The Zx Spectrum the 8bit wonder from the UK unfortunately was never released here in Australia. Clive Sinclair’s little power house was a force to be reconed with in it’s homeland, considering it’s two main rivals the Commodore 64 and the Amstrad Cpc range were it’s main competitors. The Spectrum came in several models, the […]
Ho, Ho, Ho, Merry Christmas! It’s just Daz and Alex for the final episode of Press Play On Tape for 2015 – it’s so strange that it’s just them two! Before there is any sitting on Santa’s knee and looking into his big red sack, the lads get all misty-eyed in their reflection of the year that […]
Our very own, Matt Cawley had a Sociable chat with the very Sensible Jon Hare to promote his new game on Kickstarter, Sociable Soccer. You may remember Jon from Sensible Software, where he created some of the most iconic video games to date, such as Cannon Fodder, Wizball, Mega Lo Mania and of course Sensible […]
When Marty and Doc visited Oct 21 2015, they failed to tell us that the venerable Commodore 64 was still going strong, even after 33 years after its release. In episode 8 of Press Play on Tape, Daz and Alex welcome the time traveler, Mr Ant Stiller, who will finally set on the very rosy […]
Forget Star Wars episode 7, the real force awakens with the Retro Domination podcast, episode 77! For this episode, Daz rounds up Scott Kellett and ausretrogamer’s Alex Boz to discuss the upcoming mega event, PAXAus 2015! Scott delves into his past on how he got into gaming and pinball. He also sheds some light on […]
The Press Play on Tape (PPOT) lads are back again, and this time they have taken one prisoner, Mr Mark Cassar from Retro Domination and +3 To Geekdom fame! Mark gives an insight into his gaming past, while Alex goes gaga over Mark’s love of arcade games and loathness of Zelda. The PPOT crew and […]
It’s that time of month when Daz and Alex get together and wreak havoc on the PRESS PLAY ON TAPE podcast. This time around the lads chat about holidaying in North America and chiptunes – everything from the C64’s SID chip and the Spectrum’s Beeper, to the Atari POKEY and everything in between, they leave […]
Welcome to episode 76 of the Retro Domination podcast! To kick things off on this episode, the team shares their thoughts on the RetroVGS gaming console and its recently announced and controversial IndieGoGo crowd funding campaign.
Welcome to episode 75 of the Retro Domination podcast….our diamond anniversary! On this week’s episode, Tim gives us a history lesson about the creation of Nintendo’s Game & Watch and the team discusses some of their favourite LCD and handheld titles. For the second topic of the show, the team turn their attention to Matt’s […]
Welcome to episode 74 of the Retro Domination podcast! On this week’s episode, the team is taking a bit of a well earned rest, so Daz & Mark get together and take a look back at some of their favourite podcast stories to date. Who inadvertently smashed a window in a moment of gamer rage? […]
On this episode of the RD podcast, the team talk about their favorite SHMUP’S. Which games do they choose? Mark’s aggressiveness gets out of control at Daz. Also they speak about cereal, BBQ chips and answer community questions. Temper’s flair regarding current gen gaming. So belt up because you’re in for a ride. Enjoy
If your knowledge of MSX is a bit sketchy, then you must listen to episode 5 of the PRESS PLAY ON TAPE podcast! Our special guest, Tony Cruise (Electric Adventures), gives us (and all of you guys) a master class in MSX – things that you wouldn’t have otherwise known or been able to find […]
The Retro Domination team were grateful to chat to Wonder boy creator and owner of Westone Bit Entertainment Ryuichi Nishizawa.
It’s taken 10 years but the Video Games Live concert has finally arrived in Australia. Waiting in line amongst the cold Melbourne weather I stood there thinking what could I be expecting as I avoided any spoilers on the internet. Tommy Tallarico would post up on the Video Games Live Facebook page which songs people […]
Welcome to episode 72 of the Retro Domination podcast. With the sad news of the passing of Nintendo’s Sotaru Iwata at the young age of 55 years old, we take this opportunity to pay our respects and to take a look back at some of his many accomplishments and contributions to this hobby that we […]