Mario’s Minute

MrMario2011 talks about life, the universe, and anything else on his mind in Mario’s Minute. Occasionally with friends. Join us.

December 23rd, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 036 ft. FrameRater - Cyberpunk 2077 Issues & CD-i Adventures

For the final episode of 2020 we're joined by FrameRater! He stops by for a couple of hours as we discuss gaming as work, the Cyberpunk 2077 launch situation, and adventures with an upcoming Philips CD-i purchase. We also talk repair stories and odd issues we can't explain with consoles, because electronics do that sort of thing. 

November 25th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 035 - 9th Gen Consoles Released & Retro Console Timeline

The ninth generation of game consoles is here with the Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, and PlayStation 5 all hitting virtual store shelves! And guess who got one or all of them? Definitely not me, but that won't stop me from discussing my thoughts over their releases! I also discuss and pose the question to you all asking: When does a game console become retro? Aside from that, in this episode I discuss my experiences with glasses, as well as share a few more game shop stories.

October 28th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 034 ft. Master Turkey - YouTube Beginnings, 9th Gen Console Thoughts, & Dogs

Master Turkey joins up for this month's episode of Mario's Minute to talk a bit about everything! In this episode we discuss the inflated housing market, our upcoming thoughts on the Xbox Series X/PlayStation 5, and dogs because... Well, why not? Michael Pachter also had an odd take about the Switch and Switch Lite which we discuss a bit further on here. Finally, for the first time on Mario's Minute... Book talk?! I guess so, stay tuned.

September 30th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 033 - PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X Preorder Madness

Spooky bot filled preorder season this time around on Mario's Minute! In this episode I discuss my thoughts over the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X consoles. We gotta include the madness that was preordering these consoles, don't we? While there's been major difficulty for people trying to preorder any of these three systems, it seems like it has been even worse for anyone trying to get one of the new RTX cards! Oh, and I brought in a story from my time working at a game shop.

August 26th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 032 ft. TheOnlyZoltan - LeafyIsHere Terminated & Apple vs. Epic Games

Old friend of the show TheOnlyZoltan joins in as a guest for this month's Mario's Minute! We take a couple of hours out to reminisce over how we originally met, as well as talk about some current events. Some of these include LeafyIsHere's termination, the lawsuit Epic Games filed against Apple, and some experiences/tips setting up new PCs for family members.  

July 29th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 031 - $70 Games on PS5 & Xbox Series X, Xbox One Maintenance

Going solo again for this episode of Mario's Minute! As July was a bit of a busy month for me, I spend some time talking about what's been going on recently. In the gaming world, I give my thoughts on the price hike we'll be seeing for next generation consoles with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X games retailing for $70 US Dollars. The Xbox One gets some love this episode as I ask the listeners about an issue I ran into recently while refurbishing one. Oh, and there's a dead squirrel story in here.

June 24th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 030 - Self Quarantined PS5 Talk

This episode of the Mario's Minute podcast is brought to you by three months of self-quarantine! I give an update in regards to being self-quarantined, but also ramble on about the recent PlayStation 5 reveal and price speculation. As we're talking PlayStation 5, we might as well sprinkle some Xbox Series X talk in there, right?

May 27th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 029 ft. Adam Koralik - RGH Chronicles, SSD Console Upgrades, Game Preservation

This self-quarantined episode of Mario's Minute has Adam Koralik joining to talk about old video games and more! We discuss his retrospective console series, rant a bit about parents using technology, and get up to speed on Adam jumping into the world of Xbox 360 modding.

April 29th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 028 - Quarantined with Final Fantasy VII Remake

A bit of a slow month to be had on this episode of Mario's Minute due to the self-quarantine lifestyle. In this episode I discuss my experience with the quarantine for the past month, share a story from working at a video game store, and dedicate a ton of time to discussing my thoughts on Final Fantasy VII Remake.

March 25th, 2020    

Mario’s Minute 027 ft. Retro Gaming Arts - PS2, Modding Beginnings, Nintendo PlayStation Sold

Paul from Retro Gaming Arts joins in for this episode of Mario's Minute! We're here to as Paul puts it: talk about video games and whatnot for an extended period of time. We discuss Paul's fascination with the PS2, have some throwback discussion in regards to the PSP, try to address some bad gaming habits, and give our thoughts on the Nintendo PlayStation being sold!

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