That Was a Game – Season 2, Episode 3: Mega Man Soccer

On this episode, I look at a pairing of two things that should’ve gone perfectly together (Mega Man and Soccer) and discover the biggest mistake of my childhood.

That Was a Game – Season 2, Episode 3: Mega Man Soccer

That Was a Game – Season 2, Episode 2: Toy Story (Sega Genesis and Nintendo Game Boy)

On this episode, we take a look at the Toy Story game for the Sega Genesis, which was ostensibly a 2D sidescroller, but also an endless runner, a racing game, and a Doomclone first-person shooter?

Also, a bonus look at the Game Boy version of Toy Story!

That Was a Game – Season 2, Episode 2: Toy Story (Sega Genesis and Nintendo Game Boy)

That Was a Game 018 – Izzy’s Quest for the Olympic Rings

The Summer Olympics are happening right now, which means it’s time to look at the weirdest Olympic game we can find.

So are we talking about a sports game?  Heck no!  We found an Olympic-themed 2D sidescroller!  We’re talking about Izzy’s Quest for the Olympic Rings for the Super Nintendo!  Because if you don’t remember, the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta had a mascot and for no good reason at all, that mascot was given a generic 2D platformer.

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That Was a Game 018 – Izzy’s Quest for the Olympic Rings

That Was a Game 017 – Disney Extreme Skate Adventure (Gamecube)

Have you ever felt like Toy Story is good and all, but what I really want to do is skateboard around Andy’s Room? Or that the perfect Lion King game would feature The Lion King’s Rafiki doing lip tricks on a dried up lakebed to the sweet dulcet tones of Ted Leo music?

Join us as we look at the most logical of skateboarding games – Disney Extreme Skate Adventure!

Here’s a game that puts three completely unrelated Disney properties into one game — Tarzan, Lion King, and Toy Story — and embeds them in a skateboarding game using the Tony Hawk 4 engine and developed by the creators of Skylanders (Toys for Bob)!

That Was a Game 017 – Disney Extreme Skate Adventure (Gamecube)

That Was a Game 016 – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 (GBA)

In the late 90s and early 2000s, the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series was one of the most popular videogame franchises around. But how did that success translate when ported to the Game Boy Advance?

Find out on this week’s THAT WAS A GAME!

Also includes Tony Hawk 2 for Game Boy Color!

That Was a Game 016 – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 (GBA)