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Play It Up

The Play It Up Podcast is a retro gaming focused podcast mixed with some modern gaming chat and other nonsense. Play It Up Features 3 Aussies - Mike, Neil, and Shaun - who have been playing video games their whole lives and absolutely love them!

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 15 - Death By Ghosts 'N Game Boys

In this episode, we find out about Neil's new world record and how he plans to take another world record, Mike plays video games for 24 hours straight and Shaun fails at modding a Game Boy plus much more. To check out the trailer of the Kim Kanonarm Documentary which focuses on the legendary gamer from Denmark, Kim Kanonarm, and his quest to play Gyruss for 100 hours visit here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziqdux7zu9c&ab_channel=GoodCompanyPictures Thanks for listening and enjoy. Please leave us a review or rating on whichever platform you are listening on and give us a like and rating on Facebook. It really helps us and we appreciate it a lot! 😃 You can also find the full video podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZnONv0hcDWXCA29BdpmV9Q If you have any inquiries you can contact us at playituppodcast@gmail.com and https://www.facebook.com/PlayItUpPodcast 😃--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

1hr 10mins

18 Apr 2021

Rank #1

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 14 - That Is The Question

In this episode, Mike, Shaun, and Neil chat about what they have been up to lately and answer some awesome questions from some of our listeners. They are Johnny Bonde, James Morris, and Dennis Edmunds. Thanks for listening and enjoy. Please leave us a review or rating on whichever platform you are listening on and give us a like and rating on Facebook. It really helps us and we appreciate it a lot! :D You can also find the full video podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZnONv0hcDWXCA29BdpmV9Q If you have any inquiries you can contact us at playituppodcast@gmail.com and you can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PlayItUpPodcast/.  You can also leave us a voice message at https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast if you like. You might make it on to the podcast! Please spread the word about our podcast to all your gamer buddies!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

1hr 42mins

2 Mar 2021

Rank #2

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 13 - Game Save Tales

In this episode, Mike, Shaun, and Neil chat about what they have been up to lately, some homebrew games Shaun played recently, tales about lost or deleted games saves (Spoiler alert - Mike betrays his family), and much more!  Thanks for listening and enjoy. Please leave us a review or rating on whichever platform you are listening on and give us a like and rating on Facebook. It really helps us and we appreciate it a lot! :D You can also find the full video podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZnONv0hcDWXCA29BdpmV9Q If you have any inquiries you can contact us at playituppodcast@gmail.com and you can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PlayItUpPodcast/. You can also leave us a voice message at https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast if you like. You might make it on to the podcast! Please spread the word about our podcast to all your gamer buddies!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

1hr 17mins

1 Feb 2021

Rank #3

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 12 - Christmas Special

In this episode, Mike, Shaun, and Neil chat about what they have been up to lately including Mike's trip to Perth where he regained a childhood treasure, Neil's 1CC (1 Credit Clear) of Ghosts 'N Goblins and Shaun finished a couple of great platformers and got himself a SNES mini and hacked it nicely. Thanks for listening and enjoy. Please leave us a review or rating on whichever platform you are listening on and give us a like and rating on Facebook. It really helps us and we appreciate it a lot! :D You can also find the full video podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZnONv0hcDWXCA29BdpmV9Q If you have any inquiries you can contact us at playituppodcast@gmail.com and you can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PlayItUpPodcast/. You can also leave us a voice message at https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast if you like. You might make it on to the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

1hr 49mins

24 Dec 2020

Rank #4

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 11 - Handhelds and a Special Guest: Scott Tiller!

In this episode, Mike, Shaun, and Neil are joined by a special guest, Scott Tiller, to chat all about handheld gaming.  Before that, everyone catches up on what's been happening in each other's worlds gaming-wise including some chat about Neil's Ghosts N' Goblins World Record quest, Mike's monster PB on Galaga, Shaun entering an NES Tetris tournament as well as playing A Way Out on PS4 and we get to know Scott a little. Thanks for listening and enjoy. Please leave us a review or rating on whichever platform you are listening on and give us a like and rating on Facebook. It really helps us and we appreciate it a lot! :D You can also find the full video podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZnONv0hcDWXCA29BdpmV9Q If you have any inquiries you can contact us at playituppodcast@gmail.com and you can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PlayItUpPodcast/. You can also leave us a voice message at https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast if you like. You might make it on to the podcast!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

2hr 27mins

2 Dec 2020

Rank #5

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 10 - Brisbane Bash Fighting Game Tournament Recap Part 2 and Mike, Shaun and Neil catch up

In this episode the boys talk about Shaun’s recent trip to Italy which featured a visit to an absolutely amazing video game store (Power Games - Website: power-games.it) where he got some sweet pickups, Super Mario 35, Donkey Kong Kong League Head to Head World Championships, Mike playing his Mega Drive and buying a Mega Drive game from bikies in Perth! Also featured is an update from Neil on his quest for the Ghosts ‘n Goblins world record and his stay in an AirBnB that used to be a church where he fought Satan! Gunstar Heroes and Mike’s Gran Turismo License Gold Medals quest are also discussed. Following that, we have part 2 of the Brisbane Bash recap chat that Mike did with some of the guys from the fighting game scene in Australia including. The Brisbane Bash is a fighting game tournament that took place in July 2020. It is focused on the amazing games made by Netherrealm studios, mainly Mortal Kombat, and includes the retro and modern installments. This part showcases some of the players who played and ranked highly on the day in Mortal Kombat 11 and Injustice Gods Among Us. They chat with Mike about character selection, strategies, a bit of history and all other bits & pieces. Chats were had with Darren Payne, Clinton Munck, Dwightwolf, and Duncan Trent. HUGE thanks to these guys for allowing us to be a part of the event and for giving us their time and wisdom on fighting games! To watch some of the matches from this year and previous years check out their YouTube channel for some quality fighting game goodness here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34zFKV74ElzR563HEjviEg Thanks for listening and enjoy. Please leave us a review or rating on whichever platform you are listening on and give us a like and rating on Facebook. It really helps us and we appreciate it a lot! :D Usually, you can also find the full video podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZnONv0hcDWXCA29BdpmV9Q but this time it wasn't filmed as the Brisbane Bash sections were only recorded with audio. If you have any inquiries you can contact us at playituppodcast@gmail.com and you can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PlayItUpPodcast/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

2hr

12 Nov 2020

Rank #6

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 9 - Brisbane Bash Fighting Game Tournament Recap and Mike, Shaun and Neil catch up

In this episode, Mike, Shaun, and Neil discuss what they have been up to lately including Mikes's quest for all gold medals in Grant Turismo license tests, Neil’s quest for the Ghosts ‘n Goblins world record, Shaun finishing Blazing Chrome on the...--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

1hr 36mins

23 Oct 2020

Rank #7

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 8 - Gran Turismo Memories, Neil chasing Ghosts 'N Goblins, THPS 1+2, Renting a Donkey Kong Cabinet, Fall Guys, 'The Shed' in Denmark, Mikes New Display Case and more!

In this episode of the Play It Up Podcast we talk about Gran Turismo memories and Mike chasing the Gold trophies for licenses in Gran Turismo 2, what we've been playing,Neil working on the Ghosts 'N Goblins World Record, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 and...--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

1hr 20mins

22 Sep 2020

Rank #8

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 7 - An Adventure to Spacies

Welcome back to another episode of Play It Up!This week Shaun is joined by Johnny Bonde And John McNeil, owner of Spacies which is a Retro Arcade, Cafe & Bar in Toowoomba. We get to know about John's history with video games and arcades and his...--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

57mins

20 Aug 2020

Rank #9

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Play It Up Podcast Episode 6 - The Three Amigos - Collecting Games, Supporting Your Locals & More!!

Welcome back to another episode of Play It Up!This week we had the honour of recording this podcast in our favourite local arcade Netherworld! Thanks so much to the guys at Netherworld for allowing us to do this. It was amazing.In this episode, we...--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/playituppodcast/message

1hr 24mins

13 Jun 2020

Rank #10