Nreive interviewed on Just One More Game

If you want to find out a bit more about the origins of Retroaction‘s design and look then head over to Just One More Game, where the editor/designer is forced to answer to Cardinal Ximinez in what can only be described as The Spanish Inquisition, which nobody expects. There’s also an exclusive never-seen-before pages of an early draft of Amstrad Action tribute magazine, which was [... read more ...]

Classic Video Gamer Magazine premier issue

A new retrogaming magazine has been unleashed onto the internet in the form of Classic Video Gamer Magazine. The magazine is available to download in PDF, for a small fee, or purchased in print format at the Classic Video Gamer Magazine website. The 20 page issue crams in articles on classic games and looks at some of the current homebrew offerings. For an in-depth review [... read more ...]

Biniax 2 released on ZX Spectrum

Nanako is tired of the constant fighting over the land around her, so she decides to seek advice from the ever-knowing Oracle on what to do. The Oracle tells Nanako that, rather than having the land around her suffer further bloodshed, she can resolve the problems by having the leaders take part in an ancient game created by the Gods themselves. The Kings and Queens [... read more ...]

Nanako in Classic Japanese Monster Castle released on Amstrad CPC

Having been available on the Spectrum for at least a year, Nanako in Classic Japanese Monster Castle finally makes it to the Amstrad CPC, thanks to The Mojon Twins. The story follows Nanako and her quest to rescue her younger sister, Mya, who has got herself into a bit of bother involving dark magic and an evil tower. Tweny five levels of platforming fun can [... read more ...]

Retroaction issue 2

   Issue two Features: Building Classics. We take a look at one of the most successful game engines ever, including the many games developed for it. The Retr0brite Project. Are your old computers and consoles looking “not-so-mellow yellow”? Then read our Retr0brite feature where we explain how to deal with this problem. Retromags. Want to re-live old retrogaming nostalgia or discover old publications that you [... read more ...]

Retroaction issue 2 out now

They say that following on from your first release – be it film, music, or publishing – is the most difficult experience you can go through. Now, more so than ever, I can understand why. While there was at least six months of planning, gathering ideas, and recruiting members of staff for issue one, the production of issue two was crammed into three months and [... read more ...]

Retroaction, the second

Okay, I think we can release a few teaser pics, as we’re getting tantalisingly close to Monday 11th May. Monday 11th May? The release of Retroaction issue 2, of course. Yes, barring any natural disasters, I can confidently say that the second issue of our digitial magazine will be released on Monday 11th May (this year’s 11th May). In the meantime, enjoy our agonisingly teasing [... read more ...]

Retro Respect: Turrican

There is a legend that there once lived a three-headed beast called Morgul. This Morgul was once the cause of all the nightmares for mankind. For some time now people have again been tormented by nightmares, hardly anyone dares to set a foot outside and there is a dreadful fear that Morgul has returned.As the only man on Earth who’s courage has not yet deserted [... read more ...]

Gommy: Medieval Defender released on ZX Spectrum

Gommy: Medieval Defender is the first game from Retroworks, a programming group newly formed from the ashes of CEZ GS. Having been mysteriously left all alone in Gommyland castle, Gommy takes it upon himself to fight against all oncoming enemies. The newly formed website is still a work-in-progress, and as such is in Spanish, but the game itself comes in both English and Spanish, which [... read more ...]

Biohell released on ZX Spectrum

If you’re a top sci-fi author and have just completed your fifth novel, what do you do next? Develop a Speccy game based on your latest novel, of course. And that’s exactly what Andy Remic has done with BIOHELL. The novel was released in February 2009, and is now available in Speccy form via an intriguing looking first-person graphic adventure. The plot is, as you’d [... read more ...]

Retrogaming Times Monthly issue 60

The May issue (#60) of Retrogaming Times Monthly is out with another great mix of retrogaming nostalgia. Gaming Studies With The Tomy Tutor – Car-Azy Racer Phoenix Is My Game! What Is Your Game? Game Reviews Go On The Air RTM Idiocy: The Misadventures Of PIGBEAR Apple II Incider – GBA Championship Basketball The Thrill Of Defeat Creating Atari 2600 Games With Batari BASIC Videological [... read more ...]

Commodore Free issue 29

Another informative issue of Commodore Free is out. As usual, issue 29 (April 2009) is available in PDF, HTML, Text, and D64 formats. The complete history of Lemmings The rise and fall of the pulpit Business calculator description the masterpiece! Listing of: bizcalc.prg Readers information for the c16 Outro 2 “the end of the beginning (tutorial) Retrovision 2009 review – beer, games and curry! Mossycon5 [... read more ...]