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Podcast Episode #125 - Watermelon Games - Fonzie Part 2

Welcome back Gwénaël Godde aka Fonzie! The Watermelon Games chief talks with us about his plans to port the furious Sega Genesis / Mega Drive brawler Paprium to current-gen consoles and games business in general. Turn on, tune in, drop out! (Watch out for their Kickstarter launching soon!) Interview starts at 6:38 minutes

Posted by Nafcom on Oct 04, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #124 - Scott Miller: Relaunching Apogee Entertainment

We are delighted to have Scott Miller in our new podcast - the founder of Apogee Entertainment which later on became 3D Realms. The game designer and entrepreneur is responsible for many classic games like Terminal Velocity, Raptor and of course Duke Nukem. Let's rock! (interview begins at 08:44 minutes)

Posted by Nafcom on Sep 30, 2021 // Read more »


new video-review by Merman ! 'Polybius Invaders'

Watch a new video-review by Merman ! 'Polybius Invaders' is inspired by a mythical 1980s arcade game that is supposed to have caused seizures in players and been removed from the arcades by men in black suits. This game was developed by Ecomasphere Software in association with Retrogamesmaster.co.uk and is launching October 4th on Steam.

Posted by Nafcom on Sep 20, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #123 - Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher is an author, journalist, coder, musician, and scholar of all things Commodore. He's a contributor to Retro Gamer Magazine, and also one of the main editors of Scene World. AJ and Joerg catch up with him, talk about his career, and get very, very sidetracked. (interview begins at 10:55)

Posted by AJ on Aug 24, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #122 - Brenda Romero

We are very proud to have Brenda Romero in our new episode. She is not only an award-winning game designer, but also an amazingly dedicated creative spirit since 1981. And a metal music lover too! As a game director, she has worked on over 50 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series and titles in the Ghost Recon, Dungeons + Dragons and Def Jam franchises. This episode is packed with interesting stories...enjoy! The interview starts 7 minutes into the podcast

Posted by Nafcom on Aug 06, 2021 // Read more »


Merman shows Soulless Special Edition - Gameplay

In our brandnew unboxing video Merman brings you a first look at the Soulless Special Edition, released in 2021 after the Kickstarter for the Soulless 1 and 2 Soundtrack vinyl album from Chiptune Records. A true C64 highlight! So enjoy Merman TV and a comprehensive look on this very special edition!

Posted by Nafcom on Aug 01, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #121 - Chris Abbott - The Little Books Of Soundchips

We're happy to have Chris Abbott in our new podcast episode, a british chiptune musician and true master of the C64 SID chip. Right now he is working on an extensive book about soundchips which is set to be released by Fusion Retro Book. The interview starts 10 minutes into the podcast

Posted by Nafcom on Jul 21, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #120 - Jeri Ellsworth (TiltFive)

In our new podcast episode we speak with Jeri Ellsworth, an American entrepeneur and chip designer. She is very well-known for 'C64 Direct-To TV', a complete Commodore 64 system on a chip housed within a joystick which was released in 2004. We speak with her about her work on TiltFive, an interesting new company focussing on AR glasses technology...Interview starts at 22:30

Posted by Nafcom on Jul 12, 2021 // Read more »


Podcast Episode #119 - Japan Retro Game Collector

In our new podcast episode we speak with Deniz Orbay who is not only one of the most well known Neo Geo collectors, but also THE expert for retrogame imports from Japan. Get ready for some interesting insights and facts about the history and current state of retrogaming in Japan...Interview starts at 25:37

Posted by Nafcom on Jun 26, 2021 // Read more »


Merman presents Antstream

n our latest Youtube video Merman introduces you to ANTSTREAM - a streaming service for retro games. Antstream is now free to play, across PC, Mac and mobile devices. There are over a thousand different games to try, from C64, Amiga, arcade and other formats. To accompany the article in our issue 31 of the Scene World diskmag, Merman shows you here how easy it is to find a game, take on a challenge or enter a tournament.

Posted by Nafcom on Jun 23, 2021 // Read more »