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!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h21m. Bisher sind 459 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich


recommended podcasts

Retronauts Episode 237: X-Wing

By patron request, Jeremy Parish and Bob Mackey recruit Kat Bailey and Jason Wilson to scramble all fighters and mount an unrelenting assault of knowledge against the topic of LucasArts' classic Star Wars sandbox shooter series X-Wing (and TIE Fighter).


 05 August 2019  1h35m

Retronauts Episode 235: Mailbag—New Super Mario, FF Tactics, Gaming Holy Grails

The Retronauts East crew (Jeremy Parish, Benj Edwards, Ben Elgin, and Chris Sims) responds to YOUR letters about episode topics that may or may not have already been published, including New Super Mario Bros. and Final Fantasy Tactics.


 02 August 2019  58m

Retronauts Episode 236: Super Mario Maker

We're living in the era of the gig economy, and now our apartments are hotels, our cars are taxis, and we even have to make Marios ourselves. But that's okay, because Nintendo's Super Mario Maker series has thrived over the past half-decade as not...


 29 July 2019  1h34m

Retronauts Episode 234: Spider-Man 2 with Jamie Fristrom

The Retronauts East crew looks back at the legacy of beloved superhero classic Spider-Man 2 for PlayStation 2. Then, Jeremy Parish talks to designer/tech lead Jamie Fristrom about the game's creation.


 22 July 2019  1h5m

Retronauts Episode 233: Final Fantasy Tactics

Jeremy Parish, Bob Mackey, Kat Bailey, and Shivam Bhatt equip their Dictionaries and set their Reaction Skills to "Podcast Debate" as they form up into a squad and take on Final Fantasy's all-time greatest spin-off: 1998's Final Fantasy Tactics for PS1.


 15 July 2019  1h49m

Retronauts Episode 232: Nester

Mario might be Nintendo's big-time mascot, but for six years of Nintendo Power, one banana-haired brat served a similar role. In what amounted to one of the first manga series snuck into the hands of American children, Nester existed as the foil to...


 12 July 2019  54m

 08 July 2019  1h7m

Retronauts Episode 230: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 1989

Before the launch of the go-go '90s, a certain green foursome closed out the decade with a bang. Though the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles entered the comic book world in 1984 and debuted on television in 1987, 1989 belonged to the Turtles, with weekday...


 01 July 2019  1h25m

Retronauts Episode 229: Retrotainment on Creating Modern NES Games

Tim Hartman and Greg Caldwell from Retrotainment talk to Jeremy Parish about the art and science of creating brand-new NES games such as Full Quiet.


 28 June 2019  30m

Retronauts Episode 228: Console Launch Lineups

By patron request, Jeremy Parish and Bob Mackey revisit the topic of classic console launch lineups from Atari 2600 to Super NES with Chris Kohler and Steve Lin. How did these first games speak to their systems—and to the state of gaming at the time?


 24 June 2019  1h45m