The Best Podcasts for Game Developers & Mobile App Entrepreneurs

The Best Game Development & Mobile App Podcasts game design, app marketing

List of Mobile App, Game Development, Game Design, VR, & AR Podcasts

The Best Game Development & Mobile App Podcasts game design, app marketing

I have had the pleasure to enjoy listening to quite a few mobile app and game development podcasts over the years. Some of the below are more business-oriented, some pertain to game design, and others are more general in nature. I would suggest for you to balance your repertoire with a mix of subjects. Also, please note that some of the below may be inactive or retired, in which case you can still listen to previous episodes.

Mobile App Marketing Podcasts

Appmasters by Steve P. Young

App Masters Podcast by Steve P. Young, Mobile Growth Hacking, App Marketing, & Game Business

From indie app entrepreneurs to game industry executives, Appmasters has hosted many great guests on the show. They cover a range of mobile growth topics from ASO to influencer marketing for apps.


Google Play


The App Guy by Paul Kemp

The App Guy Podcast by Paul Kemp Mobile Growth Hacking StartupThe App Guy hosts interviews with mobile app startup founders and other entrepreneurs.


Google Play

Game Design & Indie Game Development Podcasts

Game Dev Deconstructed with Nick Culbertson

Game Dev Deconstructed with Nick Culbertson Indie Game Development Podcast Dallas, TX

This is a new game development podcast started by Nick Culterson in Dallas, TX. Nick is the founder of Moby Pixel

The Debug Log

The Debug Log Logo - Game Development Podcast

The Debug Log is run by Andrew Currie, Eduardo Castillo Fernandez, & Obinna Oparah They cover game development topics and run a Facebook group as well as a discord server.

LevelUp by Iron Source

Level Up Podcast logo by Iron Source on mobile game monetization

LevelUp covers topics related to mobile game marketing, monetization, and user acquisition. It’s run by ironSource, a game technology company.



RisingHigh Extend Tea Break Game Dev Podcast

RisingHigh Academy Teabreak game dev podcast logo

This podcast has a heavy focus on mobile game design & marketing.

indie(Radio) by indie(Function)

Indie Radio Podcast Logo Function by Bret Hudson

This went on for a few years and discussed indie game development topics.

indiesider (Ended) by GameBits

Indie Sider Game Development Podcast by Ken Gagne of Gamebits

Ken has now shifted his focus to his YouTube channel.

Google Play


Tone Control by Steve Gaynor

Tone Control Podcast Video Game Developers Steve Gaynor Fullbright Company

One the the few development-focused game podcasts you’ll find.


Lostcast (Ended) by Lost Decade Games

Lostcast by Lost Decade Games

They had a good podcast for a while, and will be missed.


Game Dev Unchained

Game Dev Unchained Podcast

Game Dev Unchained is run by Brandon Pham, who has worked in AAA Game Development and runs Game School. by Chris DeLeon

Gamkedo logo podcast community indie game development Chris DeLeon

They cover topics geared towards new developers. Podcast Podcast Logo global video games industry UK Gamer Network

They talk about game business issues.

Playmakers by Jordan Blackman

Playmakers Podcast by Jordan Blackman Bright Black Associates Video Game Industry

Jordan interviews people in the games industry.

Indie Insider by Black Shell Media

Indie Insider Game Development Podcast by Black Shell Media Daniel Doan

They interview fellow indie game developers.

Pixel Sift

Pixel Sift Logo Western Australia Game Development Podcast Perth

Pixel Sift is a games site based in Western Australia that also has a podcast.

Google Play

GameDev Loadout by Tony Chan

Game Dev Loadout Podcast by Tony Chan Indie Development

This was started by Tony Chan in Houston, TX

Game Dev’s Quest

Game Dev's Quest Indie Development Podcast

Hosted by Rett Weissenfels and Taylor Buchheit.

The Game Developers Radio

Game Developers Radio Design Daily Podcast Indie

Hosted by Devin Becker and Joseph Burchett.


The Clockwork Game Design Podcast by Keith Burgun

Clockwork Game Design Podcast by Keith Burgun

Keith Burgun talks with guests about game design topics in this podcast.

Indie Dev Podcast by Dave Voyles

Indie Dev Podcast The story behind game development by dave voyles

Dave works for Microsoft.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Podcasts

The Real Virtual Show

The Real Virtual Show Podcast by Malia Probst covering AR & VR

Hosted by Malia Probst, they talk about virtual and augmented reality.

VRScout Report

vrscout virtual reality news logo

VRScout is a media outlet that covers VR & AR news.

Voices of VR

Hosted by Kent Bye, they’ve conducted over 1,000 interviews on their show.


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