Interviews

 

Name a retro gaming supremo and we’ve probably done an email interview/podcast with them.

From SEGA legends like Al Nilsen. Michael Latham and Tom Kalinske, to Amiga pioneers like Jon Hare, Mike Dailly and Stoo Cambridge, and even to legends further afield like SNK’s Youichiro Soeda and Yasuyuki Oda – we’ve got them all for your reading/listening pleasure.

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IntervieweeDescriptionTopicsPublished
Scott AdamsText-based adventure games were the foundation of adventure gaming – we owe Scott Adams a lot…Adventure International, Atari, Marvel19/01/2018
Al AlcornOne of the godfathers of gaming, the Atari and Pong legend kindly popped down to our offices for a quick chat…Atari, Pong, Nolan Bushnell, 26/11/2017
William Anderson (Podcast)You know all those excellent Virgin 16-bit games you enjoyed? You’ve got this guy to thank…Virgin Games, Aladdin, Disney24/09/2018
Gary AntcliffeCore Design’s Gary Antcliffe programmed the Amiga version of the amazing Universe and is a Sony PSVR veteran…Universe, Amiga, Sony22/03/2019
Dona BaileyShe created the masterpiece Centipede with Ed Logg and it’s a pleasure to be able to chat to her about her brief but landmark gaming career…Atari, Centipede, Arcade02/11/2017
Vincent BailletA member of Loriciel, he left the stricken company and he helped deliver Val d’Isère Skiing as well as manage the Psygnosis Paris dev studio…Val d’Isère Skiing, Psygnosis, Jaguar, Atari06/07/2018
Conrad BarskiThe Lisp expert was also lead programmer of Jaguar fave FlipOut! Adrian caught up with him to discuss things Atari…Lisp, Atari, Jaguar10/05/2019
Richard BartleA true gaming legend, it was a pleasure to send some questions over to one the fathers (along with Roy Trubshaw) of the MMORPG, MUD1 and MUD2 creator Richard Bartle…MUD1, MUD2, MMORPG08/03/2019
Hal BarwoodYou know the name. You know the game. The Fate of Atlantis supremo tells us all the tales…Indiana Jones, LucasArts03/04/2017
Chris BeatriceSierra veteran and Tilted Mill founder Chris Beatrice kindly offered to answer lots of questions for us covering us days working on outstanding simulator games that we grew up on...Pharaoh, Caesar25/01/2019
Violet BerlinWhat Violet doesn’t know isn’t worth knowing. We catch up with one of our childhood heroes…Bad Influence, TV09/07/2015
Francois BertrandHere’s a bumper interview with Francois Bertrand, a true retrogaming legend having worked on many of the company’s Virtua titles including the seminal Virtua Fighter...SEGA, Atari, Fight for Life, Virtua Fighter04/01/2019
Jeremy BlausteinThe Konami (Silent Hill 2, MGS) supreme translator joins us in the AA den…Konami, Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill 215/02/2017
Joe BosticJoe Bostic created (along with Brett Sperry) the masterpiece that is Command & Conquer… Westwood Studios31/08/2018
Graeme BoxallDid you know he’s the Thug in Chaos Engine? Well you do now…Renegade, Amiga, Chaos Engine03/07/2016
Simon BradburySimon (Caesar I to III, Lords of the Realm, Stronghold) knows to make an excellent strategy game…Caesar, Stronghold, Sierra, Firefly28/10/2019
David Brevik (Podcast)This was our most listened-to podcast for a long time. The Diablo creator did indeed join our Adrian for a chat. Time to pay homage…Diablo, Blizzard10/09/2018
Allister BrimbleNo one made Amiga tunes like this man. How did he do it? Find out here…Alien Breed, Amiga, Music, Musicians, Team17, Body Blows19/10/2015
Jim BulmerSNK programming guru Jim Bulmer stopped by to chat about King of Fighters and much, much more…SNK, Arcade, King of Fighters18/05/2018
Andrew BurgessS.T.U.N Runner and Atari supremo Andrew Burgess joined Adrian for a quick chat for what is a fascinating insight to the beloved (at times) company and its ill-fated Jaguar console… Atari, Jaguar25/05/2018
David BurtonAce retro game tune remixer David Burton tells us how to do it and also what happened to the SOR remake…Streets of Rage, Music, Musician16/02/2016
Stoo CambridgeThe Sensible Software veteran (see what I did there) stopped by to answer questions on some of their best titles inc Cannon Fodder and Sensi…Sensible Software, Sensible Soccer, Cannon Fodder31/05/2019
Stoo Cambridge (Podcast(We loved doing the Q&A with Stoo so much we simply had to get him on the phone as well…Sensible Software, Sensible Soccer, Cannon Fodder26/08/2019
Jonathan CauldwellThose of you linked to the current Spectrum scene will know the name. He’s made more Speccy games than you can shake a stick at…Spectrum, Homebrew22/02/2017
Richard CheekRichard Cheek is best known for the Amiga classic Sleepwalker, a game as frustrating as it was brilliant. The early Call of Duty games brought to an end a great gaming career…Amiga, Sleepwalker, Call of Duty21/06/2019
Brandon Cobb (Super Fighter Team)Super Fighter Team are bringing Japanese games to the masses and their main man gives us the lowdown…Ports, Japan, Super Fighter Team19/07/2016
Andy CollinsGames World host and all round ace dude Andy C gives us his take on the 90s…TV, Games World, Celebrities13/05/2015
Sean Cooper (Podcast)Syndicate creator and Bullfrog legend Sean Cooper tells all about the legendary company…Bullfrog, Syndicate, Amiga21/10/2019
Glenn CorpesPopulous was a big deal for us, which instantly makes GC a big deal…Populous, Bullfrog, Amiga24/04/2015
Matthew Costello (Podcast)7th Guest scriptwriter and DOOM 3 novelist Matthew Costello had a nice long chat with us…DOOM 3, 7th Guest, Writers, Authors, Scriptwriters16/04/2018
David CraddockThe Rocket Jump author told us a bit more about this and some of his other lovely projects…Rocket Jump, Authors, Writers, PC22/03/2018
David Craddock (Podcast)David has a lot more stories to tell, so here he is chatting with our Adrian…Rocket Jump, Authors, Writers, PC09/07/2018
Andy CraneThe TV legend drops by to tell us what he really thinks of video games…TV, Celebrities, Bad Influence, Kids TV10/05/2015
David CraneMultiple screen platformers owe it all to this guy. The Pitfall! legend tells all…Pitfall, Atari, Activision09/05/2016
Dylan CuthbertNintendo and Sony supremo DC tells us about the magical journey which ended up with him in Kyoto…Argonaut, Nintendo, StarFox, Game Boy, SNES18/01/2016
Ken DemarestThe Origin Systems legend spills all about BioForge, Wing Commander and taking Ultima to the next level…Origin Systems, BioForge17/05/2019
Olly DibbenBitmap Brothers stalwart Olly Dibben has more than a few tricks up his sleeve…Bitmap Brothers, PlayStation, PC08/05/2015
Andrew DickinsonThe “Dreamcast: Year One” author stopped by to tell us a lot more about the project…Dreamcast, Authors, Writers, Gaming Books13/03/2019
Mike DietzHis work for Virgin in the early to mid nineties really opened up what the 16-bit machines could do and accounted for some of the most memorable games in our collections…Virgin Games, Mega Drive, SNES, Aladdin, Cool Spot, Earthworm Jim16/03/2018
Mev DincThe First (and Second) Samurai creator tells us about his new (very related) project…Amiga, Vivid Image08/11/2016
Ignacio Pérez DolsetFounder of Pyro Studios, responsible for the fantastic Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines, he and his team truly put Spanish game development on the map…Pyro Studios, Commandos22/08/2019
Tom duBoisCover artist extraordinaire Tom duBois visited us for a great chat and insight as to the life of the video game cover artist…Konami, Cover Artists, Mega Drive, NES07/09/2018
David DuttonCinefix is one of our major fixes. The main man is David Dutton and here he is…Videos, Artists, Animators28/05/2015
Christian Erickson (Podcast)Hollywood actor, Mega Race’s Christian Erickson joined Dyl and Adrian for this great chat about his career and the upcoming Shadow Stalkers…Voice Actors, Mega Race, Lance Boyle28/01/2019
Noah FalsteinThe LucasArts legend that is Noah Falstein joined Adrian for a quick Q&A about Fate of Atlantis and much more…Indiana Jones, LucasArts06/04/2018
Robert FermierRetro gaming legend and lead programmer for System Shock as well as other legendary titles Robert Fermier stopped by to say hello…System Shock, Looking Glass Studios, Thief14/06/2019
Carl ForhanSongbird Productions’ Carl Forhan stopped by to tell us about some lovely Atari Jaguar homebrew projects…Songbird, Atari, Jaguar, Homebrew22/02/2019
Aaron FothergillWith his brother he created the incredibly fun AiRburst games, he also converted the amazing Zoop to the Atari Jaguar…Atari, Jaguar, Amiga, CD3212/10/2018
David Fox (Podcast)What a great interviewee to start our audio interviews with! Those lovely LucasArts point and click games you enjoyed, you’ve got this guy to thank…LucasArts, maniac Mansion, Thimbleweed Park15/01/2018
Tod Frye (Podcast)You know the name. The Atari gaming god told all about Swordquest, Pac Man and the 3DO amongst many other unbelievable tales…Atari, Swordquest, Pac Man28/05/2018
Rob FulopDemon Attack, Night Trap, thank you Rob Fulop! We chat to the Atari supremo…Atari, SEGA, FMV Games, Mega CD, Sega CD24/03/2017
Tal Funke-BiluAtari tester of many, many Jag games Tal Funke-Bilu joins Adrian for a very informative Q&A…Atari, Jaguar, Tempest 2000, Bubsy06/09/2019
Matt FurnissA true legend, his credit list is absolutely phenomenal, from classics like Space Harrier 2 and S.T.U.N Runner to every decent Virgin Interactive 16-bit game…SEGA, Vurgin Games, Music, Musicians, Arcade09/08/2019
Game by Game PodcastShinto from the Game By Game (Atari Jaguar) Podcast answers a lot of questions for us…Atari, Jaguar, Podcasters21/10/2019
A&C Games TorontoCanada’s primo retro gaming store give us a few answers and sells us a few bits…Shops, Stores, Canada, Indie06/08/2015
Mario GonzalezAction 52’s lead dev gives us quite the insight on the failed compendium…NES, Action 52, Vince Perri16/09/2017
Johannes GrafWe love Iron Soldier 3. Therefore, we love Johannes Graf. The Atari veteran discusses IS3, Sturmwind and the amazing Alpine Games to name but three of the great titles he’s worked on…Sturmwind, Atari, Jaguar, Homebrew14/09/2018
Rodney GreenblatThe PaRappa The Rapper artist swings by to tell us how it all started…Artists, PaRappa, Sony, PlayStation07/08/2017
Dave GrossmanThe Monkey Island legend brings more than a few anecdotes your way…Monkey Island, Amiga, PC, LucasArts, Full Throttle26/11/2016
Guys on Film PodcastAdrian got chatting to Olly Johnson and Iain Smith who’ve been working on killer Codemasters and Rockstar titles since the early 2000s…Podcasters, Codemasters, Rockstar, Sony, PS230/03/2018
Alex HallBen Drowned is the now legendary creepypasta tale of a haunted Majora’s Mask cartridge. Adrian caught up with its writer Alex Hall for an insight…Creepypasta, Nintendo, Zelda, Majora's Mask24/10/2017
Alex Hall (Podcast)Adrian got the Creepypasta legend back but this time for a podcast interview...Creepypasta, Nintendo, Zelda, Majora's Mask28/09/2020
Steve HammondLemmings hotshot Steve Hammond tells what it was really like working with Mike Dailly...DMA Design, Lemmings, Hired Guns05/07/2015
James HamptonLucasArts and Atari supremo James “Purple” Hampton joined Adrian for a lovely Q&A...LucasArts, Monkey Island, Atari, Alien vs Predator12/03/2018
James Hampton (Podcast)We got the Alien vs Predator supremo back for a podcast chat...LucasArts, Monkey Island, Atari, Alien vs Predator12/03/2018
Lars HannigAtari Jaguar homebrew developer Lars Hannig joined us for an enlightening chat about the "64-bit" wunderconsole...Atari, Jaguar, Homebrew12/04/2019
Jon HareHe's a goalscoring superstar hero and also a very welcome guest of ours...Amiga, Sensible Software, Sensible Soccer, Sociable Soccer04/06/2015
Jon Hare & Gustav Hedenborg (Podcast)Ade caught up with the Sensible Soccer supremo and his Social Soccer colleague for a chat...Amiga, Sensible Software, Sensible Soccer, Sociable Soccer19/10/2020
Brian HartleyThe Codemasters legend spares a bit of his time for his so we can hassle him constantly about Micro Machines...Codemasters, Micro Machines, Artists29/10/2015
Mike HayesHaving improved both Nintendo's and Sega's fortunes is quite a thing to have on your CV...SEGA, Nintendo, CEO08/05/2017
Kristi Louise HerdImagitec's graphic artist supremo Kristi (Louise) Herd answered a few questions about her long career in gaming...Imagitec, Artists24/05/2019
Thomas HertzlerRainbow Arts supremo Thomas H gives us the lowdown on all things Giana amognst others...Rainbow Arts, Giana Sisters30/03/2016
Todd HollandWe love The Wizard here at AA and were honoured when its director Todd Holland agreed to answer questions on the film and a certain Mr Fred Savage among other Hollywood stars...The Wizard, Film, Movies, Directors05/04/2019
Mark HooleyAdrian and Roberth tracked down Imagitec/Atari QA Manager Mark Hooley for another fascinating insight as to how both companies worked and produced classics like Raiden and Bubsy…Atari, Imagitec, Raiden, Bubsy04/10/2019
Frederic HoudeWe chatted with the Rayman co-creator himself...Ubisoft, Rayman13/04/2018
Rob Hubbard & Chris AbbottRetro gaming music god Rob Hubbard drops with his partner in crime to tell a few stories...Musicians, Commodore 64, SEGA, Symphony26/10/2017
Chris Huelsbeck (Podcast)You've enjoyed this guy's music many, many times. Turrican supremo Chris Huelsbeck joins us for a podcast...Musicians, Amiga, Turrican26/03/2018
Sonic Zong HuiThe Street Fighter X Mega Man creator gives us an insight...Street Fighter, Mega Man, Indie dev05/04/2016
Robert HunterIt was a joy to catch up with Ocean's and Thrill Kill's graphic artist Robert Hunter...Ocean, Thrill Kill26/07/2019
Eugene JarvisAtari (and video games as a whole) wouldn't have been the same without this guy...Atari, Arcade, Defender01/02/2016
Eugene Jarvis (Podcast)The Atari legend joined Adrian for a very entertaining chat...Atari, Arcade, Defender18/05/2020
Greg JohnsonPretty much a deity, the ToeJam & Earl creator swings by for a quick chat...SEGA14/06/2015
Jeffrey JohnsonHe's one of the leaders of the Jaguar homebrew movement. Many of you will be familiar with his work but even if you’re not, this is a truly fascinating read…Atari, Jaguar, Homebrew28/09/2018
Gareth JonesYes indeed, 90s TV legend Gaz Top gave our humble blog an interview. He's also our first ever interviewee...TV, Game shows, Celebs26/04/2015
Mark R JonesOcean legend and Spectrum developer Mark Jones tells us all about the pitfalls of the great computer...Ocean, Spectrum, Contra09/02/2016
Tom KalinskeSega would have got nowhere without this guy. We owe him a lot...SEGA, Mega Drive, Genesis, Sonic07/06/2016
Tom Kalinske (Podcast)It turns out the Skype chat Dylan had with Tom made a pretty good podcast...SEGA, Mega Drive, Genesis, Sonic15/04/2019
Steven L KentHe is the man who brought us The Ultimate History of Video Games, yes, the one that’s on all of our shelves. To say he has a story or two is an understatement! He talked to our Adrian about the good ol days...Books, Author12/07/2018
Garry KitchenAnother Atari stalwart to add to our list. The Keystone Kapers guru drops by...Atari, Pinball22/05/2017
Frank KlepackiThe Westwood Studios musical genius spares some of his precious time for us..PC, Westwood Studios, Music, Musician09/01/2017
Nobuyuki KurokiHe’s helped bring to life some of our favourite SNK fighting games and over 20 years later has returned to the company with even greater success...SNK, Arcade, Neo Geo26/10/2018
Marc LaidlawHalf-Life's chief story writer gives us the news about HL3 in what will probably remain our most viewed article of all time...PC, Half-:Life, Author, Writer17/07/2017
Michael LathamEternal Champions is an AA fave. We present to you its creator...SEGA, Eternal Champions05/06/2017
Michael Latham (Podcast)Michael's email interview was the starter, this is the main course...SEGA, Eternal Champions24/08/2020
Minh LeAnother massive coup (you'll see what I did there) for this little blog, the Counter-Strike co-creator stops by...PC, Half-Life, Counter Strike, Steam20/07/2017
Iain Lee (Podcast)An instantly recognisable face for our UK-based listeners, maybe even our British listeners abroad, TV and radio celebrity Iain Lee loves retro gaming! He chatted to our Adrian...SEGA, Nintendo, TV, Celebs, Radio03/06/2019
Barry Leitch (Podcast)He's composed track for around 400 (we reckon) games. Mostly known for driving games like Lotus II, his story is one that needs to be heard...Amiga, PC, Music, Musicians18/03/2019
Mike LeggC&C, Dune II, Blade Runner, the Legend of Kyrandia games have all had this man’s magic sprinkled on them...PC, Electronic Arts, Westwood Studios26/04/2019
Thierry LevastreDelphine's graphics guru has more than a few words to say about Paul Cuisset...Delphine, Amiga, Flashback17/03/2017
Denzil LongIt’s a pleasure to feature his quick Q&A with our Adrian and it’s quite the insight to working at the legendary Westwood Studios...PC, Westwood Studios21/09/2018
Starr Long (Podcast)One of the fathers of the MMORPG, undoubtedly one of the most important gaming figures ever chats to us about his illustrious career...PC, MMORPG01/07/2019
Stephen MarleyDiary of a (Mad?) Man was the brilliant prologue to the controversial DreamWeb, ace author Stephen Marley wrote it so I tracked him down to find out a lot more...Amiga, DreamWeb, Writers, Author, PC22/03/2019
Roberth Anthony Martinez RiveroThe Atari Jaguar superfan is one of our best retro gaming buds and we're ecstatic to feature a Jag chat with him...Atari, Jaguar, Superfans12/01/2018
Luis MartinsHead Paprium graphic artist Luis Martins kindly agreed to answer some of our Adrian’s questions...Paprium, Indie dev, Artists, Mega Drive14/12/2018
Shaun McClureThe former Atari/Infogrames stalwart shares some more risque stories about the good ol' days...Atari, Artists04/05/2018
Nathan McCree (Podcast)Tomb Raider composer, Core legend Nathan McCree came on down to the less glamorous AA studios...PlayStation, Core, Tomb Raider, Music, Musicians19/11/2018
Steven McKevittIf you need a retro gaming anecdote you need to go to this guy. The Gremlin legend stops by for a quick chat...Gremlin, Zool, Amiga, Football28/09/2015
Dan McNameeAvP is one of our favourite Jag games. If it's one of yours you should really check out this Q&A with Dan McNamee, the level designer...Atari, Jaguar, Alien vs Predator02/02/2018
Steve Meretzky - 1Infocom and text-based adventuring supremo Steve Meretzky joins us on the couch..PC, Infocom, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy19/08/2017
Steve Meretzky - 2Steve joined us again but this time to talk about the fabled lost game Warcraft Adventures...PC, Infocom, Warcraft Adventures, Lost games11/01/2019
Mike MikaAtari creative director supreme Mike Mika tells us all about hidden marriage proposals n all..Atari, Klax, Game Boy27/01/2017
Scott MillerShareware wouldn't have existed if it weren't for this guy. Apogee and 3D Realms hero Scott Miller drops by...PC, Shareware, Duke Nukem, Max Payne22/04/2017
Jeff MinterAdrian will say this man is a retro gaming god, and we’d be inclined to agree...Atari, Llamasoft, Tempest07/10/2017
Arcade Attack Podcast – June (3 of 4) 2018The Grim Fandango/LucasArts veteran kindly gave some of his time to drop and have a good chat with our Adrian including an exclusive just for us...LucasArts, PC18/06/2018
Brian MoriartyLOOM is one of our favourite point and click games, so here's its creator to tell us more...LucasArts, PC, Amiga26/06/2017
Olav MørkridAdrian managed to track down the SNES Daze Before Christmas programmer and No Escape legend Olav Mørkrid for this quick Q&A...SNES, Christmas21/12/2018
Michael MurashovThe Alien Shooter supremo joins us for a quick chat...Sigma Team, PC, Alien Shooter08/11/2017
NeoGeoCollectorWe love a superfan and NeoGeoCollector is no exception! The name says it all...Neo Geo, SNK, Superfans15/03/2019
David NewmanWe’ve had some great composers on site and this guy is no exception. A short but sweet career encompassed some of our favourite games including Zero 5 and Sleepwalker...Amiga, Sleepwalker, Music, Musicians19/07/2019
Henk NieborgThe Dutch pixel artist extraordinaire that is Henk Nieborg (Lionheart, Contra 4, Batman Begins) joins us for this quick Q&A...Thalion, Psygnosis, Batman, Artists27/09/2019
Al Nilsen (Podcast)Not content with just having the legendary Tom Kalinske on the site, we had to get his chief co-conspirator as well. What a lovely SEGA chat this was. We're not worthy... SEGA, Marketing, Mega Drive, Genesis, Sonic12/02/2018
Phil NixonRage and Tynesoft lead artist Phil Nixon’s back catalogue includes Power Drive Rally, Oscar and the amazing Rocky Legends...Rage, Rocky, Jaguar27/07/2018
Yasuyuki OdaAdrian (with the help of our friend Anthony) came up with these questions and the legend that is Yasuyuki Oda duly obliged...SNK, Neo Geo, Arcade, Japan30/11/2018
Philip OliverWith his brother he created one small egg and one large legacy...Dizzy, Codemasters02/12/2016
Edward PackardCreator of the Choose Your Own Adventure books, the legendary Edward Packard kindly answered a few questions for us...Choose your own adventure, Bandersnatch01/02/2019
Aldo PalumboThe producer of Bits on Channel 4 tells us what it was like making it...Bits, TV, Channel 425/05/2015
Mario PerdueBreakout 2000's Mario Perdue stopped by for a very Atari chat...Atari, Breakout, Jaguar20/04/2018
Dave PerryTV presenting was a doddle for this guy and he taught us a lot in the 90s. Here's all the goss on GamesMaster and more...TV, GamesMaster, Games World18/05/2015
Dave Perry (Podcast)And Dave joined Adrian for an even more enlightening chat...TV, GamesMaster, Games World08/10/2018
David PerryAladdin, Cool Spot, Jungle Book - I could go on. This guy made those games come to life and the pleasure here was all ours..Virgin Games, Disney, Aladdin, Cool Spot, Jungle Book, Earthworm Jim10/01/2016
Nicolas PersijnHere’s a lovely chat with Nicolas Persijn who makes excellent rotary controllers for the Atari Jaguar... Atari, Jaguar, Custom controllers28/09/2018
Master Daniel PesinaMortal Kombat's Johnny Cage, Sub-Zero, Scorpion etc. gave us this lovely Q&A...Mortal Kombat, Actors09/02/2018
Simon PhippsRick Dangerous creator and graphic designer guru Simon Phipps joined as for a quick Q&A...Amiga, Artists16/02/2018
Simon Phipps (Podcast) And Simon joined us for a mahusive podcast which we had to split into two parts. Totally worth it though...Amiga, Artists26/11/2018
Ronald PieketSWIV and Silkworm's Ronald Pieket stops by to spill the beans...Amiga, SWIV, Silkworm07/04/2017
Mike PosehnThe creator of Desert Strike drops by to tell us how it all started...Electronic Arts, Desert Strike, Jungle Strike05/01/2018
Dave PottingerAdrian managed to track down Age of Empires and Halo Wars ace programmer Dave Pottinger to answer lots of our questions...PC, Age of Empires, Halo15/02/2019
Mike PriceEGM (oh yes) writer supreme Mike Price gave us this great insight to 90s gaming journalism...EGM, magazines01/06/2018
Steve PurcellYup, that's THE Steve Purcell, LucasArts legend and Sam & Max creator extraordinaire! He answered a few questions about his great career...LucasArts, Sam & Max, Animators, Artists20/09/2019
Bill Rehbock (Podcast)He was responsible for some of the biggest releases on the Atari Jaguar (inc DOOM and Atari Karts) whilst also being the former vice president of Sony’s R&D team. Adrian simply had to talk to him...Sony, PlayStation, Atari, Jaguar30/04/2018
The Retro StoreWe caught up with the store's founder Peter to find out more on the random box craze...Subscription services, shops, vinyl09/09/2017
Brian ReynoldsCivilization II, Colonization, Rise of Nations, Alpha Centauri just a few of the titles from this absolute gaming legend...MicroProse, Civilization, Firaxis18/10/2019
Warren RobinettYou guessed it. The man who invented the Adventure genre gives us a piece of his mind...Atari, Adventure02/01/2017
David RoweWe caught the amazing Knightmare and game cover artist who kindly offered to answer a few questions...Knightmare, Artists, Cover Artists, TV19/10/2018
Vince Desi & Mike Jaret (Running With Scissors)Vince Desi and Mike Jaret from RWS join us for the most expletive-laden interview we've ever had! And we love it...Postal, PC30/09/2017
Chris SawyerThe legend of Transport and RollerCoaster Tycoon that is Chris Sawyer kindly gave Adrian some of his time to answer some questions, in a lot of detail...Transport Tycoon, Rollercoaster Tycoon, PC10/08/2018
Mac SenourGunstar Heroes wouldn't have made the light of day if it wasn't for this man...SEGA, Gunstar Heroes, Tomb Raider27/02/2017
Mac Senour (Podcast)Mac joined Adrianfor a chat...SEGA, Gunstar Heroes, Tomb Raider30/11/2020
Stephen Sexton (Podcast)The author of the Super Mario World-inspired "If all the World and Love Were Young" book of poems talks to Ade... Nintendo, Poetry, Authors07/10/2019
Bruce ShelleyHere is our quick Q&A with the man who created Railway Tycoon and Civilisation (with Sid Meier of course) and retro gaming god, Bruce Shelley...Railway Tycoon, Civilization, Sid Meier24/08/2018
Bruce Shelley (Podcast)The Civilization supremo spoke to Adrian...Railway Tycoon, Civilization, Sid Meier27/08/2018
Chris ShrigleySo, so much information with one of EA and Gremlin's brightest sparks...EA, Gremlin, Lost Vikings15/03/2016
Chris Shrigley (Podcast)Fancy listening to Chris instead? Why not check this out...EA, Gremlin, Lost Vikings, Immortal Darkness23/07/2018
Ken SilvermanThe Ken's Labyrinth/Duke Nukem 3D supremo tells us how he did it all in the first place..Ken's Labyrinth, Duke Nukem 3D, PC01/05/2017
Ady SmithHere is Rare and Core Design’s very own Ady Smith, a man whose artwork adorns some of our favourite games including Donkey Kong Country, Killer Instinct and GoldenEye...Rare, GoldenEye, Killer Instinct, Donkey Kong05/10/2018
Andy SmithDylan caught up with one of his idols, Sega Power editor and all round lovely bloke, Andy Smith...Magazines, Amiga Format, Amiga, SEGA, Sega Power05/10/2020
Matthew SmithNot the Manic Miner creator but still a more than worthy addition to this list. The "Amiga Power: The Album With Attitude" creator tells us a lot more about the project...Amiga Power, Kickstarters, Music29/03/2019
Youichiro SoedaYouichiro Soeda is SNK’s motion-artist supremo and a retro gaming legend having worked on greats such as Fatal Fury and King of Fighters XIV...SNK, Neo Geo, Fatal Fury08/06/2018
Joe SousaWe tracked down yet another Atari alumni! Joe Sousa was a key tester there in the early 90s having tested/designed a variety of Lynx and Jaguar games...Atari, Jaguar, Lynx28/06/2019
Jon St. JohnIt's Duke Nukem himself, nothing else needed to say...Duke Nukem, Actors, Voice actors15/05/2017
Darryl StillInvolved in the release of the ST, Lynx and Jaguar, there isn't much the Atari hotshot doesn't know...Atari, Atari ST, Lynx, Jaguar23/09/2017
Bernie Stolar & Jordan FreemanThe Dreamcast and PlayStation Godfather tells us about those times and also forming the excellent ZOOM Platform with Jordan Freeman...SEGA, Dreamcast, Saturn, PlayStation, ZOOM19/01/2017
The Strong – Videogame Hall of FameVideo games' first ever hall of fame tell us a little bit more and how this all happened... Museums17/07/2015
Andras Tadic (Podcast)The Swedish supremo was one of the original (and legendary) Team 7 dev team who merged with 17-Bit Software to create Team-17. Alien Breed was just the start...Team-17, Alien Breed, Amiga18/02/2019
Tommy Tallarico (Podcast)He's very in demand now and rightly so! We got (sort of) first dibs on the gaming music legend and he talks to Adrian about Terminator, Aladdin, Earthworm Jim and everything in between...Music, Musician, SEGA, Nintendo, Disney26/02/2018
Doug TenNapelYes, we managed to bag an interview with the Earthworm Jim creator himself..Earthworm Jim, Artists, Shiny12/08/2015
Faran ThomasonA must read for Jaguar fans - Atari hotshot producer gives us the lowdown on everything, even Bubsy...Atari, Jaguar, Bubsy03/09/2017
Faran Thomason (Podcast)Faran kindly agreed to a lovely podcast chatAtari, Jaguar, Bubsy, BLM10/08/2020
Bill TillerHe’s brought to life some of the best games LucasArts have ever made, including The Curse of Monkey Island and The Dig...LucasArts, Artist, Monkey Island17/08/2018
John Tobias (Podcast)Oh yeah! The Mortal Kombat co-creator spoke to Adrian as to how the whole thing came about. He also said nice things about us which was nice... Mortal Kombat23/09/2019
Steve TurnerBringing the Spectrum goodness, the Dragontorc supremo himself...Dragontorc, Graftgold, Spectrum26/01/2018
Feargus UrquhartThe Fallout creator gives us a lowdown on making things more difficult for gamers...Fallout, Interplay18/10/2016
Alex VerreyIt's none other than Games World's Big Boy Barry...Games World, TV, Presenter26/01/2016
VideogamesNewYorkPossibly the best retro gaming store in North America, we went to find out more...Shops, Museums, New York21/08/2015
8 Bit WeaponChiptune will never be the same again...Chiptune, Music, Bands, Game Boy, Commodore 6412/07/2016
Mark Webley (Podcast)The Bullfrog, Lionhead and Two Point legend joined our Adrian for a chat..Bullfrog, Lionhead, SEGA05/08/2019
BJ WestBlack Ice/White Noise is one of the most important games you never heard about. The Atari supremo tells all..Atari, Jaguar, Jaguar CD07/07/2017
Matt WestcottThere’s not much Bandersnatch's Matt Westcott can’t do with a Spectrum (apart from scramble an egg maybe) and he’s been lighting up the Speccy demo scene for years...Spectrum, Bandersnatch12/07/2019
Michael WinterbauerCover artist supremo gives us all the tips and goss...Cover Artist, Artist, Nintendo, NES, SNES12/06/2017