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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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May 29, 2020

He was there when Universal came to US shores, he helped pioneer arcade distribution, brought Capcom into the home, and made the Disney Afternoon a gaming legend.

Today we talk to industry veteran, Joe Morici.

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May 22, 2020

If you ever played a computer strategy game on your home micro computer in the 80s or 90s, spending countless hours moving your troops around the battlefield, be it  Antietam, Vietnam, WWII or even the mythical land of Krynn, or one of the amazing Gold Box games, you have one man to think, Joel Billings, founder...

May 17, 2020

Apple introduces its next gen system
Acclaim powers up its team
Nintendo wants a piece of the Harry Potter pie

These stories and many more 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 May of 1980, 1990,...