Raiding Eidos

February 15, 2017

TCW Podcast Episode 036 - Raiding Eidos

 

We go over the rise and fall of Eidos.  A company that rose high on the huge success of Tomb Raider, and due to a number of factors ended up being in such dire straits they were ultimately purchased by SquareEnix. 

 

C64 Rick Dangerous: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwBIDlcMU5Y

 

Sega CD/Mega CD Thunderhawk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPS6ObO7ZdM

 

Tomb Raider Sega Saturn VS PlayStation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6ZzjgJuo54

 

Lucozade Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR2CueIrqoc

 

Seat Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfslfqn7AwI

 

Lara Croft U2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvInYhF9CfE

 

Tomb Raider 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xBFjw7Si_s

 

Tomb Raider 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR727qXuk8g

 

Tomb Raider 4 Ending: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CA5D8pMVvxk

 

Tomb Raider Chronicles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FdBd-FZlu0

 

Tomb Raider Angel of Darkness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxtaPEQdIYE

 

New episodes on the 1st and 15th of every month!

 

TCW Email: tcwpodcast@gmail.com 

Twitter: @tcwpodcast

Alex's Blog: http://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com

 

Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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EA The Teenage Years

February 1, 2017

TCW Podcast Episode 035 - EA The Teenage Years

 

We go over the transition of EA from a small idealistic company where programmers are rock stars; to the start of the company becoming the large enterprise it is today.  We cover Trip Hawkins later years at the helm of EA and the rising businessman Larry Probst who would later succeed him as president and CEO in the early 90's.  We go over the founding of EA Sports one of the most recognizable franchises in videogame history.

 

C64 one on one Dr. J VS Larry Bird: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URobcuTcBFU

 

C64 Skyfox: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SurusNWvDmw

 

Music Construction Set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6wxP4fipaE

 

Racing Destruction Set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGgiMmo_nT8&t=847s

 

Tales of the unknown Vol 1 The Bard's Tale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwYrfaJ1iBM

 

Mail Order Monsters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Azyqd45WQYA

 

C64 Skate or Die: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEFp7SOLfxU

 

Iron Man in Deluxe Paint (Dpaint) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6ZZ5GngCFg

 

Amiga Earl Weaver Baseball: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKp_fP06f0Q

 

5 Version of Jordan VS Bird One on One: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQS5VuUANJg

 

PC Lakers vs Celtics NBA Playoffs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHw9Xu89jEM

 

TV Sports Football: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvA0qlecPNI

 

Apple II John Madden Football:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjBnF9gVEeI

 

Sega Joe Montana Football: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNYZuJ_Lblg

 

Sega John Madden Football: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaSTAGEGwB4

 

New episodes on the 1st and 15th of every month!

 

TCW Email: tcwpodcast@gmail.com 

Twitter: @tcwpodcast

Alex's Blog: http://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com

 

Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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