TRN Podcast 009 – Video Game Memories

Jason and Mickey return with another episode of the Retro Network Podcast, talking video game memories through the years. First, Jason tells about his recent experience at the local race track which leads into some old NASCAR memories. Next, our Recurrent Events (@recurrentevents) segment includes the new Trapper Keeper game, “I Am Patrick Swayze” documentary, RIP Harley Race, Star Wars home arcade game, Top Gun toyline, and this week’s anniversaries in movies. Then in our main topic, we share our video game memories including our first consoles in the ’80s, portable gaming, and our next gen consoles in the 90s. Plenty of Nintendo versus Sega talk too! Finally, don’t miss our recap of recent content on TheRetroNetwork.com website.

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Listen between segments for the Clip of the Week, a 1988 Inside Edition story on the Nintendo craze. Plus, listen out for one of the first Gameboy commercials.

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About Jason Gross 79 Articles
'80s kid and '90s grad. I've been writing and podcasting about 1980s pop culture since 2011 at my Rediscoverthe80s.com website. I collect vinyl, comics, Batman memorabilia, and all things Mobile Armored Strike Kommand.