Season 5

Bonus Reviews Yakuza

BONUS: Yakuza: Like a Dragon Review

Jan. 21, 2021

Listen to KC's thoughts on Yakuza: Like a Dragon, the latest entry in the popular Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio series in this long overdue review of the game.

Fan Projects Podcast Sonic The Hedgehog

138 - Tom Campbell

Dec. 22, 2020

This week, I'm joined on the Lounge by the amazing Tom Campbell. Radio presenter, part of the Cultaholic Wrestling website and YouTube channel and, most importantly I'd say, Sonic the Hedgehog fan. As you probably know, ever…

Guest: Tom Campbell
SEGA Yakuza Video Games

137 - Scott Strichart of SEGA of America

Dec. 17, 2020

This week, I'm thrilled to be joined by Scott Strichart, localization producer of the Yakuza series at SEGA of America. If you listened to our bonus summer episodes, you may remember a talk I had with Scott back in 2018 on a…

Fan Projects Yakuza Shenmue

136 - Riku Rose of The Tojo Dojo

Dec. 3, 2020

This week, I’m joined on The SEGA Lounge by Riku Rose, chairman of The Tojo Dojo, a recent but great resource for all your Yakuza and Shenmue needs. Created earlier this year, it’s grown in support on social media and has be…

Guest: Riku Rose
Fan Projects Shenmue

135 - James Brown and Matt Oliver from Shenmue Dojo

Nov. 26, 2020

This week, I'm incredibly honored to be joined by the current co-owners of Shenmue Dojo, the most prominent online resource for Shenmue news, info and more, and also the most active community. The Dojo turned 20 years old ea…

Mega Drive/Genesis Retro Gaming Saturn Dreamcast Video Games SEGA

134 - Jord Odell of SEGA Shop Europe

Nov. 19, 2020

This week, I'm joined by Jord Odell, E-commerce and Social Media Manager at SEGA Shop Europe, which includes both the UK and European storefronts. Jord is the marketing wizard that connects the fans and Numskull, the people …

Guest: Jord Odell
Fan Projects Retro Gaming Video Games

133 - RetroAchievements with Meleu

Nov. 5, 2020

In the distant year of 2013, I had the pleasure of interviewing Scott Davies, a programmer, SEGA fan, and the creator of RetroAchievements, a project that intended to add achievements to old games. This week, I'm joined on T…

Guest: meleu
Indie Games Video Games Video Game Music

132 - Victory Heat Rally with Ian, Aidan and RoBKTA

Oct. 29, 2020

This week, I'm proud to be joined on The SEGA Lounge by three members of the Victory Heat Rally team. If you're not aware of it, Victory Heat Rally is an upcoming retro-style, super scaler, arcade racing game, that is heavil…

Guests: Ian Cid , RoBKTA , Aidan Cid
Fan Projects Sonic The Hedgehog

131 - Spanner of Sonic Hacking Contest 2020

Oct. 22, 2020

This week's episode is focused on another big Sonic community event: the Sonic Hacking Contest 2020, taking place between Monday, October 26th and Sunday, November 1st. Spanner of the SHC team joins me on the show this week …

Guest: Spanner
Fan Projects Retro Gaming Voice Actors Streamers

130 - TristaBytes

Oct. 15, 2020

This week's guest is the amazing Bex Trista, aka TristaBytes. Presenter, interviewer, gamer, voice actor... You name it, she can probably do it. Trista hails from the UK and is well-known for her YouTube and more recently Tw…

Guest: TristaBytes
SEGA Books

129 - Casey Corrigan of ToeJam & Earl's Funky Fresh Foods of Funkotron Cookbook

Oct. 8, 2020

My guest this week is Casey Corrigan, editor of the upcoming "ToeJam & Earl's Funky Fresh Foods of Funkotron Cookbook". It's currently being funded through Kickstarter and it's exactly what it sounds like: a book filled with…

Indie Games Mega Drive/Genesis Retro Gaming Video Games

128 - Mikael Tillander

Oct. 1, 2020

This week's guest is Mikael Tillander, the Swedish developer behind a fairly recent Mega Drive game called Tänzer. It's a blend of different genres, the most notable ones being platformer, hack 'n' slash and shoot-em-up. A f…

Fan Projects Retro Gaming Saturn Mega Drive/Genesis Dreamcast Podcast

127 - The SEGAGUYS RetroPod

Sept. 24, 2020

Celebrating International Podcast Day in advance, this week's guests are James and Dan, aka The SEGAGUYS, a couple of veteran SEGA fans who host The SEGAGUYS RetroPod. I had a great time recording this interview and learning…

Indie Games Video Games

126 - Dormiveglia with Darkonius Mavakar and Awesome3475

Sept. 17, 2020

This week's guests are two members of the team behind Dormiveglia, one of my favorite games of this year's Sonic Amateur Games Expo. Dormiveglia is a 2D Metroidvania style game starring Quinn, the young whip-wielding hero of…

SEGA Fan Projects Streamers

125 - Marta Camilo of SEGA of Europe

Sept. 10, 2020

My guest this week is a fellow Portuguese who's been working at SEGA of Europe for six years now and is currently a Senior Designer. She is also a Twitch streamer in her spare time, and a very entertaining one at that. We ta…

Guest: Marta Camilo
Fan Projects Indie Games Video Games Sonic The Hedgehog

124 - Carson aka Neo Hazard of SAGE 2020

Sept. 3, 2020

The SEGA Lounge has officially reopened for business. This week, and it's a Lounge tradition already, we're covering SAGE, the Sonic Amateur Games Expo 2020. It's a special one, not only for the sheer amount of fan games and…

Guest: Neo Hazard
Dreamcast Fan Projects Retro Gaming

122 - Andrew Dickinson (Dreamcast: Year Two)

July 23, 2020

Welcome back to The SEGA Lounge! This week's guest is Andrew Dickinson, author of the upcoming Dreamcast: Year Two book

Video Games Mega Drive/Genesis Indie Games Retro Gaming

121 - Maciej Baron of Good Praxis

July 16, 2020

Welcome back to The SEGA Lounge. After a break of two weeks, we're back with Maciej Baron, of Good Praxis and lead dev and composer of ASAP PLZ, a new game for the Mega Drive. Find out more about Maciej's history, including …

Guest: Maciej Baron
Video Games Retro Gaming Fan Projects Books

120 - Patrick Hickey Jr.

June 25, 2020

Patrick Hickey Jr., author of the series of books The Minds Behind the Games, joins KC for a chat on The SEGA Lounge. Learn more about this multi-talented man and his future projects, including a Genesis book.

Fan Projects Sonic The Hedgehog Video Games Charity Streamers

119 - Race For Good 2020 with Pete and Andy

June 18, 2020

This week, we're focusing on the Race For Good 2020, a community event ran by friend of the show Andrew 'TheBritishAndy' Wilson and Pete 'TitansCreed' Nethercote. This is the third edition of the streaming event that aims to…

SEGA Video Game Music Sonic The Hedgehog

118 - Howard Drossin (Part II)

June 11, 2020

Welcome back to our conversation with legendary SEGA composer Howard Drossin. In this second part of the interview, we talk Virtual Sonic and its "Metal Sonic" song, discuss Howard's current projects, and he shares some advi…

SEGA Sonic The Hedgehog Video Game Music

117 - Howard Drossin (Part I)

June 4, 2020

On the week of SEGA's 60th anniversary (#GOSEGA, #SEGA60th), it's an honor to welcome legendary composer Howard Drossin to The SEGA Lounge. We've had such a great conversation that it had to be split into two parts. Listen t…

Fan Projects Video Games SEGA Retro Gaming

116 - St1ka

May 28, 2020

It's time to welcome our second YouTuber in a row! This week's guest St1ka, host of "St1ka's Retro Corner" on YouTube and a man with an interesting background as a gamer. Learn more about his channel and find out if he's got…

Guest: St1ka
Fan Projects SEGA Video Games

115 - Genesis VII

May 21, 2020

Following up on our SEGA Heroes episode, it's a pleasure to welcome Genesis VII, last week's 'lost' guest, to discuss his interesting history with SEGA games and how a mobile game published by the company ignited the spark t…

Guest: Genesis VII
SEGA Video Games

114 - SEGA Heroes with Kori-Maru & Ravsieg

May 14, 2020

SEGA and developer Demiurge recently announced the discontinuation of mobile hit SEGA Heroes. The servers will be deactivated on May 21st. With one week left to play the game, KC sat down with massive fans Kori-Maru (SEGA Bi…

SEGA Fan Projects Retro Gaming Video Games Podcast

113 - Arcade Perfect Podcast

May 7, 2020

We're going old school this week with Daz and Taggsta, hosts of Aussie-based show, Arcade Perfect Podcast. Learn more about their search for the best and worst arcade game conversions and find out if they can get an arcade p…

Indie Games Retro Gaming SEGA Video Games Streets Of Rage

112 - Cyrille Imbert of Dotemu & Ben Fiquet of Lizardcube

April 30, 2020

Happy #SOR4DAY, everyone! Celebrating the release of Streets of Rage 4, KC interviews Cyrille Imbert (Dotemu), Executive Producer, and Ben Fiquet (Lizardcube), Art Director, on Streets of Rage 4. Why not listen while you pla…

Fan Projects SEGA Retro Gaming Saturn Podcast

111 - The Saturn Junkyard

April 23, 2020

It is finally time to welcome The Saturn Junkyard to The Lounge. This week, Brian and Simon join KC for a chat about their blog and community and play a technically troubled edition of The SEGA Lounge Challenge. Tune in to f…

SEGA Retro Gaming Video Games Space Channel 5 Dreamcast

110 - Mineko Okamura, Takumi Yoshinaga and Takako Sakuma

April 16, 2020

Welcome to a very special episode of The SEGA Lounge. A conversation with two of the people behind one of your host's favorite series: Space Channel 5. Straight from Japan, this week's guests are Mineko Okamura, CEO and foun…

Video Games SEGA Sonic The Hedgehog Video Game Music

109 - Johnny Gioeli

April 9, 2020

The wonderfully talented Johnny Gioeli is back! Four years later, KC catches up with Johnny and learns more about his past and present works and, perhaps more importantly, makes him sing children's songs...

Guest: Johnny Gioeli
RadioSEGA Video Games SEGA

108 - LiVE: April 2020 with GreenViper8, Rik and Ryan

April 3, 2020

Welcome to a very special episode of The SEGA Lounge - our very first truly LiVE show for the season that aired originally on RadioSEGA on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. KC is joined by GreenViper8, Rik and Ryan, to discuss what…

Video Games SEGA Shenmue

107 - Cédric Biscay

March 26, 2020

Another returning guest joins KC this week, as he sits down with Cédric Biscay, president and CEO of Shibuya Productions, and discusses Shenmue III in a very candid interview with the co-producer of the game.

RadioSEGA SEGA Fan Projects Video Games Video Game Music

105 - RadioSEGA: 10 Years LiVE Special

March 15, 2020

As part of RadioSEGA's celebration of 10 years of LiVE shows, an event aptly named 'RadioSEGA: 10 Years LiVE', this episode of The SEGA Lounge is a special round table bringing together three iconic show hosts.

Indie Games Video Games

104 - Adam Welch from Second Dimension

March 5, 2020

This week's guest is Adam Welch, of Second Dimension Games, and project lead of Eyra the Crow Maiden, an upcoming game for NES, SNES and Mega Drive/Genesis. Learn more about this Kickstarter project and stick around until th…

Guest: Adam Welch