On this episode of Backlog Busting Project, Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle get a hankering for some Nintendo games. Plus, give love to one of the indie classics too.
Both guys discuss playing quite literally the Super Nintendo classic Platformer from Rare, Donkey Kong Country. Is the game a bit unfair in some places? Who’s better? Donkey Kong or Diddy Kong? And what about those Kart levels?
Randy discusses the Gamecube hit Luigi’s Mansion. Does the game actually get spooky? How is Luigi as a lead character? Is Gobbling up ghosts any fun?
Finally, Wes covers the Indie hit Limbo. Playdead‘s classic is one of those games that’s universally loved, does Wes feel the same way? What about the setting and gameplay makes it stand out?
Backlog Busting Project: Luigi’s Mansion, Donkey Kong Country, Limbo
About Backlog Busting Project
This podcast, run by Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle chronicles their ongoing battle against the forces of Bak’laag — or to put it in laymen’s terms, their video game backlogs.
So what exactly is the Backlog Busting Project? Biweekly, Wes and Randy get together to talk about some of the latest things in the gaming community, then dive right into talking about their experiences with three different games:
1. A game that Wes is playing but Randy is not
2. A game that Randy is playing but Wes is not
3. A game that both are playing.
It is a new adventure on each episode, so be sure to check out the description to see if they cover your favorite game.
Randy Isbelle is a fan of platformers and sports games mostly but enjoys games from almost every genre. He’s also a lifelong New York Jets fan as well. Randy has a history of writing reviews for various websites and has a collection of over 2,000 video games. The dude knows his stuff. When he’s not writing or playing games, he’s spending time with his girlfriend and two children.
Wes Harrington is a lifelong geek with a penchant for RPGs and a burning hatred for Hotline Miami. He’s also a lifelong Seattle sports fan, and has been since before the Seahawks were anything more than mediocre. Wes does Video Game Reviews and hosts the Backlog Busting Project