Posts Tagged ‘Retro Gamer’

Retro Gamer issue 77

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Issue 77 of Retro Gamer have been out for a while now and this is some of the things you can read about:

  • Back to the Eightes – June 1988
  • Back to the Nineties – December 1992
  • The Making of… Zork
  • Retroinspection: Sega 32x
  • Prince of Persia
  • Why You Must Play… Hyper Sports
  • From the Archives – Hewson Consultants
  • The Unconverted
  • The Making of… A Boy and his Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia
  • Coin-up Capers: Super Hang-On
  • The Making of… Beatle Quest

Retro Gamer #76

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

 I’m very late with this, since the next issue if Retro Gamer is allready out. But this is some of the things you can read in issue 76 of Retro Gamer:

  • Back to the Eighties – May 1988
  • Back to the Nineties – November 1992
  • Digital Dreams: How Microsoft plans to bring back the arcades of old
  • Axes to Grind: The Legend of Golden Axe
  • The Making of… Strider
  • The Classic Game: Chrono Trigger
  • From the Archives: Traveller’s Tale
  • The Making of… Vib-Ribbon
  • The 25 Best 8-bit Arcade Conversions of All Time
  • The Making of… Rogue
  • Retroinspection: Apple II
  • The Making of… Trailblazer and Cosmic Causeway

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Retro Gamer #75

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

I like old videogames, that’s why I like to read Retro Gamer. This is what you can read in the latest issue of Retro Gamer #75:

  • Back to the Eighties – April 1988
  • Back to the Nineties – October 1992
  • The Making of… The Addams Family
  • The Classig Game – REZ
  • Retro Shamer: The Scout Steps Out
  • From the Archives – Tynesoft
  • The Making of… Road Blasters
  • Dizzy’s Eggshellent Adventures
  • The Unconverted
  • Retroinspection: Famicom Disk System
  • Why You Must Play… Wonderboy In Monster Land
  • In the Chair with John Romero

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Retro Gamer #74

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

A new issue of Retro Gamer is available. This is some of the things you can read in issue 74 of Retro Gamer:

  • Back to the Eighties – March 1983
  • Back to the Ninteties – September 1992
  • The Definitive Ghosts ‘n Goblins
  • The Making of… Xor
  • Retroinspection: Sam Coupe
  • The making of… Spy vs Spy triology
  • Controlling History
  • Import Only: Aquales
  • The Making of… Tapper
  • The Classic Game: The Newzealand Story
  • Coin-op Capers: Double Dragon
  • The Making of Puggsy

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Retro Gamer issue 73

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

This is what you can read in issue 73 of Retro Gamer:

  • Back to the Eighties – February 1988
  • Back to the Nineties – August 1992
  • The Ultimate Hero: The Complete History of Sabreman
  • The Making of… Return Fire
  • Import Only: La Abadia Del Crimen
  • From the Arcihves: Durell Software
  • The Making of… Simon
  • The Classic Game – Uridium
  • The Unconverted
  • The Making of… Dan Dare
  • Retroinspection: Colecovision
  • The Making of… Return of the Jedi
  • In the Chair with… Martyn Brown

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Retro Gamer #72

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

I know that issue 73 is allready out, but sometimes this post comes very late. Anyway, this is some of the things you can read in Retro Gamer issue 72:

  • Back to the Eighties – January 1988
  • Back to the Nineties – July 1992
  • Coin-op Capers: Nemesis
  • The Making of… Frenzy
  • The Classic Game – The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
  • Retroinspection: Sinclair ZX80
  • Why You Must Play: Flying Shark
  • The Making of… Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom og Shadow Over Mystara
  • Import Only: Pulseman
  • A decade of Fallout
  • The Making of… Driver
  • The Making of… Bubble Ghost
  • In the Chair with… Stephen Crow

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Retro Gamer: Videogames Hardware Handbook – 1977 to 1999

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

I’m a big fan of the Retro Gamer magazine and I’m a subscriber. From time to time they release a bookazine. This time it’s the Videogames Hardware Handbook which gives you the articles about videogame systems and computers from 1977-99 they written about. You can the bookazine from Here’s the list:


  • Atari 2600


  • Intellivision
  • Game & Watch
  • Sinclair ZX81
  • BBC Micro
  • ZX Spectrum
  • Dragon 32
  • Commodore 64
  • Vetrex
  • MSX
  • Famicom
  • Amstrad CPC 464
  • Commodore Amiga
  • Atari ST
  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Sega Master System
  • PC Engine
  • Sega Mega Drive
  • Konix Multi System
  • Nintendo GameBoy
  • Atari Lynx


  • Sega Game Gear
  • Super NES
  • Philips CD-i
  • Sega Mega-CD
  • 3DO
  • Atari Jaguar
  • Sega Saturn
  • Nintendo 64
  • Nintendo Virtual Boy
  • Game Boy Color
  • Sega Dreamcast
  • Neo Geo Pocket
  • Bandai Wonder Swan