Ape Escape is one of those games I've been hearing about since before I started this show. It shows up on every "Best PlayStation Games" list out there, and a lot of people seem to have a really soft spot for it from back in the day. I never played it when it released, and I was chapped when it didn't make the cut on the PlayStation Classic because I've always wanted to see what all the hype is about.
Well, now I have. And while yeah, it is kind of a giant tech demo for the DualShock analog sticks, it's also just a really charming little game. You travel from location to location hunting down apes (that are fucking hilarious) and every once and a while you race this kid through weird futuristic obstacle courses, and really isn't that al we want in our games?
My buddy Keegs is one of those "grew up loving this game" kids, and he gave me a call to talk about Spikde, Spector, shitty Jake, and our adventures hunting escaped apes. We're finally talking Ape Escape, and RTG is better because of it.
And before we catch apes, I slap together another edition of the 'Remember The Game? Infamous Intro'!
This week, we talk about feeling out of touch with the younger gamers today. Someone asks my opinion on letting their kids play violent games. And I'm a huge fan of The Simpsons, but how does that translate into my comedy?
Plus we play another round of 'Play One, Remake One, Erase One', too! This one features 3 of the highest scoring PlayStation games on Metacritic: PaRappa The Rappa, Wipeout XL, and Syphon Filter.
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