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Hello the Internet! Welcome to the official show page for 80-Bit Podsmash. We are a weekly podcast smashing conversations about video games with topics that you care about. Please take time to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter with the links below. We are also on reddit at /r/80bitpodsmash; and Instagram, @80bitpodsmash.

We generally have a weekly streaming schedule.

Our schedule consisted of two weekly streams - a half hour video game news show, and a video game live stream of a game we're digging.

However, due to life circumstances for both Penguin and Termite, we are putting that on hiatus until Dec 2021. Be sure to subscribe and follow along, so when we come back, you'll be ready

Jan 27, 2020

Penguin & Termite kick off a new series where we take a deep dive in discussing specific video game consoles. We put the soul in console. This week, it's all about the Sega Genesis. We discuss the hardware, accessories, history, impact, and a definitive list of games for the console. The console wars were at their...

Jan 20, 2020

Penguin & Termite reminisce about memory cards in video games. Join us in our discussion about these archaic, proprietary devices that were used for so many years. We explore where are they now, how far the industry has come, and what saving our game data looks like in the future?


PlayStation 5 Backwards Compatibility Across All Generations of PlayStation

Jan 14, 2020

I'm writing this as a response to all the PlayStation 5 (PS5) news, leaks, rumors and speculation about the PS5 being backwards compatible across all PlayStation generations rumors/leaks etc.

It's entirely possible for this dream to be a reality. Lots of internet news outlets, journalists, podcasts, and...

Jan 13, 2020

Penguin & Termite close out the year with a discussion of all things 2019. We have so much to talk about, such as what the gaming industry did, what games we've played and how our podcast has changed. We also vote for our video game superlatives and top downloaded episodes. We finish with some future plans for...

Jan 6, 2020

Penguin & Termite's final entry in the series of topics analyzing the different decades in gaming history. We are celebrating a new decade by visiting the 2010s. We analyze the culture of the decade, how the industry has evolved, how business models have changed, and talk about notable games from the decade.