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Passion for Pixels Retro Gaming Podcast

Danny and Stian share stories from a lifetime of playing videogames, with an emphasis on retro games and retro gaming. We talk Nintendo, Sega, PC, PlayStation and more, and how gaming has changed through the years.

Aug 7, 2019

Stranded on a desert island for the rest of your life with only three videogames! Which ones do you pick and what are the considerations you need to make? Stian and Danny talk about their individual choices and what makes a great desert island game.

Let us know which games you would bring to a desert island on the


Jul 17, 2019

Stian and Danny continues their chronological journey through the different eras of computer and video games, figuring out what they appreciate the most and the least about each of the generations and what defines each era of gaming. This time around it's the 16-bit era and onwards, with consoles like the...


Mar 19, 2019

We're back! After a more than two year hiatus, Stian and Danny has returned to talk about retro games!

This episode is about classic mini retro consoles such as the Nintendo Classic Mini, Super NES Classic Edition and the PlayStation Classic.

Why did everyone and their grandmother suddenly go nuts for retro games when...


Nov 15, 2016

On this episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels, we have the pleasure of talking to Mo Gallagher, author of the Final Fantasy VII novels A New Threat, The Man in the Black Cloack and the upcoming The Cetran Legacy.

Mo is working on a series of five novels which will span the entire storyline of Squaresoft's...


Oct 31, 2016

For the 50th episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels, we delve into one of gaming's most classic topics: Nintendo vs Sega.

Before Sony and Microsoft entered the gaming market, Nintendo and Sega dominated the console wars of the 1980s and 90s. With the Master System, Sega tried to take down Nintendo's leading...