Game Buoy Podcast Episode 131 – Paku-Paku

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Ahoy, mateys, and welcome to the GAMEBUOY.ORG video game podcast – your twice monthly port of call for gaming news and views that maybe aren’t on your radar, but most definitely should be! On this episode, recorded Sunday, February 5, 2017, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick celebrate the history and legacy of Namco!

This episode is dedicated to Masaya Nakamura, founder of Namco, who recently passed away at age 91.

FOLLOW UPS

http://kotaku.com/final-fantasy-30th-anniversary-celebration-has-no-news-1791818449
http://kotaku.com/the-ps4-will-finally-support-external-hard-drives-1791956430
http://kotaku.com/nintendo-exec-tatsumi-kimishima-told-the-nikkei-that-th-1791906988
http://kotaku.com/jury-awards-zenimax-half-a-billion-dollars-in-oculus-la-1791885215
http://kotaku.com/smash-bros-sells-better-on-3ds-than-wii-u-1791867250
http://kotaku.com/the-elder-scrolls-online-gets-morrowind-expansion-1791834134
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/02/03/nier-automata-gone-gold-ready-release/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/02/02/jackbox-party-pack-3-coming-soon-nintendo-switch/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/02/01/azure-striker-gunvolt-anime-ova-releases-worldwide-february-9/
– http://www.siliconera.com/2017/02/01/monster-hunter-xx-demo-launches-february-15-japan-itll-new-styles/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/31/balthier-final-fantasy-xii-join-world-final-fantasy-dlc-champion-summon/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/31/final-fantasy-xvs-booster-pack-episode-gladiolus-episode-prompto-dlcs-get-launch-dates/

RELEASE INFOS

http://www.siliconera.com/2017/02/03/zero-escape-nonary-games-will-come-north-america-march-24-2017/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/02/03/stranger-sword-city-revisited-coming-north-america-february-28th/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/02/02/europe-gets-yo-kai-watch-2-april-7-2017/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/02/02/bomberman-94-gradius-join-north-americas-virtual-console/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/31/final-fantasy-xii-zodiac-age-releasing-july-11-west-july-13-japan/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/31/musou-stars-delayed-month-japan-march-30-2017/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/30/psychonauts-rhombus-ruin-begins-rescue-february-21-2017/

OMG NEWS

http://kotaku.com/1791844609
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/27/2d-fighter-million-arthur-arcana-blood-announced-arcade-japan-2017/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/26/mobius-final-fantasy-coming-steam-west-getting-final-fantasy-vii-remake-collab/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/26/using-pokmon-bank-transfer-solrock-lunatone-will-unlock-special-scene-pokmon-sun-moon/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/26/square-enix-marvel-teaming-video-games/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/26/accel-world-vs-sword-art-online-headed-west-summer-2017-ps4-ps-vita/
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/25/pokmon-duel-strategy-smartphone-game-pokmon-figures-now/

CULTURE CLUB

http://www.dualshockers.com/2017/01/25/final-fantasy-xv-sold-88533-digital-copies-japan-christmas-total-jp-sales-now-miilion/
http://kotaku.com/1791911839
http://kotaku.com/after-12-years-famed-club-penguin-iceberg-finally-tips-1791892480
http://www.siliconera.com/2017/01/24/guilty-gear-xrd-rev-2-tekken-7-smash-bros-sfv-kof-xiv-announced-evo-2017/
http://kotaku.com/the-vote-over-evo-2017s-ninth-fighting-game-is-reopenin-1791836408
http://kotaku.com/donkey-kong-64-speedrunner-finds-hidden-coin-after-17-y-1791824680

SOOOOOO CONTROVERSIAL

http://kotaku.com/new-gamestop-program-leads-employees-to-lie-to-customer-1791874332

DOOM AND GLOOM

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/290198/Mad_Catz_threatened_with_stock_market_delisting.php

SMASH HIT

https://twitter.com/jasonschreier/status/824363834806857728

DISCUSSION

This week, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick honor the late Masaya Nakamura as we discuss the history and legacy of the company he founded, Namco. The Podcast Pirates examine the history of Namco as a manufacturer of amusement machines before revolutionizing arcade gaming in the early 1980s, going on to build a roster of well loved franchise and quality games.

WHAT’S UP

First Mate Slagkick has been playing Final Fantasy XIV and Fire Emblem Heroes. Captain Spike has been playing Kingdom Hearts 2.8 and Fire Emblem Heroes.

SOCIAL LINKS

This week we honor the late Masaya Nakamura by looking at the Namco legacy! What are your favorite Namco games?

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