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48 minutes | May 10, 2022
Pocket Review Episode 16 - Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo for Gameboy Advance
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Join Tim, Trevor, and Johnny as they cover Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo, the game that combines Tetris with Street Fighter, sort of. There’s also lots of things said in this episode (only by Johnny and Trevor) that no one should be proud of.
68 minutes | May 3, 2022
Retro Blissed Episode 179 - Metal Slug X
Metal Slug X, for the arcade, Neo Geo AES, PlayStation, and many other systems as part of a compilation, is a Contra style run and gun shooter that brings the heat! Trevor and Johnny see how many credits it takes to clear the game, and for some reason spend way too much time talking about their disgusting new (and probably very fake) sponsor.
47 minutes | Apr 12, 2022
Pocket Review Episode 15 - Kirby's Dream Land for Gameboy
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! This is it. The very first Kirby game. Did this pink cream puff have a great start on the original Gameboy, or did he…suck? Sorry. Really, very sorry.
50 minutes | Apr 5, 2022
Retro Blissed Episode 178 - Joe and Mac
Johnny and Trevor cover the Super Nintendo version of the 1991 Data East Arcade game Joe & Mac. However, the SNES version is very much its own beast. Will the guys discover fire in this game, or just get squashed by asteroids and quickly forgotten?
53 minutes | Mar 30, 2022
Pocket Review Episode 14 - Mickey's Speedway USA for Gameboy Color
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Rare and Nintendo bring you Mickey’s Speedway USA, a racing game in the vein of R.C. Pro Am and Rock n’ Roll Racing. Don’t let the Disney characters fool you, this is one tricky Gameboy Color racer. This episode features a couple of packages, plus Tim.
68 minutes | Mar 22, 2022
Retro Blissed Episode 177 - Rad Racer and Rad Racer II
Rad Racer was, in many ways, an Outrun clone, but it was also ahead of its time for a home console racing game on the NES. Does this game and its sequel live up to the Square name, or was it just a weird footnote before they became the Final Fantasy company? More importantly, remember when Trevor and Johnny reviewed Final Fantasy VI? What a freaking disaster.
51 minutes | Mar 15, 2022
Pocket Review Episode 13 - Warioland 3 for Gamboy Color
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Wario Land 3 is not what you may think, if what you think is this is ANYTHING like a Mario game. Also, Johnny is in rare form this episode and Trevor simply cannot form a coherent thought with this level of buffoonery. Tim, as always, is the only one with any sense. Listen at your own risk.
59 minutes | Mar 1, 2022
Retro Blissed Episode 176 - Outrun
Out Run is a 1991 Sega Genesis port of the 1986 classic arcade game by the legend Yu Suzuki. Trevor and Johnny talk about and review both versions and decide if they still hold up today or if there time has run out, much like Trevor and Johnny have long ago run out of holes on their belts.
40 minutes | Feb 22, 2022
Pocket Review Episode 12 - TMNT II - Back from the Sewers for Gameboy
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Back from the Sewers is a 1991 Konami game for the original Gameboy. Is it a beat em up or something else? Join Tim, Trevor, and Johnny as they find a way to talk about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles YET AGAIN.
98 minutes | Feb 16, 2022
Retro Blissed Episode 175 - Top Gun
Top Gun is a 1987 Konami game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It is notorious for its difficulty, especially in landing the plane. Andrew Lenz joins Trevor and Johnny to find out if this is one NES game whose ego is writing checks its body can’t cash.
58 minutes | Feb 8, 2022
Pocket Review Episode 11 - Metal Slug Advance for Gameboy Advance
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Metal Slug Advance is an all original Metal Slug designed for Nintendo's GBA, with a few changes unique to this game. Listen as Trevor, Johnny, and Tim review the game. Also: Trevor admits to a really gross pre-workout routine, Johnny is petty, and Tim wonders why he doesn't choose his friends more carefully.
70 minutes | Feb 1, 2022
Retro Blissed Episode 174 - Bayou Billy
Bayou Billy is a 1989 Konami game for the Nintendo Entertainment system. It has 3 distinct gameplay styles. Listen for the full review and an enlightening new Bliss Quiz! You know what else has 3 styles? Trevor and Johnny: portly, unkempt, and slovenly.
61 minutes | Jan 27, 2022
Pocket Review Episode 10 - Star Trek 25th Anniversary for Gameboy
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Star Trek: 25th Anniversary is a Gameboy action game published by Konami. It features 2 distinct gameplay types. Will the guys like either gameplay type, or reject both as they have faced rejection many times in their own lives. Live long, and eat Chinese buffets.
75 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
Retro Blissed Episode 173 - Tecmo Bowl
Tecmo Bowl for the NES is a legendary football game, arguably one of the first to both feel like football and be fun. But does it hold up 32 years later? Listen as Trevor and Johnny, the two LEAST qualified people to talk about football, talk about football once again. But they are joined by Matt Johnson, famed host of the 2-Pt Conversation podcast. Stick around for the incredibly football themed Bliss Quiz, where Matt will surely make Johnny look like the football fool he is.
55 minutes | Jan 12, 2022
Pocket Review Episode 9 - Super MarioLand for Gameboy
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Super Mario Land was a launch title for the original Gameboy, made by the team behind Metroid, and resulting in a very different Mario game from anything else in the series. Listen for the full review and probably some other things you never wanted to know.
99 minutes | Jan 4, 2022
Retro Blissed Episode 172 - 2021 Year End Special
Another banner (?) year for Retro Blissed has ended, and the guys send you out with their 2021 gaming awards followed by their TOP 10 GAMES OF ALL TIME! The only question is, which Bubsy game takes the top spot?
71 minutes | Dec 24, 2021
Retro Blissed Episode 171 - Daze Before Christmas
Merry Christmas! Trevor and Johnny are back with a genuine Christmas game: Daze Before Christmas from Sunsoft for the Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive. The guys get really jolly this episode, then crash to reality pretty quickly. Ok, they never were that high to begin with. Really, you’re better off not listening to this one if you’re in a decent mood right now.
51 minutes | Dec 9, 2021
Pocket Review Episode 8 - Kirby Pinball for Gameboy
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Kirby’s Pinball Land for the original Gameboy started the trend of character pinball games on Nintendo handhelds. Can Kirby hold up as a fun pinball game on such an old handheld, or will he do exactly what Retro Blissed does? (Suck.)
61 minutes | Nov 30, 2021
Retro Blissed Episode 170 - Chuck Rock
Chuck Rock is a platformer from Core and Virgin released for the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo in 1992. We play the genesis version as a request from director level supporter Michael Thompson. Find out if this game is a belly full of laughs, or just has rocks for brains.
46 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
Pocket Review Episode 7 - Lilo and Stitch for Gameboy Advance
Welcome to Pocket Review, from the guys that brought you Retro Blissed! Lilo & Stitch for Gameboy Advance Lilo & Stitch for the GBA is NOT what you would expect from a Disney handheld game. Does "Metal Slug clone" pique your interest? If so then stick around. Also Tim and Johnny continue their borderline creepy obsession with the McRib. Please send help.
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