CVG issue 169 released at Out-of-Print Archive

This week Out-of-Print Archive have two very different magazine releases on offer.The second release is the December 1995, issue 169, of Computer & Video Games (aka CVG) which was the second issue with Paul Davies as editor.  This issue also sees the first appearance of notable writers such as Tom Guise, Ed Lomas and Jaime Smith, making this issue the beginning of the great Paul [... read more ...]

Enter issue 1 released at Out-of-Print Archive

This week Out-of-Print Archive have two very different magazine releases on offer.  The first one comes courtesy of Bablefish and is the very first issue of Enter Magazine from October 1983.  Due to the magazine’s sweeping content coverage, the online features have been gathered onto one preview page. So, feel free to pop into OoPA, look around, download the issues, check out the excellent online [... read more ...]

King’s Valley released on ZX Spectrum

Retroworks have released King’s Valley on the ZX Spectrum. A conversion of the 1985 Konami title, the game has the player controlling a delightful little character called Vick in his search for the Mystery Jewels while avoiding the mummies. The game card, map, cover art and download can be found at the Retroworks’ website pages. Weblink: ]]>

Super Play issue 1 released at Out of Print Archive

The very first issue of Super Play (Future Publishing’s early 1990’s publication all about the Super Famicom/Super Nintendo) has been released at Out-of-Print Archive. Thanks to meppi, the issue of Super Play has been scanned, edited, compiled and made available to download from OoPA. A selection of online features to accompany the release include “The SNES: your complete guide”, Dinosaurs review, Xandra’s Big Adventure review [... read more ...]

The Pharaoh's Shadow released on ZX Spectrum

Last bit of news before I pop off for a couple of weeks…  Spanish coders Digital Brains have just released The Pharaoh’s Shadow for the ZX Spectrum.  No instructions to go on, but it appears to be a puzzle game based on the old board game Mastermind.  The game can be found at the World of Spectrum where it can be downloaded for free.  See [... read more ...]

Subacuatic released on ZX Spectrum 128

Merely weeks after their last release, the prolific Mojon Twins have released Subacautic for the ZX Spectrum 128.  Subacuatic is all about a search for four artifacts scattered around the bottom of the sea.  Not only do you need to watch out for the sea life, but also keep an eye on your oxygen that decreases all the time – reaching air bubbles will replenish [... read more ...]

RetroGaming with Racketboy Podcast Episode #2

The second podcast from Racketboy has been released.  This time the podcast features interviews with both Mark Turnell and Eugene Jarvis, familiar names from the retrogaming scene.  Both men also worked together on Smash TV, which is featured in Racketboy’s “Together Retro” for this month.  Podcast content: Show Outline (Smash TV soundtrack excerpt) Dave’s Intro Interview – Mark Turmell (Smash TV soundtrack excerpt) Interview – Eugene [... read more ...]

COBEX – Cruising on Broadway Extra released

TCK has released COBEX (Cruising on Broadway Extra), a remake of the classic 1983 ZX Spectrum Cruising on Broadway game.  A simple, but addictive, game where the player has to race around sections colouring grid lines, while avoiding the enemy chasers.  The game is freely available to download, but do consider donating a small amount as you’ll be able to take part in the online [... read more ...]

Miner 2049er Again released

Danjo has brought the classic 1982 video game Miner 2049er bang up to date with this pixel-art style remake.  Miner 2049er Again sees Bob negotiating 20 levels of the lost mine, while avoiding the various mutated monsters on the way.  The game looks good, plays good, plays on virtually any Windows platform (95, NT, 2000, ME, XP) and is absolutely free, so head over to [... read more ...]

NintendoAge November 2009 volume 3 issue 11 released

The November 2009, volume 3 issue 11, of NintendoAge is now available to download.  NintendoAge is a free monthly e-zine that focuses on everything Nintendo.  Most of its content is produced by the Nintendo community and features articles, interviews, the NintendoAge price guide, and much more.  The PDF issue is available to download from their website (requires log-in or a quick registration for new users, [... read more ...]

Retrogaming Times Monthly #66 November 2009 released

Retrogaming Times Monthly, the longest running zine on the internet, has released its 66th issue (including its predecessor, Retrogaming Times, now amounts to over 140 issues).  The monthly HTML zine covers computer and console videogaming with articles, reviews and more.  Issue 66 highlights: Press Fire To Begin  Retrogaming News  High Resolution – NES   My Life Of Cyber Crime   All Eyes On Wolverine: Adamantium Rage Apple [... read more ...]

Manic Miner in the Lost Levels released on DS

Well, this is a fascinating development.  Stuart Campbell (fantastic journalist and fellow Scot) wrote an article on the lost levels of Manic Miner in Retro Gamer issue 63, featuring never before seen screens from various home computer versions, and this is picked up on by some ingenious developers who decided to port all these “lost levels”, and more, onto the DS.  What’s more is that [... read more ...]