Wednesday, 20 January 2016

The Retro Hour - Episode 1 (Allister Brimble Interview)

Welcome to our first episode of The Retro Hour!

This week Dan and Ravi discuss the latest news in retro gaming and technology. Plus, a fascinating interview with legendary gaming musician Allister Brimble!

 Topic Links:

Dreamcast 2 trends on Facebook: bit.ly/1mz1ocu 
Sega Mega Drive Sales Surge 400% at Argos: bit.ly/1PQftvG
Amiga WHDLoad is now FREE: bit.ly/1RghRPQ
Atari ST CosmosEX Expansion: on.fb.me/1OVDOTR 
Amiga Vampire 2 FPGA: www.majsta.com/
New Coeloco Console? : bit.ly/22aZzTw
GAME back in the retro market: bit.ly/1kXx4XD
FF7 Remake split up into episodes: bit.ly/1K6qEvW
Atari ST Almost Ran Unix: bit.ly/1RtPhuK

Allister Brimble's homepage: www.orchestralmedia.co.uk/
The Amiga Works: www.amigaworks.com/
 

My New Retro Gaming/Technology Podcast

I'd love to know what you think of our new retro gaming audio podcast! - In the first episode, we chat to Amiga music legend Allister Brimble (Mortal Kombat, Alien Breed, Body Blows etc.)

Website: http://www.theretrohour.com/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/the-retro-hour
iTunes: https://itun.es/gb/a3m-_.c

Let's Play Amiga Games at Christmas

It's the week before Christmas, so let's play some old-skool Amiga games and drink festive wine!

Amiga Forever 2016 Review (Amiga Emulator)

I take a look at the latest version of the Commodore Amiga emulation suite for PCs, which lets you run Amiga games and software and AmigaOS 4.1 on a PC.


Philips CD-i System Review (1991)

I take a look at the ill-fated Philips CDI which was supposed to change the world in 1991, but ended up losing its creator over $1billion.

Atari Jaguar 64-Bit & Jaguar CD Review (1993 System)

The Atari Jaguar was Atari's last ever console, and generally considered to be one of the biggest disasters in the history of gaming, but is the reputation deserved?


The Amiga in 2015 and Beyond - Trevor Dickinson A-Eon Interview

I catch up with Trevor Dickinson from A-Eon about the AmigaOne X1000 project, AmigaOS 4 and the future of the system.  Plus, his memories and why he fell in love with the original Amiga machines.

Commodore UK Boss David Pleasance Interview 2015

A fascinating, in-depth chat with the former (and final) managing director of Commodore UK, David Pleasance.  David gives the inside story of the glory days and the demise of Commodore, and how he tried to save the Amiga.