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Which video games were so far ahead of their time, so much pure fun, that they stand apart? Since we love games we decided to answer this question once and for all in a new podcast series simply named “Games to Play Before You Die.” Our host Jordan Minor, Senior Editor at Geek.com, breaks down the video games you MUST play before you kick the bucket (or get carpal tunnel). With the help of rotating experts and Mashable Editors, each episode dives into the development and launch of a video game that has impacted our host and guests personally as well as the industry.

Which video games were so far ahead of their time, so much pure fun, that they stand apart? Since we love games we decided to answer this question once and for all in a new podcast series simply named “Games to Play Before You Die.” Our host Jordan Minor, Senior Editor at Geek.com, breaks down the video games you MUST play before you kick the bucket (or get carpal tunnel). With the help of rotating experts and Mashable Editors, each episode dives into the development and launch of a video game that has impacted our host and guests personally as well as the industry.
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Which video games were so far ahead of their time, so much pure fun, that they stand apart? Since we love games we decided to answer this question once and for all in a new podcast series simply named “Games to Play Before You Die.” Our host Jordan Minor, Senior Editor at Geek.com, breaks down the video games you MUST play before you kick the bucket (or get carpal tunnel). With the help of rotating experts and Mashable Editors, each episode dives into the development and launch of a video game that has impacted our host and guests personally as well as the industry.

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Episodes

Pokémon games are for kids, but we don’t feel guilty about playing them

11/30/2018
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In this episode of Games to Play Before You Die, panel members Jordan Minor, Alice Newcome-Beill, and Kellen Beck discuss how Pokémon became a cultural phenomenon years ago that continues today, and how Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow are truly games you should play before you die. For more, watch the video podcast HERE. Follow our Facebook Watch page HERE. And follow our panelists on Twitter: @JordanWMinor, @Atom_Babe, & @KellenBeck

Duration:00:29:45

Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption was a Western masterpiece

11/30/2018
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In this episode of Games to Play Before You Die, panel members Jordan Minor, Alice Newcome-Beill, and Bob Al-Greene discuss how Red Dead Redemption took cowboy games to a whole new level with its incomparable setting and score. The panel also compares it to another Rockstar game, Grand Theft Auto, as well as to the newest release Red Dead Redemption 2. For more, watch the video podcast HERE. Follow our Facebook Watch page HERE. And follow our panelists on Twitter: @JordanWMinor,...

Duration:00:30:04

Remembering Assassin's Creed II, Ubisoft's stealthy classic

11/30/2018
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In this episode of Games to Play Before You Die, panel members Jordan Minor, Alexis Nedd, and Bob Al-Greene analyze the powerful impact of Assassin’s Creed II on the gaming world. From taking players to beautifully rendered historical locations to adding revolutionary combat and puzzle features, Assassin’s Creed II solidified itself as a can’t-miss and a game you must play before you die. For more, watch the video podcast HERE.

Duration:00:29:25

The pure, riotous fun of Super Smash Bros.

11/1/2018
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In this episode Jordan Minor, Kellen Beck, and Bob Al-Greene break down the moves, music, stages, nostalgia, and cultural significance behind the classic Smash 64. The panel also argues why Super Smash Bros is one of the best fighting games, how the game is a celebration of all things Nintendo, and looks back on their favorite childhood memories featuring the game. For more, watch the video podcast HERE.

Duration:00:29:20

More than 25 years later, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is still the greatest

10/19/2018
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How is Sonic 2 the only good Sonic game? What is Sonic's last name? Why is Sonic 2 a game to play before you die? We tried to find some answers on this week's episode of Games to Play Before You Die. Host Jordan Minor sits down with Mashable entertainment reporter Kellen Beck and Mashable illustrator and gaming enthusiast Bob Al-Greene to discuss why the look, feel, and gameplay of Sonic 2 was both revolutionary and timeless. For more, watch the video podcast HERE. Join us again for the...

Duration:00:30:30