Retro Gamer issue 97

As Christmas is fast approaching, Retro Gamer produces another festive themed cover in the same vein as Newsfield Publications’ classic gaming mags, Crash and Zzap!64. And that’s fitting, because the highlight of this issue is undoubtedly The Making of… Zzap!64, the Commodore 64′s much loved gaming magazine, with input from Oliver Frey, Roger Kean and Gary Penn – a must read. Tying in with Newsfield’s [... read more ...]

Back in Time: December 1991

The ‘Back in Time’ article is back for another helping of classic gaming magazine nostalgia. This month, it’s December 1991 when RoboCop 3 patrolled the 3D gaming scene on the Amiga, Smash TV was ported to many home machines, RoboCod swam onto the 16-bits, Sid Meier’s landmark Civilization emerged and Populous returned for a second coming… Along with the main feature itself, there are four [... read more ...]

Back In Time: August 1991

Join us as we take an 88 miles per hour trip 20 years back in time to reminisce about the classic videogaming magazines at the time. A time when C&VG, ACE, Zero, Crash, Your Sinclair, Zzap!64, Amiga Power and Amstrad Action reigned supreme. A time when Sonic began his meteoric rise. A time when the Terminator 2 movie licenced game was big news. Back in [... read more ...]

Zzap! 64 issue 34 released at OoPA

Another official release at Out-of-Print Archive. This time it’s a brand new scan of Zzap!64 issue 34 which was published by Newsfield Publications and scanned & edited by KiwiArcader. Accompanying online articles from the magazine include reviews of Match Day II, Platoon, Deflektor and Hunter’s Moon plus The Sensible Guide to Construction feature. All this, and the issue’s editorial details and download, can be found [... read more ...]