Retrogaming zines


Retromaniac magazine
Retromaniac is a retrogaming ezine, although knowledge of the Spanish language is preferred. Superb production values that put a lot of commercial magazines to shame.

Commodore Free
A free download magazine dedicated to Commodore computers. The magazine comes in a mulititude of formats, including html, PDF, D64 (C64 disk image), and text.

NES-Bit Magazine System
A digital and print fanzine produced by the and Nintendo community.

Classic Gamer Magazine
Classic Gamer Magazine is a digital publication covering classic gaming. Following a six year break, the ezine returned in 2010.

PCEngine Gamer
PCEngine Gamer is an online magazine dedicated to NEC’s underrated gaming console, the PC Engine (known as TurboGrafx-16 in North America).

Atari User
Atari User is a brand new ezine, unrelated to the original Atari User magazine, and covers the entire classic Atari range, from the 2600 up to the Jaguar.

Classic Video Gamer Magazine
Retro zine available in printed and digital form. The zine covers all classic consoles from the Mega Drive to the Dreamcast.

Retrogaming Times Monthly
A monthly html ezine, which has been running for over 100 issues (if you count the original incarnation of Retrogaming Times). Contains reviews, news, and some great regular features.

RGCD: The Essential Discmag for Retro Gamers. RGCD is a downloadable CD-ROM html based magazine containing the very latest retro reviews, features and developer interviews.

CPC Oxygen
CPC Oxygen is a website with an online CPC magazine – all issues are available to read on-line. The website was also behind the Amstrad Action scanning project and hosts the scans.

Retro Review
An inactive general retro magazine, but past issues can still be downloaded from the ‘Past Issues’ section.

A great PDF magazine all about the little black number that is the Spectrum.

Adventure Lantern
A PDF magazine focusing on commercial (old and new) as well as indie games. As the title suggests, the magazine mainly looks at adventure games, but there are other genres in there as well.

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  2 Responses to “Retrogaming zines”

  1. I have all ready read the past 3 retroaction pdf magazines, and guess what, they are completely awesome. i really enjoy them, and the art and design of the magazine is also extremelly retro, i really had a fun flashback to my school years im very exited to se the next number

  2. A furtherance of Retrogaming Times / Retrogaming Times Monthly will be published bimonthly beginning on March 1st, 2016. The new newsletter is called The Retrogaming Times and will be published and hosted at – This is the only location and URL that should be used for the new newsletter.