In collaboration between Retronauts Podcast and Fangamer.
DESIGN IN ACTION: How the push-and-pull of iterative challenges invisibly eases players into the game's most advanced platforming techniques.
Kat kicks off her Let's Play of Final Fantasy IV by bombing a village, conning a prince, and killing lots of wildlife.
Jeremy explores one of classic gaming's most popular and iconic audio formats (as seen on TV, via SEGA Genesis!).
A look at the dicey boom-era games of ’80s Japan and the vanished studios that made them.
A decade of lamentations for a potentially brilliant service that never quite lived up to its promise.
Our latest classic games podcast collapses into itself in singularity of oldness.
The ghost of Bob Mackey returns to tell us the haunting tale of an unbeatable (?) NES death gauntlet: Fester's Quest.
The podcast goes deep on the controversial history of censorship in games.
A look back to that brilliant but rarely seen mid-'90s arcade classic, Elevator Action II.
The founders of the Video Game History Foundation discuss the passions and challenges behind the establishment of their new non-profit organization.
This week on USgamer's classic gaming podcast, we look into two of the more memorable comic book games on the NES.
This week on USgamer's classic gaming podcast, we dig into the surprisingly deep history of Nintendo's gloriously cartoony take on pugilism.
Conventional wisdom holds that DQVII's enormous size and glacial pace undermine the experience, but is that really true?
It's like Christmas in September!
This week on USgamer's classic gaming podcast, we dissect two of the earliest (and worst) superhero games the NES has to offer: Superman and The Uncanny X-Men.
This week on USgamer's classic gaming podcast, we salute the SNES.
The most confusing franchise in video gaming now becomes the most confusing podcast in video games.
On this episode of USgamer's classic gaming podcast, listen to the Retronauts put their retro game audio knowledge to the test.
Sometimes we collect the games we love, but sometimes we just buy games because they look nice. Not the graphics — the games themselves!
The adventure that kicked off the world's most popular RPG series is getting a new lease on life through the NES Classic Mini, and we give it a thorough look.
This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast presents a collection of songs to get you in the spending mood.
This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast explores the 1995 Super Nintendo RPG that went from critical flop to Internet sensation.
A look back at the launch of the legendary handheld in this unusual Micro episode.
As early 3D games enter the world of retro, we have to ask ourselves: Is every era worth celebrating?
There's no cure, 'cause we're headed for the kill screen.
This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast tackles important issues, like the state of gaming preservation and our respective waifus.
We'll probably never see another entry in Namco's dreamlike platform action series, and that's a darned shame.
After three decades, are Zelda for NES and its direct sequel Zelda II still worth rapping about? The podcast gang deliberates.
This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast enters the VIDEO ZONE for an exploration of the Nickelodeon game show devoted to 8 and 16-bit entertainment.
To ring in the series' 20th anniversary, USgamer's masters of podcasting explore the Capcom series that coined the term "survival horror."
Before he vanished from the public eye, Mega Man's original creator left the world with this final gift.
We hope to find the answer in Castlevania's Dracula X duology, Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night. Are our words as empty as our souls?
This week’s installment of USgamer’s classic gaming podcast brings you the best of 16-bit JRPG town themes.
It'll be a cold weekend in Milwaukee, but Retronauts can warm your soul.
This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast examines the portable RPG that became an outright phenomenon.
Jeremy wants to turn your world upside-down today at 3 ET/noon PT.
We invert the natural order of things as this Micro episode focuses on gravity-flipping NES classic Metal Storm.
It's not quite The Terminator, but the quest to find the best possible presentation for classic games turns us into slaves to the machines regardless.
This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast explores Link's 1998 leap into the world of 3D gaming.
Swing into Konami's Game Boy Advance sleeper classic with this in-depth video and podcast exploration of Ninja Five-O.
The Retronauts podcast gets musical this week with a survey of Uematsu's career and classic compositions.
On this week's installment of USgamer's classic gaming podcast, the gang talks about their game-related bucket lists.
On this week's installment of USgamer's classic gaming podcast, we look at the legacy of Sony's first portable.
Look back with us to Otocky, a game that brilliantly combined shooting, rhythm, and music more than a decade before Rez was even an inkling of an idea!
We pay proper tribute to Nintendo's late leader by digging into the history of the first company he helped build: Developer HAL Laboratory.
This week, we discuss the twelve months that held our favorite game-based memories.
This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast explores one of the most anticipated and influential games of all time.
Take an in-depth look back at Squaresoft's innovative, cinematic, horror RPG, Parasite Eve.