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February 9, 2010

Retro Gamer issue 73

Filed under: blog,retro,Retro Gamer,videogames — Tags: , , — technofranki @ 23:16

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

You can by Retro Gamer from Imagineshop.co.uk.

February 6, 2010

Retro Gamer #72

Filed under: retro,Retro Gamer,videogames — Tags: , , — technofranki @ 14:00

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

You can order Retro Gamer from ImagineShop.co.uk.

January 13, 2010

Mega Man 10

Filed under: PS3,Wii,Xbox 360 — Tags: , , , , — technofranki @ 19:53

It’s actually cool that Capcom is making new Mega Man games and that they make them in good old 8-bit style. Kudos to them. Mega Man 10 is coming this Spring. Watch the videos from IGN.com bellow.

More Mega Man 10 News & Previews

More Mega Man 10 Info

December 27, 2009

Retro Gamer: Videogames Hardware Handbook – 1977 to 1999

Filed under: blog — Tags: , , — technofranki @ 11:55

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 ImagineShop.co.uk. Here’s the list:

1977-79

  • Atari 2600

1980-89

  • 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

1990-99

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

December 26, 2009

Retro Gamer #71

Filed under: blog,retro,Retro Gamer — Tags: , , — technofranki @ 17:39

I allways look forward to a new edition of Retro Gamer. So this is some of the thing you can read in issue 71:

  • Back to the Eighties – November 1987
  • Back to the Nineties – June 1992
  • Coin-up Capers: After Burner
  • DOS Gaming: A Bluffer’s Guide
  • The SID Crowd
  • The Making of Joe Jam and Earl
  • Retroinspection: Playstation
  • From the Archives – RamJam Corporation
  • The Classic Game – Space Channel 5
  • In the Chair with… Peter Molyneux

You can get Retro Gamer from Imagineshop.co.uk.

November 15, 2009

Retro Gamer #70

Filed under: blog,retro,Retro Gamer — Tags: , , — technofranki @ 19:10

So Retro Gamer issue 70 is out, and here is some of the suff you can read:

  • Back to the Eighties – October 1987
  • Back to the Nineties – May 1992
  • Tales From Monkey Island
  • The Making of… Jet Force Gemini
  • The Classic Game – Gribbly’s Day Out
  • Why You Must Play… Dragon Ninja
  • The Top 25 Dreamcast Games
  • The Making of… Switchblade
  • Retroinspection: Neo Geo Aes
  • The Making of… The Empire Strikes Back

Retro Gamer can be ordered from ImageShop.co.uk.

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October 27, 2009

Retro Gamer 69

Filed under: blog,Retro Gamer,videogames — Tags: , , — technofranki @ 22:31

Retro Gamer 69

In issue 69 of Retro Gamer, you can read about this (among other things):

  • Back to the Eighties – August 1987
  • Back to the Nineties – April 1992
  • The Complete History of… Final Fantasy
  • The Making of… Syndicate
  • Why You Must Play… Cabal
  • Retroinspection: Sega Nomad
  • The Classic Game – Kung Fu Master
  • From the Archives – First Star Software
  • Coin-op Capers: Space Harrier
  • The Making of… Die Hard Triology
  • In the Chair with… Geoff Chammond

Retro Gamer can be ordered from ImagineShop.co.uk.

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