The only way to get retro fanatics to play modern games is to get them to look like they were made 30 years ago. Join us on a journey into the realms of demakes. If Matt and Steven ever shut up about Final Fantasy that is.
This is a brand new episode, not one that we recorded as a test 3 years ago and cleaned up because we wanted a month off. We have too much integrity to do that, even as an April Fool’s joke.
Sometimes even modern games have to look to the past for inspiration. In this episode we discuss remakes, reboots and remasters and all things in-between.
We kick off season 4 with a eulogy to Flash games and videos. Flash is dead, long live Flash.
All of the skits from season 3 of the Retro Odyssey Podcast are included in this special bonus episode.
It’s Christmas time in the Retro Odyssey offices and we get a special visit from Santa
The Retro Odyssey crew is missing, leaving behind a mysterious blood-covered cassette tape. In tonight’s episode of Chuck Savage’s Unexplained Mystery Files with Chuck Savage we delve into the contents of this cassette in an effort to uncover the fate of those three young men.
With no new Marvel movies this year, it’s up to the boys to make the next superhero blockbuster. But first they need to take a look at some Marvel games for inspiration.
It’s finally time to talk about everyone’s favourite Nintendo character – Walui… I mean, Wario, benevolent and beloved friend of the Mushroom Kingdom and all around swell guy. Wah!
Check out all of the skits from the first two years of the Retro Odyssey Podcast in one handy bonus episode. Experience the full unfolding saga of four nerds and their boss as they take on the world, one game at a time.
Saddle up and ride with the Magnificent Three all the way to the Wild West, where you can root and/or toot to your heart’s content. Until you die of dysentery.
Starved of real life sports, the boys decide to play some terrible NES and SNES sports games. ALL OF THEM!
It’s time for another console special, with Steven taking us through some of the most iconic games for Nintendo’s original mini console, the Game Boy.
With a new Doom game ripping and tearing it’s way into our exposed, still-beating hearts we take a look back at two very different games in the franchise.
There’s nothing unusual at all about this episode. The fact that it is being published on April Fool’s Day is just a coincidence. We have too much professional integrity to mislead you.
It’s a leap day and while you’re leaping you might as well do some sick tricks before you land. We’re old so we’ll just watch and have a chat about some of the most popular Xtreme sports series.
It’s time for season 3 and that means a new round of console specials. Matt immediately breaks the format by eschewing consoles in favour of his beloved Spectrum.
Give the gift of giving this Christmas and gift us your ears as we give each other Christmas gifts in this, the season of gifts and giving.
The boys discover the power of friendship with their Pokemon and then send them to fight to the death as they catch up on the Pokemon craze. Something something balls.
Spooktober is upon us and that means it’s time to take a quick trip to Hell where all the spookiest games live. Malevolent Matt, Steven the Skellington, Rotten Ryan and Attack of the Mutant Adam take a look at four spooky(ish) retro titles.
The Boss has decided to sell the podcast to the Disney Global Mega Corporation, meaning we can now only review Disney games. Is he taking the Mickey?
The Boss doesn’t want us to cover good games, only popular ones. So join us as we take a controversial look at some overrated games.
It’s every man for himself as we take a look at the dangerous world of kart racing. Who will come out on top, and who will be left a Blue Shell Bozo?
We’re setting our lasers to fun (*groan*) this month as Ryan leads our squadron into the deepest depths of space to tackle schmups.
One of our new segments has each of us covering our own specialist subject. Links to everything we talked about are below.
Matt’s Doom Mod of the Month: Japanese Community Project (https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/levels/doom2/Ports/megawads/jpcp)
Adam’s Gotta Play ‘Em All: Topegi’s Great Adventure (https://www.pokemon-mini.net/games/togepis-great-adventure/)
Steven’s RPG Corner: Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix (https://kingdomhearts.fandom.com/wiki/Kingdom_Hearts_II_Final_Mix)
Ryan’s Console Treasure Hunt: Game Boy Light (https://nintendo.fandom.com/wiki/Game_Boy_Light)
In the first episode of our new format we take a trip to Japan to discover what games they’ve been hiding from us all these years.
We take a look at the console that shook Sega to its very core, the mighty Super Nintendo Entertainment System, as Steven guides us through four of its most important titles.
With mounting pressure from our corporate overlords to appeal to a wider audience, we are forced to make fundamental changes to the show. Can we survive in a more modern environment?