This week in Your Parents Basement, we are griping about 20 punches being needed to defeat secret service agents and guys in rat costumes! From 1994, we’re playing Bebe’s Kids by Radical Entertainment for the Super Nintendo.
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- 0:00 – Intro, which features the surprisingly OK title theme from the game. (Don’t worry though, pretty much everything else is trash.)
- 19:00 – In a new segment, Huell discusses why according to one reviewer, Bebe’s Kids is… The Most Worst Game of All-Time.
- 23:45 – Todd prefers to look on the lighter side of things, as he talks about why, according to some, Bebe’s Kids is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
- 36:16 – Emails! We hear from a great gift-giver again, and also get a communication (and thank god, a question!) from the beyond.
- 45:45 – As usual, we help a lot of people, or at least one person, with… Ask the Sweet Boys.
- 51:00 – Snifferoo! With Easter just around the corner, we’re going to be playing the perfect game for it!
– According to Price Charting, Bebe’s Kids costs $17.99 for the loose cart and $79.99 for the box, cart and manual.
– If you can handle an annoying slideshow, Madame Noire has 15 things you might not know about Bebe’s Kids.
– Holy smokes, the Mortal Kombat movie is now 20 years old! Hollywood Reporter has an awesome oral history of the movie, by Aaron Couch. The biggest ‘trivia’ aspect is probably that Cameron Diaz was initially cast as Sonya Blade, before being replace by Mrs. Pete Sampras after breaking her wrist.
– As mentioned on many sites and on the Playstation Blog, there will be a nifty Playstation 4 bundle available in November that will come with a Star Wars theme and a Darth Vader chest panel. Included are the latest Star Wars Battlefront game and four classic games, like the Super Nintendo’s Super Star Wars.
– From Kotaku Australia, Kevin Wong tries to defend Mario Is Missing. It’s a #hottake to me, since I’ve played it and not been impressed.
– Sega will be releasing Puyo Puyo Quest in the states, under the title Cranky Food Friends: A delicious drop and match RPG. The news was on Pocket Gamer and other sites. If it looks and sounds familiar to you, it’s because it came to the U.S. way-back-when as Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine.
– A neat roundup from Marc Morrison on 411Mania, in The 8 Ball column, which has the top eight worst 2D platformers, mostly from the eight and 16-bit eras. Some of the selections aren’t surprising, and they’re mostly correct: Home Improvement, Captain Planet, Bebe’s Kids…
Who has the largest Nintendo collection in Australia? Sam Crowther possibly, according to WA Today.
– The only game of real significance released today, short of updates to sports games, is One Must Fall: 2097. It was a cool fighting game for the PC, which featured fightin’ rowebuts that you could upgrade. Man, August can’t get over soon enough…