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Back in my Play: A Podcast for Nostalgic Gamers

Jun 30, 2017

Ed Fries, founder of Microsoft Game Studios and part of the original XBOX team joins Kevin and John Linneman to talk about early XBOX hardware/OS iterations, rumors of Dreamcast backwards compatibility, the RARE Ltd. accusation, relations with Japanese developers and more!

Jun 16, 2017

Ryan Payton joins Kevin to talk about the relationship between Japan and the Xbox, the important relationship with Sega, Japan exclusive games and more!

Jun 2, 2017

EGM alums Chris Johnston and Greg Sewart join Kevin to remember how the original XBOX was covered in EGM. 

May 26, 2017


  • Kevin Larrabee
  • Ryan Payton
  • Michael Reilly



  • Available now for free on XBOX One and PC
  • Michael’s relationship with PD and the community
  • Ryan’s involvement with the PD re-release


Segment 1: Super Brief History


  • Release Dates
    • JP: September 23, 2004
    • NA: March 15, 2005
  • Developed by Microsoft Game...

May 19, 2017

Kurt Kalata joins Kevin to remember and revisit Castlevania: Dracula X on the SNES and Super Famicom