The Retro League episode 104

Just seeing the catchphrase “Who You Gonna Call?” as the sub-title of this week’s Retro League podcast stopped us in our tracks and we pricked up our ears. We’re massive fans of the Ghostbusters film and the many video games that has materialised over the years – as our big feature in Retroaction issue 3 can testify to – so this alone made the download [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 102

Following the monumental 100th episode, the release schedule of The Retro League podcast seems to have resumed back to its normal weekly edition. However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing of note here. On the contrary, there is the usual look at Virtually Retro (Another World – 20th Anniversary (iOS), Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (PSN)), news (NES-Bit magazine, 15th Anniversary of the Nintendo 64, Games of [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 100

It’s the big 100 for The Retro League, as they’ve hurled towards that centenary episode in a flash this week – three episodes in as many days! The – normally – weekly podcast features news, articles and discussion on all things related to retrogaming. Naturally, this week, the guys celebrate their 100th episode by replying to listeners’ questions. The usual segments also appear, including Hot [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 98

The Retro League is a weekly retrogaming podcast that covers news, articles, links and more. This week, the Retro League team continues their retro countdown by covering the year 1998. Hot topics include Top 100 NES games that still matter, while in Virtually Retro, Parasite Eve II and 1950s Lawn Mower Kids are featured on the PSN and DSiWare respectively. Main news story is the [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 96 part 2

Following last week’s Retro League episode 96 part 1, the guys have just released, erm, part 2. This week, the focus is 1996 as Hugues, Critical Failure and Dustin join Hemrawc & Rob look back at the consoles and games that made the headlines that year. Games of the Week titles include Fight for Life (Jaguar), Killer Instinct II / Gold (N64), Super Mario 64 [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 96 part 1

The 96th episode of The Retro League is out now. We haven’t talked about The Retro League for a little while, so if you don’t know about it, this is a weekly retrogaming podcast that covers news, articles, links and more. This week, the guys discuss the ‘philosophy of the “last generation syndrome”‘, popularity of retro stuff and a look at Terraria with guest Critical [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 80

The 80th episode of The Retro League is available to download. The weekly retrogaming podcast features news, reviews, articles and more and is available to download for free. This week the team discusses favourite games from 1980 with the likes of Missile Command (Arcade), Zork (Apple II) and Berzerk (Arcade). Other topics include Virtually Retro (Mega Man X (Virtual Console) and Final Fantasy IV: The [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 78

This week the Retro League podcast discuss sequels that should have been made, Virtually Retro (Streets of rage Remake (PC), Rush ‘n Attack: Ex-Patriot (PSN, XBLA)), news (Super Mario movie remake, the all-new C64), Games of the Week (Tower of Doom (Intellivision), Adventure (Atari 2600), Castlevania: The Adventure (Game Boy)). This and more can be heard on this week’s episode which can be downloaded for [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 76

Another weekly installment of retrogaming podcast The Retro League. This week, the worst games played discussion continues as well as classic games that have been forgotten. Other topics include Virtually Retro (Legend of Mana (PSN) and Final Fantasy III (iPhone)), news (Game Boy Advance turns 10 and The Humble Beginnings of Grand Theft Auto), Games of the Week (Loaded (PS1), Shadow: War of Succession (3DO) [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 74

Moving quickly onto Episode 74 – ‘Visiting the Arcade’, The Retro League team are joined by Scott (co-host of another fine podcast called Classic L337) to discuss arcades, game preservation and 1970s Nintendo spy products. Regular sections Virtually Retro looks at Bomberman Hero (Virtual Console), Double Dragon (iPhone) and Ridge Racer 4 (PSN), and Games of the Week looks at Lucky and Wild (Arcade), Paperboy [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 72

Having jumped ahead to episode 73 last week, The Retro League goes back to episode 72 for this release. ‘Episode 72 – It’s dangerous to go alone, take this’ is a Zelda special (the popular Nintendo RPG celebrated its 25th anniversary last week) and the team discuss some of their favourite moments from the likes of Legend of Zelda, Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 73

The Retro League Episode 73 “We might have skipped one” (which refers to the mysteriously missing episode 72) is available to download. This week, The Retro League discuss the latest Virtually Retro tiles (Spacewar! 1962 in HTML5, Vagrant Story (PSN) & Bermuda (iPhone)), the latest retrogaming news (Game Gear and TurboGrafx-16 Coming to 3DS Virtual Console, Street Fighter 2 Celebrates 20th Anniversary, The making of [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 71

The Retro League – We’re not for hipsters is available to download. The weekly retrogaming podcast contains news, articles, random links and more. This week the team revisit an underrated SNES RPG called Robotrek, take a lookback at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan on the Game Boy, as well as look at the latest ‘Virtually Retro’ releases for DSiWare, PSN and [... read more ...]

The Retro League Episode 70

The Retro League episode 70 – “Team Squall” is available to download. The weekly podcast features news, articles and links to all things retrogaming. This week the team discuss Final Fantasy VIII, the weirdest games and trying to figure out what the controversy was surrounding the Sega (Mega) CD game Night Trap (check out Retroaction issue 2 for our own article on this subject). Regular [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 69

The Retro League episode 69 – Get your old-school kicks is available to download. The weekly retrogaming podcast main topic this week is multi-joystick fighters. Regular sections include Games of the Week (Power Blade and Karate Champ), Virtually Retro (7th Guest for iPod/iPad, Bust a Move for iPod/iPad, Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 and more) as well as email links and other retro goodness. Weblink: The [... read more ...]