’t Look So Hot” — Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Episode 35

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Aaron, Tyler, and Doug discuss Nintendo’s fiscal year 2013, and where the venerable industry leader may go from here.

“Buy More Stuff!” — Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Episode 29

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Nick, Aaron, Tyler, and Spencer discuss the sales and pricing of games and the effects of digital distribution on old modes of thinking.

“The Winter of Our Discontent” — Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Season 3, Episode 17


The crew talks about midnight launches, fanboy reactions, and South Park.

“Generation 7 Postmortem” — Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Season 3, Episode 16

The Silicon Sasquatch podcast crew pours one out for the end of the seventh console generation

Nick, Aaron, and Tyler look back at the seventh generation of gaming consoles — the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo Wii.

Backlog: Day None Edition

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The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will both be out within the next two weeks. Do we wait with baited breath? Or are we playing handheld and PC games as usual? Nick and Spencer join-in for this week’s post.

How I learned to stop worrying and love Nintendo

"That's what I love about Nintendo titles, I get older, they stay the same games."

Nintendo is an institution. They may not have the same global relevance they did twenty years ago, but were it not for them gaming would likely be a far more marginalized medium. After the market for video games crashed in…

Let’s (Not) Play Nintendo! – Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Season 3, Episode 7

Hot off the presses, we have a hot new Squatchast for you! In this episode, Nick, Spencer, and Aaron discuss Nintendo’s recent move to monetize Let’s Play videos containing content from their games, and speculate on the impact this will…