MEGA issue 16 available at OoPA

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Oct 302009
 
MEGA issue 16 available at OoPA

Issue 16 of MEGA (an early 1990s Mega Drive/Mega CD publication from Future Publishing) has been scanned and edited by someone called Nreive.  Yes, this author took a couple of weeks away from editing/designing Retroaction to finally complete the arduous task of scanning and editing my first release for Out-of-Print Archive (a magazine preservation project). 

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The Wild Bunch released on C64

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Oct 292009
 
The Wild Bunch released on C64

After a wait of over 20 years, The Wild Bunch finally arrives on the C64.  Programmer Jon Wells began the C64 conversion of this Spectrum and Amstrad classic back in 1987, but had to put the project on hold.  Thankfully, the old disks were retrieved and the game has finally been completed.  The game itself features

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Zaku released on Atari Lynx

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Oct 262009
 
Zaku released on Atari Lynx

Zaku is a shoot-’em-up for the Atari Lynx handheld gaming console.  Developed by PenguiNet and published by Super Fighter Team, Zaku is the first new Lynx game to be released on the system since the machine’s demise.  The game comes with authentic production values used by Atari themselves, including game card with plastic shell, cardstock

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Realms of Quest III (freeware version) released on VIC-20

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Oct 232009
 
Realms of Quest III (freeware version) released on VIC-20

The freeware version of Realms of Quest III on the VIC-20 has been released on the Psytronik website.  This is a fully working version of the superb RPG game developed by Ghislain and can be played in its entirety.  The commercial version of the game is due to be released soon and will feature extra

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Retroaction needs you

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Oct 232009
 
Retroaction needs you

To enable the magazine to be produced more quickly, as well as ensuring a balanced content, we are currently looking for volunteers to fill the following positions: Staff Writer (someone who can contribute to at least one of the following per issue: one-off article, regular article, interview, etc.). Games Reviewer (some who can write up

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Computer & Video Games issue 168 at OoPA

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Oct 212009
 
Computer & Video Games issue 168 at OoPA

Issue 168 (November 1995) is very important in the timeline of Computer & Video Games magazine (a.k.a. CVG) as this was the first time that Paul Davies appeared as Editor, changing the face of the publication into one of the finest ever.  Of course, he took over half way through this issue, and the major

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NintendoAge October 2009 issue released

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Oct 162009
 
NintendoAge October 2009 issue released

NintendoAge, volume 3 issue 10, October 2009 is now available.  NintendoAge, which started in 2007, 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

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Platformer Medley Block #1

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Oct 152009
 
Platformer Medley Block #1

Another new game release from the Mojon Twins, this time for the Amstrad CPC.  Platformer Medley Block #1 is a platform game featuring supermarket cashier girl Mari Stormbringer.  After munching on n&n’s, which have been polluted due to faulty alcaline batteries nearby, Mari is transported to a strange 2D dimension.  Help Mari return back to her

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GamesMaster Live TV now on YouTube

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Oct 142009
 
GamesMaster Live TV now on YouTube

Feeling a bit disappointed by the absence of our usual GamesMaster Lookback coverage in the latest issue of Retroaction?  Then head over to GamesMaster Live TV where you can watch video clips of any of the seven series’ episodes.  Also check out the GM Live website where you will find everything you need to about

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Gorf released on GBA

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Oct 132009
 
Gorf released on GBA

Gorf is a GameBoy Advance conversion of Midawy’s 1981 arcade game and has now received its final update from coder Jess Ragan.  The game is a shoot-’em-up with the simple goal of destroying all enemies.  The player controls a spaceship that is able to move around the screen slowly. Weblink: http://www.pdroms.de/news/20159/ ? ]]>

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