Arcade Attack Retro Gaming Podcast
The SEGA Master System

The SEGA Master System

June 22, 2019

We've mentioned it in passing on many other podcasts but SEGA's first successful console has never gotten an AA outing, until now! We've pretty much done the Game Boy episode again but with a different console! Lots of stories, lots of facts, and a shoutout to all babysitters who own(ed) Master Systems (you'll see what we mean).

Picture from this lovely Den of Geek article.

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Game Boy Memories

Game Boy Memories

June 14, 2019

We've set about resolving a lot of things this year at Arcade Attack and this one has been on the redemption list for quite a while... The world's most beloved handheld console has never featured on an AA podcast, until now! Adrian, Dylan and a long lost friend/former AA podcaster drink and get merry whilst telling tales of the fabled console. But beware, not all of them are happy...

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Mega Drive/Genesis Mini - Hyped or Not?

Mega Drive/Genesis Mini - Hyped or Not?

June 7, 2019

It's here! The Mega Drive/Genesis Mini and its three variants have had their full lineups announced! But what do we think? Better have a listen...

That Nintendo Life article

Our bad predictions/dream lineups

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Iain Lee - Interview

Iain Lee - Interview

June 1, 2019

An instantly recognisable face for our UK-based listeners, maybe even our British listeners abroad, TV and radio celebrity Iain Lee is also a massive retro gaming fan! He spoke to our Adrian about his major gaming loves (namely the Saturn and the Dreamcast), what happened with his TV career, working with the likes of Ricky Gervais and Sacha Baron Cohen, his new home on talk radio and what he really thinks of his "co-stars" on I'm A Celebrity. He also has porn recommendations for cowards so this one is probably not safe for listening to when the kids are in the car...

Iain's Twitch Channel:

https://www.twitch.tv/iainlee

Iain's Official Page:

https://www.iainlee.com/

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BioForge

BioForge

May 23, 2019

A lot is owed to Origin Systems's BioForge, a weird and wonderful tale of a man turned into a cyborg seemingly against his will. It pioneered a lot of techniques used in subsequent mid-90s console gaming and is well worthy of a look. Adrian tells us all, thankfully without beating us with our own limbs (you'll see what I mean...)

Ken Demarest (Origin Systems) - Interview

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DOOM - The Greatest FPS Ever Made?

DOOM - The Greatest FPS Ever Made?

May 18, 2019

DISCLAIMER: In no way, shape or form does this podcast do the awesomeness that is DOOM any justice, but we love it, so we'll talk about it. To say it took the FPS genre to another level is an understatement, id's monster is adored by millions.

We discuss the synthesis of the original DOOM, what it meant to us and the controversies that followed it. We also take a quick look at all the titles up to DOOM Vfr. So grab your BFG and join us in hell...

DOOM (Jaguar Review)

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Another World - Out of This World

Another World - Out of This World

May 10, 2019

Éric Chahi's masterpiece needs little introduction. Another World (or Out of This World in the US) is considered by many to be the first true cinematic gaming experience not relying solely on FMV. Adrian tells the gang all about the development's ups and downs as well as some of the key moments of the game itself. Dylan then offers his less-than-complimentary opinion on its sequel Heart of the Alien, whilst Rob finds himself constantly infuriated by alien slug death. There's something here for everyone!

RGC Another World Feature

Another World - Jaguar Review

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Super Mario Bros. The Movie

Super Mario Bros. The Movie

May 3, 2019

Our chat about Street Fighter The Movie went down so well we thought we'd put ourselves through similar "torture" again for your listening pleasure. Rob had never seen Super Mario Bros. The Movie before last month, sixteen years of ignorant bliss, all down the drain... He goes through his findings whilst we all pile in to discuss what could have been a great homage to a great series of games but instead turned out to be a bit of a mess. 

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Remakes & Remasters - The Good, The Bad and The WTF??

Remakes & Remasters - The Good, The Bad and The WTF??

April 26, 2019

Whether it's a glossy finish (remaster) or your favourite game built from the ground up (remake) it's safe to say that this process has extended the lives of many a retro franchise. The Resident Evil 2 remake has put remakes and remasters back into the spotlight. We have a good chat about our favourites and not-so-favourites whilst trying to work out whether they're a good thing or not. Cash cow or homage? Our opinions plus lots of your opinions from a tweet we released the other day makes for a very interesting/argumenty chat indeed.

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Top Gun Games - Were they really that bad?

Top Gun Games - Were they really that bad?

April 19, 2019

Errrrr, OK, Top Gun has hardly had its fair share of games that do amazing films justice but exactly how many bad games are we talking about? Moby Games has it at 11 and we try to go through as many as possible without vomiting (from motion sickness of course...) but it's really all just a ruse to play some Kenny Loggins.

Top Gun (NES Review) by UKNESBoy

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