NintendoAge June 2010, Volume 4, issue 6

The June 2010 NintendoAge ezine is now available to download. NintendoAge is a monthly retrogaming ezine covering the Nintendo gaming consoles. Highlights this issue include: * Perler pandemonium by the good Dr. Robbie * Pokemon panic care of JBOGames * Penguin’s ponderings on the NCC * Parleying a price on Craigslist * Patenting a Perspex NES! Weblink: http://www.nintendoage.com/

Commodore Free issue 41

Issue 41 of Commodore Free is available to view and/or download. The monthly retrogaming magazine covers all the Commodore computers and can be read in HTML, Text, Seq, D64 (C64 disk image) and PDF. [...]

Color Lines released on Amtrad CPC

After a pretty lengthy time in development (ten years), Color Lines has finally been completed and released on the Amstrad CPC. Produced by Tom & Jerry, COlor Lines is a puzzle game inspired by the PC game Lines where you have match up lines (horizontal, vertical or diagonally) of five similar colour blocks across the grid, making them disapear and gaining points. The game’s disk [... read more ...]

Retroaction World Cup of Soccer Games: Quarter Finals

With the 2010 FIFA World Cup well underway, we thought we would have our own little World Cup of soccer games tournament. We discussed – nay, argued – for what seemed like days to what was the best eight football (aka soccer) video games in existence. [...]

The Retro League episode 37

The Retro League episode 37 – Mythbusting is available to download. The Retro League is a weekly retrogaming podcast with news, links, discussions and more. Content this episode includes: News Mario Adventure Review Final Fantasy V And VI On DS And 3DS? Third Mario Marathon under way for charity Nintendo Facts The Price is Wrong Sega Original 1981 Frogger Arcade Game NES Mr Gimmick CIB [... read more ...]

RetroGaming Roundup 20

RetroGaming RoundUp 20 – Castles And Sh1t podcast is available to download. RetroGaming RoundUp is a monthly podcst with interviews, news, features, discussions and more. Content this month includes: # The Video Game Crash Part 1 – (00:00) # Interview From SC3 – (10:30) # Guinness Gaming Records – (20:20) # Tron Radio Show – (22:12) # Hardware Flashback – (47:53) # Top Ten Worst [... read more ...]

Retro Gamer issue 78

Retro Gamer issue 78 hits the publication stores this week, although subscribers will have been enjoying the issue for a week now. Retro Gamer is a UK commercial magazine dedicated to retrogaming (although there is a small amount of current gen console stuff in there, too) which can be found across select stores in the UK, and some time afterwards across the globe, I imagine.  [... read more ...]

Back in Time: June 1990

Another plug for a fabulous article presented by this very author: ‘Back in Time’: June 1990. ‘Back in Time’ is a monthly feature where we look back at the classic video gaming magazines twenty years ago this month. This month we look at the most popular magazines when Operation Wolf shot onto the Sega Master System with an excellent conversion of the hit coin-op, Sinclair [... read more ...]

Celebrating ten years of Deus Ex

It’s ten years since Deus Ex was released in North America (the game celebrates its 10th anniversary in Europe later this year) and the innovative first person shooter, which fused together elements of action, adventure, RPG and more remains a classic game as ever. It is certainly one of my all time favourite games and the last great game I ever played, and with its [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 36

The Retro League epsiode 36 – Retro Revival is available to download now. The Retro League is a weekly retrogaming podcast with news, discussion, links and more. Besides discussing the classic content of the recent E3 event, content this episode includes: Virtually Retro Shadow of the Ninja for Virtual Console Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville for WiiWare News – Retro Franchises at E3 Kid Icarus [... read more ...]

Raze issue 1

Out-of-Print Archive has announced another exclusive “official” magazine scan release this week.  This release of Raze issue 1 from October 1990 was scanned by none other than Mort and edited by the OoPA team with full permission from the publisher. Raze was a short lived multi-format title from Newsfield Publications (publishers of Zzap!64 and Crash) and covered the 16-bit computers and emerging gaming consoles.  The [... read more ...]

Roger Kean interview at Out-of-Print Archive

Not only have Out-of-Print Archive received full permission to work on all past Newsfield Publication magazines (Zzap!64, Crash, The Games Machine, Raze, etc.), but they also managed to get an interview with Roger Kean, the Publisher/Managing Director at Newsfield. And an excellent interview it is as well, if I may say so myself. Be sure to check out the first official Newsfield release, issue 1 [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 35

The Retro League episode 35 – Retro Survivors is available to download. The weekly retrogaming podcast covers news, games, links and more. The podcast, as well as previous episodes, can be found at The Retro League website. Highlights this episode includes: Links Data East Arcade Classics for Wii Planescape Torment Poster Retro City Rampage Dreamcast Survivor’s Guide Super Mario Bros. X Indie Games Database Super [... read more ...]

Sega Saturn Magazine issue 1 at Out-of-Print Archive

A brand new scan of the Official Saturn Magazine issue 1 has been released at Out-of-Print Archive. This release was re-scanned and edited by meppi. At the OSSM1 page you will find editorial and content details of the issue as well as a link to download the magazine itself. Online articles to accompany the release include Indy 500 (Arcade), Clockwork Knight 2 (Saturn), Sim City [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 34

The Retro League episode 34 – Power Up is available to download. The weekly retrogaming podcast covers news, games, links and more. The podcast, as well as previous episodes, can be found at The Retro League website. Highlights this episode includes: Virtually Retro Wild Guns for the SNES N2O Nitrous Oxide for PS1 Games of the Week Cyborg Justice Philosoma Other Show Links Sega Genesis [... read more ...]