The Retro League episode 76

Another weekly installment of retrogaming podcast The Retro League. This week, the worst games played discussion continues as well as classic games that have been forgotten. Other topics include Virtually Retro (Legend of Mana (PSN) and Final Fantasy III (iPhone)), news (Game Boy Advance turns 10 and The Humble Beginnings of Grand Theft Auto), Games of the Week (Loaded (PS1), Shadow: War of Succession (3DO) [... read more ...]

Retrogaming RoundUp 29

Ah, a fine retrogaming podcast to return back to. Retrogaming RoundUp 29 ’Skateboarding Cowboys’ is full of the usual classic gaming news, discussion, articles, links and more. This month, the team discuss their Top Ten Sega Mega Drive Games with some usual games and the odd surprise thrown in there. There is also Hardware Flashback (The Harmony Cart), Homebrew Review (Evil Magician Returns), Jay Smith Interview, [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 74

Moving quickly onto Episode 74 – ‘Visiting the Arcade’, The Retro League team are joined by Scott (co-host of another fine podcast called Classic L337) to discuss arcades, game preservation and 1970s Nintendo spy products. Regular sections Virtually Retro looks at Bomberman Hero (Virtual Console), Double Dragon (iPhone) and Ridge Racer 4 (PSN), and Games of the Week looks at Lucky and Wild (Arcade), Paperboy [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 72

Having jumped ahead to episode 73 last week, The Retro League goes back to episode 72 for this release. ‘Episode 72 – It’s dangerous to go alone, take this’ is a Zelda special (the popular Nintendo RPG celebrated its 25th anniversary last week) and the team discuss some of their favourite moments from the likes of Legend of Zelda, Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and [... read more ...]

One Man & His Mic #17: Psytronik Special

If great gaming soundtrack tunes is your thing then check out Episode 17 of One Man & His Mic. The episode was originally released as a bonus extra with the Armalyte PC remake, which was released last year (check out the Retroaction issue 4 review for that). As a year has passed, the podcast special has now been released by Psytronk as a free download. [... read more ...]

Back in Time: March 1991

Once again we jump into our videogaming time machine to go ‘Back in Time’ twenty years to reminisce about the classic videogaming magazines at that time. It was a time of 8-bits and 16-bits, consoles and computers all vying for the gamers’ affections. These magazines and games themselves are truly timeless classics. This was a time when C+VG, Mean Machines, Zzap!64, Your Sinclair, Amstrad Action [... read more ...]

The Retro League episode 73

The Retro League Episode 73 “We might have skipped one” (which refers to the mysteriously missing episode 72) is available to download. This week, The Retro League discuss the latest Virtually Retro tiles (Spacewar! 1962 in HTML5, Vagrant Story (PSN) & Bermuda (iPhone)), the latest retrogaming news (Game Gear and TurboGrafx-16 Coming to 3DS Virtual Console, Street Fighter 2 Celebrates 20th Anniversary, The making of [... read more ...]

Commodore Free issue 48

Commodore Free issue 48 has just been released and is available to download. The monthly ezine covers all things Commodore related, including news, reviews, articles and more. Highlights this month includes news on the Sideways SEUCK Compo 2011 Launch, an interview With MIRKOSOFT, Where Are They Now — Blackburn and Accrington, Multimedia With The CDTV, C16 Programming, Back to the Past — CF Issue 9, [... read more ...]

C&A Fan issue 7

The seventh issue of C&A Fan has been released. The Polish retrogaming ezine, which is also known as Commodore & Amiga Fan, naturally covers the Commodore and Amiga range of computers with news, articles, interviews, reviews and more. Roughly translating, you can expect to read about the History of the Amiga (part 8), Sabrina aka A600 Tower 600 Mk II, Interview with Lifter’em, Let’s play [... read more ...]

N64 Magazine issue 3 digitally preserved

Coincidentaly tying in with Retro Gamer’s current coverage of Nintendo’s 64-bit console, N64 Magazine, which was Future Publishing’s spiritual successor to the popular Super Play, has had its third issue from June 1997 digitally preserved at Out-of-Print Archive. The N64 Magazine #3 page at Out-of-Print Archive has the issue’s editorial details, full contents list, links to online articles taken from the issue and, of course, [... read more ...]

Retro Gamer issue 87

Issue 87 of Retro Gamer should be hitting those store shelves right about now. It’s a Nintendo 64 special issue, with the 64-bit console gracing the front cover and featuring in The Collector’s Guide to the N64 article. Other highlights in the issue include Hail to the Duke (article on the Duke series past and present with Scott Miller and Randy Pitchford), The Making of [... read more ...]