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A series of podcasts about the world of Arcade and Retro video games.We hope to have a new episode around once a week.

Latest Episodes

Arcade and Retro Podcast – Polybius

In this Halloween special Gavin investigates a mysterious arcade cabinet called 'Polybius'

8 MIN2015 OCT 31
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Arcade and Retro Podcast – Polybius

Arcade & Retro Podcast Ep 24 – Growing up Gaming in Ireland

Gavin, Stephen and Sera share their childhood memories of gaming in Ireland in the 80s and 90s.

49 MIN2015 SEP 30
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Arcade & Retro Podcast Ep 24 – Growing up Gaming in Ireland

Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 23 – Misfit Mascots

Gavin, Sera and Stephen look back at some of the video game mascots who tried to make a go of it over the years but never quite reached the dizzying heights of Sonic and Mario.

55 MIN2015 AUG 19
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Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 23 – Misfit Mascots

Arcade and Retro Episode 22 – The “Mother” Series

Gavin, Sera and Stephen discuss the Mother series of games, known as Earthbound outside of Japan. We also talk about Satoru Iwata, who died tragically recently, and how instrumental he was in the development of Mother 2 and the important roll he played in Nintendo and gaming in general.

63 MIN2015 JUL 21
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Arcade and Retro Episode 22 – The “Mother” Series

Arcade & Retro Podcast Episode 21 – Stupid Sexy Video Games

Gavin and Steven take a look back at the awkward history of sex in classic videogames.

45 MIN2015 FEB 11
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Arcade & Retro Podcast Episode 21 – Stupid Sexy Video Games

Arcade and Retro Podcast – 20 ‘The Bloodening!’

As a special episode in the run up to Halloween Gavin and Stephen look at the history of the use of blood in video games.

-1 s2014 OCT 19
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Arcade and Retro Podcast – 20 ‘The Bloodening!’

Arcade and Retro Podcast – 19 “BATMAN”

Gavin and Stephen inspired by recently playing the awful Batman: Dark Tomorrow have a look back some of the Batman video games that have been released over the years from the isometric spectrum title to the over the top contra inspired Megadrive game.

59 MIN2014 SEP 8
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Arcade and Retro Podcast – 19 “BATMAN”

Arcade and Retro Podcast: “1993” Special

Gavin is joined by Stephen, Sera and Jean to look back at gaming in the year 1993. Games covered include: Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening Chaos Engine Secret of Mana Mortal Kombat 2 Doom Alien Breed 2 Star Fox Day of the Tentacle Rise of the Robots 1993 also saw the launch of the 3D0, CD32 and the Atari Jaguar. Some of the games and and topics are covered in more detail in previous podcasts: Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 7: The Legend of Zelda Series (part 1) Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 5: Lucas Arts Graphic Adventures Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 2: Hudson Soft Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 1: Star Fox

-1 s2013 JUL 6
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Arcade and Retro Podcast: “1993” Special

Arcade and Retro Podcast – Sonic Special Part 2

In the second part of our look back at the Sonic the Hedgehog games Gavin and Connla are joined by regular contributors Sera and Stephen. This podcast covers Sonics often awkward transition to 3D platforming. We also discuss all things Sonic related in general, including the cartoon series and comics.

-1 s2013 JUN 25
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Arcade and Retro Podcast – Sonic Special Part 2

Arcade and Retro Podcast – Sonic Special Part 1

Gavin is joined by Connla to discuss the Sonic the Hedgehog games. Part 1 deals with the bulk of the more classic 2D Sonic games, we'll be looking at difficult transition to 3D games in Part 2. (Note this podcast was recorded last year)

-1 s2013 JUN 17
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Arcade and Retro Podcast – Sonic Special Part 1
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Latest Episodes

Arcade and Retro Podcast – Polybius

In this Halloween special Gavin investigates a mysterious arcade cabinet called 'Polybius'

8 MIN2015 OCT 31
Comments
Arcade and Retro Podcast – Polybius

Arcade & Retro Podcast Ep 24 – Growing up Gaming in Ireland

Gavin, Stephen and Sera share their childhood memories of gaming in Ireland in the 80s and 90s.

49 MIN2015 SEP 30
Comments
Arcade & Retro Podcast Ep 24 – Growing up Gaming in Ireland

Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 23 – Misfit Mascots

Gavin, Sera and Stephen look back at some of the video game mascots who tried to make a go of it over the years but never quite reached the dizzying heights of Sonic and Mario.

55 MIN2015 AUG 19
Comments
Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 23 – Misfit Mascots

Arcade and Retro Episode 22 – The “Mother” Series

Gavin, Sera and Stephen discuss the Mother series of games, known as Earthbound outside of Japan. We also talk about Satoru Iwata, who died tragically recently, and how instrumental he was in the development of Mother 2 and the important roll he played in Nintendo and gaming in general.

63 MIN2015 JUL 21
Comments
Arcade and Retro Episode 22 – The “Mother” Series

Arcade & Retro Podcast Episode 21 – Stupid Sexy Video Games

Gavin and Steven take a look back at the awkward history of sex in classic videogames.

45 MIN2015 FEB 11
Comments
Arcade & Retro Podcast Episode 21 – Stupid Sexy Video Games

Arcade and Retro Podcast – 20 ‘The Bloodening!’

As a special episode in the run up to Halloween Gavin and Stephen look at the history of the use of blood in video games.

-1 s2014 OCT 19
Comments
Arcade and Retro Podcast – 20 ‘The Bloodening!’

Arcade and Retro Podcast – 19 “BATMAN”

Gavin and Stephen inspired by recently playing the awful Batman: Dark Tomorrow have a look back some of the Batman video games that have been released over the years from the isometric spectrum title to the over the top contra inspired Megadrive game.

59 MIN2014 SEP 8
Comments
Arcade and Retro Podcast – 19 “BATMAN”

Arcade and Retro Podcast: “1993” Special

Gavin is joined by Stephen, Sera and Jean to look back at gaming in the year 1993. Games covered include: Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening Chaos Engine Secret of Mana Mortal Kombat 2 Doom Alien Breed 2 Star Fox Day of the Tentacle Rise of the Robots 1993 also saw the launch of the 3D0, CD32 and the Atari Jaguar. Some of the games and and topics are covered in more detail in previous podcasts: Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 7: The Legend of Zelda Series (part 1) Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 5: Lucas Arts Graphic Adventures Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 2: Hudson Soft Arcade and Retro Podcast Episode 1: Star Fox

-1 s2013 JUL 6
Comments
Arcade and Retro Podcast: “1993” Special

Arcade and Retro Podcast – Sonic Special Part 2

In the second part of our look back at the Sonic the Hedgehog games Gavin and Connla are joined by regular contributors Sera and Stephen. This podcast covers Sonics often awkward transition to 3D platforming. We also discuss all things Sonic related in general, including the cartoon series and comics.

-1 s2013 JUN 25
Comments
Arcade and Retro Podcast – Sonic Special Part 2

Arcade and Retro Podcast – Sonic Special Part 1

Gavin is joined by Connla to discuss the Sonic the Hedgehog games. Part 1 deals with the bulk of the more classic 2D Sonic games, we'll be looking at difficult transition to 3D games in Part 2. (Note this podcast was recorded last year)

-1 s2013 JUN 17
Comments
Arcade and Retro Podcast – Sonic Special Part 1
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