Brostalgia: Nostalgia with a Bro!
In an internet-filled world where fame is cheap and everyone with a webcam is making a Let’s Play videos for YouTube, a couple of individuals from The Geek Lyfe have dared to do what no other has done in this future devoid of innovation: Talk over recorded gameplay! But on a serious note, walkthrough videos and Twitch streams have become a staple in online entertainment over the past few years. The Geek Lyfe is now adding to this collection of entertaining gameplay videos on YouTube with the creation of Brostalgia!
The idea behind Brostalgia is that it’s a series of YouTube videos in which Tony Odisho (AKA Powerforce) and myself (Clayton Latz-AKA Gumbercules, or Gumbers for short) sit together and play games that we remember from our childhood. The general theme is nostalgic games with your bros, hence the name “Brostalgia”. Get it? Clever, I know! The first video in the series is Super Mario 64, which was played by yours truly. I chose Super Mario 64 because it was one of the first games I owned after, what I like to call, the transition into becoming a “true gamer”. The only things I played before that were mostly sports-related games and the occasional fighting game (which I usually tended to button mash through). So, keeping that in mind, it was exciting to share the nostalgic feeling of playing through Super Mario 64 again as an adult with my good friend, Tony. This is the first episode:
You can expect more 3D platformers and 64-bit games from me, whereas Tony tends to be drawn more towards 8 and 16-bit platformers like Super Mario World and Metroid. We hope the videos we make are enjoyable, but the most important thing is that we’re having a blast making them! Feel free to head over to our YouTube page to catch up on all of our videos, and stay tuned for what Tony will be playing after I finish making Bowser regret all of his life decisions!
You can catch new episodes of Brostalgia every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at The Geek Lyfe’s YouTube page! You can also find many other entertaining videos there, including the brand new Mandatory Fun Time, featuring our Master and Commander: Darth Mexican! Also, be sure to like and subscribe if you enjoy what you see.