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Galaga 40th Anniversary

About This Episode Four decades ago, the video game, Galaga, first appeared in arcades. Its combination of action, strategy, and iconic design have resulted in it regularly being praised as one of the greatest video games of all time. So in this episode, we’re celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the greatest space shooter to ever […]

The Green Knight, Mpix Photo Lab, & Forbidden Island

About This Episode We check out the new Hulu comedy-murder-mystery series starring two of the three amigos, relive the tale of Commander Shepard in the legendary edition of a classic game franchise, and play a co-operative board game where you’re on a mission to capture sacred treasure from a perilous island! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » […]

Long Distance Phone Calls

About This Episode Today we grab our cell phones and call pretty much anybody, anywhere, without a second thought. But it used to be that placing a call to anyone more than a few miles away could result in a hefty phone bill at the end of the month! In this Backtrack, we look back […]

SFGE 2021, Snake Eyes, & Reservation Dogs

About This Episode This week we watch the new film that reveals the origins of one of the most mysterious characters in the G.I. Joe franchise, check out a nearly forty year old piece of Atari computer tech, and we are recording live on the floor of the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo with a special guest […]

The GenX Mall Experience

About This Episode Today, shopping malls are struggling to keep their doors open, but a few decades ago they were booming. To many kids who grew up in the ’70s and ’80s, the mall was a favorite hangout, an entertainment center, a cafeteria, and even a date night destination! In this episode, our parents have […]

Old, Numskull Galaga, & Days Gone

About This Episode We find out if M. Night Shyamalan’s newest film is worth your time, test drive a premium quarter-scale arcade cabinet from manufacturer, Numskull, and play an open-world survival horror game that takes place two years after a global pandemic! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise […]