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Industry experts Frank Cifaldi and Kelsey Lewin, co-Directors of the Video Game History Foundation, bring on fellow content creators, game developers, video game historians, and storytellers to teach us a little bit about video game history. Our casual, “chatting over coffee” style interviews let us see the true life of a researcher: bang-your-head-against-a-wall dead-ends, “I can’t believe no one’s told this story before” moments, the thrill of sharing incredible history with the world, and ...
 
Remember those classic Atari 2600 games? They were sure fun to play, but didn't you ever wonder why they sent a plumber to take out Donkey Kong? What Yar was seeking revenge against? What made those robots go berserk? Me too? ATARI BYTES is more than a game review podcast. It's an exploration of the games to divine what exactly the story within the game is. And if we can't find those answers, we'll make 'em up.
 
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Kevin Bunch returns to the show to share a new episode from Atari Archive: The Launch Lineup: Intellivision Archive Episode 1. In this episode we learn the history of the Intellivision launch and many of the innovative, if not long-lasting, ideas that came with it. Get ready for some Backgammon with a shifty-eyed poker man. See more from Kevin Bunc…
 
So excited that we are able to make it to 100 Episodes when even some big name podcasts end sooner. It is thanks to all of you who listen and we will bring another 100 more. Chapters are below. 1) Intellivision's Office Is For Sale 2) Intel Plans To Increase Prices By 20% 3) Skate 4 Leak and Goes Free-To-Play 4) Sony Acquires Bungie for $3.7 Billio…
 
It's the Modern Retro Console Wars. Which is better? The Atari VCS vs Evercade vs Amiga A500 Mini vs Intellivision Amico. In this episode David breaks down all of the plus points of each console and will decide which is the ultimate retro gaming experience!By David Pustansky
 
GameStop fires employees and opens their terrible NFT marketplace, Ubisoft DLC to be taken offline, Intellivision offices cleared out, and more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, healthy cereal! …
 
In episode 312, we've got tunnel vision, focused only on bringing you a doozy of an episode! This time, it's the 1983 CBS Electronics game TUNNEL RUNNER, a ground-breaking, immersive 4D experience. Okay, actually, they call it it 3D. We added the fourth D for "DAMN!" Original Short Story: TUNNEL VISION Thanks to Kevin McLeod at Incompetech.com for …
 
Analogue Pocket gets a big update, Night Trap NFTs for sale on Heritage Auctions, the Tommy Tallarico vs Roblox "oof" sound battle, and much more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, healthy cereal…
 
Mads and Chris talk to Dean Mortlock and Paul Monaghan of Sega Powered and Daniel Crocker of WAVE Game Studios about the latest issue of Sega Powered magazine. They also announce the shortlist for the August/September RPG game club. Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Pete Rogers Rune P New Game Old Flame - Podcast Christ…
 
Comic Con 2022, MCU news and announcements, TMNT Cowabunga Collection news, Vince McMahon "retires" from WWE, and much more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, healthy cereal! --- Send in a voice …
 
Call the Orkin man! (Gratuitous Orkin Man shout out. Send me a check.) In episode 311, I'm sorry to tell you, you've got termites. And not just any termites. Giant, space-faring, killer nest-building termites. It's COSMIC SWARM, the 1982 title from CommaVid. Termites all over the darn place. And you, friend, must destroy them. Fight that creepy cra…
 
An article says retro video games are a waste of time and money, Atari Lego set announced, Nintendo acquires an animation studio, Pat details how bad his last day job was, and much more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic …
 
We’re joined by Aaron Reed, creator of a special blog post turned book called 50 Years of Text Games, a project documenting one stand-out text adventure game from every year going all the way back to 1971 (Oregon Trail!). In this episode we look into the 1988 entry, P.R.E.S.T.A.V.B.A., a political protest game from Czechoslovakia. Aaron helps paint…
 
With the PLaystation homebrew scene running crazy with constant updates and backports, I continue to think hard of how to handle the Gary Bowser situation. Knowing that things are going to go crazy again, should I continue communication? My Socials ----------------------------------- Subscribe to the Channel -- http://bit.ly/2Rzyf4S Join My Discord…
 
New co-host Sherry Voluntary and Jim Jesus explore the world of Georgia Guidestones (both Rest in Peace and Rest in Piss,) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles games, Jim’s Batman costume, SCOTUS abortion ruling, Xennials, helicopter parenting, Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, wokeness, conspiracy theories, Mises Caucus takeover, and Ji…
 
New co-host Sherry Voluntary and Jim Jesus explore the world of Georgia Guidestones (both Rest in Peace and Rest in Piss,) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles games, Jim’s Batman costume, SCOTUS abortion ruling, Xennials, helicopter parenting, Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, wokeness, conspiracy theories, Mises Caucus takeover, and Ji…
 
A new NFT game console announced, a new Commodore 64 Kickstarter, Atari 50th Anniversary Celebration, EA's dumb tweet about single-player games, and much more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, h…
 
Gaming Historian Norm Caruso returns to share The Story of Super Mario World | Gaming Historian: his newest YouTube documentary. In this episode we get to see behind the curtain, so to speak, and witness industry strategies for psyching out your competitors; hear the swan song(s) of 8-bit cartridge games from Nintendo; see some ‘fishy’ early sprite…
 
Atari turns 50 years old, Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase, Intellivision Amico trademark abandoned, and much more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, healthy cereal! --- Send in a voice message: …
 
Homepage: https://bit.ly/3NuSo49 Chase Bethea Youtube: https://bit.ly/3OpJrdL Chase Bethea Twitter: https://bit.ly/3yoeSQh For the longest I always wondered what those minds behind the video game audio genre were like? We never get to really see from them or hear from them unless we stare through the credits to see there name or are following the s…
 
In ATARI BYTES 309, I hear voices. This is nothing new, but this time, I know the voices are coming from outside my own head. Probably. We're closing out Intellivision Month on the podcast by playing the 1982 Mattel title "Space Spartans" with - holy crap! - the "Intellivoice" voice synthesizer module. Is the game fun? Who cares! There's a robotic …
 
Atlassia is an innovative team deathmatch hero shooter set in an immersive sci-fi universe! It is currently in Pre-Alpha stages but moving extremely quick through development cycles. Right now stands as the largest map in any battle royale game and can scale bigger if needed. Imagine 40 players all out mayhem battle roayle style, all while playing …
 
We review TMNT: Shredder's Revenge, sealed VHS tapes auction for lots of money, defending retro games most dislike, a quick update on the Wata lawsuit, and much more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on y…
 
This episode I go in-depth with my converstations with Gary Bowser and Max Louarn. Both of them have conflicting stories, but some of it coincides. Max is still living his best life while Gary is going through some tough times in FDC SEATAC. This episode is a must listen for exclusive details you will NOT hear anywhere else. My Socials ------------…
 
Henry E. Lowood, Curator for History of Science & Technology Collections in the Stanford University Libraries and Co-Editor of ROMchip: A Journal of Game Histories, gets deep into the weeds of library science around video games with VGHF Library Director Phil Salvador comparing and contrasting our two organizations. In this episode: we plan to be a…
 
Intellivision releases update regarding Amico refunds, Sega responds to Sonic Frontiers criticism, potential mini consoles that interest us, and much more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, healt…
 
Gamestop Employees Walk Out: https://bit.ly/3zz9JWv Gary Bowser News: https://bit.ly/3MPBn4l Max Louarn News: https://bit.ly/3NKMooV After having our team reach out to Gary Bowser and other members of Team Xecuter, we speak about all the details out there already, and details that have never been spoken. Indy PopCon 2022 was amazing and we go over …
 
Episode 308 of ATARI BYTES is a blast! A GAS blast, specifically! It's true! In SPACE HAWK, your gas is the only thing that can save the universe. Tell you significant other to stop complaining. The 1982 Mattel title SPACE HAWK is for the Intellivision console. Why an Intellivision game on an Atari-based podcast? Well, it's our annual INTELLIVISION…
 
Chris Worthington talk's to former RA host Paul Monaghan about FTL's Atari ST classic Dungeon Master as part of the RA Game's Club plus Dean Swain chat's to Chris Wilkins about the forthcoming Crash Live 2022 event! Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Pete Rogers Rune P New Game Old Flame - Podcast Christopher Bolton Damo…
 
Sega Genesis Mini 2 announced, a Pokemon ripoff NFT scam, the eventual end of Flea Market Madness, GameStop employees walk out, and more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, healthy cereal! --- Sen…
 
Derek Alexander and Cassidy recently collaborated on Zeebo: Brazil's Bizarre Delisted Console | Past Mortem [SSFF], a mini documentary on possibly the most ill-conceived video game console, ever. In this cutest episode of the VGHH, we meet the Zeebo Gringo, a beautiful mutant system is born, we claim diplomatic immunity, and Uncle Zeebo and Kelsey …
 
A new Evercade handheld system announced, counterfeit big box PC game scandal revealed, Elon Musk destroyed by Hard Drive gaming site, and much more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, healthy cer…
 
Does the 1983 nuclear terrorism game COUNTERMEASURE for the 5200 measure up to the quality you've come to expect from this podcast? Counter point: Don't sweat it. The podcast is free. Short Story: MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE...TO THE BONE Thanks to Kevin McLeod at Incompetech.com for creative commons use of his songs "Take a Chance", "Reformat" and "Pi…
 
Chris and Mads shock the world with their lack of love and knowledge about 1 vs 1 fighting games. They are willing to learn though, so here's the shortlist of fighting games for the June 2022 game club. Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Damon Crockett Dylan D'Arch Bitmap Soft Alec Plint Mikes Retro Tech Derek Young Dave…
 
Dean, Steve, Mads, Chris & Matt (yes, the entire team) look back at some of their favourite games from the Manchester based software giant of the 1980's. Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Damon Crockett Dylan D'Arch Bitmap Soft Alec Plint Mikes Retro Tech Derek Young Dave Velociraptor Nik Howard Price Matthew Turner SiE…
 
GameStop NFT marketplace revealed and launching in summer, our favorite racing games, potential issues with Game Pass, and more! Check out our sponsors: Nord VPN - Save 73% on internet privacy & protection using code CUPODCAST Manscaped - Save 20% and free shipping with code CUPodcast Magic Spoon - Save $5 on yummy, healthy cereal! --- Send in a vo…
 
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