297 episodes

Your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news and interviews with industry veterans.

New episodes released every Friday!

The Retro Hour (Retro Gaming Podcast‪)‬ The Retro Hour (Retro Gaming Podcast)

    • Leisure
    • 5.0 • 49 Ratings

Your weekly dose of retro gaming and technology news and interviews with industry veterans.

New episodes released every Friday!

    Acclaim, Probe Software & Arcade Home Ports - The Retro Hour EP297

    Acclaim, Probe Software & Arcade Home Ports - The Retro Hour EP297

    We chat to veteran games developer Joe Bonar to get some stories of games like Mortal Kombat II, Alien 3, Golden Axe and lots more from inside Acclaim and Probe Software.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Pat The NES Punk - The Retro Hour EP296

    Pat The NES Punk - The Retro Hour EP296

    We get nostalgic with our special guest Pat Contri AKA Pat The Nes Punk, for a chat about his amazing Youtube channel, books, and the changing retro gaming scene.

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Terrible Fire: Turbo Charging Your Retro Systems - The Retro Hour EP295

    Terrible Fire: Turbo Charging Your Retro Systems - The Retro Hour EP295

    We're joined by the man behind the incredible Terrible Fire project, Stephen Leary to talk about his amazing open source Amiga accelerator cards, cloning the MSX and his new project to restore classic arcade machines.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Quake Remastered with Modern Vintage Gamer - The Retro Hour EP294

    Quake Remastered with Modern Vintage Gamer - The Retro Hour EP294

    Dimitris from Modern Vintage Gamer joins us to talk about his game development background, updating classics like Shantae and the new 2021 remaster of Quake!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    PC Gaming in the 1980s: A Digital Revolution with Jeff Johannigman

    PC Gaming in the 1980s: A Digital Revolution with Jeff Johannigman

    Jeff Johannigman had his first game published by Atari, before moving to Electronic Arts, co-founded the Game Developers' Conference, and worked as a programmer, designer, and producer on games for Microprose, Origin, Broderbund and more!

    • 1 hr 40 min
    The Ultimate History of Video Games - The Retro Hour EP292

    The Ultimate History of Video Games - The Retro Hour EP292

    We're joined by author Steven Kent who has covered the games industry since the early 90s, and had a front-row seat at some of the biggest console launches and companies.
    He's recently followed up his 2001 book The Ultimate History of Video Games.

    • 1 hr 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

c64 forever ,

My goto retro gaming podcast

Great hosts, news and guest interviews. The vibe of the lads talking passionately about the lastest news and stuff is very friendly and easy to listen to. Definitely recommend this podcast.

Dacomb Bierton ,

Get it now

Great podcast

Seckyguy ,

Nostalgic as F#*%

I been listening to you guys for 2 years and ever episodes makes me have flash backs to my childhood and abs a massive pat on your back to keep the show going and keeping the through COVID

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