On this episode of the Backlog Busting Project, Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle tackle the game that really started it all for Sony’s focus on indie games for the later generation systems, Unfinished Swan. Debuting on Playstation 3, A short, but beautiful look at themes not always explored in Video Games.
Randy talks on one of the Nintendo 64’s biggest games from Rare, Perfect Dark. The next evolution on what they did with Goldeneye 007, does a game with much more, hold up today?
Finally, Wes discusses one of Tim Schafer and Double Fine’s most beloved games, Psychonauts. A game that explores the mind with unique characters and an interesting story. How does Wes react to his experience from this multi-platform classic
Backlog Busting Project: Unfinished Swan, Perfect Dark, Psychonauts
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 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