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Podouken

Nov 30, 2022

Sorry X-Men, there’s a new longest episode in town. It’s time to talk about George Lucas’s totally-not-inspired-by-Lord-of-the-Rings fantasy epic (and Capcom arcade game) Willow, which coincidentally (or not) has a new TV series coming out… today!

Why are all the names in this movie so awful? Does Val Kilmer make...


Nov 16, 2022

Hold on to your butts as we explore a Steven Spielberg directed film that was a #1 top grossing box office movie and spawned a video game. No, not Jaws. No, not E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Welcome to Jurassic Park (cue the kazoos).

How did one Spaz lead to the extinction of a special effects technology and the supremacy...


Nov 2, 2022

Dead or alive, you’re coming with me to hear the Podouken gang explore RoboCop the movie… and the arcade game!

How did a home video game company play the Uno Reverse card on an arcade maker? Why are there so many dicks in this movie? What movie set gave inspiration for the creation of RoboCop? What makes this movie...


Oct 19, 2022

After 80 episodes we’re not going home. We’re going to get on our boat, and we’re going up river, and we’re going to kick that son-of-a-bitch Bison’s ass so hard that the next Bison wannabe is gonna feel it. Now who wants to go home, and who wants to listen to a Street Fighter: The Movie podcast?!

Why have we...


Oct 5, 2022

After three years of podcasting, nearly 80 episodes, and covering 200 arcade games, it’s time to switch our focus to something with more audience potential. So we’re going full Hollywood and rebranding as a video arcade game… movie podcast! To start we’re covering the live-action Walt Disney classic, Tron.