RetroCollect FM - Retro Gaming Podcast - Issue 04: Mega Drive - The Early Years

RetroCollect-FM-Issue-04-Mega-Drive-The-Early-YearsIt's late into 1988 and the gaming landscape as we know it is about to change - cast aside your Nintendo NES as the 16-bit-era has arrived! Join the RetroCollect FM Podcast as they head back in time to discuss the early years of the Sega Mega Drive and all the greats the system saw.

Given how expansive the Mega Drive library is and how many hours we'd need to discuss the 16-bit juggernaut, this issue's hosts Chris, Tom, Karl and guest host Jake (from decided to focus on the consoles earliest outings - shortly before discussing their favourites from the entire library. With the likes of Altered Beast, Space Harrier II, Rainbow Islands Extra, Phantasy Star II, Strider, Thunder Force II, and countless other classics all seeing the light of day in this short time period, there was more than enough to be discussing.

So if you're a fan of Sega's 16-bit console, be sure to tune in to this nostalgic RetroCollect FM Podcast and look forward to reminding yourself of how strong the original launch line-up was for the Mega Drive. And as usual, be sure to power-up listening to our brand new podcast intro theme put together by the legendary chiptune artist Shirobon.

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    Last Updated ( 12 March 2014 )  


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    +2 (Link to this comment) ollie809 2014-03-13 17:44
    Another good podcast guys. Enjoyed the second half of it more than the first. When you talk more about your memories and experiences it's much better than when you are going through a list of the early releases.
    (Link to this comment) Tomleecee 2014-03-16 13:19
    Thanks for the feedback ollie, glad you enjoyed it - any responses we get are appreciated, as it means we can mould the podcast into an epic tour de force of retro awesomness!
    +1 (Link to this comment) ZOMBIE MATT 2014-03-23 21:29
    New to the podcast
    Really enjoyed this one.
    Great to hear you guys just chat about your memories of the mega drive
    Keep up the great work

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