30 Best Game Development Podcasts
Game Development Podcasts
Here are 30 Best Game Development Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Game Dev Unchained
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
Our podcast breaks the mold of don't ask don't tell about the video game industry. We give everyone the real inside look at what its like to be a professional game developer, Every week we'll interview pro and indie developers, we'll talk jobs, studios, salaries and of course crunch horror stories. Tune in! Hosted by Brandon Pham
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Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 17.9K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 74 min ⋅ Sep 2015 Get Email Contact More
2. Knox Game Design
Knoxville, Tennessee, US
Knox Game Design is a monthly discussion by game creators in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. We share our ideas, show off projects, and discuss current topics related to video game development. Our group explores the many facets of the game design process, such as coding, graphics, modeling, animation, story, and promotion.
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Play⋅ 68 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Jan 2016 Get Email Contact More
3. GameDev Breakdown
Join host Todd Mitchell for game development talk as he speaks with notable game industry professionals, upcoming indies, and noteworthy authors on a variety of topics including game dev news, philosophy, career advice, and more.
Play⋅ 130⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min ⋅ Aug 2017 Get Email Contact More
4. The AIAS Game Maker's Notebook
Los Angeles, California, US
A series of in-depth conversations between video game makers on the business and craft of interactive entertainment, exploring the core tenants of D.I.C.E. (Design. Innovate. Communicate. Entertain.) Hosted by Ted Price from Insomniac Games, Robin Hunicke from Funomena, and Composer Austin Wintory.
Play⋅ 37.6K⋅ 60.4K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 85 min ⋅ Nov 2017 Get Email Contact More
5. Eggplant: The Secret Lives of Games
Candid conversations with game creators that dive deep into the art, craft, and process of making games.
Play⋅ 20.8K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 88 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact More
6. Elite Game Developers Podcast
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Joakim Achren from Elite Game Developers talks to founders and investors on how to start, run and grow a games company. In a nutshell, this is a podcast about the founders and investors who are building the games companies of the future. What are their success stories, failures, what they've learned from them and how more people will be able to get into creating games through successful games companies.
Play⋅ 3.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact More
7. Nice Games Club - A Gamedev Podcast!
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Three nice game devs talk gaming and game development. Current events, guest interviews, and deep dives into the art and science of video games and how they're made.
Play⋅ 96⋅ 745 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact More
8. Game Dev Advice | The Game Developer's Podcast
Chicago, Illinois, US
30 year game industry veteran John 'JP' Podlasek interviews game designers, programmers, producers, artists, arcade owners, writers, CEOs and others about game development. Experienced or aspiring game developers alike will find useful, thought-provoking, and sometimes funny advice from others in the game industry.
Play⋅ 15⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 62 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact More
9. GDC Podcast
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Find out how video games get made! The official podcast for Game Developers Conference brings you illuminating conversation and commentary from brilliant people in the video game industry. Hosted by Gamasutra editor-in-chief Kris Graft and news editor Alissa McAloon.
Play⋅ 79.5K⋅ 3.1K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 53 min ⋅ Aug 2019 Get Email Contact More
10. Game Dev Field Guide
Michigan, North Dakota, US
The Game Dev Field Guide is a podcast series focused on teaching you how to make and launch your own video games. This podcast is aimed at the beginner to intermediate level of game developer. Learn things like how to make crisp movement controls, making eye catching sprites, and marketing your game for it's big release. Stay awhile and listen!
Play⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact More
Bryce and Will are game developers who also teach children how to code. We spend a lot of time analyzing and discussing video games. We also run a Youtube channel about making things called... Making Things.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 20 min ⋅ Dec 2017 Get Email Contact More
12. GameDev.tv Community Podcast
Calabasas, California, US
Game development podcast brought to you by the GameDev.tv community. Insightful and important advice from 90 game industry experts. Listen to interviews with game designers, programmers, producers, artists, writers, sound designers, animators, music producers, video game composers, games journalists, CEOs and a host of others from the game development industry.
Play⋅ 293 ⋅13 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 68 min ⋅ Apr 2019 Get Email Contact More
13. LEGO® Bits N' Bricks
Billund, Syddanmark, Denmark
An official LEGO® Games podcast dedicated to digging out and exploring some of the many fascinating stories and lessons learned from a quarter century of game development. The podcast will feature the most memorable games and, importantly, some of those dedicated developers who helped bring them to life.
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Play⋅ 14.2M⋅ 1M ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact More
14. Moonlight Game Devs
Making a game is hard - the Moonlight Game Devs podcast highlights the stories of game developers and their struggles, as well as the lessons learned. This show is for anyone considering to start or grow their own games business, or curious individuals who want to get a better understanding of what it takes to create some of their favourite entertainment.
Play⋅ 21⋅ 1 ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
15. Someone Should Make This
Chicago, Illinois, US
They do the hard part of coming up with great video game ideas, so someone can make it. Daanish, Matt, and Jeff are veteran game developers with dozens of shipped games and decades of industry experience between them. Each week, they will conceive of, develop, and scrutinize the very best game ideas.
Play⋅ 60 ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact More
16. RPG Maker Cola
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
It's a chill space where we get together skilled developers from the RPG Maker community to chat cordially and occasionally non-cordially about game development, game design and a whole bunch of unrelated other stuff too! It's casual, it's cool - it's RPG Maker Cola.
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 129 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact More
17. Developer Dialogue
A Podcast Devoted to Discussing Games with their Developers. This unique show allows gamers to attend LIVE interviews with their favorite developers and ask the questions they always wanted answered.
Play⋅ 17 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 61 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
18. The Game Dev Show
Portland, Oregon, US
Gaming Is the largest entertainment format In the world. Larger than both Music and Film combined. Yet, there are so few dedicated platforms for the Industries biggest and brightest contributors to tell their story. The Game Dev Show's objective Is to create a platform, a talk-show, for the video games Industry and the people who have helped make it what it is today.
Play 18 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 64 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
19. The Debug Log
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Welcome to The Debug Log, a podcast about game development. Hosts Andrew, Obinna, Zack, Ryan, and Eduardo are all professional game developers. From games for health care to AAA mobile games, these guys have experienced it all. The Debug Log balances in-depth discussions and interviews with a casual and wry sense of humor. The show targets developers of all skill levels. Join them each week as they deep dive into the evolving world of game development.
Play⋅ 1.7K⋅ 1K⋅ 112 ⋅ Jun 2015 Get Email Contact More
20. Game Jawns
Athens, Ohio, US
Game Jawns is a Lantern Light Studios produced podcast that's about all things games! We're a group of moonlighting game developers who have passion for making and playing games. Join us for our conversations as we bridge the gaps between game developers and players as we dive deep into what we love, games!
Play⋅ 14⋅ 2.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 57 min ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact More
21. Indie Gaming Podcast
The podcast that focuses on Indie games and indie game developers. Host spends every week talking about some great indie games out there and also talking to some great indie developers and about their stories about how they became game developers.
Play⋅ 13⋅ 635 ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact More
22. Ember Sword Podcast
Welcome to the Ember Sword Podcast! Hosted by marketing boy extraordinaire Svetlin Ivanov and featuring one or more guests from the development team, the show is meant to tackle any and all aspects of the game - its development, the team behind it, the plans for the future and the ideas driving the experience.
Play⋅ 6K⋅ 20 ⋅9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 42 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
23. Out of Play Area
Seattle, Washington, US
Out of Play Area is a video game development podcast by video game developers for video game developers, from veteran to aspiring. We sit down with the people behind the games for your information & entertainment. New episodes drop every other Monday, where we interview Video Game Designers, Animators, Artists, Producers, Engineers, Testers, Directors, Writers, and everything in between.
Play⋅ 88⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 108 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact More
24. Team GFB Radio
Chicago, Illinois, US
Join Dave Lang and Darryl Wisner as they share tales from the front lines of game development. They have worked on all sorts of games, and they talk about them all. The guys also talk about current events in the industry, and try to offer a unique perspective on the state of games today.
Play⋅ 804 ⋅ Sep 2014 Get Email Contact More
25. Inside Indie Games
London, England, UK
The Game Development show for indie developers, Inside Indie Games' explores what it is that inspires and motivates games developers make the games they do. Our community of independent games developers are among the brightest and best in UK games dev talent and, on this show, we're tapping into their expertise and experience, to find out how you can build your own successful games company. Learn from the experts what challenges, successes and opportunities are typical for independent games developers in the UK right now, and what you can do to build a great games studio.
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Play⋅ 5.4K ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact More
26. Devcom Podcast
Hosted by Lars Janssen, Studio Relations Director at Koch Media / Deep Silver, the devcom Games Industry Podcast features interviews or fireside chats with renowned guests from the global games industry.
Play 4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 65 min Get Email Contact More
27. The Zachtronics Podcast
Redmond, Washington, US
On the Zachtronics podcast we go behind the scenes of how indie games are made and interview independent game developers, asking them the questions that only another independent game developer would know to ask.
Play⋅ 1.3K⋅ 37.3K ⋅ Apr 2015 Get Email Contact More
Game Development Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Ellen, Stephen, and Mark||nicegames.club||105|
|Game Dev Unchained||directory.libsyn.com||42|
|Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences||interactive.org||36|
|Lantern Light Studios, LLC||gamejawnspodcast.com||34|
|Learn Game Development Online||gamedev.tv||32|
|Kaley and Luke||ptw.com||28|
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