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The original classic gaming podcast 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!


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Latest Episodes

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Jeremy Parish, Ray Barnholt, and Brandon Sheffield explore the second era of Taito's history: The late 1980s. From arcade all-timers like Bubble Bobble and Arkanoid to a major push to home consoles, it's two hours of wall-to-wall classics! more

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4.6 out of 5 stars from 2.6k ratings
  • Luv the yoshi games and yoshis island episodes

    THE NO ONE RETRO PODCAST OF ALL TIME AND ETERNITY AND FOR THE REST OF THE HOSTS LIVES (or until they run. Out of games(which is highly unlikely!)

    Apple Podcasts
    MR MAN😄
    United Statesa month ago
  • Parish knows

    If there’s one person who can be called a legitimate Video Games Scholar, it’s Jeremy Parish! Great to hear his thoughts every week and the thoughts of the other excellent people on the show!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdoma month ago
  • You don't need me to tell you.

    Just listen to it, all your friends are right.

    Apple Podcasts
    Listener ML
    United Statesa month ago
  • The best retro gaming podcast?

    Possibly, with so many episodes and details I think it could be. I love all the different hosts and styles and it just goes from strength to strength.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdoma month ago
  • Just can’t help themselves

    Like many other have said, leave the politics out of your podcast. Every time I think “maybe this time they will go the entire episode without bashing or complaining about X, Y or Z” and everytime someone lets me down. Just can’t help themselves. No one thinks you’re a saint because you take a subtle (or horribly obvious) jab at people or policies you don’t like. All you are doing is taking us out of the podcast or discussion you’re having, not to mention how it makes everyone sound miserable. O... more

    Apple Podcasts
    Jasper & Harley
    United States2 months ago

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