Horace Goes To The Tower released on ZX Spectrum

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Aug 312011
 
Horace Goes To The Tower released on ZX Spectrum

Inspired by a recent forum thread on the World of Spectrum website, The Mojon Twins rapidly set to work on bringing Horace back to his native ZX Spectrum. Mention must go to ‘ewgf’ in the WOS forums whose quick write up provided the back-story to the game. The plot follows Horace when he is drunk

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Aug 312011
 
The Retro League episode 96 part 1

The 96th episode of The Retro League is out now. We haven’t talked about The Retro League for a little while, so if you don’t know about it, this is a weekly retrogaming podcast that covers news, articles, links and more. This week, the guys discuss the ‘philosophy of the “last generation syndrome”‘, popularity of

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Retrogaming Roundup 38

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Aug 302011
 
Retrogaming Roundup 38

The 38th edition of Retrogaming Roundup is out. The monthly podcast features news, articles, interviews and more on classic gaming. This month the Top Ten feature has some retro game choices from listeners as it goes live. Elsewhere, there is the regular Hardware Flashback (The Scent Of Video Games), It Came From MAME (D-Day), Gaming

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N64 Magazine issue 4 digitised

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Aug 262011
 
N64 Magazine issue 4 digitised

The fourth issue of N64 Magazine from July 1997 has been digitally archived over at Out-of-Print Archive.  The classic videgogaming magazine from Future Publishing was the spiritual successor to the cult Super Play magazine and followed Nintendo’s 64-bit games console.  To accompany the digital release, there are four articles to view online which were taken

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NES-Bit fanzine in the works

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Aug 232011
 
NES-Bit fanzine in the works

A brand new fanzine focused on Nintendo’s 8-bit gaming consoles is in the works. NES-Bit fanzine is the brainchild of NES-Bit‘s Lorfarius and will cover the NES, Game Boy and Game Boy SP. While there are several volunteers already onboard working on articles and reviews for inclusion in the first issue, NES-Bit are looking for

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Amiga Mania issue 1

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Aug 192011
 
Amiga Mania issue 1

Rather belated news on this new Hungarian Amiga PDF magazine, but newsworthy all the same. Amiga Mania‘s focus is articles, tech, solutions, serious apps and games. In this glorious premiere issue, we can look forward to articles on the Amiga 1000, an interview with Jay Miner (“father of the Amiga”), and a massive six page

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Commodore Free issue 52

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Aug 192011
 
Commodore Free issue 52

Issue 52 of Commodore Free has just been released. The Commodore dedicated retrogaming zine covers all things from the VIC-20 to the Amiga, with news, reviews and interviews. This issue’s highlights include reviews of Clone (C16/Plus4), On The Farm, Chang’s Adventure, Deff-Ender and Coins, as well as news on Amiga Mania #1 magazine and the

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Retro Gamer issue 93

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Aug 182011
 
Retro Gamer issue 93

There is a pretty significant article in issue 93 of Retro Gamer as Ted Dabney and Nolan Bushnell discuss the making of Computer Space, the first commercial videogame. Also in this issue, A Moment With… Duncan Jones, the Super Nintendo Collector’s Guide, Board Of Videogames (board games based on classic arcade hits), The History Of

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BEST BITS: Pulseman

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Aug 142011
 
BEST BITS: Pulseman

“Before the enormously successful Pokemon franchise, Game Freak developed this little unknown action platformer for the Sega Mega Drive.  Chances are that you have never heard of Pulseman, let alone played it, as it was only physically released in Japan during the summer of 1994.  I say “physically released in Japan” because it was briefly

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Computer & Video Games issue 173 digitally archived

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Aug 122011
 
Computer & Video Games issue 173 digitally archived

Another quality digital release of Computer and Video Games magazine, the multi-format magazine published by EMAP in the UK, has been released at Out-of-Print Archive. Out-of-Print Archive’s meppi picks up from his last CVG release with issue 173 from the classic Paul Davies era in April 1996. Four articles were chosen from the issue as

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