Retronauts

RETRONAUTS

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!
LATEST EPISODE
Retronauts Episode 91: Retronauts East - SEGA's...
3/20/2017 
02:03:59 
Ben Elgin and Benj Edwards reconvene with Jeremy to explore the first half of SEGA's arcade... Show More
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Past Episodes
Retronauts Episode 90: Retronauts Radio 3 - Zelda...
3/13/2017 
01:25:23 
Bob joins in for a slightly different episode of Retronauts Radio! We discuss the recent CD... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 56: An audio-sampling sampler
3/10/2017 
25:31 
Retronauts Micro returns on a biweekly schedule! Jeremy kicks things off with a follow-up to... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 89: Final Fantasy IV, redux
3/6/2017 
01:57:20 
We continue our Final Fantasy deep-dive series by doing like Square did back in the day and... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 89: Final Fantasy IV, redux
3/6/2017 
01:75:20 
We continue our Final Fantasy deep-dive series by doing like Square did back in the day and... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 88: Yoshi Games
2/27/2017 
01:38:29 
Following his debut in 1990's Super Mario World, Yoshi quickly evolved from a glorified... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 87: A history of the Apple II
2/20/2017 
01:26:12 
It's the debut of Retronauts East as East Coast gaming experts Benj Edwards and Ben Elgin join... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 86: The music of Castlevania...
2/12/2017 
01:08:07 
Our second Retronauts Radio looks at notable retro-themed game music releases for February... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 85: Activision, the original...
2/6/2017 
01:41:35 
Steve Lin and Jaz Rignall join Jeremy and Bob again to look back at one of the most important... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 84: Wii
1/30/2017 
01:31:54 
It's hard to believe, but the Wii celebrated its tenth birthday last year, putting it within... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 055: Bart vs. the Space Mutants
1/23/2017 
46:39 
When The Simpsons took off like a rocket in its first few years, it was only a matter of time... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 83: The Music of Panzer...
1/16/2017 
01:08:16 
It's an all-music episode of Retronauts as Jeremy looks at recent classic game soundtrack... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 054: Puzzle Bobble/Bust-A-Move
1/9/2017 
14:40 
Having survived the Bubble Bobble episode, Jeremy mops up the franchise with a look at its most... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 82: Bubble Bobble and Family
1/2/2017 
01:36:29 
The original Power Trio ? Bob, Ray, and Jeremy ? follow up their recent look at Wonder Boy to... Show More
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Retronauts Holiday Extravaganza 2016: Christmas...
12/23/2016 
01:10:34 
After yet another year of podcasting, it's time to tie a bow on 2016 with an annual trip to the... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 81: Sonic the Hedgehog
12/19/2016 
01:43:46 
Ah, Sonic the Hedgehog: a designed-by-committee character born out of pure cynicism that... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 053: Donkey Kong's Day in Court
12/12/2016 
14:43 
Enjoy this delightful yarn about the legal wrangling over the matter of Donkey Kong's true... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 052: For the Love of FM Synthesis
12/5/2016 
16:09 
Let's get technical! With this, the first of a series of Micro episodes focused on specific... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 80: Famicom Boom-era Developers
11/28/2016 
01:59:16 
TOSE! Towa Chiki! VAP! Meldac! SunSoft! Atelier Double! These are but a few of the studios we... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 79: 10 Shitty Years of Virtual...
11/21/2016 
01:38:16 
Chris Kohler joins Jeremy and Bob to revisit a topic from the earliest days of Retronauts... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 051: Talkin' Pods with Watch Out...
11/14/2016 
36:17 
As part of our post-10th birthday victory lap, friends Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross of Watch... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 78: Retronauts' 10th...
11/7/2016 
47:02 
It's hard to believe, but the podcast devoted to discussing old games is now old itself! On... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 050: Fester's Quest
10/31/2016 
38:06 
If you lived through the NES era, the words "Fester's Quest" likely make you break into a cold... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 77: The History of Video Game...
10/25/2016 
01:39:08 
Like every type of media still in its early years, gaming is viewed (by some) as a... Show More
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Retronauts Reminder: Come See Us in Portland this...
10/18/2016 
01:10 
Hey folks, we'll be in Portland this coming weekend for the Portland Retro Gaming Expo, and a... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 049: Elevator Action II
10/17/2016 
12:53 
Jeremy muses over one of the greatest arcade games of all time: Taito's oddly out-of-time... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 76: Preserving Game Ephemera
10/10/2016 
01:25:36 
Game preservation advocates Frank Cifaldi, Mike Mika, and Steve Lin of The Video Game History... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 048: 8-Bit Superhero Sampler -...
10/3/2016 
51:36 
After a month, the Retronauts Micro 8-Bit Superhero Sampler continues with a discussion of two... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 75: Punch-Out!!
9/26/2016 
01:31:26 
While the majority of us nostalgia-heads remember Punch-Out!! most from its brief association... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 047: Dragon Quest VII and the...
9/19/2016 
14:21 
Jeremy looks at how this classic RPG's 3DS remake compares to the unhappy reputation of the... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 74: Nintendo 64
9/12/2016 
01:39:54 
Jared Petty joins Bob and Jeremy to contemplate the good and the bad of Nintendo's third home... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 046: 8-Bit Superhero Sampler -...
9/5/2016 
28:28 
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... some guy riding the subway! On this episode of Retronauts... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 73: Super Nintendo...
8/29/2016 
01:33:14 
Five years after making his hosting debut in Retronauts Live episode 17, Bob returns to the... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 045: Tennis and Tetris for Game...
8/22/2016 
34:34 
Bryan Ochalla joins in again for another in-depth dissection of the Game Boy library. This time... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 72: Wonder Boy Vs. Adventure...
8/15/2016 
01:40:15 
Ray Barnholt joins Jeremy and Bob in an attempt to make sense of the bizarre lineage of SEGA's... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 044: Classic Game SFX Quizdown
8/8/2016 
24:12 
On this episode of Retronauts Micro, join Bob Mackey, Chris Antista, and Henry Gilbert as your... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 71: SimCity
8/1/2016 
01:16:53 
In an era of high scores and game overs, Bay Area developer Will Wright's fascination with... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 043: The Famicom Rainbow
7/25/2016 
16:41 
Caitlin Oliver chats with Jeremy about gaming's most aesthetically pleasing collecting habit... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 70: Final Fantasy I
7/18/2016 
01:13:46 
Chris Kohler and Sam Claiborne join up for another single-game exploratory session, this time... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 042: Shop Theme Mixtape
7/11/2016 
11:51 
On this episode of Retronauts Micro, we return once again to the mixtape format for a small... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 69: EarthBound
7/4/2016 
01:33:14 
The SNES RPG EarthBound might be considered a true cult classic, but its rise from critical... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 041: A Failed Game Boy Pilot
6/27/2016 
01:06:58 
It's not really a Micro episode, but that's OK ? it's not really Retronauts, either. Jeremy... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 68: Pac-Man
6/20/2016 
01:37:09 
Steven Lin and Jaz Rignall join up to talk about Namco's all-time classic Pac-Man, as well as... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 040: GamePro TV
6/13/2016 
35:42 
Despite the fact that video games have been a household mainstay since the '80s, they've been... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 67: Listener Mail 2016
6/6/2016 
01:45:13 
Due to our erratic Retronauts recording schedule--a whole bunch of podcasts every three to four... Show More
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Retronauts Micro #039: Klonoa
5/30/2016 
12:33 
Jeremy reminisces on the appeal of Namco's Klonoa, a PlayStation game whose existence defied... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 66: Zelda on NES
5/23/2016 
01:41:55 
Chris Kohler and Sam Claiborn join Jeremy and Bob to dive deep into a part of the Zelda series... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 038: Nick Arcade with Special...
5/16/2016 
36:03 
These days, we have YouTube, Twitch, and a variety of platforms to bring us endless footage of... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 65: Resident Evil
5/9/2016 
01:29:17 
Sorry to make you feel old, but Resident Evil turns 20 this year. And since we games... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 037: Little Samson
5/2/2016 
11:05 
A look back at, to our knowledge, the final legacy ofMegaMancreator Akira Kitamura: The... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 64: Dracula X
4/25/2016 
01:42:39 
Dan Adelman joins Jeremy and Bob to discuss one of the true treasures of the '90s: The... Show More
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Retronauts: Live At Midwestern Gaming Classic 2016
4/18/2016 
01:34:18 
Jeremy and Bob hit the mean streets of Milwaukee to talk about the SEGA Master System on the... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 036: 16-Bit RPG Town Mixtape
4/11/2016 
16:54 
On this calm and soothing episode of Retronauts Micro, join host Bob Mackey for a sampling of... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 63: Pokemon
4/4/2016 
01:43:53 
Nothing may feel more like those simpler times of the late '90s than Pokemon, but Nintendo's... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 035: Metal Storm
3/28/2016 
13:02 
IGN's Sam Claiborn stops by to discuss the merits, explosions, and alarming aftermarket price... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 62: High Fidelity Classic...
3/21/2016 
02:02:08 
What's the best way to play old games in these modern times? Jeremy Parish, Frank Cifaldi, and... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 034: Deception
3/14/2016 
09:06 
This week on Retronauts Micro, join Bob as he takes a trip to the dark world of Tecmo's... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 61: The Legend of Zelda...
3/7/2016 
01:36:45 
What is there left to say about The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time? A heck of a lot... Show More
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Retronauts Micro #033: Ninja Five-O
2/29/2016 
11:02 
Jeremy dives into Game Boy Advance classic (and overpriced rarity) Ninja Five-O, a game that... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 60: The Music of Nobuo Uematsu
2/22/2016 
02:11:02 
Jeremy and Bob spend a couple of hours musing about music with Chris Kohler and Kat Bailey.... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 032: Our Gaming Bucket Lists
2/15/2016 
15:26 
Bad news, everyone: We're all gonna die! (Eventually.) And to ensure our death beds are free of... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 59: PSP
2/8/2016 
01:32:56 
Long ago, the best game a phone could pull off was the immortal "Snake," so we had no choice... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 031: Otocky
2/1/2016 
11:20 
We've mentioned Otocky in passing, but now we delve into greater depth about this little-known... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 58: HAL Laboratory
1/25/2016 
01:26:02 
Jeremy, Bob, Henry Gilbert, and Christian Nutt convene to look back at the history of HAL... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 030: Our Favorite Years of Gaming
1/18/2016 
13:11 
On this episode of Retronauts Micro, Bob takes a break from the solo format to talk with Ray... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 57: Half-Life 2
1/11/2016 
01:21:58 
It's time to face facts: Half-Life 2 is officially old?and to make things even more tragic, we... Show More
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Retronauts Micro #029: Parasite Eve
1/4/2016 
15:13 
End the holidays in the deserted streets of New York, fighting mutant rats and super-powered... Show More
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Retronauts Special: State of the Podcast, 2016
12/31/2015 
13:07 
Our first Patreon-funded year has come to a close, and we'd like to thank everyone who made the... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV, Episode 56: Metroid
12/28/2015 
01:40:43 
Jeremy, Bob, and IGN's Jose Otero revisit a subject dear to their hearts: Nintendo's Metroid... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 55: Holiday 2015...
12/21/2015 
01:12:09 
It's the Yuletide season once again, and if you're a Retronauts fan, you know what that means... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 028: Legends of Localization...
12/14/2015 
19:04 
On this special interview episode of Retronauts Micro, Bob talks to Clyde and Heidi Mandelin... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 54: Super Mario 64
12/7/2015 
01:28:54 
Almost 20 years ago, Nintendo showed the world how 3D games should be done with the phenomenal... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode #027: Q*Bert
11/30/2015 
08:24 
Journey back in time to 1982 and the sassiest mascot character ever to cuss up an arcade... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 53: Williams' Arcade...
11/23/2015 
01:33:44 
Jaz Rignall joins Bob and Jeremy to look back at Williams, who became an arcade legend with a... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 026: Clock Tower
11/16/2015 
10:51 
Though it wouldn't have the same longevity as its contemporaries, Human Entertainment's Clock... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 52: Devil May Cry
11/9/2015 
01:29:31 
Devil May Cry has been a fact of life for the past 15 years, and though the series isn't as... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 25: Prince of Persia
11/2/2015 
18:43 
Jeremy takes a trip back to ancient Persia to recount the story of the boy who would be its... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 51: The NES Launch
10/26/2015 
01:34:27 
Live at Portland Retro Gaming Expo, Jeremy speaks one-on-one with podcast friends Frank... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 024: Spooky Save Room Mixtape
10/19/2015 
11:52 
It's the Halloween season, which means it's officially time for Spooky Stuff. And what better... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 50: Ico/Shadow of the...
10/12/2015 
01:44:27 
Ten years ago, director Fumito Ueda released his second game, the phenomenal Shadow of the... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 023: Ace Attorney
10/5/2015 
12:06 
10 years ago, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney landed on the DS as an oddity, and unexpectedly... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 49: Dragon Quest
9/28/2015 
01:40:40 
In Japan, RPGs are synonymous with Dragon Quest. But in the States, this series amounted to an... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 22: In Tokyo
9/20/2015 
18:55 
In Japan for Tokyo Game Show, Jeremy grills American game enthusiasts (and one celebrity... Show More
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Retronauts Season IV Episode 48: Super Mario Bros.
9/12/2015 
01:44:25 
Wired's Chris Kohler and IGN's Jose Otero join us to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Super... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 021: Rolling Thunder
9/7/2015 
17:36 
Jeremy looks back on Namco's clasic arcade action game Rolling Thunder, the quintessential... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 47: The Final Word on...
8/31/2015 
01:57:36 
As an era ends with the release of Metal Gear Solid V, Shane Bettenhausen and Jose Otero join... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 020: The Sounds of SNES SimCity
8/24/2015 
21:22 
Soyo Oka might not be the most well-known Nintendo composer, but in her time with the company... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 46: The Legend Of...
8/17/2015 
01:25:31 
Sing it with us, now: Link! He come to town! Come to save, the Princess Zelda! We're all... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 019: Super Castlevania IV
8/10/2015 
13:35 
Last year we looked at the Castlevania NES trilogy; now we explore its weird but wonderful... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 45: The Monkey Island...
8/3/2015 
01:01:59 
25 years ago, the landscape of adventure games changed forever with The Secret of Monkey... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 018: Echo Night
7/27/2015 
11:33 
From Software might have set the world on fire in recent years with the game-changing Souls RPG... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 017: Treasure
7/21/2015 
12:38 
Jeremy takes a look at one of gaming's great studios, whose work seems to have been largely... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 44: PlayStation's 20...
7/14/2015 
01:38:02 
Retronauts vet and Sony enthusiast/employee Shane Bettenhausen joins us to discuss the 20th... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV episode 43: Chrongaming
7/6/2015 
01:23:29 
Can a podcast be self-indulgent if the topic was provided by someone else? The famous Dr.... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 016: EarthBound Beginnings/Mother
6/29/2015 
14:27 
It's been a wild couple of weeks for The Unlikeliest Things Ever: A single conference at E3... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 42: Listener Mail 2015
6/22/2015 
01:39:52 
This week on Retronauts, we're resurrecting two features from our older seasons that normally... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 15: A Tengen Tale
6/14/2015 
14:45 
Jeremy looks back at the dark counterpart to Konami spinoff Ultra Games: Atari spinoff Tengen... Show More
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Retronauts Episode 41: The Mega Man Legacy
6/8/2015 
01:52:01 
Jeremy and Bob are joined by Capcom's Brett Elston and Greg Moore to revisit a topic near to... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 014: Konami 8-Bit B-Sides Mixtape
6/1/2015 
15:53 
Without a doubt, the music of Konami's NES catalog has a stellar reputation--if their stable of... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 40: Why We Love...
5/25/2015 
01:33:03 
By this point, it shouldn't be a big surprise that we Retronauts are big fans of Japanese... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 13: Ultra Games
5/18/2015 
08:51 
Only '90s kids will understand the appeal of games published by a great studio under a... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 39: Slow Life Games
5/11/2015 
01:45:37 
At the behest of Kickstarter backer Chase (yes, we're still fulfilling Kickstarter episodes)... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 012: Interstate '76
5/4/2015 
11:47 
Back in the '90s, '70s nostalgia reigned supreme. And few games took advantage of our rekindled... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 38: Bonk
4/27/2015 
01:18:50 
For whatever reason, the late '80s to early '90s absolutely overflowed with games about cavemen... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 011: Virtual Boy
4/20/2015 
10:56 
Following our look at Game Boy's competitors in the late '90s, Jeremy explores the system's... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV, Episode 37: Neo Geo Pocket &...
4/13/2015 
01:26:48 
Old-timers Shane Bettenhausen and Christian Nutt join Jeremy and Bob to hash out the history... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 010: Parodius
4/6/2015 
10:21 
Remember Konami? They might not put out many games these days, but back in the '90s they were... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 36: Super Mario World
3/30/2015 
01:35:29 
Super Mario World celebrates its 25th birthday this year, making all of us indescribably old.... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 009: Wizards & Warriors
3/25/2015 
07:07 
After last week's in-depth blowout on Rare, Jeremy pauses to look briefly at one of the... Show More
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Retronauts Episode Vol. IV Episode 35: Rare
3/16/2015 
01:30:44 
UK ex-pat Jaz Rignall joins Bob and Jeremy to discuss England's crown jewel: Rare. From their... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 8: Pac-Man 2: The New...
3/9/2015 
11:01 
Who had this idea for a video game? Where are they now? Did this strange experiment start as a... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 34: Tiny Toon...
3/2/2015 
01:34:09 
They're tiny, they're toony, they're all a little looney, and, coming from a show with only 100... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 007: The Ups and Downs of...
2/23/2015 
12:56 
Jeremy explores his uncomfortable mixture of admiration for and frustration with Squaresoft's... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 33: What's the Deal...
2/15/2015 
01:49:23 
Last time we talked about games that jumped the shark; here's the flip side of the... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 6: Retro Games We Want to...
2/9/2015 
17:27 
Have you ever wanted to like a classic game, but something about it just didn't jive with you?... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 32: When Games Jump the...
2/2/2015 
01:41:53 
Sometimes, good games can go bad. And when they do, they usually go REALLY bad. On this episode... Show More
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Retronauts Micro 005: Yellow Magic Orchestra
1/26/2015 
09:31 
A brief journey into the music of a band that had an incredible influence on the direction and... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 31: All Hail the DS
1/19/2015 
01:49:01 
What is "retro"? This week, we test the limits by talking about a 10-year-old system whose... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 4: Bad Purchasing...
1/12/2015 
17:36 
As adults, we may do the proper research before plunking down our hard-earned cash on a new... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 3: Zillion
1/5/2015 
07:21 
This off-week, Jeremy looks back at one of the forgotten gems of a forgotten system: Zillion... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 2: The Legend of Zelda...
12/29/2014 
23:49 
Didn't play The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask? You're not alone! With most of the world being... Show More
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Retronauts Volume IV Episode 30: Telenet and Valis
12/22/2014 
01:24:48 
As a holiday treat for our listeners, we're putting out TWO full-length episodes in a row?and... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 29: Street Fighter: The...
12/15/2014 
01:32:19 
The Retronauts holiday tradition continues with a fourth trip to our cabin in Parts Unknown... Show More
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Retronauts Micro Episode 1: The TI-99/4A
12/8/2014 
08:50 
It's our first off-week of the season, and we're going small with Retronauts Micro: Bite-sized... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. IV Episode 28: Gaming's Greatest...
12/1/2014 
01:33:12 
Retronauts is back for a brand-new season! And what better way to celebrate our crowdfunding... Show More
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Retronauts Special: New Season Preview/Kickstarter...
11/3/2014 
01:10:15 
Want details on our next season? Well, you've come to the right place, buddy! On this special... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 27: Games of Game Center...
8/18/2014 
42:16 
In our season finale, we discuss four games that appeared on Game Center CX and drove its host... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 27: Game Center CX
8/11/2014 
01:21:51 
Why spend 90 minutes talking about a Japanese TV show? Because it's just that great. We give... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 26: Planescape: Torment
8/4/2014 
46:17 
BioWare's Infinity Engine powered some of the greatest PC experiences the '90s had to offer... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 26: RPG Battle Systems
7/28/2014 
01:38:13 
RPG battle systems: What started as a way to simulate the rolling of dice on a Cheetos-stained... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 25 - The Castlevania...
7/21/2014 
01:02:06 
Jeremy puts the wraps on his hosting duties for Retronauts Vol. III by returning to an old... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 25: 8-Bit Anarchy in...
7/14/2014 
01:42:05 
It's taken nearly eight years, but we finally got a real live British person to join us so we... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 24: Skyblazer
7/7/2014 
28:00 
A pleasant chat about one of the least-known, better-playing Super NES games of the day: Sony's... Show More
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Retronauts Special #3 ? Live From TooManyGames...
6/30/2014 
54:21 
We present the "Life and Times of the 3DO" in this special live panel about the often-forgotten... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 24: Intellivision
6/23/2014 
01:04:56 
We continue to dip our feet in the console golden age and jump around the chronology of... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 23: Policenauts
6/3/2014 
44:27 
Esteemed game designer Hideo Kojima has had his hands full with Metal Gear (exclusively) for... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 23: Speedruns
5/27/2014 
01:27:51 
The art of speedrunning is barely two decades old, but in that time we've seen our share of... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 22 - ColecoVision
5/20/2014 
43:02 
Chris Kohler joins us once again to revisit the ColecoVision and Coleco ADAM, 1982's most... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 22: Misplaced...
5/11/2014 
01:32:00 
Our ol' pal Chris Kohler finally shows up to join us as we fart around in the studio for 90... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 21: Joe & Mac
5/5/2014 
50:27 
We discuss the four somewhat disparate games in Data East's caveman ninja games, with Vidjagame... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 21: Girl Games
4/28/2014 
01:27:36 
We talk about another great period of '90s gaming nostalgia, only this time from a feminine... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 20: RPGs with Modern-Day...
4/21/2014 
45:04 
Kickstarter backer Juan Soto brings you Retronauts Pocket episode 20, which explores the very... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 20: Listener Mail
4/14/2014 
01:44:22 
Mail call! Or something like that. Retronauts might be too cool for the United States Postal... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket 19 - Capcom's NES Games
4/6/2014 
48:24 
By our powers combined! (With the backing of Larry Froncek.) We delve into Capcom's NES years... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 19 - Nintendo Power
4/1/2014 
01:40:57 
Backer Tyler Castro joins us to discuss the flip side of our game magazines episode: Nintendo... Show More
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Pocket Episode 18: Nintendo Merchandise
3/23/2014 
39:31 
Make room for a big bowl of Nintendo Cereal System as we take a quick look at the absurdity of... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 18: Video Game Media
3/17/2014 
01:53:18 
GamePro? EGM? Next Generation? Household names ? if you were a household of game nerds, that... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 17: Another World/Out of...
3/10/2014 
42:02 
Matsuba! Regardless of how you interpret this alien expression, Eric Chahi's Out of this World... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 17: Parappa the Rapper...
3/3/2014 
01:43:57 
In those oh-so optimistic '90s, Parappa the Rapper taught an entire generation there's no shame... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 16: Ivalice
2/25/2014 
46:09 
By request of Jeff Tibayan, we follow up on last week's Yasumi Matsuno episode with an in-depth... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 16: Yasumi Matsuno
2/16/2014 
01:49:09 
By request of supporter Hugh Franck, we delve into the complex (and often very earth-tone)... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 15: Destiny of an...
2/10/2014 
24:37 
Ancient Chinese novel meets 1980s Japanese manga meets 1990 video game. We discuss the finer... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 15: Retro Compilations
2/3/2014 
01:34:32 
Yes, even retro collections can be retro. We discuss the highlights and lowlights of classic... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 14: Baldur's Gate
1/27/2014 
47:17 
In 1998, Bioware changed the face of RPGs with Baldur's Gate, which did an amazing job of... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 14 - Harvest Moon
1/19/2014 
01:38:13 
For over 15 years, the Harvest Moon series has been teaching sickly indoor kids the virtues of... Show More
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Retronauts Pocket Episode 13: Pre-Video Arcade...
1/13/2014 
31:30 
It's the most retro Retronauts ever as we look at the roots of video games in the form of... Show More
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Retronauts Vol. III Episode 13: The Golden Age of...
1/6/2014 
01:42:58