Episodes

Bonus Summer Series 2021

SUMMER SERIES: Beach Spikers by Brian

Brian, from The Saturn Junkyard and The Dreamcast Junkyard, is back on The SEGA Lounge to share his thoughts on Beach Spikers: Virtua Beach Volleyball, by AM2. Definitely a summer game! How well did Pai Chan and Sarah Bryant (yes, those two) fare in this sandy sport? Listen to find out.

Bonus Shenmue Dreamcast Summer Series 2021

SUMMER SERIES: Shenmue by James and Matt

What do you get when you ask James and Matt of Shenmue Dojo to ask about their favorite summer game? An episode about Shenmue, of course! Listen in to find out all the reasons why Yu Suzuki's classic is perfect for any season.

Bonus SEGA Sonic The Hedgehog Summer Series 2021

SUMMER SERIES: Sonic R by Dan "The Mega" Driver

On the first episode of our bonus Summer Series 2021, Dan "The Mega" Driver, of SEGAGUYS, tells us why he thinks Sonic R is the perfect SEGA summer game.

Bonus

TRAILER: Summer Series

The SEGA Lounge will be back in September with more new episodes, guests, challenges and some surprises to fill your week with all the SEGA goodness you need. However, while I take a well-earned summer break, you're getting a bonus series of short episodes dedicated to the best SEGA summer games, as picked by our friends in the SEGA community. From Beach Spikers to Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and even Shenmue, if you need advice on which games to play this summer, we've got you covered. The SEGA Lounge Summer Series: new episodes available on thesegalounge.com and your podcast service of choice every Friday from July 16th.

Retro Gaming Video Games Indie Games Alex Kidd

160 - Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX Round Table

Our mid-season finale focuses on Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX, a remake of the Master System classic developed by Jankenteam and published by Merge Games. Since the game is now out, I invited some friends over to chat about our thoughts on the game. Joining me for this round table are Manuel Melgar, aka Köpke, Renato Almeida and Graham Cookson. If you're still wondering if you should get the game or not, I hope this episode helps.

Retro Gaming Mega Drive/Genesis Indie Games Video Games

159 - Eli Galindo of Piko Interactive

Joining KC on The Lounge this week is Eli Galindo, founder and owner of Piko Interactive, a company which has been acquiring video game licenses and releasing new games for retro systems. Eli talks about the company's history and also shares some details about their upcoming Kickstarter project to bring to fruition a long-lost project from the Mega Drive's past - Cybernauts: The Next Breed.

Sonic The Hedgehog Fan Projects Charity Special Events

158 - The SEGA Lounge Challenge - Sonic's 30th Anniversary Edition

Happy 30th anniversary, Sonic the Hedgehog! To celebrate, we invited TitansCreed and TheBritishAndy to bring along some friends (GreenViper8, Bryce, ZephyrFloofyDerg and Garrulous64) and go head-to-head in a Sonical edition of The SEGA Lounge Challenge. Pick a team, play along and see if you can do better than Team Final Hazard or Team Wisp.

Sonic The Hedgehog Fan Projects Podcast

157 - Sonic the Comic the Podcast

As Sonic's 30th anniversary approaches, we start our celebrations a week early by welcoming to the Lounge Dave Bulmer and Chris McFeely, hosts of Sonic the Comic the Podcast.

Voice Actors SEGA Shenmue Virtua Fighter

156 - Eric Kelso

This week's guest is the amazingly talented Eric Kelso, best known by SEGA fans for being the voice of Jacky Bryant from Virtua Fighter and the original voice of Fuku-san, Guizhang and Ren from Shenmue. Keep listening to find out more about his work as a voice actor, his life in Japan and Shenmue.

Bonus Reviews Wonder Boy/Monster World

BONUS: Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World Review

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is a remake of the 1994 Mega Drive game Monster World IV. It's available for both PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch. Listen along as KC shares his thoughts on the game.

SEGA Virtua Fighter

155 - Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown Round Table

Welcome to a very special episode of The SEGA Lounge as KC is joined by Ravsieg, Blessy, Matt Oliver and James Brown and they all share their thoughts and impressions on the newest entry in the Virtua Fighter series: Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown.

Special Events

154 - The SEGA Lounge Challenge 7th Anniversary Edition

On the 29th of May, 2014, the first episode of The SEGA Lounge aired on RadioSEGA. That same night a tradition was born - to put our fine guests to the test with crazy challenges. This week, we're celebrating the show's 7th anniversary by taking that tradition to the next level. Welcome to the very first The SEGA Lounge Challenge Anniversary Edition, featuring special guests Mark and Lewis from The Dreamcast Junkyard, James of the SEGAGuys, Graham from Mega Visions, and Matt and James from Shenmue Dojo.

Fan Projects Retro Gaming Wonder Boy/Monster World

153 - XBuster of the Monster World Mania Community

We're back for another show and this time KC is joined by XBuster, of the Monster World Mania community. Listen to a great chat and learn more about how he got into the Wonder Boy/Monster World series and what really makes it appealing to him.

Fan Projects Retro Gaming YouTube

152 - Tyler Esposito of My Retro Life

The amazing Tyler Esposito of the My Retro Life channel is back this week so we can catch up after our last conversation on episode 7 of the show back in 2014. We go over his experiences with gaming, YouTube, and why SEGA is so special to him. It's a conversation you don't want to miss!

SEGA Retro Gaming Alex Kidd Master System

151 - Alex Kidd's 35th Anniversary Special

This week's episode of The SEGA Lounge is a very special one as we look back at 35 years of Alex Kidd. 2021 marks the 35th anniversary of the release of Alex Kidd in Miracle World and I thought the best way to celebrate the occasion would be to invite some of my friends from the community to share their memories of past games and their expectations toward the future of the series.

Retro Gaming Fan Projects

150 - Russ of Retro Game Corps

This week, The SEGA Lounge reaches 150 episodes! Thank you very much for your continued support. Join KC as he sits down with Russ, the man behind the blog and YouTube channel Retro Game Corps, and learn more about his background as a gamer and where his love for retrogaming and handhelds comes from.

SEGA Retro Gaming

149 - SEGA Master Tim

This week's guest is (the?) SEGA Master Tim, who worked for SEGA of Australia's hotline back in the 90's. In this personal and in-depth interview, Tim opens up about his childhood, how SEGA games helped him during troubled times and how he ended up getting his job at the company. Oh, and the dread is back. Can Tim master the SEGA Lounge challenge? Stick around to find out.

SEGA Retro Gaming

148 - Renato Almeida (Part II)

We're back with the second part of my chat with Renato Almeida. Not only do you get the conclusion of The SEGA Lounge Challenge but some fun stories about Renato's company and how he met SEGA's CEO.