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 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Nights into Dreams’ imagined an inventive new world on the Sega Saturn

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Nights into Dreams’ imagined an inventive new world on the Sega Saturn

The year is 1996 and the Saturn, Sega’s latest console following the Sega CD, is on the ropes from the upstart Sony PlayStation, which is bringing a hip new vibe to gaming while ushering in many adult gamers in a way other companies couldn’t do at the time. Without a “Sonic the Hedgehog” game to […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Grammy Awards, ‘LEGO Batman Movie,’ and petty revenge stories

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Grammy Awards, ‘LEGO Batman Movie,’ and petty revenge stories

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Shiver me timbers! ‘Captain Silver’ is a buried Sega Master System treasure

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Shiver me timbers! ‘Captain Silver’ is a buried Sega Master System treasure

Here on Turn to Channel 3, nothing is more satisfying than learning something new about a retro game. As I said last week, we’re looking at other Sega consoles that just didn’t seem to have the backing that the Sega Genesis did during its glory days. I began with “Action Fighter” on the Master System […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Super Bowl LI, Harambe Cheeto, Travolta and Scientology, and paid dating

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Super Bowl LI, Harambe Cheeto, Travolta and Scientology, and paid dating

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Girl Scout Cookies honest review, the Super Bowl, and #NameBrandMashup

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Girl Scout Cookies honest review, the Super Bowl, and #NameBrandMashup

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Sega’s ‘Action Fighter’ is a cool ride in need of some fine-tuning

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Sega’s ‘Action Fighter’ is a cool ride in need of some fine-tuning

In the 1990s era of gaming, you were either a Sega fan or a Nintendo fan. There really wasn’t much in between, and that war raged on for years, but you know something? While other Nintendo consoles were given proper respect and admiration, some of Sega’s other consoles outside of the Genesis are still rather […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Yes, ‘Ninja Golf’ is an actual Atari 7800 game, and it’s absurdly entertaining

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Yes, ‘Ninja Golf’ is an actual Atari 7800 game, and it’s absurdly entertaining

Progress in the gaming industry can only exist by taking an idea that seems absurd, tossing it against the wall, and seeing if it sticks. Some of the greatest gaming franchises of all time were once a simple idea hoping to break the status quo of what gaming was at the time. In 1986, the […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: ‘The Last Jedi,’ SNL writer suspended, ‘1984,’ and a maid of dishonor

A FREAK ACCIDENT: ‘The Last Jedi,’ SNL writer suspended, ‘1984,’ and a maid of dishonor

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Atari 7800’s ‘Food Fight’ is as simple and fun as its title

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Atari 7800’s ‘Food Fight’ is as simple and fun as its title

In today’s gaming world, having a game that’s different isn’t just a welcomed surprise to most gamers, it is downright expected. In the 1980s, however, this was still a fairly new concept, as it was too easy to either blatantly rip off a popular game or just be plain lazy and adhere to the status […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Ringling Bros. is closing, millennials in the workplace, and gross things

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Ringling Bros. is closing, millennials in the workplace, and gross things

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]