On this episode of the Backlog Busting Project, Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle talk at length about one of the greatest games of all-time, Nintendo‘s Super Metroid. What are some of the things that make the game so legendary? What about Samus Aran as a character makes her stand out? The atmosphere and powers in the game are unique too.
Randy then discusses one of the standout games in the Fire Emblem franchise. Fire Emblem: Awakening on Nintendo 3DS. How does the game feel on a portable system? Is it truly one of the better strategy games in existence?
Wes also talks about the puzzle game Quantum Conundrum developed by Airtight Games. Let’s just say it’s a game with a wacky scientist and a cat, I mean, how can you go wrong?
Backlog Busting Project: Super Metroid, Fire Emblem Awakening, Quantum Conundrum
About Backlog Busting Project
This biweekly 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 talk about some of the latest things in the gaming community, then dive right in to 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 life long 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 for W2Mnet.com