Official Sega Saturn Magazine 33 at Out-of-Print Archive

Out-of-Print Archive continues the amazing run of quality Official Sega Saturn Magazine releases, with issue 33 from July 1998.  Scanned, edited and released by meppi, the magazine can be found at the OSSM 33 page.  Along with the release, there are online articles, including Shining Force III (Sega Saturn feature), Phantasy Star Collection (Sega Saturn feature), Daytona USA 2 (arcade feature) and an interview with [... read more ...]

Lala Prologue released for the ZX Spectrum

Another fine platform game from the Mojon Twins, and their first one developed in the New Year.  Help Lala retrieve all the Great Witch Academy’s magical filters and chemicals, which have been randomly scattered across the surroundings of the academy.  Lala Prologue is a platform game in the classic sense: search the screens, progress by gaining access to new screens and, of course, avoid the [... read more ...]

Mole Hunter released on ZX Spectrum

Mole Hunter is a Spectrum conversion of the classic Casio handheld (Game & Watch style) game of the same name.  Developed by Raul Pelayo Diez-Andino, the game is available for free from his website, although any voluntary donation is welcome. Weblink: Mole Hunter page

Sgt. Helmet Zero DS

First time coder, IceVAN, has developed a DS version of The Mojon Twins’ Spectrum game Sgt. Helmet Zero.  Now you can carry out daring rescue missions on the… move with your DS.  The game looks fab, so why not download it – it is free as well, with only a quick registration required. Weblink:

Vampire Hunter released on C64

A side scrolling SEUCK (Shoot-’em-up Construction Kit) C64 game from Indy Software/Red Devil Software.  Vampire Hunter was reviewed in the Polish retro zine C&A Games recently and now you can play the game.  The download is available from the Commodore 64 Scene Database. weblink:

RetroGaming with Racketboy Podcast #6

The RetroGaming with Racketboy Podcast Listener Requests parts 1 and 2 are now available to download.  The podcasts include the usual intro/outro retrogaming tunes and interviews with people involved in the retro scene.  Part 1 includes interviews with Steve Cartwright (developer in the industry for over 30 years) and Brandon Cobb (President of Super Fighter Team, who are best known for their two Genesis/Mega Drive games, [... read more ...]

NintendoAGE Volume 4 Issue 1 January 2010

NintendoAge is a free monthly e-zine that focuses on Nintendo. Most of its content is produced by the Nintendo community and features articles, interviews, the NintendoAge price guide and much more. The current issue and back issues are available to download in PDF format from the NintendoAge website. Content in the January 2010 issue includes: Battle Kid: From Sprites to Cut Scenes Find of the [... read more ...]

Official Sega Saturn Magazine 32 at Out-of-Print Archive

The Out-of-Print Archive release this week is issue 32 of the Official Sega Saturn Magazine from June 1998. This release was scanned, edited and released by meppi. As usual, the release comes with a rundown of the issue’s details and contents, as well as accompanying online articles: The King of Fighters ’97 (Sega Saturn feature), Dynamite Cop 2 (arcade feature), interview with Sega’s AM Annex [... read more ...]

Sideways SEUCK games compo 2010

The New Dimension have just launched a competition for SEUCK (Shoot-’em-up Construction kit) games. The deadline is in two months, so if you’re interested, get coding. Oh, and there is a prize for the winner. More details, including a full rundown of the rules, can be found at The New Dimension website. Weblink:

Cobra Mission released on C64

Cobra Mission is a sideways SEUCK C64 game by Indy Software. Fly your helicopter through enemy territory, taking out the opposing forces, all the while rescuing prisoners of war. Sounds good to us. The game is available for download at the Commodore 64 Scene DataBase. Weblink:

Hero Time released on C64

Another impressive looking SEUCK C64 game, this time from Red Devil Software.  Hero Time can be found at the Commodore 64 Scene DataBase. Weblink:

Box Reloaded released on ZX Spectrum

Having won the Bytemaniacos 2006 BASIC Contest with Box, Beyker has now come back to the game and produced Box Reloaded, with updated graphics, sound and gameplay. The game can be downloaded for free at Beyker’s new blog page, where you can also find his previous games. Weblink:

Sega Saturn Magazine 31 released at out-of-Print Archive

This week’s Out-of-Print Archive release is the May 1998, issue 31 of the Official Sega Saturn Magazine, scanned and edited by meppi. The online articles to accompany the release include an interview with Sonic Team on Burning Rangers, Burning Rangers review, a Radiant Silvergun special and a Three Wonders preview. The magazine can also be downloaded for free from the link provided at the OSSM [... read more ...]

Tracksuit Manager Editor released for ZX Spectrum

Tracksuit Manager was one of the greatest 8-bit management games ever, but playing the game with 20-year old out of date stats can be annoying.  Well, despair no longer because BadBeard has developed an editor for the game, meaning that you can enter all the 2010 team and player information and enjoy the game as if it were a new release.  The game editor is [... read more ...]

Commodore Free issue 35

Commodore Free issue 35 has been released. Commodore Free is a bi-monthly computing magazine that comes in PDF, HTML, SEQ, Text, .DSK (C64 disk image) and features news, reviews and interviews involving the Commodore scene (C64, Amiga, VIC-20, C16). Highlights this issue includes (and yes, that’s us down there):      1541 Ultimate MkII Update progress Commodore Scene VGA adaptor Update NATAMI project NATAMI FAQ [... read more ...]