Podcast Episode 25! Best Gameboy Advance Game Part 1!

Sit down and strap in, it's time for Marc, Matt and John to battle it out and decide the best Gameboy Advance game ever released! Rivalries formed, friendships shattered, and that's before we even get to talk about the games!


Podcast Episode 24! PAX Australia 2018 Day 1 Wrapup Mini Episode!

It’s the final day wrapup of PAX Australia 2018. Marc and Matt check out a bunch of indie games, get annihilated in the Atari Pong tournament, and enjoy the PAX after party a little too much!


Podcast Episode 23! PAX Australia 2018 Day 2 Wrapup Mini Episode!

Day 2 wrapup of PAX Australia 2018! This time panels were replaced with playing a bunch of games, including Houdini pinball, IK+, and the debut of River Raid Tournament Edition, tournament!


Podcast Episode 22! PAX Australia 2018 Day 1 Wrapup Mini Episode!

It's PAX Australia 2018! The largest gaming event in the southern hemisphere and Marc and Matt report in on day 1. There were panels with Rhianna Pratchett, Bethesda and id Software, Duke Nukem Forever, and more!


Podcast Episode 21: Why Do We Play Retro? We Tackle this Contentious Topic! Plus PAX Aus 2018, and Streets of Rage 4 Announced!

Why do we play retro games? Are we stuck in the past, or is there more to it than just experiencing that pang of nostalgia? We tackle this contentious topic and explain our own reasons for playing classic games! Oh, and PAX Aus 2018 is here! Now!


Podcast Episode 20! Nominations for the Game Boy Advance Battle! River Raid TE Patches, Ghouls n Ghosts Speedruns, and Tekken 2

We throw our 9 nominations for the best Game Boy Advance game into the ring - including Benn Banasik's 3 choices! We also talk about what we've been doing in gaming, including Ghouls n Ghosts speedruns, Tekken 2, and River Raid TE... patches? No, not those sort of patches, patches!


Podcast Episode 19! A Twin Galaxies Deep Dive - Billy Mitchell, Todd Rogers, and a 9 Hour Ghouls n Ghosts Marathon. Star Wars Rogue Leader, and More!

We go way into depth on the whole Billy Mitchell and Todd Rogers Twin Galaxies controversy, where both legendary players were banned for life! We also discuss Marc's marathon 9 hour game of Ghouls n Ghosts, Star Wars Rogue Leader, and “everyone's favourite segment”: Atari River Raid Tournament Edition Update!


Podcast Ep 18! T-Shirt Giveaway Winners! The Capcom Beatemup Bundle, Nintendo Switch Online Service, Sony Playstation Classic Mini, and More!

Game the System Podcast Episode 18! We announce the winners of our amazing T-Shirt giveaway, courtesy of Amusement Machine Distributors! We also talk about the newly released Capcom Beat-em-up Bundle, our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch Online service, and the Sony Playstation Classic Mini, and more!


Ep 17: T-Shirt Giveaway! River Raid TE Done? Twin Galaxies Record, Starcraft, Critical Hit and Walking Dead Pinball, Soulcalibur, and More!

Game the System Podcast Episode 17! Fantastic T-Shirts to give away to you, the readers (http://gamethesystem.co/forum/?p=post%2Ftshirt-giveaway-tell-us-the-next-podcast-battle-to-win-9848844%3Fpid%3D1305459465)! Is River Raid Tournament Edition finally done? A new Twin Galaxies record is born on Ghouls'n Ghosts. John gets involved in a Marvel Fantasy League, and plays Soulcalibur II and Alien Trilogy. Matt watches too much Starcraft, and we play in the first Critical Hit pinball tournament in Sydney!


Ep 16: We Battle and Crown the Best Sega Master System Game! We Also Weigh in on the EmuParadise Shutdown Controversy

We battle and take no prisoners deciding on the best Sega Master System game of all time! Childhood memories were destroyed, friendships frayed, and a clear winner emerges. We also talk about the EmuParadise shutdown controversy and, well, is it really a controversy? Controversy!


Ep 15: New Battle - Best Master System Game! EVO 2018, Deadpool Pinball, Marc Gets a World Record? And Road Redemption

We have chosen our new battleground - the best Master System game! We put forward our nominations. We talk about EVO 2018, the new Deadpool pinball machine from Stern, Matt plays Road Rash inspired Road Redemption, and Marc might have gotten a Ghouls n Ghosts Twin Galaxies world record??


Ep 14: Interview with Netherworld Bar Arcade's Jimmy Nails. Full Wrapup of 2018 Brisbane Pinball Masters. Sonic Mania Plus. We Eat 30 Year Old Donkey Kong Bubble Gum!

We interview Jimmy Nails, co-owner of the amazing Netherworld Bar Arcade in Brisbane. Marc provides an in depth rundown of the 2018 Brisbane Pinball Masters. John's been playing Sonic Mania Plus on the Switch. And we all eat (and presumably survive) 30 year old Donkey Kong bubble gum!


EP 13: We battle to decide the best game released in 1989! As well as Bubble Bobble, Super Monkey Ball, Bayonetta 2, and Opus Magnum

We battle it out to decide the best game released in the year 1989! We also talk about playing Bubble Bobble for the Ten Pence Arcade Podcast competition, Marc finishes Bayonetta 2, Matt plays Opus Magnum, and John gets a taste of Super Monkey Ball on the GameCube!


Ep 12: We play Iron Maiden Pinball, the Battle of the Best Game of 1989, Sega World Sydney, Bayonetta, Batman Returns, and Gauntlet Dark Legacy!

Game the System Podcast Episode 12 sponsored by 1989 Arcade Bar and Kitchen (1989.com.au). Marc, John and Matt have chosen the next battleground - the best game released in 1989! We all play and discuss the new Stern pinball machine Iron Maiden. There's reminiscing about the Sega World amusement centre in Sydney's Darling Harbour. Marc and John are playing through Bayonetta 2 (and John finishes Bayonetta 1), plus much more including Batman Returns on the Mega CD, and Gauntlet Dark Legacy!


Ep 11: We Decide the Best Beat-Em-Up Game of All Time! Bloodstained Curse of the Moon Review, Sega Mega Drive Classics, and Deadpool Pinball Leaked Pictures!

Game the System Podcast Episode 11 sponsored by 1989 Arcade Bar and Kitchen (1989.com.au). Marc, John and Matt battle it out and decide the best beat-em-up game of all time! Marc reviews Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon. We talk about John's pickup of a Sega MegaCD, the newly released Mega Drive Classics, Matt updates us on his progress with River Raid Tournament Edition, and we talk about the leaked pictures of the new Stern pinball machine Deadpool!


Podcast Episode 10! Bloodstained Curse of the Moon, Horizon Chase Turbo, Neo Geo Mini, Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix, Kaboom, Battle of the Beat-Em-Ups!

Game the System podcast episode 10 now sponsored by 1989 Arcade Bar and Kitchen (1989.com.au)! Marc, Matt and John talk about the Castlevania inspired Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Out Run inspired Horizon Chase Turbo, more news on the Neo Geo Mini, Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix, Matt's favourite game Kaboom, and the ultimate Battle of the Beat-Em-Ups - which is the best of all time!?!


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Podcast Episode 9! Neo Geo Mini, PAX Classic Games, Road Rash and the Sega Master System

They're at it again! Marc, John and Matt discuss the rumoured Neo Geo Mini, the future of the PAX Classic Gaming Area, Lord of the Sword and the Sega Master System, Road Rash and Daze Before Christmas on the Mega Drive, new Timezone arcade in Central Park reviewed, the new Elvira pinball machine, Afreeca Starleague and IEM Sydney, and more retro than you can shake a CRT at!


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Podcast Episode 8! Billy Mitchell, Total Nuclear Annihilation, and Ready Player One!

Marc, Matt and John sit down once again to talk a whole lotta retro. This time we get stuck into the Billy Mitchell controversy, Mega Drive Mini, Total Nuclear Annihilation, and Ready Player One.


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Game the System Podcast Episode 7!

Episode 7 is here! Marc reviews the C64 Mini, Matt builds a custom PCB, and John gets all introspective and asks why we collect retro. Check out the podcast and full show notes over in the Podcast section of the site!


Podcast Episode 6!

Game the System Podcast Episode 6! Join us as we talk about a bunch of modern games including Resident Evil 7, Halo 5, Burnout Paradise Remastered, and John's adventures on the Nintendo Switch including Stardew Valley. We also talk about the recently announced Iron Maiden pinball machine, and the Commodore 64 Mini.