Gaming History 101

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Podcast: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Game Club

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In the late 1990s Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer television show became a phenomenon.  Along with its grand success that launched quite a few television careers, the show’s unique take on both teenage and adult themes coupled with a “monster of the week” outline was perfect for a video game.  A sordid development that delayed the title more than two years and migrating over two systems, Buffy found a home as an Xbox exclusive that both charms and makes you want to rip your hair out.

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Written by Fred Rojas

March 5, 2014 at 11:00 am

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  1. Minor correction; The Master is not actually voiced by Mark Metcalf in the game, it’s “DC Douglas.”
    (Also, it’s pronounced BORE-EE-AH-NEZZ)


    March 5, 2014 at 2:46 pm

  2. Awesome episode, I wish I could join the SHMUP appreciation month, but I rarely play them.

    Freddy SMT (@F3nian)

    March 10, 2014 at 6:45 am

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