20 Best Video Games History Podcasts

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Video Games History Podcasts

Here are 20 Best Video Games History Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Retronauts

Retronauts The original classic gaming podcasts continues its endless quest to explore the history of video games, one game at a time. Join hosts Jeremy Parish a...nd 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!more
4.9K 18.6K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 87 min Jul 2013
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2. Still Loading Podcast

Still Loading Podcast A show about video games, video game culture and video game history.
96 14.6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 101 min
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3. The History of Video Games

The History of Video Games A chronological play-through of video games. Hosted by Wes.
9 3 episodes / month Avg Length 70 min
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4. The History Respawned Podcast

The History Respawned Podcast The History Respawned Podcast is a podcast where professional historians consider historical video games and games culture. The podcast includes audio... versions of History Respawned's YouTube interviews with scholars. In addition, the podcast includes discussion episodes featuring series creator Bob Whitaker and Associate Editor John Harney talking about the general links between historical study and the games we play.more
1.2K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 56 min
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5. Scandalous Games

Scandalous Games Scandalous Games is a video game history podcast that takes a closer look at video game-related controversies. Every episode, historian Kevin Impelliz...eri shares a story about a scandalous event from gaming's past to his friends who offer commentary on moral panics, ill-advised advertising campaigns, unusual figures, and any and all topics related to video game scandals and how they shaped the medium.more
2 episodes / month Avg Length 54 min
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6. Podouken

Podouken A PODCAST FOR ARCADE LOVERS. From the owners of 100 arcade and pinball cabinets, and the proprietors of a real-life arcade comes PODOUKEN, a brand ne...w podcast that takes a deep dive into the world of video arcade games, and explores the history, story, strategy, art, music, restoration, preservation and fun of arcade games.more
13.3K 4.9K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 135 min
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7. A Gamer Looks At Forty

A Gamer Looks At Forty A year long exploration of the history of video games told through the stories of the every day people who lived it. Join me along with a rotating cas...t of friends, family, gaming journalists, and industry types as we share personal recollections from the last thirty years of gaming, one story at a time.more
4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 63 min
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8. Codex History of Video Games with Mike Coletta and Tyler Ostby

Codex History of Video Games with Mike Coletta and Tyler Ostby Seattle, Washington, US
Tyler Ostby and Mike Coletta dive into the history of video games from the beginning. From pinball to PlayStation, Tyler and Mike cover it all! Check ...out new episodes every Monday!more
1.5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 54 min
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9. The Kojima Frequency

The Kojima Frequency A show dedicated to deep dives into the world of Hideo Kojima by a group of experts that explores his work from Metal Gear Solid to Death Stranding, t...he history and future of video games, and everything in between. Hosted by Nitroid, F1NG3RS, DazeAhead, & ApacheSmash.more
3K 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 76 min
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10. Go Back and Play

Go Back and Play A very silly self-guided tour through the history of video games, from Advance Wars to Zork. Except chronologically. So it would be the other way arou...nd.Join Nate, Sebastian, and Ryan as they play a new game every other week and attempt to distill that game's essence.more
1 episode / month Avg Length 92 min
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11. Retro Blissed

Retro Blissed Two gamers with a love for the history of video games play and discuss the best and worst titles in existence. Blow out your NES cartridge, check the ...batteries in your remote, and memorize your Game Genie codes It's time to get RETRO!more
1 episode / week
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12. Procedurally Generated

Procedurally Generated Minnesota, US
Procedurally Generated is a journey through the history of video games. However, in this show, our destiny isn't in our own hands as every game we dis...cuss has been chosen at random! This means we will be diving into games running the gamut from revered and respected to forgotten and overlooked entirely.more
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13. RetroActive Podcast

RetroActive Podcast A podcast examining the culture of retro video games. Each episode provides an in depth analysis on a specific title, developer, series, or topic and ...examines the influences on the history of gaming. As a variety show, additional mini sections are dedicated to topics like hardware, modifications, or other interesting factors of contemporary retro gaming.more
568 3 episodes / year Avg Length 88 min
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14. Level Zero

Level Zero The video game podcast for you! Whether you are a big fan of video games or new to the hobby, there is something for everyone in this scripted, loving...ly edited podcast. It covers video game history, gives helpful insight, answers listeners' questions, and is a whole lot of fun!more
45 243
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15. The Top 100 Games Podcast

The Top 100 Games Podcast US
Counting down the top 100 video games of all time! Host Jared Petty and a series of guests travel through the history of classic gaming and take a clo...se look at the most important contributions to electronic entertainment over the last 50 years.more
46.6K Sep 2019
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16. Game-Oversry

Game-Oversry Friends n' Flannels present: Game-Oversry! This podcast celebrates video game anniversaries of the month. We'll cover the games history, reception, an...d fun fact trivia! We'll also include our own personal thoughts and jokes.more
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17. Gamers' Garden Retro

Gamers' Garden Retro UK
A retro gaming podcast from the Gamers' Garden Retro YouTube channel. Join Seb and Kaile as they slowly, inaccurately and uninformed...ably go through... a potted history of video games beginning in 1987, up until they run out of patience. Each episode covers about 6 games, contains 90's Esque trashy segments, and is a barrel of laughs. The intro and outro music is either made or remixed by Chris Dunne.more

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18. The Video Game Timeline Show

The Video Game Timeline Show UK
With the video game industry now being the most popular and profitable form of entertainment, it comes with a long history! Join Jack and Evan on thei...r journey to uncover the entire history of video games, from the very early starts within basements and bedrooms to now-massive organizations and businesses that span the entire world.more
103 113 24
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19. Retro Game Guys

Retro Game Guys The Retro Game Guys discuss retro gaming history, memories, and revisit the best titles of the '80s and '90s! Listen and win a game! The Retro Game Gu...ys podcast is a Retro Gaming Podcast that dives deep into game history, interest facts, and memories of playing classic video games.more
642 2.8K 683
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20. Secret Levels

Secret Levels Goobz & Toby pick one retro video game for each episode to play. They discuss the history, story, gameplay, music, fun facts, then rate it at the end ...from 1-10. The goal is to see which old games hold up today and maybe see if some of our favorites are only good due to nostalgia.more
12 episodes / year Avg Length 74 min
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Video Games History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Video Games History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Podouken lasertimepodcast.com 59
Greg Griffith and Preston Willke podcasters.spotify.com 26
Retronauts retronauts.com 20
Still Loading Podcast stillloading.libsyn.com 16
Tyler Ostby and Mike Coletta codexhistoryofvideogames.libsyn.com 16
Scandalous Games feeds.buzzsprout.com 8
Friends n' Flannels podcasters.spotify.com 7
Bill Tucker feeds.buzzsprout.com 7
Laser Time lasertimepodcast.com 6
The Kojima Frequency koji.pro 5
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