Maximum Power Up

A video gaming podcast that covers both retro gaming as well as modern systems. The show features discussion on various topics, reviews and more.

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Episode 103: Paul McNally Interview

In this episode Paul interviews Paul McNally about his career in videogames journalism and much more. Paul started his career on ST Action under the guidance of previous guest Nick Clarkson. Working up-to editor he stayed there until the magazine...



Episode 102: Martyn Carroll Interview

In this latest interview, we speak to original Retro Gamer magazine editor Martyn Carroll. We cover several magazines for the first time on the podcast as Martyn shares his early experiences of the magazine industry.   It wasn't a games magazine...



Episode 101: Listeners Choice Mega Drive

This episode we revisit the "listener choice" format, previously used on our Dreamcast, Game Boy and Commodore 64 shows. Back before the world went mad, we asked our listeners to share their five favourite SEGA Mega Drive games with us, which we then...


 2020-08-16  2h27m

Episode 100: The Episode 100 Show

In this episode we celebrate 100 episodes of Maximum Power Up. Since the show started in 2015 we have covered a mixture of modern and retrogaming. Most of the team share their experiences of making the podcast, fave episodes, games played etc. Even...


 2020-07-26  2h46m

Bonus Episode: Games That Weren't

In this bonus episode we have two guests, Frank Gasking and Sam Dyer. Frank runs the excellent and informative website Games That Weren't for the last 20 years. Sam is known for his excellent work over at Bitmap Books. Games That Weren't features many...


 2020-07-13  45m

Episode 99: Dominik Diamond Interview

In this episode we are very happy to have Dominik Diamond on the show. For many gamers in the 90's he was the face of gaming on television as the host of GamesMaster. The show covered so many amazing challenges, features and more. We discuss some of...


 2020-06-14  1h25m

Bonus Episode - Pandemic Pod Returns

The Maximum Power up team for another special bonus episode as Lockdown 2020 continues. In this new Pandemic Pod, the team discuss the two "big hitters" Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Streets of Rage 4, and also share what else they've been up to....


 2020-06-08  2h24m

Episode 98: Danny Wallace Interview

We are delighted to have Danny Wallace on the show discussing his career. In this 90 minute chat we discuss how he started out doing work experience on Sega Power magazine before being taken on by Future and had several years on much loved mags Super...


 2020-05-21  1h37m

Episode 97: 1998 Part 2

Following on from episode 94 we continue our walk down memory lane looking at July to December 1998. Many gamers see 1998 as one of the greatest years in gaming. All the main machines had several must own titles that were released. We share our...


 2020-05-12  1h41m

Episode 96: Glen O'Connell Interview

In this episode we speak to Glen O'Connell about his career in the games industry as well as sports PR. Starting out at Psygnosis  he shares some great experiences of visiting games magazines helping promote new titles and his early thoughts...


 2020-04-16  2h33m