Oct 142011
 
Super Play Issue 6 Digitally Archived

If you still haven’t read or even heard of the cult classic gaming magazine Super Play then hang your head in shame. Fortunately, you can redeem yourself by quickly reading up on the magazine’s history at Wikipedia, then the fantastic behind the scenes feature at Nintendo Life, then take a look at Richard Cobbett’s lookback

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Retro Gamer Issue 95

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Oct 142011
 
Retro Gamer Issue 95

Classic video game anniversaries seem to be popping up all over the place these days, and with issue 95 of Retro Gamer, the guys have gone Bubble Bobble crazy as the arcade hit celebrates its 25th. This includes a look at the original arcade classic as well as the various ports and sequels. Other main

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Oct 142011
 
ZX Spectrum Gamer Launches

The ZX Spectrum was incredibly popular during the 8-bit computer scene in the 1980s, so much so that there have been countless magazines, fanzines and ezines published for it. Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever in the gaming scene and all those zines have mostly disappeared by now, but now the makers of PC Engine Gamer have

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The original GameFan magazine now available in digital format

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Oct 102011
 
The original GameFan magazine now available in digital format

The original GameFan magazine, initially known as Diehard GameFan, was first launched in 1992 with the October 1992 issue. Led by editor-in-chief, Dave Halverson, the multi-format magazine quickly gained a well founded reputation for championing the lesser known genres, the obscure or underrated games, as well as having a good dose of import content –

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Back In Time: October 1991

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Oct 072011
 
Back In Time: October 1991

“So take me away, I don’t mind, but you better promise me, I’ll be back in time…” Yup, it’s time to “get back in time” (yes, thank you, Huey), to exactly twenty years this month to take a nostalgic look at the videogaming magazines of October 1991. This was a time of sadness and uncertainty

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Abandoned Times Magazine issue 2

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Oct 062011
 
Abandoned Times Magazine issue 2

It’s been a long time since the first issue of Abandoned Times Magazine was released – May 2009, in fact – but the second issue is finally here. One of Abandonia‘s side projects, Abandoned Times Magazine is a zine produced by volunteers of the gaming website with articles and interviews on one of the most

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Lotek64 issue 37

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Oct 042011
 
Lotek64 issue 37

What was actually reported as issue 38 being released, it doesn’t seem as though it, erm, has been. Time to catch up on the last release then… The German based zine covers news, reviews, interviews and much more on all things classic gaming, with a slight slant towards the Commodore. In issue 37, we can

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The Retro League episode 102

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Oct 042011
 
The Retro League episode 102

Following the monumental 100th episode, the release schedule of The Retro League podcast seems to have resumed back to its normal weekly edition. However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing of note here. On the contrary, there is the usual look at Virtually Retro (Another World – 20th Anniversary (iOS), Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (PSN)), news

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Retrogaming Times Monthly issue 89

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Oct 032011
 
Retrogaming Times Monthly issue 89

The October 2011 edition of Retrogaming Times Monthly has a suitably Halloween flavour to it this month with many articles covering games with a horror theme. Highlights of the monthly online zine include Retrogaming Turntable – Pac-Man Fever, Gaming Tetralogies – The Super Mario Bros Series, MAME Reviews – Blaster, Commodore Du Jour – The

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