Best classic gaming podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Each episode, we discuss at least one classic game each, looking at them from a modern perspective but also remembering where they stand in the evolution of game development. Sometimes they're games we played and loved growing up. Sometimes they're games we missed and are experiencing for the first time. Though we each have our core beloved genres, we all play a variety of games of various styles, eras, and platforms.
We talky talk about the retro games. The sore thumbs podcast! Join Ash Holmes and Nick McNamara as they entertain you through their experiences in gamings history.
Launch the Ball Podcast takes you on a behind-the-scenes journey of producing the first feature film centering on the culture of pinball and video arcades since the 1980s. Hosted by Imoto Harney and David Trotter, the show features interviews with cast members, legends of retro gaming, arcade owners and enthusiasts, and film updates. More info at
Like talking about old video and computer games? So do we! Join hosts Kenton, James and Jake as they discuss their favorite games of the past and discover new favorites along the way.
Podcast by eisnerguy1
Top Score
Some of the scores for video games are incredibly intricate and deserve recognition, which is why we've created Top Score: a series of podcasts dedicated to the music that accompanies soldiers through battle, sorcerers through forests and aliens through space.
A podcast which shares, discusses and analyzes the best in video game music from all different generations. Topics of discussion include: composition, melody, harmony, chords and rhythm, as well as technical aspects, such as hardware limitations and production. Enjoy a new episode every Monday!
A video game media outlet offering in-depth reviews, previews, podcasts, top 10 videos, reaction videos, unboxings, lets plays, wrestling, and a passion for gaming! Stick Around!
The Retro Asylum is the UK’s number one retro gaming podcast show that looks at gaming culture from a UK perspective. The site regularly features at top of the iTunes chart and sits among some of the industry's biggest names.
Battle Bards
A musical journey through MMO soundscapes, Battle Bards reviews and discusses the soundtrack of MMORPGs with a trio of engaging hosts. The Battle Bards podcast alternates with Retro Reprise, a half-hour podcast showcasing classic VGM from the ’80s and ’90s.
1UP's retro blog -- editors discuss classic games and classic systems, and how they relate to the current gaming scene. Reader participation via Skype is encouraged! Check out the site for information on upcoming podcasts.
A quarterly podcast featuring roundtable discussion about retro and classic video games from the 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32/64-bit eras. Each episode, our crew picks a theme and reviews a selection of games that fit within said theme. Join us as we strive to bring you a great show that's both informative and entertaining.
Can you make the save? Remember those thrilling days of yesteryear, when D&D came in a single box? When rules were there to be guided by the Dungeon master, not in control of him? Where extrapolation was king and fun was the major goal of any adventure? Those days have returned! As with the very title of the podcast, one can imagine dangerous dungeons, Wiley Non-Player Characters, and monsters that might just be able to kill your character regardless of your level? Save or Die podcast intend ...
Every month Nick, Josh, Paul and Luke play a new classic retro video game. Two episodes a month - one of first impressions, the second is our final verdict - Continue? or Game Over. Subscribe! Like us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Suggest games for us to play and give play along with us! We'll read your emails on the show!
A weekly podcast that gives a description, history, and personal stories of each Atari 2600 game.
Join the RetroCollect Squad as they talk their way through the wonderful world of retro gaming. Talking points span the golden age of classic gaming to today's neo-retro modern releases - and whatever deviant paths our hosts travel down. One thing is clear in our discussions though and that is our passion for pixels from every era!.
Remember those arcade games you played as a kid? They are still out there. Come with us and we will tell you all about what it is like to find, restore, maintain and play these old games. Interested in acquiring games and starting a collection or just hearing some stories and reminiscing about the arcades and games of the past? This is the podcast you've been looking for.
Remember those great Atari 2600 games? Sure, they were fun to play, but didn't you ever wonder why they needed to call a plumber to take out Donkey Kong? What exactly Yar was seeking revenge against? What the Defender was defending? What was making those robots so Beserk? Me too! ATARI BYTES is a game review podcast like no other. On this show, we take a BYTE (get it?) out of a classic Atari 2600 game and see if the story within the game BYTES (now do you get it?) us back.
Radio Free Nintendo is Nintendo World Report's official weekly podcast. Every week, NWR's staff discuss everything Nintendo from the latest releases to classic games.
Old Game Plus
Discussion and play-along of Final Fantasy VI, with perspectives from both long-time fans and a brand new player.
Arcade Hunters
A weekly podcast about Arcade Gaming.
A show on retro / vintage / classic gaming from two guys who didn't just play the games, they lived them! Set as a morning radio show from inside the Retroverse, Kai and Stephen from the band TechnoFunkBoy discuss the happenings of the various worlds, take calls, enjoy gaming music, and more! More fun than you can shake a controller at!
16 Bit Assassins
We are your weekly dose of the ridiculous. Classic and current gaming news, and industry lunacy brought you live, unfiltered and unchecked, and possibly not sober, Wednesdays at 8pm
Top Score
Some of the scores for video games are incredibly intricate and deserve recognition, which is why we've created Top Score: a series of podcasts dedicated to the music that accompanies soldiers through battle, sorcerers through forests and aliens through space.
Remember those arcade games you played as a kid? They are still out there. Come with us and we will tell you all about what it is like to find, restore, maintain and play these old games. Interested in acquiring games and starting a collection or just hearing some stories and reminiscing about the arcades and games of the past? This is the podcast you've been looking for.
A dedicated Intellivision podcast by and for Intellivision collectors and fans of the system, its games, its history, and its thriving home-brew development scene.
A potpourri of Retronauts chronological video projects: Game Boy World, Good Nintentions, and Mode Seven. Updated weekly!
Classic L337
We play a lot retro games and talk about current stuff too | podcast est. 2010
Keeping Your Classic Gaming Lifestyle Up To Date
The original classic gaming podcasts continues its endless quest to explore the history of video games, one game at a time. Join hosts Jeremy Parish and Bob Mackey each week as they team up with a host of expert guests to chronicle the creations that have paved the way for today's hits. From forgotten black-and-white arcade machines to modern-day remakes, Retronauts spans more than four decades of vintage gaming greatness!
Danny and Stian share stories from a lifetime of playing videogames, with an emphasis on retro games and retro gaming. We talk Nintendo, Sega, PC, and more, and how gaming has changed through the years.
Do you have more games than time to play them? So do Jake and Travis! Join them as they journey through their back catalog of current and classic games, consider upcoming releases, and discuss newsworthy trends in their favorite hobby.
RPG Backtrack
RPG Backtrack is a podcast in which we reflect upon some of the staple titles in this wide-ranging genre.
Welcome to The ColecoVision's Podcast where the hosts Gamester81, Brett Weis and Willie! cover all things Coleco. With special emphasis on the Colecovision game system! From Telstar to Starcomm, if you have fond memories of classic Coleco toys and games, then this is the podcast for you. Sprinkled throughout will be trivia and other interesting content. The podcast also will feature a webpage and a forum to discuss all things Coleco! as well as a video element for some podcasts.
This is the IMPLANTgames podcast. The show where I talk about old school games, collecting, YouTube and more!
Late To The Table
Can you believe I've never seen Die Hard? Me neither. Late To The Table revisits classic works of entertainment that you might have missed and sees how they hold up. WE MISSED IT, YOU DON'T HAVE TO!
Every week, we play through a retro game that you may have missed the first time around. We're not here to herald the classics that you remember, we're honoring the forgotten. We'll do our best to beat the game every week, and then tell you about our journey. Along the way, we're gonna make you laugh.
A podcast that educates, informs and gossips about the highly anticipated World of Warcraft: Classic.
Explore the Super Nintendo catalog at random with the intrepid Super Nintendo Exploration Squad. Every other week, a rotating crew of SelectButtoneers select a game from the SNES library at random. Afterwards, we discuss it using the five standardized metrics for scoring a video game: Gun, Vanity, Mystery, Poetry, and Harmony. We dive in deep on games you've never heard of with some of the brightest minds in video game criticism.There are also a healthy amount of digressions and unrelated ba ...
Hosted by Wayne Brekke, owner of Dungeon Crate, the DnD5e Podcast is all about gaming with the new rules to this classic game. As a 30 year veteran of Dungeons and Dragons, Wayne Brekke mans the helm, inviting other gamers on the show as panel guests to talk about every aspect of roleplaying in the 5th edition world.
Stalking The Retro
Retro games retro whatever.
Podcasting the Things that Interest Me
The North American Retro Collective (NARC) is a podcast about classic video games and retro culture! We waste your time once a month. You're welcome!
A BattleTech and MechWarrior podcast, covering everything from Classic BattleTech to the latest video games like MechWarrior: Online.
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RetroNick Radio
Five friends drink and talk about the games they played growing up, and how they compare to the games they play now. They also like to drink and use foul language, but who doesn't these days?
Slayer 1 Podcast
A gaming podcast. Each month we choose one game, usually an older release, to discuss at length. Along with gaming and non-gaming tangents, foul language, and other merriment.
RetroPixel Podcast
Episodes will all revolve around classic & current gaming along with short reviews of recently watched movies or TV series.
A podcast featuring word games, trivia, classic board games, and even a few reimagined classic game shows from years gone by. We rotate through several different games, with different hosts, from episode to episode. What they all have in common is chat, humor, and fun.
Pixel Dreams
Pixel Dreams is a video gaming podcast hosted by two twenty-something friends with a deep passion for all things retro. We try to be simple and concise, without all the cross-talking blather that so many podcasts become guilty of. We strive to bring in-depth coverage of retro classics, as well as games you may not have heard of.check out for original articles, show notes, and general information.
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Join Us in France Travel Podcast, Episode 193 On today’s episode, Elyse and Annie present to you a cornucopia of bizarre French foods. Even if you never plan on trying any of them, you need to know about them because they’ll pop up on menus here and there and we’ve known visitors who had big surprises when their food arrived! Elyse herself has ...…
Full show notes can be found here: ------------------------------ Frank and Alex find out it's that time again where they must suffer for their craft. The planets have aligned and they are powerless to stop it. Another 66 episodes have passed since the last incide ...…
Apps are everywhere and it was only a matter of time before board gaming became mobile. With the invention of mobile gaming still in its mercurial rise, board games seem to be getting better and better. We pit those games against each other in our world famous patent pending Tournament to the DEATH! We also talk about some other stuff. We bring ...…
BeLeaf In Magic: A Maple Leafs Podcast features Christian Holmes (better known as Christian Mingle or Holmesy) and Oscar Elieff talking about hockey and all things Toronto Maple Leafs. With their knowledge of hockey and comedic talents, Christian and Oscar will enlighten your ears to hard-hitting, truth speaking, uncensored, 100 % no bullshit L ...…
The best drug of all can be found inside NES Cartridges, and we aren’t talking about Nostalgia Is your online game worth risking your life for? Unfortunately more than a few gamers say yes. The King of Donkey Kong is fighting to keep his World Record, THROUGH TECHNICALITIES Quality Community Bully Hunters Billy Mitchell Fights For His World Rec ...…
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This week on the TTL podcast we put our quarters into the 80's classic video game now movie RAMPAGE starring Dywane "The ROCK" Johnson and give the answer "Was this a worthy movie and video game adaption?" Plus all of the news in the world of A.C.M.G. including my binge of the anime ACE ATTORNEY. All here as A.C.M.G. presents TALK TIME LIVE…
As a classic gaming podcast, we get so few chances to be on the cutting edge of anything, so when the opportunity arises, you know we've gotta jump on it. This week, we played two versions of the arcade classic RAMPAGE (World Tour and Universal Tour), and then, in a bit of a break in format, we take a group trip to the movies to see, and review ...…
The group is joined by Churn and it starts getting fiscal May your gil forever be increasedGames Tera Xbox One Diablo III Xbox One Dragon Quest Builders Switch The Witness Xbox One Far Cry 5 Xbox One Lost Sphear Switch Ni No Kuni II PS4 and a multitude of Switch gamesStock Corner Nintendo and ActivisionBlizzard stocks discussed in depthNews Fin ...…
This week Alex and David talk about Uber's fatal autonomous crash, Myer's financial troubles, perfected bolognaise and the origin of phrases. Follow-Up Ataribox Update Fatal Autonomous Uber Crash Commerce Corner Myer's $500m First Half Loss Russell 2000 Cooking Corner Slow cook pork Slow cook lamb Alex's Low-Fuss Bolognaise Guinness Stew Lingui ...…
La Jolla Country Day Torreys basball beat the Cabrillo Conquistadores 8-7 on day 3 of the Righetti Spring Classic at Arroyo Grande High School. Cabrillo took a 3-0 lead to lead of the game before facing a 5 run deficit in the bottom of the 7th inning. The Conqs closed the scoring gap in the final frame but game up 1 run short. Broadcast called ...…
After an extremely extended hiautus the 16Bit Assassins podcast has returned. A new night, a new time, and a new co-host but the same home of classic and current gaming news, random comic book references, and Toaster's complete Star Wars fanboying. Join us for our return to the airwaves, as Toaster and Jenn discuss this years' PaxEast offerings ...…
The Audio PANCE/PANRE PA Board Review Podcast Welcome to episode 59 of the FREE Audio PANCE and PANRE Physician Assistant Board Review Podcast. Join me as I cover ten Emergency Medicine End of Rotation Exam (EOR) review questions from the SMARTYPANCE course content following the NCCPA and PAEA content blueprint (download the FREE cheat sheet). ...…
My guest today has been dancing since the age of five! She started out studying ballet and classical Spanish dances, and later developed a strong background in contemporary dance and contact improv. She started studying tango back in 1994 with Luis Solanas and Cecilia Troncoso, founders of the renowned escuela de Tango La Viruta. She's worked w ...…
In this episode Darren and Andy chat about the classic Karate Kid film series.They cover the 4 main films, the remake, the game and the cartoon and of course the upcoming TV series.
Daniel Ho is a 6-time GRAMMY winning artist, producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and audio engineer from Honolulu, Hawai'i. Playlist Spotify playlist Guest Daniel Ho is a 6-time GRAMMY winning artist, producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and audio engineer from Honolulu, Hawai'i. He began his professional career in the ‘90s as the ...…
Neil Gaiman is a master of words and we love and respect his every move here at Beauty and the Bitch. That being said, we did of course make room to TEAR THIS HOUSE TO THE GROUND. American Gods is (in our opinion) one of the best books (EVER) and a Gaiman classic. It has been turned into a STARZ adaptation and is set to launch Season Two in Apr ...…
Looks Unfamiliar is a podcast in which writer and occasional broadcaster Tim Worthington talks to a guest about some of the things that they remember that nobody else ever seems to. This is a collection of highlights from the first six shows, featuring Stephen O'Brien on The Morecambe & Wise Board Game, Garreth F. Hirons on Food Fighters, Emma ...…
Welcome back to another episode of the Gamescast, where a tired weary Joe and Adam, recap the week in games. This week the guys played a bunch of games, including the new Co-Op prison escape game, A Way Out. While Joe finally finished Call of Duty: WWII, Adam tried his hands at PUBG mobile, and celebrated opening day with MLB 18 The Show. Adam ...…
On today’s episode we sit down with some of the Protean City Comics crew, Brandon Leon-Gambetta, James Malloy and Elsbeth Denman, to discuss character creation as well as how the process went in MASKS: A New Generation, the Powered by the Apocalypse RPG created by Brendan Conway! Timestamps: 00:00:34 - Introductions 00:07:47 - D20 For Your Thou ...…
On today’s episode we finish creating our group of superheroes for MASKS: A New Generation, a game developed by Branden Conway. We are joined by some of the Protean City Comics crew, Brandon Leon-Gambetta, James Malloy and Elsbeth Denman! Timestamps: 00:00:34 - Recap 00:01:17 - James’s character continued 00:06:02 - Amelia’s character continued ...…
On today’s episode we start to create a group of superheroes for MASKS: A New Generation, a game developed by Branden Conway. We are joined by some of the Protean City Comics crew, Brandon Leon-Gambetta, James Malloy and Elsbeth Denman! Timestamps: 00:00:33 - Introductions 00:05:30 - What’s in a Game? 00:05:42 - The setting of MASKS 00:07:20 - ...…
Coming Attractions/News: The House with a Clock in its Walls – Trailer First Reformed – Trailer Halloween – Teaser New Movies Ready Player One – When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. The Death o ...…
In this episode we bump into the modern day board game hero (at least to me anyway) Rob Daviau! We chat about the upcoming Fireball Island Kickstarter that is coming up. How this game will be different from its predecessor, ancestor, parent, prequel? However you slice it, its a cult classic brought back to life with some modern twists! And don’ ...…
Welcome back Slicksters! This week was a pretty weird one. However, as usual we have some interesting topics to discuss. How and who the hell bit Beyonce on the cheek? This Tekashi 6'9 rapper is playing a veryyyyy dangerous game. That is definitely discussed in detail. Also has the "black community" began to turn their backs on Tiffany Haddish ...…
This week the guys finally have “What up” Paul in the bar. Comedian Paul Lucie is the guest this week and he brings New York sports to the table. We talk Giants, Islanders, Yankees, and more, along with the classic game of Tennis or Porn. Play along and enjoy this episode of Bar Room Heroes! kofiwidget2.init('Support the FERN!', '#46b798', 'U7U ...…
Hello. My name is Travis Arbon and welcome to Game Flow, a collection of audio essays about the culture of video games and experiences with gaming. Today’s essay is: Reviews and Rankings - Chasing the Dragon. If you have an essay you’d like to submit to the collection, head over to or send an email to Revi ...…
Ben and Erik reimagine the 80s classic Tron as a teen slasher movie! Can Flynn and his friends survive the attacks of an overpowered assassin as they try to escape a video game world?
J.J. Redick sits down with retired basketball star Ray Allen to talk about sticking to a routine (6:45), navigating the expectations of others while playing in the NBA (28:08), and starring in the classic basketball movie 'He Got Game' (39:35). You can find the official Ringer web store here:…
This episode of Locked on Twins with BDub (@Brandon_Warne) and Sticks (@2__CANEZ) features chatter about the Opening Day loss to the Orioles, an update on some #OldFriends, another classic battle in WAR Games and the return of the #Twinquisition! Locked on Twins is part of the Locked on Sports Podcast Network Learn more about your ad choices. V ...…
Chad and the panel review all of the action from the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight, particularly Loyola Chicago’s historic run to the Final Four. They are the first team to ever make the Final Four that needed an at-large bid to make the field. We talk about the classic game between Duke and Kansas, Michigan’s run past Texas A&M and Florida Sta ...…
It was voted the 7th best Star Trek film of all time by fans and described as 'a chillingly realistic documentary' by George Takei. But could the long hoped-for Galaxy Quest sequel ever work in a post-Rickman world? By Grabthar's Hammer, we're determined to find out... Join us in this week's episode as we discuss John's Sam Rockwell epiphany, H ...…
Episode 59 of Siamo Vancouver, Vancouver’s own Italian Community Radio. We had the pleasure of speaking with Giuseppe Cortinovis, master Pizzaiolo. Sicilia was our region of discussion in this episode as well as we went over the music and myths in the region! A new Italian Saying was explained, and we played a vocabulary game with our Italian T ...…
Fresh off his vacation, Christian is feeling better than ever. And it's not just caused​ of the added rest and relaxation.It's MLB Opening Day, or New Year's as Christian calls it. To help preview the entire season and the biggest storylines to watch, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation and MLB Daily Dish joins Press Row. Christian also gives his predic ...…
Step back inside the Video Vault as JB and Eddie celebrate the return of baseball season with a review of Penny Marshall's 1992 classic, "A League Of Their Own." The guys go into how a complete '90s movie could become such a perfect cultural phenomenon, and how Geena Davis and Tom Hanks (America's Walking Dad Joke!) plus a phenomenal supporting ...…
Embarrassing flaws get exposed when the logs get reviewed, Atlanta city government gets shut down by Ransomware, and the cleverest little Android malware you’ll ever meet. Plus we go from a hacked client to a Zero-day discovery, answer some questions, ask a few, and more! Links: Uh Oh! Unified Logs in High Sierra (10.13) Show Plaintext Password ...…
Reactive Consciousness Podcast 03-29-2018 w/ PyroJackFrost, LotusPrince, and Vysthebold! This week the guys react to the Channel Awesome Exodus and Vyse Classic Gaming updates including the SD System 3 and Ultra HDMI!
My oldest child, Sarah, and her fiancé, Classic Dan agreed to open the first SallyPAL clip show. This episode features bits of the first 18 SallyPAL podcasts. And I’ll share the second 18 in the next clip show. You’ll hear about the value of reinventing work, and creating new performances with open casting options. We also talk about acknowledg ...…
16th Annual Sitrin Celebrity Wheelchair Classic Basketball Game.
Matthew’s Letterboxd Watchlist Matthew’s Letterboxd Diary iTunes RSS Feed Google Play Stitcher Radio TuneIn Through the randomness of the universe I watched some films from a few of my favourite directors this week. It generally wasn’t planned, most of these films were picked in the moment. But it’s a very pleasant way to spend a week with some ...…
I love talking with Tristan, and even better, he brings his buddy Mark Chaplin who is co-designer of Lifeform. This beautiful game inspired by classic sci-fi horror movies sounds tense, terrifying, and fun! Be sure to check out our YouTube channel for great Cardboard Herald video content such as Rook & Record, where Jack pairs the best records ...…
In this episode, Matt, Kevin, Larry, and Nick rummage around the closet and brush off Ra, a classic Auction/Bidding/Press Your Luck game by famed designer, Reiner Knizia.
David Delmar is looking for a fight. Not in the pugilistic sense, but rather the fight for social progress and income equality for those who just need an opportunity. His original plan coming out of the Boston University College of Fine Arts was to be a comic book illustrator, which seems appropriate since you get the impression he’s doing supe ...…
Today in the Watchtower, we welcome back Jeff Stormer. Jeff is the host of the Actual Play podcast, Party of One, and the world-building brainstorm podcast, All My Fantasy Children. Each week, All My Fantasy Children brings Jeff together with Aaron Catano-Saez as they take a listener prompt and transform that prompt into a living, breathing cha ...…
On this week's episode of Reel Crime, we're discussing retro gaming. Chris, Scott, Michelle and Justin talk about some of their favorite old school games and how classic gaming in on the uptrend! This episode is sponsored by and the Flint Institute of Arts. find us at follow us at ...…
We come to you live tonight at 9pm CST talking all things sports. 1-347-857-1060 is the number to listen via mobile. We open tonight with a fun interview with Maria Bohl, AKA Bobash Feory with the North Star Roller Derby to talk about their Championship on Saturday the 31st at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds at the Warner Coliseum, doors at 5p ...…
Statesboro, Georgia's own rap artist ShyLyric comes by the Hustlers Lounge to talk about her classic mixtape Guns n Roses, her start in the music game, dodging negative energy and working with creative artists. Also her future projects to come. Tune in and enjoy.
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