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Podouken

Sep 8, 2020

HOLY SH...EBOYGEN! It’s time for another Arcade Obscura where each of the hosts pitch their choice for underrated or underappreciated two-player beat ‘em up game. PastBlaster brings us a game from a familiar company that uses six-buttons to possess and destroy your enemies. Rob brings us a sequel from a company that...


Aug 25, 2020

CYBORGS AIN’T LADIES!! We grab Technos Japan’s ultra-violent and over-the-top The Combatribes by the heels and take it for a spin - and have a lot of fun doing it! Join us as we rediscover this often overlooked beat ‘em up playing characters that all skipped leg day. Did we just find Pastblaster’s long lost...


Aug 12, 2020

The Mad Gears must pay. We are joined by special guest co-host Chris Antista to discuss Capcom’s Final Fight! Capcom goes “huge and cool” to bring us one of the best beat ‘em ups ever made. Who is responsible for the Final Fight/Street Fighter II universe and why is it not who you may think? What part did a...


Jul 29, 2020

Are you a bad enough dude or dudette to listen to this episode? That’s right, we’re talking about the game that sounds like it was made by an 80s word generator (and probably was) - Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja. The President has been kidnapped! What will it take to get Blade and Striker - the baddest sweatpant-wearing...


Jul 15, 2020

What do you get when you mix a little Rambo, a lot of Conan, some Altered Beast, throw in some swords and sorcery, and put it all on a PCB that likes to kill itself? Golden Axe! Somehow this is our first featured Sega game so we play a game to see how much Sega history we include in this episode. What exactly makes a...