We see the articles and the streams and sometimes even the big time tournaments, but what is it like being a pro gamer? We wanted to learn more about the community around professional gaming and eSports so we asked one. Joshua Laus our eSports corespondent takes us through the world of pro gaming and believe me, it's a wild ride.
Like zombies? Like blasting zombies? Like hipsters? Ok, well, two out of three aint bad. We head to Spain and we're talking Hipsters vs. Zombies with Carlos Cuesta Dolz of Arpic Games.
We head to Johannesburg, South Africa to premiere the trailer of Stasis the sci-fi horror adventure game from independent developer, The Brotherhood and speak with co-creator, Christopher Bischoff about their creation.
We talk with the King of the Arcade, Richie Knucklez. Fans of Retrogaming will know him from his gaming achievements, the documentary film, King of the Arcade and of course, Twin Galaxies. In our extended interview, we discuss his experiences running a successful arcade, being a retrogamer and his awesome collection of arcade cabinets.
We head to Belarus to talk with Alexander Dergay of Aterdux Entertainment about their game, Legends of Eisenwald.
Ever wanted to knock over someone’s sand castle or play forts as a kid and wish it was real? We go Beyond the Game trailer of Forts the action/strategy game from EarthWork Games where you do just that. Build a fort in real time, arm it with advanced weapons and take out the enemy fort.
With eSports taking the world by storm with numbers that rival the World Series and the college football championship fans now have a new way to enjoy this brand new American pastime. In this episode of The Obsolete Gamer Show we chat with Rahul Sood, a true entrepreneur that founded the gaming PC Company Voodoo PC and created the first incubation fund for startups at Microsoft and eventually became the global head of Microsoft Ventures. His new company Unikrn gives fans of eSports a place to bet on top tier players and tournaments. As a fan of sports and fantasy leagues this intrigued me and I had a lot of questions and Mr. Sood was happy to answer them all. Unikrn sees their business as a way to get eSports the attention it deserves, rivaling other team based sports leagues like the NFL or NBA. It’s quite a goal and if successful could change the face of eSports the way companies such as Draft Kings has.
We go beyond the game trailer of 20XX, the Mega Man X style platformer with random levels, random power-ups, permanent death, oh and multiplayer too! We spoke with Eitan Glinert, president of Fire Hose Games about what players can expect from this Roguelike game.
We talk with Carl "Perfect Legend" White, 3-Time EVO Champion and member of Team FNATIC about eSports, the life of a pro gamer and the all the haters that come along with it.
We talk with classic gaming legend and COO of Playscreen, William Volk and discuss the changing face of video games with the booming market of mobile gaming.
We sit down with gamer, collector and Youtuber, Lifespiller about a wide array of types from classic games to collecting on a budget and doing it smart. We also talk about the challenges of running a Youtube channel and the pitfalls many often fall into. This is an extended episode, but it’s a good one so check it out and you can also check out Lifespiller’s videos on his channel.
We go Beyond the game trailer of Celestian Tales: Old North a more character and story driven turn based roleplaying game created in the traditional JRPG style. We spoke with Cipto Adiguno, Producer for Ekuator Games on the art, music and stylings of Celestian Tales: Old North and what players can expect when stepping their world.
A unique outspoken, tell it like it is writer who also professionally wrestled and loves retro games and that's just the start. We talk to Mike "NESquester" Wright about his gaming background, wrestling career and his celebrated writing about classic games.
We go Beyond the Game Trailer of Exploit: Zero Day and talk with game designer Gregory Avery-Weir of Future Proof Games.
In our interview, we talked about the journey from concept to Kickstarter, the filming and interview process, the behind the scenes stories that happens when you travel around meeting interesting people from gaming history and what is was like to take something you care about, craft it and release it to the world.
Jacob Clark Community Manager for The Unallied joins us on The Gamer Profiles Show to talk about their indie game, Super Dwarf Madness.
We take a look at War and Battles, the tabletop inspired warfare game that offers realistic battle scenarios on your Apple and Android Tablets. Before the premiere of the trailer we sat down with some of the makers of the game to talk about their latest trailer for the October War 1973
Carrie Swidecki joins the Obsolete Gamer Show to share her stories about fitness, weight-loss and advocating for health and healthy gaming as well as her world records in Just Dance and Dance Dance Revolution. We also talked about her love of classic gaming and some of her favorite classic games.