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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h50m. Bisher sind 102 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche

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Bonus Episode - Pandemic Pod

For this special bonus episode of the Maximum Power Up podcast, we have an almost full house* as the team gather to keep each other sane during Lockdown 2020. What games do the team reach for in times of trouble? What games will they play over the...



Episode 95: David Wilson Interview

We are very happy to welcome David Wilson on the show for this new episode. David recently left Sony after almost 20 years as Head of UK PR and Director of Communications.   Starting in the games industry on classic gaming mags Your Sinclair and...



episode 94: Episode 94: 1998 Part 1

Is this one of the greatest years for games releases? Paul, Chris, Arron and Chris sit down to discuss if it truly is. The major players in the industry were still battling it out to be number one with each of the major consoles hitting their stride....


 2020-02-15  1h41m

episode 93: 2020 - New Year Special

Once again Chris Smith mark 2 is joined by Paul & the other Chris Smith, with Arron coming along for the ride too. After the fairly well received Christmas episode, the boys are back with their highlights from 2019, and the old and new games...


 2020-01-16  2h36m

episode 92: Christmas Special

Chris Smith mark 2 is joined by Paul & the other Chris Smith for a bit of Christmas chatter. Somehow Maximum Power Up hasn’t done this before. Tune in as your hosts compare Christmas memories. Some of them are bleaker than others.  As per...


 2019-12-22  1h50m

Episode 91: Jason Brookes Tribute

This is a special one off episode celebrating the games writing of Jason Brookes who sadly passed away recently. In 2016 and 2019 Paul had the pleasure of interviewing Jason to discuss his time on Super Play and Edge. These interviews have been taken...


 2019-12-05  1h20m

Episode 90: Disney's Aladdin

In this episode we take a look at one of the most loved 16bit game tie ins. Released in 1993 for the Sega Megadrive and Super Nintendo, gamers were treated to two very nice looking but very different games based on the hit Disney movie. Chris, Paul...


 2019-11-18  1h17m

Maximum Power Up Presents: The Lost RetroCollect FM Chronicles Part 1

Well this is a blast from the past, back in 2014, Chris got together with Martin Hinson and Kurt Kalata from Hardcore Gaming 101 to talk all things Castlevania. Now these were thought lost after a laptop containing the files was lost, however Chris...


 2019-09-30  2h27m

Episode 89: Amiga Power With Cam Winstanley

Paul sits down with Cam Winstanley to discuss one of the most popular Amiga magazines, Amiga Power.  Lasting over 5 years Amiga Power built up a passionate readership that Cam was there to witness for several years starting as a writer and later...


 2019-08-15  1h24m

Episode 88: Microsoft XBox

In November 2001 Microsoft released their first console into a market that was changing. Sega's Dreamcast had failed so they left the market. However Microsoft knew how to make an entrance! From the off they set out to do things differently. With a...


 2019-06-10  2h33m