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Retro Asylum - The UK’s No.1 Retro Gaming Podcast

Retro Asylum

The UK's No.1 Retro Gaming Podcast. Curating gaming culture for future generations. 'World's Best Podcast' - NME Award 2016.

PublishesWeeklyEpisodes263Founded12 years ago
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Latest Episodes

In this episode Chris and Mads leave a pair of Super Skidmarks in their wake as they both scarper for this months Gameclub. Can Mark, Steve and Dean save the day? Plus, Dean buys an Arcade 1up Starwars cab and Steve & Dean discuss Ghostbusters Frozen... more

13 days ago

Mads, Mark and Chris take back control of the game club and choose some VERY GOOD N64 3D platform games for the April game club shortlist. more

20 days ago

Dean, Steve & Mark catch up for for a long overdue chat and also whittle down the Game Club choices for the Amiga CD32. Plus, should Dean sell some of his collection? more

2 months ago

Mark, Chris and Mads live out their Twilight fantasies as they become vampires and take on Dracula himself in Castlevania Symphony of the Night. Does Chris really sparkle in the moonlight? Tune in to find out! more

2 months ago


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4.8 out of 5 stars from 453 ratings
  • A show that treats retro video games with respect

    Retro Asylum is a podcast that really understands its audience as much as the topics they cover. Exquisitely edited and well thought out, each episode is a joy to listen to. The one thing that marks out Retro Asylum from other shows of similar ilk is its engagement with the community it has built up over the years. 1,000 people have signed up to their Discord server and they do their utmost to support them.

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    United Kingdom7 months ago
  • Podcast Comfort Food

    A consistently solid podcast covering retro gaming from a predominantly British perspective, which I've long found highly entertaining and informative. The semi-recent addition of an American host has helped flesh out the well-structured discussions even further, from adding further variety to the Game Club episodes to contextualizing the differences between the vastly different gaming markets in the 80s. The crew also maintains a wonderful working relationship with a number of other podcasts, a... more

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    United States7 months ago
  • Absolutely Brilliant!!

    I found this show about a year ago and have been hooked ever since. It is funny, informative and the guys have a great rapport which comes across in every episode. I have since joined the Discord group and love that as well. Keep it up guys. I have recently been very ill and your show has gotten me through a tough time so a real genuine thank you to all of you.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdoma year ago
  • Excellent podcast

    Top quality podcast. An excellent collection of hosts with a lot of passion and knowledge of the subject matter. The detail that they go into when learning and discussing each game is staggering. Absolutely unmissable..

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom2 years ago
  • Excellent all round

    Have been listening and re-listening for years, the show has top production values, content is perfectly balanced. great chemistry between the hosts. This show genuinely adds value to life!! Thank you guys

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom2 years ago

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