Best Game Dev podcasts we could find (Updated September 2019)
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Our podcast breaks the mold of don't ask don't tell about the video game industry. We give everyone the real inside look at what its like to be a professional game developer, Every week we'll interview pro and indie developers, we'll talk jobs, studios, salaries and of course crunch horror stories. Tune in! Hosted by Larry Charles and Brandon Pham
 
30-year game industry veteran John "JP" Podlasek interviews game designers, programmers, producers, artists, arcade owners, CEOs and others about working in games. Experienced or aspiring game developers alike will find useful, thought-provoking, and sometimes funny advice from others in the game industry. Subscribe now!
 
Coffee with Butterscotch is the hilarity-filled official podcast of award-winning video game studio Butterscotch Shenanigans. Tune in every week to learn how video games are made and sold, our take on building a small company from scratch, and how to be an unstoppable problem-solving machine. Whether you're a tech entrepreneur working on your own startup, a person who loves playing or making video games, or just a person interested in learning about the games industry, we've got you covered. ...
 
This podcast is all about me talking to industry veterans about their journey into the games industry in the aim of hopefully educating newcomers on what it takes to do a similar role.
 
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Dev Game Club
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Join hosts and industry veterans Brett Douville and Tim Longo as they discuss older titles and the impact they had on the games industry, as well as any lessons that could be taken away even today. Play along!
 
A gaming podcast where Prof and Dev Play Games talks about the week's gaming news, discusses games, and looks ahead at future games and events.
 
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The Debug Log
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Welcome to The Debug Log, a podcast about game development. Hosts Andrew, Obinna, Zack, Ryan, and Eduardo are all professional game developers. From games for health care to AAA mobile games, these guys have experienced it all and have the scars to prove it. That being said, this is not your typical developer podcast. The Debug Log balances in-depth discussions and interviews with a casual and wry sense of humor. Aiming to be both entertaining and informative, the show targets developers of ...
 
Join us every week as we create a new exciting video game idea that we have always wanted to play, but do not have any knowledge or know how to create the wonderful experience that is video games. Please remember We Are Not Game Devs.
 
Taylor and Rett set out to find the skills to create and program their own video games all while trying to embody the phrase, “if we can do it, you can too”
 
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Inside Indie Games
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The Game Development show for indie developers, Inside Indie Games’ explores what it is that inspires and motivates games developers make the games they do. Our community of independent games developers are among the brightest and best in UK games dev talent and, on this show, we're tapping into their expertise and experience, to find out how you can build your own successful games company. Learn from the experts what challenges, successes and opportunities are typical for independent games ...
 
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Wardcast
Weekly
 
Join Ward Games on their journey to build the next great indie game studio. Listen in as they bring on guests from the local indie game dev scene in Richmond, Virginia, and from around the world to discuss game development, entrepreneurship, and more.
 
Coffee with Butterscotch is the hilarity-filled official podcast of award-winning video game studio Butterscotch Shenanigans. Tune in every week to learn how video games are made and sold, our take on building a small company from scratch, and how to be an unstoppable problem-solving machine. Whether you're a tech entrepreneur working on your own startup, a person who loves playing or making video games, or just a person interested in learning about the games industry, we've got you covered. ...
 
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Byte Me
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Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers that want to be a little more hard core, join Byte Me and find your next favorite game!
 
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Join your new best friends, Dev & Jonny, each week on this silly af show where a couple of university friends discuss topics like alcohol, drugs, pizza, family, school, sex, music, movies, tv, and like other stuff. If you like podcasts where a couple of random Canadian 90s kids get nostalgic, play pop culture games, and overshare their sex lives (while drinking a lot of tea) then you'll love Kickin' It with Dev and JonnyEmail kiwdaj@gmail.comTwitter: @kiwdajFacebook: https://www.facebook.com ...
 
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Game Talk Radio
Weekly
 
Game Talk Radio is a gaming podcast about the hottest stories every week in video games with your hosts Gregg and Jen!
 
Indie devs chat about their work on Worlds Adrift - a sandbox, physics-based MMO! Content discussions, community news, banter, and so much MORE!! BUY THE GAME NOW: http://bit.ly/2DHDatm
 
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TalkScript
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The devs at SitePen talk JavaScript, TypeScript, front-end web dev and more!
 
When being an adult sucks we play video games
 
Game Dev Podcast hosted by Team RisingHigh, a 13 Time Apple Featured Indie Game Studio. Kevin & Jilly discuss everything game development and game making topics. Covering all aspects of creating, designing and marketing mobile and indie games. Actionable, practical Game Dev info squirted up your ears every week, you just bring the biscuits.
 
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Lostcast
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Lostcast is a weekly podcast about making better video games with small teams.
 
A roadmap to designing and publishing board games by Adam's Apple Games.
 
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Retro Indie Pixels
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HostsOld_World_GamerandScottDevonKanereturn for a new podcast still with the focus of Retro Gaming and Indie Gaming. Live athttp://www.twitch.tv/old_world_gamerevery Sunday evening at 7PM EST, providing news, talking about speedrunning World Records on the NES, OWG's Steam Discovery Queue, and Kickstarters.Scott will be bringing a new segment titled "Scott Nerds" in which he will discuss some other topics including board games, card games and anything else Scott finds interesting. Every podc ...
 
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The Dialog Box
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Video game podcast starring game developer Gwen Frey (Bioshock Infinite/The Molasses Flood/Kine) and gaming personality Chris Slight (Meow Wolf/XSplit)
 
Paul and Daniel ponder issues in video games and talk about the games they love and the games they play.
 
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Dev Diary
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Dev Diary is the interview series where the host, Paul James, sits down with some of the brightest minds in the gaming industry and goes through their history, the highs, the lows and everywhere in between.
 
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Lean Into Art
Weekly
 
The Lean Into Art Cast serves visual and interactive storytellers with topics and coversation that explores design thinking, creative communication, visual arts, comics, illustration, creative coding, and more.
 
Capcom Confidential is a podcast about creators. In each episode Capcom producers Matt Walker and Pete Fabiano speak with entertainment professionals in art, tech, and other game-related fields to bring you their stories and talk about life at Capcom and in Japan.
 
An award-nominated documentary and narrative-style podcast about video games and the video game industry, as they were in the past, and how they came to be the way they are today.
 
Indie Game Movement talks with developers, industry veterans, marketing professionals and publishers about the business and marketing of indie games.
 
The Windows Insider Team is taking the podcast airwaves to share all things future of Windows, Insider community and beyond
 
Would you like some video game news with your Comedy? Well, STR CAST is real gamers, nerds who have gamed their entire lives. Beings who exploded from American vaginas with dice in one hand, a tit in the other, and the glow of bits in their eyes. These are the men and women who close their eyes at dawn. This is STR CAST.
 
A podcast about game development.
 
A podcast about game development.
 
A podcast about game development.
 
The Online Warriors was founded in 2017 as a way for 3 best friends to keep in touch and discuss their interests, focusing on movies, gaming, technology and entertainment. Each week we cover the latest news and then go hands on with trivia and personal reviews. Check out a new episode every Wednesday!
 
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A podcast about game development.
 
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Sink or be Sunk
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Welcome to Infinite Respawn where there's no such thing as Game Over!
 
We're a weekly community podcast that was spun out from our Video Game Open Coffee Club. We recap the topics that took over the club and share upcoming events in the DFW area and beyond!
 
Matt Stauffer, unabashedly geeky, 5 minutes, twice a week. Frontend dev, backend dev, audio, design, podcasts--all fair game.
 
Join the Gutter Geeks every week as our panel of 5 to 10 veteran gamers of all ages talk about the latest AND oldest in video and table top gaming. Whether it’s interviews with indie and established developers, deep dives on classic hardware, or just sitting around the table talking games while throwing back a few beers you are sure to have a great time with the gang from Guys Games and Beer! Contacting Us: If you are a developer and would like us to check out your game or product contact us ...
 
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obj_podcast
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obj_podcast is a gamedev podcast featuring members of the GameMaker community. Topics range from the path of an indie dev, to the intricacies of GameMaker, to our favorite foods. The GameMaker community is known for its inclusive, close knit relationships, and attracts people from many different backgrounds, each with a unique story to tell. This podcast is your one stop shop to find them. Since its beginnings, the majority of content for GameMaker has revolved around teaching and sharing. I ...
 
Join Eric and Glenn as they discuss gaming news, events, and independent game development within Australia.
 
The mission of Gamkedo Community is to share the personal stories and ways of thinking from developers with a wide range of experience levels, to convey a broader picture of what making games is like. Intro and outro music is by Danny Baranowsky, used with permission.
 
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25-year industry entrepreneur and designer Doc Mack of Galloping Ghost Productions talks about his game production company and working on his arcade fighting game, “Dark Presence”. How the company has mushroomed into creating the biggest arcade in the world (731 games and counting!), a reproductions company, gym and martial arts studio, automot ...…
 
Game development can be exhausting, especially in sketchy workplace environments. If we’re looking for a long career in game development, how do we keep our passion and motivation from burning out along the way? Burnout is difficult to come back from, so how do we pace ourselves properly? There's no "one size fits all" answer, but here's one ta ...…
 
On episode #25 we have senior games recruiter Max Stuart on, we debunked a few recruiting myths, Exp bars on your CV, best portfolio platform and if he looks at CV’s or portfolio first. We also dive into the recruitment process, and work out some of the common mistakes candidates can make during the application process. .Listen on Spotify ⯈ htt ...…
 
Welcome to Dev Game Club, where we this week we complete the main game in our series on 1993's seminal FPS DOOM. We talk about the level design some more as well as the use of maps and other topics before turning to our takeaways. Dev Game Club looks at classic video games and plays through them over several episodes, providing commentary. Sect ...…
 
Salutations, Shenanites! This week, we talk about actually fun baseball, the paralysis of choice, and middling feelings. Ultimately, there’s no way to know which things matter and which things don’t. So just do stuff. Make the thing you believe has the ability to be successful, and pull all the levers you can.The second-annual Shenanicon is NEX ...…
 
Rett and Taylor catch up on their summer adventures, books they are reading, games they are playing, TV and movies they are watching, and the most important experience any person can submit themselves to: a Dave Matthews concert. Find all the links you need at gamedevsquest.comBy Awesome! Internet Radio.
 
In this episode, The Prof (@ProfPlaysGames) and The Dev (@summerspeak) invite their friend Casey onto the show to take Fire Emblem Three Houses and Call of Duty Modern Warfare. Then the duo tackles Tokyo Game Show news! Like our podcast? Consider supporting us on Patreon: https://bit.ly/2FDYSj2 (or search Prof and Dev Play Games on Patreon).…
 
It's a pirate 's life for me. Well it was until my crew mutinied, took my boat and left me stranded on an island. But pirates like me know how to make somethin from nothin. We Are Not Game Dev's proudly presents IP 68 , Isle of Gold, where you enter the pirate world, explore the high seas and recruit members to your ship. Fight with other capta ...…
 
Welcome back to another great week of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, we cover some of the biggest nerdy news like: - The revival of Telltale Games (2:30) - Rave early-reviews pouring in for The Joker (16:13) - Indie game dev drama surrounding Chucklefish (35:25) Then we take a look at the latest Fantasy Movie League standings! Congrats ...…
 
Intro – What cha been up to? Rick – Fire Emblem, Beat Saber, WoW Classic, Super Beat Xonic, Sushi Striker Rob – Fire Emblem Tommy – CT Snob again What’s out this week Arizona Sunshine: The Damned DLC [PC VR, PSVR] – August 27 Collection of Mana | Switch August 27 Control | PS4, Xbox One, PC August 27 Trine 1-3 | Switch August 27 The Bard’s Tale ...…
 
Video games are currently going through their own #MeToo moment and it all blew up yesterday, with multiple women calling out powerful men in the games industry, including Jeremy Soule composer on The Elder Scrolls and Guild Wars series and Alec Holowka developer of Night in the Woods and Aquaria. Also: Telltale games are back in business...sor ...…
 
It’s a big question we all face at one point or another. When does an indie dev get to the point where they should seriously consider taking it to the next step and form their own company. Starting any kind of side venture, it may be a big step but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take things seriously. At the very least, having some idea of what ...…
 
Sal and Samson get drunk on Macallan 12 double cask, and tell you why Game devs owe you nothing, and the latest in gaming news! At some point Samson injects a tangent about 7 Days to die. It is hot as balls with 120% humidity in Uncle Touchy's Podcast Studio, but we grin and bear it! HOSTS: Salvador Madrigal, Samson Lancaster Music: n8bit Becom ...…
 
Intro – What cha been up to? Rick – Fire Emblem, WoW Classic, Gears 5, Untitled Goose game Rob – Borderlands 3, Astral Chain, NHL 20 Tommy – Dragon Quest Builders 2, Metro 2033 Redux, VA-11 HALL-A What’s out this week Castle Crashers Remastered [Switch] – September 17 FIFA 20 [EA Access] – September 19 Devil May Cry 2 – Switch – Sept 19 GRID Au ...…
 
This fifth episode of our 6-part series from JSConf US 2019 features interviews with David Whittaker and Suzie Grange around the theme of growth. Go watch David’s talk — it defines and deals with imposter syndrome quickly and without judgment in a way that illustrates it’s not the moral weakness it’s often portrayed as in the media. We discuss ...…
 
In this week's Podcast, Ethan rejoins the show to recap on the Nintendo Direct which took place on the 09/04/2019, to discuss the recent news of Telltale apparently being revived, Sony's apparent list for the Tokyo Games Show, Nintendo Ring Fit Adventure Announcement, and Ikumi Nakamura leaving Zenimax Studios. If you liked the episode, why not ...…
 
In the fourth episode of our 6-part series recorded at JSConf US 2019, the team interviews Alexandra Sunderland, Sara Fecadu, and Florian Rival around the theme of backend services. Alexandra started out writing a chatbot but it grew into a phone app that can browse the web without a data plan. We talk about the unique server that drives this a ...…
 
Welcome to #radio, a bi-weekly-ish podcast about all the stuff that I, Eric M Hunter, am working on and thinking about. This is an episode of Breaking Bits the podcast with myself and my good friend Tom Hall. This is a reload of an old podcast I use to do and I thought it would Read MoreBy Eric M Hunter.
 
The Sega Genesis mini is out on September 19th and actually looks pretty great! For $80 you get 42 games, two controllers and a power connector. The game loadout is pretty great and included a lot of your favorites, plus some special surprises! Also this week: Minecraft Beats Out Roblox with 112 Million Monthly Players Kind Words Lets You Put S ...…
 
In the third episode of our 6-part series recorded at JSConf US 2019, the team chats with Patricia Realini and Theodore Vorillas around the theme of access. Patricia pushed us to empathize with those who need to use libraries to access online necessities. We explore reasons people depend on libraries to perform online tasks, the stigmas that pr ...…
 
Welcome to Dev Game Club, where we this week we complete the main game in our series on 1993's seminal FPS DOOM. We talk about the level design some more as well as the use of maps and other topics before turning to our takeaways. Dev Game Club looks at classic video games and plays through them over several episodes, providing commentary. Sect ...…
 
Salutations, Shenanites! This week, we talk about actually fun baseball, the paralysis of choice, and middling feelings. Ultimately, there’s no way to know which things matter and which things don’t. So just do stuff. Make the thing you believe has the ability to be successful, and pull all the levers you can.The second-annual Shenanicon is NEX ...…
 
Welcome back to another great week of the Online Warriors Podcast! To celebrate a huge milestone (1000 Twitter Followers), we're currently giving away a $10 Giftcard on Twitter. Check it out now! To kick things off, we shake it up and check out the Fantasy Movie League standings! If you'd like to play, check out the "Online Warriors Podcast" le ...…
 
Our second episode in the 6-part series from JSConf US 2019 features interviews with Lara Schenck, Adam Giese, and Luke Herrington around the theme of declarative code. Lara’s talk made the compelling argument that CSS is a domain-specific declarative language where its input is classes and nodes and its output is visual presentation. We talk a ...…
 
On this weeks episode I talk about Billy Mitchell threatening legal action demanding Twin Galaxies and Guiness World Records restore his world records, along with Nicalis and the terrible person running the company.Now on Spotify!https://open.spotify.com/show/5gYAuijvDxtZM54jyNIivA Subscribe on iTunes!https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/game-ta ...…
 
Becoming a successful game developer relies on so many factors besides just determination, commitment, and consistency. There are lotteries that people are dealt with and plays a heavy part in a person's outcome, such as location. Igor Puskaric lives in Croatia, a country in Eastern Europe, where the game development scene is in its infancy and ...…
 
This week Oak is back! He's got plenty to talk about from his two weeks away! Grif, Chicken, & Baka have still been playing WoW, but they spent time in another game for a bit this week. In the news: Anthem is headed to EA Access. New Death Stranding footage shows off weight management, path management, and why not to stare at your character's j ...…
 
In the first episode of our 6-part series from JSConf US 2019, we talk with Tierney Cyren and Peter Aitken around the theme of community. We chat with Tierney about how communities often grow best organically, almost by accident. That some of the things we try to impose on communities are things like trying to mimic other communities, creating ...…
 
We know this is predominantly a video game-focused podcast, but what if… what if we didn’t talk about video games? What if we talked about board games instead? Well, we tried that, but ended up slipping back into our old digi-game ways, talking about the best acquire-them-all franchises; how to properly secure, contain, and protect in Control; ...…
 
Neil is a formally trained game composer. Find him on Twitter as @neilquillen view his portfolio at neilquillen.com Check out the games Sumer and Dwarrows! Music by Danny Baranowsky
 
Gwen and Jason talk about porting to different platforms, why Stadia is difficult, how localization complicates things, why the new storefronts are important, and more!By Gwen Frey and Chris Slight.
 
Intro – What cha been up to? Rick – Fire Emblem, WoW Classic, Gears 5 Rob – Astral Chain, NHL 20 Tommy – Dragon Quest Builders 2, Metro 2033 Redux What’s out this week Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece DLC [ PC, PS4, XBO] – 9/10 Blasphemous [PC, PS4, XBO, Switch] – 9/10 Gears of War 5 [PC, XBO] – 9/10 Greedfall [PC, PS4, X ...…
 
Intro – What cha been up to? Rick – Fire Emblem, WoW Classic, Rob – Fire Emblem Tommy – Being actually the worst What’s out this week Catherine: Full Body (PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – September 3 Final Fantasy 8 Remastered [PC, PS4, XBO, Switch] – September 3 Torchlight II | PS4, Xbox One, Switch – Sept 3 Spyro Reignited Trilogy [PC, Switch] – S ...…
 
Rhianna has worked on the biggest franchises as a Narrative Designer and has opted to take control of her career. In this honest conversation we cover many bases on what makes a good narrative designer and how to leverage one's skill set and experience to finally call the shots. For the video version, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch? ...…
 
Welcome to #radio, a bi-weekly-ish podcast about all the stuff that I, Eric M Hunter, am working on and thinking about. This is an episode of Breaking Bits the podcast with myself and my good friend Tom Hall. This is a reload of an old podcast I use to do and I thought it would Read MoreBy Eric M Hunter.
 
KFC is making a dating sim (it's actually called I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator!) You play the role of a student at a culinary school that a very young, very good looking Colonel Sanders just happens to also attend. There is also a dog that is also a professor who is named...Professor Dog. There isn't a rele ...…
 
Inspired by the artistry of Newgrounds, Julian Wilton has built the foundations of his game development career on tweaks and changes made to other peoples games. Now it's his turn with his work at Massive Monster. He joins Paul for this new entry of Dev Diary where he shares his journey so far, and a little insight into what might come next. Fo ...…
 
Welcome to Dev Game Club, where we this week we continue our series on 1993's seminal FPS DOOM. We spend some time especially on level design and the environments and specifically how they feel different from the first, as well as other topics. Dev Game Club looks at classic video games and plays through them over several episodes, providing co ...…
 
Welcome to Dev Game Club, where we this week we continue our series on 1993's seminal FPS DOOM. We spend some time especially on level design and the environments and specifically how they feel different from the first, as well as other topics. Dev Game Club looks at classic video games and plays through them over several episodes, providing co ...…
 
Greetings, Shenanites! In this episode, we discuss giant piles of yogurt, wiggle room, and the difficulty of fonts. What you think is going to be the problem is never the actual problem. And there’s always more stuff to consider than you initially predicted. It’s all about those pipelines!SHENANICON is only two-ish weeks away! Come see us in re ...…
 
Greetings, Shenanites! In this episode, we discuss giant piles of yogurt, wiggle room, and the difficulty of fonts. What you think is going to be the problem is never the actual problem. And there’s always more stuff to consider than you initially predicted. It’s all about those pipelines!SHENANICON is only two-ish weeks away! Come see us in re ...…
 
On episode #24 we have environment artist and the Artstation props challenge winner Jasmin Habezai-Fekri on. We dived into the pipeline and inspirations of stylised artists, she talked us through the process of creating her challenge and we touched on some of the debate sparked by the challenge, clearing up the whole ‘realism vs stylised’ debat ...…
 
So, better late than never, right? Catherine: Full Body (PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – September 3 - $60 Final Fantasy VIII Remastered (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – September 3 - $20 Creature in the Well (Xbox One/Game Pass, Switch, PC) – September 6 - $15 Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – September 6 - $40 NBA 2 ...…
 
Welcome back to another great week of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, we cover some of the biggest nerdy news like: - Pierce Brosnan suggesting a female James Bond (2:58) - Antonio Brown's crazy weekend (19:49) - Borderlands 3 with some unconventional review setups (35:06) Then we take a look at the latest Fantasy Movie League standings ...…
 
Today I talk about Sega Dreamcast memories, World of Warcraft memories, and the SNES games recently added to the Nintendo Online Service!Now on Spotify!https://open.spotify.com/show/5gYAuijvDxtZM54jyNIivA Subscribe on iTunes!https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/game-talk-radio/id1231907355?mt=2Follow me on Twitter! @gametradegreggJoin us on Disc ...…
 
Jake is a veteran indie and has shipped 11 games since 2005. He'll talk about his approach to running a sustainable indie microstudio and will share data he has collected that will help you to make strategic decisions about launching games on Steam and beyond. For the video version, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20Iy2FhDlJo https ...…
 
This week there's more chat about World of Warcraft Classic. While Oak's away, the other three are free to play! In the news: Blizzard was the target of mass DDOs attacks this weekend. Overwatch is indeed headed to switch and it will even add motion controls to some hero abilities. Speaking of the Switch, there's a slew of SNES games available ...…
 
We start off the show by pouring ourselves a little bit of the bubbly as we settle a score concerning some Smashers, welcome the return of Kyle Katarn, and discover what abandoned Wii U games are coming to Switch. For the episode’s second half, we cover the past few difficult weeks in games – content warning for topics of sexual assault, abuse, ...…
 
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