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Date Editorial Feature Anniversary Get It!
2013-04-30 None None Commodore 64 Part 3: Software Online Now
Review: None
The C64 Anniversary continues! This month we look at the software of this magical 8-bit system - from apps to games and everything in between. Plus, a new Bits and Bytes!

2013-03-31 None None Commodore 64 Part 2: Hardware Online Now
Review: None
The Commodore 64 Anniversary specials continue! This month, we cover hardware; the machines, the peripherals and all the fun add-ons that made the C64 so great! We'll also hit you with a fresh batch of Bits & Bytes!

2013-02-28 None None Commodore 64 Part 1: History Online Now
Review: None
We begin the multiple part special on the anniversary of the greatest micro computer of all time; the Commodore 64. This month, we cover the history of the Commodore 64. In coming shows, we'll discuss hardware, software and the people behind this amazing machine!

2013-01-31 Blade and Razor Gaming: Past, Present and Future None Snake Online Now
Review: None
This month, we read your letters! Our editorial commentary is about Razor and Blade gaming - will it continue? New interview with Rob Drennan - one of the programmers of the incredible Amiga game Viper AGA. Snake celebrates its 35th Anniversary and we're there to celebrate. All this and more!

2012-12-31 None QAing Space Ace on Android None Online Now
Review: Revenge of Rob-o-Bot (Android), ST:TNG Table - The Pinball Arcade (Android), Pocket Tanks (Android)
This month on RetroGaming Radio we have a great interview with Michael Welch (Scorched Tanks), reviews of Revenge of Rob-o-Bot, Pocket Tanks, and the latest table for The Pinball Arcade, Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well a featured segement on QAing Space Ace for Android.

2012-11-30 Whose responsibility is preservation? Chasing Trapshoot TI-99/4A (30 Years) Online Now
Review: ThinkGeek 8-Bitty Retro Controller, Retro Racing (Android/iOS)
This month on RetroGaming Radio we review ThinkGeek's 8-Bitty Retro Controller and Retro Racing for Android and iOS, we have an editorial titled "Who's Responsibility is Preservation?" and a feature called "Chasing Trapshoot", and we continue our Anniversaries series with a look back at the TI-99/4A after 30 years.

2012-10-30 Learning From History: The Success (or failure) of Aftermarket Controllers Shane's Scary Games Colecovision Online Now
Review: Table update on TPA and Zen Pinball (and other tab pins)
This month on RetroGaming Radio we provide a table update on The Pinball Arcade and Zen Pinball and continue our Anniversaries series with a look back at Colecovision. We also have an editorial titled "Learning From History: The Success (or failure) of Aftermarket Controllers" and just in time for Halloween, Shane breaks down his list of scary games!

2012-09-30 Chasing Technology - Where Do We Go From Here? None Dark Unicorn Productions Online Now
Review: Activision Anthology (Android)
This month on RetroGaming Radio we take a look back at the history of Dark Unicorn Productions as part of our Anniversarries series. We also have an editorial titled "Chasing Technology - Where Do We Go From Here?: and a review of Activision Anthology for Android.

2012-08-31 Games That Wouldn't Exist If Williams was Apple The Closing of Psygnosis Robotron (30 Years) Online Now
Review: Droid Tower (Android), Deadly Dungeons (Android)
This month on RetroGaming Radio, we have reviews of Droid Tower and Deadly Dungeons for Android, an editorial titled "Games That Wouldn't Exist If Williams was Apple", and a feature on The Closing of Psygnosis. We'll also continue our Anniversaries series with a special look back at 30 years of Robotron.

2012-07-31 What happened to the impact of music in gaming? None Handheld Games Online Now
Review: The Pinball Arcade (Various)
This month on RetroGaming Radio, we take a look back at the history of Handheld Games as part of our Anniversaries series. We' also have a review of The Pinball Arcade (available on various platforms), and an editorial titled "What happned to the impact of music in gaming".

2012-06-30 Red to Blue - Nintendo Killed One of My Favorite Games None Atari Lynx Online Now
Review: aLynx (Android), Cardinal Quest (Various)
This month on RetroGaming Radio, we review aLynx for Android and Cardinal Quest for various platforms. We have an editorial titled "Red to Blue - Nintendo Killed One of My Favorite Games", and we take a look back at the Atari Lynx as part of our ongoing Anniversaries series.

2012-05-31 The Chase None Commodore Vic-20 Online Now
Review: Legend of Grimrock (PC), Giana Sisters (Android)
This month on RetroGaming Radio, we take a look back at the Commodore VIC-20 as part of our Anniversaries series. We also have reviews of Legend of Grimrock for PC and Giana Sisters for Android, and an editorial titled "The Chase".

2012-04-30 Dragon's Lair Kinect None Jack Tramiel Memorial Online Now
Review: Pixel Nation (Book), Battle Squadron One (Android)
This month we have an interview with D. Scott Williamson, and a special Jack Tamiel memorial as part of our Anniversaries series. We review the book Pixel Nation and Battle Squadron One for Android, and have an editorial on Dragon's Lair for Xbox 360 Kinect.

2012-03-30 Killing Used Games is Bad for Retro Gamers None None Online Now
Review: Choplifter HD (Win/XBLA/PSN), Another World (Android), MAME4Droid Reloaded (Android)
This month we have reviews of Choplifter HD for various platforms, Another World for Android, and MAME4Droid Reloaded for Android. We also have an editorial titled "Killing Used Games is Bad for Retro Gamers".

2012-02-29 None None None Online Now
Review: Neo.emu (Android/iOS), JXD S7100 Android Gamepad
This month on RetroGaming Radio, we announce the results of our Commodore 64 Favorite Games Contest, and have reviews of Robert Broglia's NEO.emu and the JXD S7100 Android Gamepad.

2012-01-31 30th Anniversary of 1982 C64 Favorite Games Contest The Year 1982 Online Now
Review: Dragon's Lair (Android)
What's your FAVORITE C64 game? We have a new contest! Part two of the fantastic David Theil interview (make sure you catch part one first). We celebrate the year 1982 - the year Before The Big Crash(tm) - the first of our many "Anniversary" segments. Plus, we review the long awaited Dragon's Lair for Android - did they get it right this time? We'll tell you. Bits & Bytes round out the show.

2011-12-30 Copyright Killer - Bringing the Dead Back to Life None None Online Now
Review: Zen Pinball THD (Android), Atari's Greatest Hits (Android)
We interview David Theil - an interactive sound engineer responsible for tons of pinball, home and arcade game audio - including Q*Bert, Krull, Mad Planets and Reactor! In our Editorial, we discuss Copyright and how to bring the dead back to life. Plus new reviews on a fantastic fantasy pinball package, Zen Pinball THD and the latest emulation collection to hit portable devices; Atari's Greatest Hits. A must hear interview - plus we'll throw in a healthy Bits & Bytes segment to boot!

2011-11-30 The Cloud: Good or Bad for Retro Gamers? None None Online Now
Review: Sega Genesis "Gopher" Handheld Console
This month we examine "cloud" computing and how it may (or may not) benefit retro gamers. A legal Sega Genesis handheld emulator you can buy at .. a drug store? We review the "Gopher" handheld conosle - which allows ROMS on an SD card emulation. Of course, the venerable Bits & Bytes segment is also included!

2011-10-31 Modern Journalism None None Online Now
Review: Cloanto Commodore 64 Forever 2012
The creator of the NEW Prince of Persia (C64) - Andreas Varga - is interviewed this month along with an in-depth look at Cloanto's Commodore 64 turnkey emulation package. What's wrong with modern journalism? We dig deep in this month's editorial. All this, PLUS a huge Bits & Bytes segment!

2011-09-26 Gameplay and Controls are King None None Online Now
Review: Cloanto Amiga Forever 2012, BIT.TRIP COMPLETE (Wii), Super Mario Bros. NES (3DS)
This month, we feature a full review of Cloanto's latest legal Amiga emulation turnkey package, Amiga Forever 2012 - as well as a review of the 8-Bitish Wii title, Bit.Trip Complete and Super Mario Bros (NES) for the Nintendo 3DS. A new editorial on how gameplay and controls are king of the gaming mountain and a giant Bits & Bytes segment.

2011-08-28 Digital Distribution and Classic Gaming Portable Emulation in the New Era None Online Now
Review: Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions (3DS), Dragon's Lair Trilogy (Wii)
Welcome back to RetroGaming Radio! We'll tell you why we're back, offer you an editorial on Digital Distribution and Classic Gaming, review Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions and Dragon's Lair Trilogy, discuss portable emulation in the new age and introduce our Shoutcast server.