The Game Deflators

The Game Deflators

The Game Deflators are a couple of gamers from Phoenix Arizona that are obsessed with video games. Check out their weekly episodes for video game news, discussions and retro reviews.... Show More

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February 28, 2021 51 min

This week on the Game Deflators podcast, Pokémon Direct, new Nintendo Switch rumors (Including release year) and the cancelation of an un-person E3 are on the minds of the Game Deflators.

Also on this weeks episode the guys review Splatoon for the Nintendo Wii U. Part of an underrated system with minimal adoption, Splatoon has found its way into becoming a successful franchise for Nintendo. What did the guys think of its beginning...

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This week on the Game Deflators podcast, Nintendo Direct, Nintendo's lack of innovation, and the Mortal Kombat movie trailer take center stage in the gaming world, and the Game Deflators list of topics.

Also on this weeks episode the guys review Sayonara Wild Hearts for the Nintendo Switch. This game comes in with an under 2 hour story, is it worth the current $30 tag?

 

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PS5 Drift, Apex Legends Mobile and playing the same video game forever take the spotlight on this week's episode of the Game Deflators podcast.

The guys also mix things up for the inflation deflation game of the week to discuss two games they recently beat, Resident Evil 4 and Gris. Do these classic games in their respective genres live up to their price-point? 

 

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Part one of a three-part series on Gameboy collecting, The Game Deflators discuss their personal experiences with the Gameboy Advance and create a gamers starter kit. Budgeting $150, John and Ryan seek to build their ideal GBA collection for new collectors and younger gamers interested in the Gameboy Advance. Podcast episode recorded November 2020

 

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Epic games is now a bigger search than Nintendo, scalpers are still running rampant and Amazon continues to fail in the gaming industry on this week's episode of the Game Deflator's podcast. This week John and Ryan have a great time discussing their recent pickups and go down the rabbit hole that is Magic the Gathering.

To cap off the episode and keep up with the excitement of the NFL playoffs, the Game Deflators go for it...

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Retiring e-sports players, Joy Con Drift and the dangers of a toxic gaming community on this week's episode of the Game Deflator's podcast. This week John and Ryan look at gaming from a different lens, for better or worse.

To cap off the episode and keep up with the excitement of the NFL playoffs, the Game Deflators tackle some Blitz the League 2 on the PS3. In what seems to be the last game of the Blitz era, how well does...

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Nintendo is crushing the competition, Ubisoft is slated to develop an open-world Star Wars video game and Sony has a new patent on this week's episode of the Game Deflators podcast.

To cap off the episode keep up with the excitement of the NFL playoffs, the Game Deflators tackle some Blitz 2000 on the N64. This classic arcade football game is now 20 years old, but has it withstood the test of time?

 

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This week on the Game Deflators podcast, John and Ryan have a discussion around Microsoft's history of riding the coat tails of Sony and Nintendo. Also on the episode, a recent look at some firmware code reveals yet again that a new Nintendo Switch is on the horizon. Will we hear anything soon?

To cap off the episode, the Game Deflators jump into NFL Playoff mode and play some Tecmo Bowl for the NES. Is the game worth the $10 ...

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan are closing out 2020 by looking forward to 2021 gaming. The duo talks about the video games they are looking forward to in 2021, gaming trends that need to end in 2021 and the most disappointing gaming news of 2020. not to be outdone, the guys discuss Apples Recent Purge of the top 1500 gaming apps and Google roadmap for Stadia

To cap off 2020, the Game Deflators play some Ro...

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This week on the Game Deflators podcast, John and Ryan jump into the financial aspects of gaming with discussions around the industry's growth and lawsuits by shareholders against CDPR. Additionally the guys give their initial thoughts on the KFConsole while chalking out their top Inflation Deflation video games of 2020. What made the cut for this year's list and what video games does duo plan to play in 2021?

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan discuss the recent comments from Doug Bowser regarding next gen hardware, the unrealistic expectations of Cyberpunk 2077 fans and their recent pickups.

To cap of the episode, the duo plays another classic title, Mega Man X for the Super Nintendo. What do the guys have to say about Capcom's blue wonder and is it worth the $24 for a loose cart?

 

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This week on the Game Deflators #podcast, John and Ryan dive into the winners of the 2020 Game Awards and the trailers revealed during the event. 

To cap of the episode, the duo takes a look back at 2020 and their favorite games played during the year. What made the cut and why? And of course who can forget the beloved Inflation Deflation Game of the Week? This week John and Ryan take to the skies in Balloon Fight for the NES. Is ...

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This week on the Game Deflators podcast, John and Ryan are talking Dungeons and Dragons. Since the last episode on Dungeons and Dragons, John has gotten the itch to DM and Ryan sheds some light on the world of being a dungeon master. The guys also provide their opinion on playing D&D with friends in a virtual setting in this special follow-up episode.

 

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Kadabra is available for Pokemon players after 20 years, Microsoft is still trying to figure out Game Pass monetization and the Game Deflators discuss a recent list of the 14 weirdest things in video game instruction manuals you probably didn't know.

To cap off the episode, the guys play Kirby Superstar Saga for the Super Nintendo in this weeks inflation deflation game of the week.

 

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Scalpers everywhere are making big profits off the PS5 and Series X/S, hackers want Capcom to pay up and is it time for Assassin's Creed to end? This week on the Game Deflators podcast, John and Ryan discuss some of the more controversial topics in gaming today, and their position on the matters may surprise you.

 

To cap off the episode, the guys play Blinx for the Xbox in this weeks inflation deflation game of the week.

 

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PS5 consoles are bricking, Xbox consoles are shutting off at random, and Nintendo sits by contemplating its next Mario Bros game. This week on the Game Deflators podcast, John and Ryan discuss some of the recent issues gamers have experienced with next gen consoles and provide their opinion on whether or not you should purchase the new PS5 or Xbox Series X/S.

 

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This week on the Game Deflators podcast: gaming with friends, frustrating pickups and great gaming memories. John and Ryan are joined by their buddy Justin to discuss their life of gaming with friends in years past and the fun times they had. What are some of your fondest gaming moments with friends? Tune in and reminisce with the Game Deflators.

 

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Part four of a four-part series on PlayStation collecting, The Game Deflators discuss their personal experiences with the PlayStation 4 and create their fourth starter kit. Budgeting $200, John and Ryan seek to build their ideal PS4 collection for new collectors and younger gamers interested in the PlayStation 4.

To broaden the scope of selection Ryan focused on titles to own with a PS4 while John spent $200 on games with potentia...

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A Google developer goes to war with video game streamers, Pachter says Nintendo isn't smart, and Xbox sells out in Japan. All this and more on this week's episode of the Game Deflators Podcast.

Also on this week's episode, John and Ryan set off for Dinosaur Island on the Blue Stinger in this week's inflation deflation game of the week. Is this odd video game on the Sega Dreamcast [Blue Stinger] worth the $25 tag?

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Phil Spencer comments on the future of Bethesda games, GameStop is getting a cut of Xbox digital sales, and Nintendo takes down a member of the adult entertainment industry in a wild week of gaming news.

Also on this week's episode of the Game Deflators podcast, John and Ryan play Extermination for the PS2 for this week's inflation deflation game of the week. Does the Resident Evil-esque game get the job done for the survi...

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