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The podcast about obscure video games. Well-kept Japanese-only secrets, forgotten retro games, and everything in between. Do you believe that there’s value in the unknown?
Jun 12, 2020
Episode 2: Mon Dieu, It's Jumping Flash 3!
Episode page: https://podcast.obskyr.io/episode-2-mon-dieu,-it’s-jumping-flash-3!/ Jumping Flash made a splash in 1995, when it was the first 3D platformer to hit consoles. But did you know there’s a third game in the series, released only in Japan? Today’s all about the Jumping Flash series, and more specifically, the personality-packed Robbit Mon Dieu for the PlayStation 1.
1 hr 16 min
May 11, 2020
Episode 1: The Post-Pokémon Gold Rush
Episode page: https://podcast.obskyr.io/episode-1-the-post-pok%C3%A9mon-gold-rush/ On this inaugural episode of Obscuriosities, we talk about mon games – games inspired to ride the coattails of Pokémon’s creature-collecting craze. But of course, unlike a Digimon or a Monster Rancher… these games didn’t make it big. Today, we explore Kotobattle: Tengai no Moribito (Game Boy Color), Kanzume Monsters (Game Boy), Kanzume Monsters: Parfait (Game Boy Color), Kaseki Sōsei Reborn (Game Boy), and Kaseki Sōsei Reborn II: Monster Digger (Game Boy Color).
1 hr 2 min