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The Video Game Newsroom Time Machine is a weekly retro gaming podcast in which we travel back in time to see what was making headlines 40, 30, and 20 years ago in the arcade, video game, and computer gaming business and interview industry veterans. 

We try to put those events into historical context to understand how the industry of today came to be. 

It's fun and educational! (in case you need to justify listening to it to a significant other)

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Apr 29, 2020

There are many legendary CEOs in the gaming business, and while many of them were famous for either their charisma, their business acumen, or their larger than life personalities, I can think of only one who was famous for all three, and he's our guest today on the Video Game Newsroom Time Machine, Mr. Wild Bill...

Apr 25, 2020

Arcade operators fear the VCS
Nintendo trounces Atari in court
The PS2 takes Japan by storm

These stories and a very tired Karl on this month's episode of the Video Game Newsroom Time Machine

This month we will look back at the biggest stories in and around the video game industry in April of 1980, 1990, 2000.

Apr 9, 2020

We sit down with Michael Katz for a second round, this time  covering Epyx's publishing of Lucasfilm's first titles, working with Jack Tramiel's Atari, and helping establish Sega's no nonsense advertising for the Genesis.

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