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June 27, 2018

In this episode of Tubby Talk, Terry, Steve, and Chris discuss the history of the console wars and the consumer trends that drove game makers into a decades-long battle of one-upmanship.

Systems discussed include: Atari 2600, Atari 5400, NES, Master System, Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, Sony Playstation, Nintendo 64.

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R-Type

Irem's 1987 title R-Type is a horizontally-scrolling shoot 'em up game. Though infamous for its difficulty, R-Type is among the most beloved games in its genre. Players control the star ship R-9 "Arrowhead" and strike against the evil alien race known as Bydo.