Retro Gamer Magazine

Punch-Out!!

133
11 Sep 14

A Moment Nick Burcombe
Back To August 1997
Bluffers Guide Turn-Based Strategy Games
Classic Moments Road Rash, Saboteur
EndGame Power Stone
Feature Fred Harris: Micro Man, Top 25 Amiga 500 Games, Sega 32X: 20th Anniversary
From The Archives Martech Games
Future Classic #45 Dark Souls
History of Punch-Out!!
In The Chair Simon Nicol
Homebrew Donkey Downfall, The Gears Don't Grind, MSXDEV 2014, Junkbots
Homebrew
Alter Ego, Power Rangers: Beats of Power, Kyd Cadet 3
Making of Finders Keepers, Hard Drivin', Streets of Rage
Minority Report Neo-Geo CD Special: Ironclad, Crossed Swords 2, Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy
Readers Revival Conan: Hall of Volta
Retro Revival Gryzor, The Lucky Dime Caper Starring Donald Duck
Talking Shop Retro Towers
Ultimate Guide #21 Bad Dudes Vs DragonNinja

 

Atari 7800

132
14 Aug 14

A Moment Colin Jones
Back To January 1980, July 1997
Bluffers Guide First-Person Shooters
Classic Moments Sid Meier's Pirates!
EndGame Wall Street Kid
Feature Atari 7800 ProSystem - 30th Anniversary, Top 25 Atari 8-Bit Games
From The Archives Oddworld Inhabitants: An Oddworld Inhabitants Retrospective 
Future Classic #44 Resident Evil 4
History of Banjo-Kazooie
In The Chair Graeme Devine
Homebrew Atlantean, Assembloids, The Monk, Tiger Jenny, Xain'D Sleena, Horace Miner 2
Homebrew Sky Rogue, Marco Gregorio's Adventures to Unusual Places
Making of Zynaps, Feud, Sanitarium
Minority Report TRS-80 Special: A Mazing World of Malcom Mortar, Crystal City, 13 Ghosts
Readers Revival Final Fight One
Retro Revival Dragon's Lair, Wonder Boy In Monster Land
Retro Inspired Rogue Legacy
Talking Shop Play Expo 2014
Ultimate Guide #20 Shinobi
Unconverted Tinkle Pit, Arbalester, Rim Rockin' Basketball, Mirai Ninja

 

Rampage

131
17 Jul 14

A Moment Bill Harbison
Back To February 1980, June 1997
Bluffers Guide Interactive Movies (FMV)
Classic Moments Super Turrican
EndGame The King of Fighters '95
Feature The Marathon Men
From The Archives Gang of Five
Future Classic #43 Bioshock
History of Rampage, Elder Scrolls 20 Years
In The Chair Mev Dinc
Homebrew FTL: Faster Than Light, Thetris, Commando Arcade, L'Abbaye Des Mortes
Homebrew Galaxy Frontier, Thorn, Pixeroids, Barbarian
Making of Tau Ceti, Monster Max, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater
Minority Report Amstrad PCW Special: Silicon Dreams, Head Over Heels, The Last Mission
Readers Revival Advanced Pinball Simulator
Retro Revival Mario Is Missing, WWF SmackDown! 2
Retro Inspired OlliOlli
Talking Shop Revival 2014
Ultimate Guide #19 RoadBlasters
Unconverted Dragoon Might

 

Crazy Taxi

130
19 Jun 14

A Moment Geoff Brown
Back To September 1980, May 1997
Bluffers Guide Football Games
Classic Moments Wizball
Desert Island Disks Karl Hörnell
EndGame Shinobo II: The Silent Fury
Feature 30 Years of Amstrad CPC: Sugar's Marvellous Machines, Top 25 N64 Games
From The Archives Telegames: Oceans Apart: A Telegames Retrospective
Future Classic #42 Okami
History of Crazy Taxi
Homebrew 2048, The World's Largest Game, Cosmos, Love Story, Bertie The Ball, Floodit
Making of Theme Hospital, Super Cars
Minority Report Commodore Vic-20 Special: Jelly Monstors, Sword of Fargoal, Bandits
Readers Revival BMX Racers
Retro Revival Video Poker, Putt & Putter
Talking Shop Four Quarters Arcade Bar (Retro Game Base)
Ultimate Guide #18 Yie Ar Kung-Fu
Unconverted Motor Raid

 

Maze Games

129
22 May 14

A Moment Ian Malcolm
Back To August 1980, April 1997
Bluffers Guide Maze Games
Classic Moments Robocop, Shinobi III: Revenge of the Ninja Master
EndGame Jungle Strike
Feature Lynx Awakening: An Atari Lynx Retrospective 25th, The Hardest Games of All Time
From The Archives The War Lords: MC Lothlorian
History of Driver, 25 Years of Atari Lynx
Homebrew Pulse, Impossible Game, 2048, Hires Pacman, Flappy Bird.
In The Chair RJ Mical
Making of Heartland, Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters
Minority Report Japanese Warriors Special: Kaze Kiri, Kenseiden, Edge
Readers Revival Blitz
Retro Revival Game Over Screens, Panzer Dragoon Mini
Ultimate Guide #17 Midnight Resistance
Unconverted Mach Breakers, Hot Shocker, Winding Heat, Lord of Gun

 

Golden Axe

128
24 Apr 14

A Moment Roland Perry
Back To December 1980, March 1997
Bluffers Guide Scrolling Beat'em-ups
Classic Moments Twinkle Star Sprites
Desert Island Disks Karl Hilton
EndGame Twisted Metal World Tour
Feature Boy Wonder: A Game Boy Retrospective 25 Years, The Rise and Fall of Cheats
Feature Tekken 20 Years, Top 25 Sega Saturn Games
From The Archives Lore Design
Future Classic #41 The Last of Us
Homebrew Rocky Memphis and the Temple of Ophuxoff, Atari Blast, Dimo's Quest
Homebrew Flappy Bird, Boulder Dan, Road Hunter, Retro Fever, Captain Drexx
Import Only Live A Live
Making of Golden Axe, Zarch
Readers Revival Croc: Legend of the Gobbos
Retro Revival Rock 'N Roll Racing, Bobby Bearing
Unconverted Martial Masters, Knights of Valour, Grand Tour

 

When Arcades Ruled the World

127
27 Mar 14

A Moment Bobby King
Back To November 1980, February 1997
Classic Moments Time Crisis
EndGame Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck
Feature When Arcades Ruled the World, Top 25 PlayStation Games
Feature Television With Intelligence: An Intellivision Retrospective (35 Years)
From The Archives Design Design: A Crystal Design
Homebrew Land of Mire Mare, La Guerra De Gamber, Pooyan, Perplexity
Import Only Jang Pung 3
In The Chair Ronald Wayne
Making of Jack the Nipper, Fairlight I & II, Commander Keen
Minority Report ColecoVision Special: Nova Blast, Mr Do's Castle, Monkey Academy
Readers Revival F-Zero GX
Retro Revival Chuckie Egg
Ultimate Guide #16 Pac-Land
Unconverted Zero Gunner, Gigandes, Fixeight, Zaviga

 

Knight Lore 30 Years

126
6 Mar 14

A Moment Jason Fitzpatrick
Back To October 1980, January 1997
Bluffers Guide Real-Time Strategy
Classic Moments Sega Rally Championship
EndGame Resident Evil Gaiden
Feature Knight Lore: A 30 Year Legacy, Swan Song: A WonderSwan Retrospective
Feature Top 25 Game Boy Games, The Amstrad CPC Games That Time Forgot
From The Archives Thalion Software: The Scene Kings
Future Classic #40 Valkyria Chronicles
Homebrew RGCD 16K Cartridge Competition, Doom, CGE Adventures, Mountain Panic
Import Only Kirby’s Dream Land 3
In The Chair Pete Cooke
Making of Ballblazer, Knights in the Sky
Minority Report Sharp X68000 Special: Genocide, Etoile Princesse, Geograph Seal
Readers Revival Grid Trap
Retro Revival Killer Gorilla, Pokemon Stadium
Story of Strider
Unconverted Big Fight: Big Trouble in the Atlantic, Knuckle Bash, China Gate, Tecmo Knight

 

Paperboy 30 Years

125
6 Feb 14

A Moment Charles Cecil
Back To March 1980, December 1996
Classic Moments Tekken
EndGame Galaga '88
Feature Resurrecting Putty Squad, The Translation Kings
Feature Movie Licence Awards, Atari 8-bit: 35 Years Young
Future Classic #39 Xenoblade Chronicles
History of ToeJam & Earl
Homebrew Fuze, SGT Helmet Zero, Uncontrolled, Lamb Chops
In The Chair Howell Ivy
Making of Paradroid, Sinistar, Battletoads
Minority Report Acorn Archimedes Special: Star Fighter 3000, E-Type, Apocalypse
Readers Revival Rygar
Retro Revival The Story of Thor, Einhander, Advance Wars
Ultimate Guide #15 Paperboy

 

Speed Kings: Arcade Racers

124
9 Jan 14

A Moment Roy Fielding
Back To July 1980, November 1996
Bluffers Guide Arcade Racers
Classic Moments Lylat Wars / Star Fox 64
EndGame Streets of Rage 3
Feature How Activision Rewrote Videogame History, Atari XEGS Retrospective
From The Archives Wonder Boys: A Westone Retrospective
History of Boulder Dash
Homebrew Bomberland, Sacred Line: Genesis, Coconut Cake Caper, Battle of Hoth
In The Chair Jim Bagley
Making of Metropolis Street Racer, Altered Beast, Mined-Out, UFO: Enemy Unknown
Minority Report Chinese RPGS: Xin Xian Jian
Readers Revival Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
Retro Revival R-Type
Ultimate Guide #14 Bomb Jack
Unconverted Surprise Attack, Panodora's Palace, City Bomber, Hot Chase

 

Salamander

123
5 Dec 13

A Moment Miles Jacobson
Back To June 1980, October 1996
Classic Moments Sega Marine Fishing
EndGame Darkman
Feature Top Chumps - Gaming's Greatest Underdogs, 21 Budget Games
Future Classic #38 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
History of Killer Instinct, Cinemaware
Homebrew ABBUC Software Competition 2013, Submarine Rescue, Cadaverion, Valley of Treasures
In The Chair Garry Kitchen
Making of Comix Zone, Stonkers, Tempest 2000
Minority Report Atari ST Special: Lethal Xcess: Wings of Death II, Starray, Obsession
Readers Revival Deluxe Galaga
Retro Revival Vigilante, Haunted House
Story of Alex Kid - Gaming's Greatest Underdog
Ultimate Guide #13 Salamander
Unconverted Willow, Armored Warriors, Nemo, Slipstream

 

3DO: Ahead of its Time

122
8 Nov 13

A Moment Graeme Devine
Back To May 1980, September 1996
Classic Moments Mercs, Ecco the Dolphin
Desert Island Disks Phil Tossell
EndGame Rolling Thunder 2
Feature Ahead of its Time - A 3DO Retrospective (20 years)
Feature Miner Willy's Retirement Home (30 Years), C64 Games That Time Forgot,
From The Archives Software Creations - Bubbles, Baseball and Buzz Saws
History of Impossible Mission
Homebrew Guns 'N' Ghosts, Pitfall!, Brik, Mission: Moon
Making of Grand Theft Auto III, Creating Chaos - The Chaos Engine, Movie
Minority Report Apple II Special: Willy Byte in the Digital Dimension, Alien Mind, Power Bots
Readers Revival Oscar
Retro Revival Beetle Adventure Racing
Ultimate Guide #12 Forgotten Worlds

 

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

121
10 Oct 13

A Moment Smooth McGroove
Back To April 1980, August 1996
Bluffers Guide RPGs
Classic Moments Command & Conquer: Red Alert
EndGame Beneath A Steel Sky
Feature Compilation Kings, Fairchild Channel F Retrospective
From The Archives English Software
History of Rambo Video Games
Homebrew Alien 8, Classic Game Designer, Lab Escape, Titanium
Import Only Tobal 2
In The Chair Nigel Alderton
Making of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Bombuzal, Gribbley's Day Out
Minority Report Atari 7800 Special: Ninja Golf, Desert Falcon, Alien Brigade
Readers Revival Legend of Illusion: Starring Mickey Mouse
Retro Revival SNK Gals Fighter, Bishi Bashi Special
Ultimate Guide #11 Strider
Unconverted Vapor Trx, Cloak & Dagger, Batman, Sky Raider

 

Shadowrun

120
26 Sep 13

A Moment Burke Trieschmann
Back To January 1981, July 1996
Classic Moments Star Wars, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
EndGame Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Feature Your Videogame Icons, The Evolution of Beat'em-ups
From The Archives Access Software
Future Classic #37 Red Dead Redemption
History of Oddworld
Homebrew Amstrad CPC 16K Rom Competition, Malaika, The Speccies, Batz
Import Only Kaeru No Tame Ni Kane Wa Naru
In The Chair Colin Porch
Making of Shadowrun, Myth: History in the Making, The Sims

Minority Report Famicom Disk System Special: Otocky, Nazo No Murasame Jo, Falsion
Readers Revival Chuck Norris Superkicks
Retro Revival The Apprentice, The Young Ones, Rage Racer
Story of Earthworm Jim
Unconverted Spatter, Pig Newton, UFO Senshi Yohko Chan, Desert Breaker

 

Q*bert

119
15 Aug 13

A Moment Teddy Lee
Back To May 1981, June 1996
Bluffers Guide Brain Strain: Puzzle Games
Classic Moments Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
EndGame Prince of Persia
Feature Top 25 SNES Games, Atari Jaguar 20 Years On
From The Archives Zeppelin Games
Future Classic #36 Pikmin 2
History of Cannon Fodder
Homebrew Covertape #2, Russian Blob, Shmup!, Lunar Rescue
In The Chair Sandy White
Making of Super Castlevania IV, Deactivators, Counter Strike
Minority Report The Apprentice
Power Up Spectrum 128K
Readers Revival Richard Scarry's Busytown
Retro Revival Rainbow Walker, PaRappa The Rapper
Story of Q*bert

 

Flashback to the Future

118
18 Jul 13

A Moment Jordan Mechner
Back To
April 1981, May 1996
Bluffers Guide Shoot to Thrill! - Lightgun Games
Classic Moments Populous
Desert Island Disks Paul Norman
EndGame Jurassic Park
Feature Flashback to the Future, 30 Years of NES: A Celebration, Top 25 Mega Drive Games
From The Archives Mastertronic
Future Classic #35 Bayonneta
History of Dino Crisis
Homebrew Arcade Game Designer 4.0, Sir Abadol, Oh Mummy, Stairrunner
Making of Chequered Flag, Flight of the Amazon Queen, Defender of the Crown
Minority Report Atari Jaguar Missile Command, Protector: Special Edition, I-War
Readers Revival F17 Challenge
Retro Revival Sagaia, Tomb Raider
Unconverted Gunforce 2, 005, Prop Cycle, Mr Goemon

 

Forgotten Masterpiece: Sega Master System

117
20 Jun 13

A Moment Gary Winnick
Back To February 1981, April 1996
Classic Moments ToeJam & Earl
Collectors Guide Sega Master System
EndGame Tiger Road
Feature Capcom: 30 years 30 games, Space Invaders 35th: Invasion of the Coin Snatcher
Feature Myst Memories
From The Archives Naughty Dog
Future Classic #34 Kuru Kuru Kururin
Homebrew The Incredible Adventures of Moebius Goatlizard, Thunderturds, Funky Fungus, Ladybug
In The Chair Tom Kalinske
Making of Styx, Lost Vikings, Thief: The Dark Project
Minority Report Guardian
Readers Revival Nexus
Retro Revival Rolling Thunder, The Evil Dead
Story of Breakout

 

LucasArts: A Celebration

116
23 May 13

A Moment Peter McConnell
Back To September 1981, March 1996
Classic Moments IK+
Complete Guide Doctor Who
EndGame Sonic CD
Feature Inside The BBC Micro
From The Archives Taskset
Future Classic #33 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
History of Star Fox
Homebrew Gem Chaser, Heartbreak, Tetwels, Invasion of the Zombie Monsters
In The Chair Martin Edmondson
Making of NBA Jam, Crusader: No Remorse
Minority Report Atari 8-Bit Special: Henry's House, Crumble's Crisis, Nightmares
Readers Revival Flashback
Retro Revival Nibbler, Stop the Express
Story of Microsoft: Bill's Gateway to Games
Unconverted Aqua jack, SWAT Police, Atomic Boy, Parallel Turn

 

Will Right SimCity

115
25 Apr 13

A Moment Stuart Ross
Back To August 1981, February 1996
Classic Moments F-Zero
EndGame The Super Spy
Feature 10 Launch Disasters, 30 Essential Shoot'em-ups
From The Archives Interceptor Software
Future Classic #32 Ico
History of Seventies Home Computers, Chase H.Q.
Homebrew Knights and Demons, Bomb On Pixel City, The Inheritance, Asteroids Emulator
In The Chair Chris Huelsbeck
Legacy of SimCity
Making of Indiana Jones Triple Bill, Adventure
Minority Report Mega CD Special: Heart of the Alien, Jurassic Park, Panic!
Readers Revival Dragon Crystal
Retro Revival Marvel Land, Klax
Ultimate Guide #10 The New Zealand Story

 

30 Years of Dragons Lair

114
28 Mar 13

A Moment Doug TenNapel
Back To July 1981, January 1996
Cheap As Chips Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
EndGame Shaq-Fu
Feature 30 Years of Dragon's Lair, Remembering Deathchase,
20 Killer PC Games
Feature Evolution of Platformers, PlayStation 2: A Celebration 2000-2013
From The Archives Bizarre Creations
Future Classic #31 No More Heroes
Homebrew You Have To Win The Game, Structris, Oils Well, El Hobbit (Vah-Ka's Cut)
Import Only AAH! Harimanada
In The Chair Mark Turmell
Making of Wriggler, Bubsy in Clawed Encounters of the Furred Kind
Readers Revival Metal Marine
Retro Revival ATV Simulator, Kirbys Dream Course, Wave Race 64
Ultimate Guide #9 Punch-Out!
Unconverted Devil World, Megadon, Galactic Warriors, Kabuki-Z

 

Amiga 500

113
28 Feb 13

A Moment Scott Adams
Back To June 1981, December 1995
Classic Game Pang
Cheap As Chips Kokotoni Wilf
Collectors Guide Amiga 500
EndGame Tekken 2
Feature The Mysterious Crash, Greatest Videogame Bosses, Conversion Kings
Feature Shadowfire: Out of the Shadows, Into the Fire
Future Classic #30 Rogue Galaxy
History of Micro Machines
Homebrew Wonderland, Deadline, Impact!, Teodoro No Sabe Volar
In The Chair Steve Kelly
Making of Planescape: Torment
Minority Report Commodore 16 Special: Tube Runner, Auto Zone, Timeslip
Readers Revival Chuckie Egg 2
Retro Revival Theme Hospital, Moon Patrol

 

30 Greatest Ever Power-Ups

112
31 Jan 13

A Moment Kurt Kalata
Back To March 1981, November 1995
Collectors Guide Sega Mega Drive
EndGame Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
Feature 30 Greatest Ever Power-Ups, The King of Chaos
From The Archives Special FX
Future Classic #29 Dead Space
Gaming Legends Sid Meier
History of Civilization
Homebrew Lumascii, Christmas Carol Vs The Ghost of Christmas Presents, Mary Poppins, Avalanche
In The Chair Jordan Mechner
Making of Rex, Star Castle
Readers Revival Don Doko Don
Retro Revival Rocket Knight Adventures, Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon
Retro Shamer Back to the Future Part II
Unconverted Mysterious Stones - Dr. John's Adventure, Thunder Ceptor, Radical Radial, Ken-Go

 

Lode Runner 30th

111
3 Jan 13

A Moment Brian Baglow
Back To October 1981, October 1995
Cheap As Chips Stoneheep
Desert Island Disks Shahid Ahmad
EndGame Total Recall
Feature The Evolution of the PC Engine, 20 Sega Games You've Never Played, Back To Basic
From The Archives Imagitech Design
Future Classic #28 Portal
Gaming Legends David Perry
Homebrew Hardsync 1st Mix, Down, Asteroids Emulator, Totems
Making of Lode Runner, Carrier Command, Rampart, Warcraft: Orcs & Humans
Minority Report Magical Puzzle Popils
Readers Revival Crush, Crumble & Chomp!
Retro Revival Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Agony, Rally Speedway
Unconverted Trick Trap 1771, Dr. Micro, Ultra X Weapon, Dark Tower

 

Nintendo Legends

110
6 Dec 12

A Moment Kevin Toms
Back To August 1985, September 1995
Cheap As Chips World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
EndGame Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Feature The Lord of Midnight - Mike Singleton, Nintendo Legends, The Music Men 
Feature Revisiting Bullfrog: 25 Years On, SCUMM Origins, 25 Games To Get You In The Festive Spirit
Future Classic #27 Viewtiful Joe
Homebrew Ridiculous Reality, Knightmare ZX, Streemerz, Crimbo
In The Chair Jeff Minter
Making of Sensible World of Soccer, Baldur's Gate, Uplink
Readers Revival Bumpy
Retro Revival Slalom, Grand Prix, Frank N Stein

 

The Ultimate Years

109
8 Nov 12

A Moment Artmagic
Back To May 1982, August 1995
Classic Game Sonic The Hedgehog 3
Cheap As Chips Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior
EndGame Operation Stealth
Feature The Ultimate Years, After Tetris, SNES Mode 7 Heaven, Half-Life Special
From The Archives Cascade Games
Future Classic #26 Mirrors Edge
Gaming Legends Jack Tramiel
History of Bullet Heaven: Contra, 20 Years of Kirby
Homebrew SQRXZ, Penguino, Mole Rat, Tiny Lynx Adventure
In The Chair Eugene Evans
Making of Point Blank, Hat Trick
Minority Report Arena: Maze of Death
Readers Revival Sweet Home
Retro Revival Sly Spy
Unconverted Hook, Funky Jet, Phantom II, D-CON

 

Psygnosis: End of An Era

108
11 Oct 12

A Moment Florent Gorges
Back To April 1982, July 1995
Classic Game Wonder Boy III
Cheap As Chips Jack the Nipper
EndGame World Heroes 2: J Max's Ending
Feature Legacy of Psygnosis, Before Videogames, Tales from the Retro Crypt
Feature It's Alive! The Konix Multi-System Is Back, A Journey into the Heart of Doom
From The Archives Digital Integration
Gaming Legends Shigeru Miyamoto
History of Final Fantasy
Homebrew Mage: The Enchanted Crystals, Imaginario Colectivo, Mazezam Challenge
Homebrew Vade Retro, Atic Atac
Import Only Umihara Kawase
Making of Renegade, Wacky Waiters
Readers Revival Alien
Retro Revival Pilotwings

 

30 Years of Robotron

107
13 Sep 12

A Moment Derek Yu
Back To March 1982, June 1995
Cheap As Chips Street Racer
EndGame Super Soccer
Feature 30 Years of Robotron, Core Gaming: 35 Years of Apple II
Feature 25 Years/Evolution of Street Fighter, iOS Gems
From The Archives Alternative Software
Future Classic #25 Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3
History of Pitfall! 30th
Homebrew Sabre Wulf, Snail Maze, Phantomas En El Museo, Surfshooter, Soulless
In The Chair Dennis Koble
Making of Major Havoc, Battle Squadron, Kane I+II
Minority Report Little Samson
Readers Revival 3D Stock Car Championship
Retro Revival Starstrike II, Mighty Bomb Jack
Unconverted Mystic Warriors, Cosmic Cop, Zippy Bug, Yamoto

 

Electronic Dreams

106
16 Aug 12

A Moment Keith Hamilton
Back To February 1982, May 1995
Classic Game Diddy Kong Racing
EndGame Alien Storm
Feature Electronic Dreams: The Rise of the Portable Arcade
Feature 20 Nintendo Games You've Never Played, Inside The Classic Game Room
Feature The Amiga Underground, 30 Years of the Commodore 64
Future Classic #24 Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny
Homebrew Soulless, Bouncing Bomb: Redux, Mowleco, Line Runner, Lost Disks of Sam
Import Only Twinkle Tale
In The Chair Julian Rignall
Making of Uridium, Liberation
Minority Report PC Engine Special: Gain Ground SX, Volfied, Cratermaze
Readers Revival Gradius III
Retro Revival Blue Print, Laser Squad, Time Pilot
Retro Shamer WWF Wrestlemania
Unconverted Riding Fight, Marine Date, Final Star Force, Under Fire

 

Origin Of Electronic Arts 30th

105
19 Jul 12

A Moment Jim Bagley
Back To January 1982, April 1995
Cheap As Chips The Lion King
Desert Island Disks Greatest Hits
EndGame Monster Party
Feature Origin Of Electronic Arts, On The Trail Of Mire Mare, Atari ST: The Neverending Story
Feature The Dungeon Masters, If it ain't broke... clone it! Xbox Live Indie Games
From The Archives Image Work
Future Classic #23 Jak & Daxter: The Precursor Legacy
History of Controversy "Controversial Games"
Homebrew Lost Disks of Sam, Fairy Well, Majikazo, Atlas, The Remaking of Downfall
Instant Expert #3 Electronic Arts
Making of Carmageddon, Tempest, The Daley Thompson Series
Minority Report Sword of Destiny
Readers Revival Crusoe
Retro Revival Super Soccer, Dynamite Duke
Unconverted Major Havoc, Riot, The Lost Castle in Darkmist, Mad Crasher

 

40 Years of Pong

104
21 Jun 12

A Moment Rod Lawton
Back To December 1981, March 1995
Cheap As Chips Dungeon Keeper
Classic Game Contact Sam Cruise, Lords of Chaos
Collectors Guide Vectrex
EndGame Zombie Ate My Neighbors
Feature Kick Off: A Football Legacy, Back To Skool Daze, GameCube Gems, Working Class Heroes
From The Archives Electric Dreams
Homebrew XNX, Darc, Downfall, Nu Pagadi!, Making of More Tea Vicar?
In The Chair Nick Jones
Making of Tekken, iBall
Readers Revival Caesar The Cat
Retro Revival Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure, Flying Shark
Story of Pong

 

Inside the Atari 2600

103
24 May 12

A Moment Lennie Moore
Back To November 1981, February 1995
Bluffers Guide Flight Simulators
Classic Game Thunder Force III
Desert Island Disks Andy O'Neil
EndGame Chase HQ: Special Criminal Investigation
Feature Inside the Atari 2600, 40 Reasons Why Atari Changed Gaming, Self-Preservation Society
Future Classic #22 Metroid Prime
Homebrew Hell Racer, UWOL: Quest For Money, Woolly Jumper, Vamperi, The Making of BB4CPC
Import Only Majyuuou
Instant Expert #2 Loop Drop Games
Making of Double Dragon, Citadel, Hogs Of War
Readers Revival Akira
Retro Revival Alien Syndrome, Cobra
Retro Shamer The Flintstones
Signature Series Diablo

 

Star Wars X-Wing Saga

102
26 Apr 12

A Moment Lloyd Mangram
Back To July 1982, January 1995
Cheap As Chips Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts
Classic Game Kid Icarus
EndGame Darkman
Feature 30 Years of the ZX Spectrum, Virtual Boy: More Than Meets The Eye
From The Archives Salamander Software
Future Classic #21 The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
History of Wipeout
Homebrew More Tea Vicar?, Mr Beanbag, Driar, Mecha 8
In The Chair Ian Livingstone
Instant Expert #1 Fighting Fantasy
Making of Cybernoid, The X-Wing Saga, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Minority Report Metal Warriors
Readers Revival Transylvania
Retro Revival Twin Kingdom Valley, Lemmings 2: The Tribes, Out To Lunch

 

Ocean Behind the Scenes

101
29 Mar 12

A Moment Andy Wear
Back To June 1982, December 1984
Cheap As Chips Gynoug
Classic Game Zaxxon
Collectors Guide NES: Nintendo Entertainment System
EndGame The New Zealand Story
Feature BBC Micro: Re-Educating the Masses, 25 Years of Metal Gear, A Life on the Ocean Wave
From The Archives Beau Jolly
Future Classic #20 Jet Set Radio Future
Homebrew R-Type, Jars' Revenge, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, Cometfall, Diary of RG Rampage
Making of Lucky & Wild, The Hobbit
Readers Revival Dragon's Lair, Oids
Retro Revival Catcha Snatcha
Unconverted Dyna Gear, Exicting Soccer, Nova 2001, Oni - The Ninja Master

 

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100
1 Mar 12

A Moment Mark Jones
Back To January 1983, November 1994
Classic Game Elite
EndGame Bubble Bobble
Feature Happy 100th Issue, Inside The ZX Spectrum, Eastern Blocks: Game Boy Tetris
Feature The Music Man: Rob Hubbard Interview, Bar's Odyssey: Ralph Baer & Magnavox Odyssey 
Feature 100 Classic Gaming Moments, David Crane's Tricks of the Trade
Feature Crash & Burn: US Videogame Crash 1982 - 1984
Free Reprint of Retro Gamer Magazine Issue 1 
Homebrew RG Rampage C64 Type-in, Bubble Bobble For CPC, Jumping, Seaweed Assault, Shoot
In The Chair Andrew Braybrook
Making of Sonic The Hedgehog, Grand Theft Auto
Readers Revival Developer Special Robotron:2084 Eugene Jarvis, Dangerous Dave John Romero

 

3D Monster Maze

99
2 Feb 12

A Moment Jonathan Temples
Back To December 1982, October 1994
Classic Game Bruce Lee, Golden Axe
EndGame Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - Blanka
Feature Top 25 Amstrad Games, Playground Battles Commodore Versus ZX Spectrum
From The Archives Platinum Productions
Future Classic #19 Baldurs Gate: Dark Alliance
History of Soul Calibur
Homebrew Shoot'em Up Destruction Set 2, Fickle, Coracle, Canabalt, Prince of Persia
In The Chair Eric Chahi
Making of 3D Monster Maze, Monty Pythons Flying Circus, Thing On A Spring
Minority Report Gekisha Boy
Readers Revival Planetiod
Retro Revival Zynaps, Robocop Versus The Terminator
Signature Series Mega Man
Unconverted Rail Chase, Tank Force, Rock N Rage, Superior Soldiers

 

The Making of Metal Slug

98
5 Jan 12

A Moment David Darling
Back To November 1982, September 1994
Cheap As Chips Wonder Boy In Monster Land
Coin-Op Capers #12 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Collectors Guide Sega Game Gear
EndGame B.O.B
From The Archives Rainbird Software
Future Classic #18 The Warriors
History of Space Harrier
Homebrew Dingo, Mighty Jill Off, Out-Space, Byte Me, Retro City Rampage
In The Chair Bruce Everiss, Paul Anderson
Making of Metal Slug, Alone in the Dark 1&2, Alundra, Oddworld Abe's Oddysee, Splat
Readers Revival Dragonia
Retro Revival Thanatos, Target: Renegade
Unconverted A.B Cop, Rollergames, Eight Forces, Ninja Clowns

 

Festive Special

97
8 Dec 11

A Moment Rawson Stovall
Back To October 1982, August 1994
Classic Game Strykers Run
EndGame Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Feature Covertape Wars, Gary Bracey, The Lynx Effect
From The Archives CRL Group
Future Classic #17 Dark Chronicle
History of Frogger, Dragon Quest
Homebrew Prince of Persia, Buzzsaw+ Foxton Locks Mix, Pepper 2, Space Disposal, Armalyte
Making of Batty, Super Star Wars Trilogy, Aztec Challenge, Zzap!64, The Sacred Armour of Antiriad
Minority Report Ironclad
Readers Revival Moley Christmas
Retro Revival Basildon Bond, Power Strike
Retro Shamer Time Killers

 

Final Fantasy VII

96
10 Nov 11

A Moment Eric Chahi
Back To September 1982, July 1994
Cheap As Chips Dino Crisis
Classic Game Toobin
Desert Island Disks David Leitch
EndGame Prince of Persia
Feature Top 25 Commodore 64 Games
From The Archives Domark
Future Classic #16 Panzer Dragoon Orta
History of Jetman
Homebrew Frank N Stein Re-Booted, Changs Adventure, Manhole, Patrol In Space, Dingo
Making of Final Fantasy VII, Radiant Silvergun, Kid Chameleon, The Revenge of Shinobi
Obscura Machina #9 Sharp X68000
Readers Revival Firelord
Retro Revival Mr TNT, Zombie Nation
Story of Monty Mole
Unconverted Osman, Kaiser Knuckle, R-Shark, The Battle Road

 

Bubble Bobble

95
13 Oct 11

A Moment Ken Levine
Back To August 1982, June 1994
Cheap As Chips Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis
Classic Game Castlevania Bloodlines
Collectors Guide Sinclair ZX Spectrum
EndGame Zool
Feature Bubble Bobble 25th: Bubble Memories
From The Archives Krisalis
Future Classic #15 Fahrenheit
History of Resident Evil
Homebrew Hyperviper, Bell Hopper, Wunderchar$, Way of the Exploding Foot
In The Chair Gary Penn
Making of Alien Trilogy, FIFA International Soccer, Project Firestart
Readers Revival Battletoads, Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja
Retro Revival Ramparts
Unconverted The Ninja Kids, Spinal Breakers, Out Zone, Lady Master of Kung Fu

 

Maniac Mansion

94
15 Sep 11

A Moment Malcolm Evans
Back To December 1989, May 1994
Bluffers Guide Construction Software
Classic Game Trashman, Discworld
EndGame Toejam & Earl
Feature Chapter And Versus (Capcom Crossover Fighters), The Art of Amiga, The Best GBA Games
From The Archives Atari Corporation Part 2
Future Classic #14 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
Homebrew Space Harrier, Sheepoid, The Keep, Lode Runner
Making of Maniac Mansion, Slightly Magic, Jones in the Fast Lane
Minority Report Aldynes
Obscura Machina #8 Pippin
Readers Revival Mortal Kombat II
Retro Revival Batman: The Videogame, First Samurai, UGH!, Fortress
Retro Shamer Rex Ronan: Experimental Surgeon
Unconverted G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Nitro Ball, Professor Pac-Man, Riot City

 

Computer Space

93
18 Aug 11

A Moment Duncan Jones
Back To November 1989, April 1994
Cheap As Chips Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!
Classic Game Parodius
Collectors Guide Super Nintendo
Coin-Op Capers #11 Rastan
EndGame The Lost Vikings
Feature Board of Videogames, 30 Years of Galaga
From The Archives Atari Corporation Part 1
Future Classic #13 Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner
Homebrew NES Virus Cleaner, Frantic Freddy, Octopus, Nanako In Classic Japanese Monster Castle
Making of Computer Space, Nodes of Yesod
Minority Report Kishin Douji Zenki FX: Vajura Fight
Readers Revival Cuthbert In The Jungle
Retro Revival Crusader: No Remorse, Werewolves of London
Signature Series Quake
Unconverted Shock Troopers, Tazz Mania, Power Drive, Mad Motor

 

Game Over for 8-Bit

92
21 Jul 11

A Moment Chuck Sommerville
Back To October 1989, March 1994
Bluffers Guide Vector Games
Cheap As Chips Dino Park Tycoon
Classic Game The GG Shinobi
Collectors Guide Amstrad CPC
EndGame Cruis'n World
Feature End of the 8-Bits
Future Classic #12 Gitaroo Man
History of Final Fight
Homebrew Jim Slim, Chopper Drop, Robots, Dino
In The Chair Steve Turner
Making of Grim Fandango, Chariot Race
Readers Revival Blinkys Scary School
Retro Revival The Firemen, Pac-Land
Signature Series Ninja Gaiden
Ultimate Guide #8 U.N. Squadron

 

20 Years of Sonic

91
23 Jun 11

A Moment Steve Wilcox
Back To September 1989, February 1994
Cheap As Chips Fairlight
Classic Game Solomons Key, Total Eclipse
EndGame Hammerin Harry
Feature Sonic Boom 20th, Spectrum Games That Time Forgot
From The Archives Treasure
Future Classic #11 P.N.03
Homebrew Cray-5, Mashed Turtles, Hora Bruja, Clone
Import Only Wonder Project J
In The Chair Michel Ancel
Making of Sonic Adventure, Bugaboo The Flea, North & South, The Untouchables
Minority Report Pieces
Obscura Machina #7 Panasonic M2
Readers Revival Hunchback
Retro Revival Zap't'Balls, Highway Encounter
Ultimate Guide #7 Smash T.V.
Unconverted The Outfoxies, Dog Fight, Enforce, Mad Crash

 

The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time

90
26 May 11

A Moment Shaun Southern
Back To August 1989, January 1994
Bluffers Guide Mac Gaming
Collectors Guide Sega Saturn
Desert Island Disks Ian Grieve
EndGame Prime Time Fighter
Feature The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time: Links Reawakening
From The Archives Westwood Studios
Future Classic #10 The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures
Homebrew Hard Hat Harry, Hyper Viper, NES 15, Kolmik Deluxe Edition
Making of Knightmare, Crash Bandicoot, Rayman
Minority Report Gauntlet: The Third Encounter
Readers Revival Virtua Fighter
Retro Revival World Games, Earnest Evans
Retro Shamer The A-Team
Ultimate Guide #6 The Legend of Zelda
Unconverted Bucky O'Hare, Tropical Angel, Super Space Fortress Macross, Survival Arts

 

Commodore C64

89
28 Apr 11

A Moment Chris Sorrell
Back To July 1989, December 1993
Cheap As Chips Jill of the Jungle
Classic Game Contra III: The Alien Wars
Collectors Guide Commodore 64
EndGame Street Fighter Alpha 3
Feature Street Fighter II 20th, Ridge Racer: Drift King
From The Archives Brøderbund
Future Classic #9 Knights of the Old Republic
Homebrew Sub Hunter, Lady Kakerlak, Gimme Bright, The Wicked Father
In the Chair Raffaele Cecco
Making of Sprint 2, Pirate Adventure, Starquake, Resident Evil Gaiden
Mapped #03 Starquake
Minority Report Zorgons Revenge
Readers Revival Tom Thumb
Retro Revival Die Hard, How to be a Complete Bastard, Jetpack
Unconverted 64th Street: A Detective Story, 4-D Warriors, Pioneer Balloon, Horizon

 

Missile Command

88
31 Mar 11

A Moment Andreas Axelsson
Back To May 1989, November 1993
Cheap As Chips T.L.L. Tornado Low Level
Classic Game Star Wars: Dark Forces
Coin-Op Capers #10 Missile Command
Desert Island Disks John Newcomer
EndGame Laser Ghost
Feature Attack of the Clones, Cave Story
From The Archives Firebird Software
Future Classic #8 Devil May Cry 3 Dante's Awakening
History of Road Rash: Grazing Saddles
Homebrew Utter Tripe, Boulder Logic, Space Trip, UWOL 2
Making of PGA Tour Golf, Missile Command
Mapped #2 Exolon
Minority Report Nemesis '90 Kai
Obscura Machina #6 Fairchild Channel F
Readers Revival Landstalker - The Treasures of King Nole
Retro Revival Daredevil Dennis, Gods, Mickey Mouse
Unconverted Night Slashers, Hard Head, Red Alert, Violence Fight

 

The Collector's Guide To N64

87
3 Mar 11

A Moment Simon Butler
Back To April 1989, October 1993
Cheap As Chips Haunting Starring Polterguy
Collectors Guide Nintendo 64
EndGame Total Carnage
Feature Duke Nukem: Hail To The Duke, Shadow of the Beast: Beauty of the Beasts
From The Archives Incentive Software
Future Classic #7 Astro Boy: Omega Factor
Homebrew Repton: The Lost Realms, Stamp Quest, Nanako In Classic Japanese Monster Castle, UWOL: Quest For Money
In the Chair Al Lowe
Making of Revenge of the Mutant Camels, The Lotus Series, Jet Set Willy II
Obscura Machina #5 SNES Satellaview
Readers Revival Coca-Cola Kid
Retro Revival PC Genjin, Spider-Man: The Video Game
Unconverted Magical Crystals, Angel Kids, ZZYZZYXX, Black Heart

 

Isometric Evolution

86
3 Feb 11

A Moment Tim Skelly
Back To March 1989, September 1993
Bluffers Guide Isometric Games
Classic Game Civilization II
Coin-Op Capers #9 Turbo OutRun
EndGame Superfrog
Feature Changing Worlds
From The Archives Mikro-Gen
Future Classic #6 Luigi's Mansion
History of Streets of Rage: Taking Back The Streets
Homebrew Ghost Castle 2, Genesis: Dawn of a New Day, Impossible Mission, Blade Buster
Lets All Play Super Castlevania IV
Making of Zub, Druid, Starglider
Mapped #1 Ant Attack
Obscura Machina #4 Fujitsu FM Towns Marty
Readers Revival Go To Hell
Retro Revival Bugaboo The Flea, Jetpac, 3D Deathchase, Stix
Retro Shamer Wild Streets
Unconverted Battletoads, Dead Connection, Karate Blazers, Downtown

 

Secret of Mana

85
6 Jan 11

A Moment John Wilson
Back To February 1989, August 1993
Cheap As Chips Deflektor
Classic Game Fiendish Freddy's Big Top O' Fun
EndGame Ecco the Dolphin
Feature Secret of Mana: The Secrets of Mana
From The Archives Virgin Games Part 2
Future Classic #5 God Hand
History of Lemmings: March of the Lemmings
Homebrew Smurf Challenge, Ball to the Walls, D-pad Hero 2, Mission 2 Mir
Import Only Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken
In the Chair Tim Wright
Making of Sonic Spinball, The Pit, Jr Pac-Man, Where Time Stood Still
Obscura Machina #3 Tatung Einstein
Readers Revival Tarzan: Lord of the Jungle
Retro Revival Total Recall, Super Chase HQ
Ultimate Guide #5 Flashback
Unconverted Rave Racer, Robocop 2, Thunder Cross, Guardians of the Hood

 

25 Years of Rare

84
9 Dec 10

A Moment Richard Leinfellner
Back To January 1989, July 1993
Cheap As Chips Seymour Goes to Hollywood
Classic Game Stunt Car Racer
Desert Island Disks Steve Woita
EndGame Chelnov: Atomic Runner
Feature Rare 25th: A Rare Glimpse, Greastest Adventure Games that weren't by LucasArts
From The Archives Virgin Games Part 1
Future Classic #4 Shadow of the Colossus
Homebrew Horace in the Mystic Woods, Minestorm, Space Pixy, Cheril of the Bosque
Making of Banshee, The Terminal Man, Betrayal At Krondor
Obscura Machina #2 Capcom Power System Changer
Readers Revival Castlevania Legends
Retro Revival Daze Before Christmas, The Untouchables, Coin-Op Hits
Unconverted Tecmo Knight, Racing Hero, Off The Wall, Scud Hammer
Why You Must Play Master of Orion

 

The Ape Escapes

83
11 Nov 10

A Moment Jim Bagley
Back To December 1988, June 1993
Cheap As Chips Heimdall
Coin-Op Capers #8 Donkey Kong
EndGame Last Battle
Feature Don't Copy That Floppy
From The Archives Radical Software
Future Classic #3 Drill Dozer
History of Donkey Kong Country: Going Ape, The Complete James Bond Games: Licence to Kill
Homebrew Orion Prime, QBIQS, Morph, Little 15
In the Chair Allan Alcorn
Making of Primal Rage, Harvest Moon
Obscura Machina #1 C64GS - The Games System
Readers Revival Ghost Manor
Retro Revival Black Lamp, Ultimate Play The Game: The Collected Works
Unconverted The Cliffhanger: Edward Randy, The Karate Tournament, Lasso, Terra Force

 

Mario 25th

82
14 Oct 10

A Moment Hal Barwood
Back To November 1988, May 1993
Boss Rush Darth Vader
Classic Game Impossible Mission
EndGame Super Mario Bros 2
Feature 2D Gaming: Here and Back Again
From The Archives Parker Brothers
Future Classic #2 Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
History of Mario: Mr Video Game
Homebrew Stormlord, Magic Tokens, Halo 2600, UWOL: Quest For Money
In the Chair Sid Meier
Making of Leather Goddesses of Phobos, GORF, Pilotwings 64
Readers Revival The Dambusters
Retro Revival Super Mario 64, Bank Panic, We Are The Champions
Same Name Different Game #12 Bionic Commando
Ultimate Guide #4 Super Mario Bros 3
Unconverted Lucky & Wild, NY Captor, Fighter & Attacker, Night Stocker

 

Laser Squad

81
16 Sep 10

A Moment Lorne Lanning
Back To October 1988, April 1993
Cheap As Chips Zoop
Collectors Corner Every Pal Xbox Game
EndGame Gunstar Heroes
Feature Julian Gollop: Lord of Chaos
From The Archives Micromega
Future Classic #1 Metroid: Zero Mission
Homebrew Invasion of the Zombie Monsters, Sir Abadol, Pipe Panic, Night of the Ninja
Import Only Rendering Ranger: R2
Making of Ms Pac-Man, Wizards & Warriors, Destruction Derby, The Day Of The Tentacle
Readers Revival Myth: History In The Making
Retro Revival Disney's Aladdin, Quo Vadis, Soft Aid
Retroinspection
Pokemon Mini
Same Name Different Game #10 Sonic The Hedgehog, #11 Sonic The Hedgehog 2
Ultimate Guide #3 The Revenge Of Shinobi
Unconverted R-Type Leo, Konami '88, Dingo, Haunted Castle

 

Axelay

80
19 Aug 10

A Moment Eric Schwartz
Back To September 1988, March 1993
Cheap As Chips Asterix
Classic Game Bill & Ted's Excellent Gameboy Adventure
Coin-Op Capers #7 Ikari Warriors
Desert Island Disks Larry DeMar
EndGame Tekken 2
From The Archives Dynamix
History of Excite Bike
Homebrew Trooper: Point 5, Virus, King of Pong, Neopong
Lets All Play Axelay
Making of Bad Influence
Readers Revival Civilization II
Retro Revival The Lords Of Midnight, Cylon Attack, Little Nemo: The Dream Master
Retro Shamer Back to the Future Part III
Retroinspection Atari 5200
Same Name Different Game #9 Batman Returns
Ultimate Guide #2 Axelay
Unconverted Domino Man, Gaia Crusaders, Kuri Kinton, Kamikaze Cabbie

 

Rainbow Islands

79
22 Jul 10

A Moment Alex Trowers
Back To August 1988, February 1993
Cheap As Chips Ecco the Dolphin
Classic Game Starfox 64
Definitive Centipede
EndGame Mega Man 2
From The Archives Superior Software
Homebrew Minion BBC Collection, Olticrun, Evil Magician's Return, Diagonal Ball 2
In the Chair David Crane
Lets All Play Rainbow Islands
Making of Lunar Lander, Micro Machines, Star Raiders, Kikstart Series
Readers Revival Dig Dug II
Retro Revival Monty no Doki Doki Daisassou, Elevator Action, They Sold A Million
Retro Shamer World Cup Carnival
Retroinspection Gamate
Same Name Different Game #8 Alien 3
Ultimate Guide #1 Rainbow Islands
Unconverted Diet Go Go, Sky Fox (AKA Exerizer), Pound For Pound, Sasuke vs Commander

 

Loving Lara

78
24 Jun 10

A Moment Steve Lycett
Back To July 1988, January 1993
Boss Rush Yorgle, Rhindle And Grundle (Adventure)
Classic Game Monty On The Run
Collectors Corner Game Gear
EndGame Flashback
Feature Loving Lara Croft, Thunder Force: Feel The Thunder
From The Archives Magnetic Scrolls
Homebrew Adventures In Time, Spike, Heart Stealer, Diamondz
In the Chair Roland Perry
Making of Rock Star Ate My Hamster, Shenmue, Xybots
Readers Revival Zelda II: The Adventure Of Link
Retro Revival Bloody Wolf, Repton, Aquanaut
Retro Shamer Awesome Possum... Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt
Retroinspection Atari 7800
Unconverted Alien Vs Predator, JJ Squawkers, Killer Comet, Burning Rival

 

Prince of Persia

77
27 May 10

A Moment Ste Pickford
Back To June 1988, December 1992
Cheap As Chips Unirally
Coin-Op Capers #6 Super Hang-On
Collectors Corner Jaguar, Dreamcast and various
Desert Island Disks Neil Thompson
EndGame Starfox
Feature Prince of Persia: A Prince Among Games
From The Archives Hewson Consultants
Homebrew Dead On Time, Berzerk MMX, UWOL: Quest For Money, Kyd Cadet
Lets All Play Streets of Rage II
Making of Zork, A Boy And His Blob: Trouble On Blobolonia, Beatle Quest
Readers Revival The Three Stooges
Retro Revival Castlevania, Karnov
Retro Shamer Predator
Retroinspection Sega 32X
Same Name Different Game #1 Ghostbusters, #2 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
Same Name Different Game #3 Shadow Dancer, #4 Sparkster, #5 Sonic Blast Man
Same Name Different Game #6 Action Biker, #7 Jurassic Park
Unconverted Vendetta, Dino Rex, Radar Scope, Magical Cat Adventure

 

Game Room

76
29 Apr 10

A Moment Masaya Matsuura
Back To May 1988, November 1992
Boss Rush Zombie Pirate Lechuck (Monkey Island)
Classic Game Chrono Trigger
Definitive The 25 Best 8-Bit Arcade Conversions of All Time
EndGame Real Bout Fatal Fury
Feature Game Room: Digital Dreams, Golden Axe: Axes To Grind: The Legend Of Golden Axe
From The Archives Traveller's Tales
Homebrew Island of Secrets, Worm!, Bombs Away, Box Reloaded
Making of Strider, Vib-Ribbon, Rouge, Trailblazer and Cosmic Causeway
Readers Revival Alien 3: The Gun
Retro Revival Stampede, Chickin Chase, Mikie
Retroinspection Apple II

 

John Romero

75
31 Mar 10

A Moment Dave Grossman
Back To April 1988, October 1992
Cheap As Chips Plok!
Classic Game Rez
Collectors Corner Neo Geo Pocket
Desert Island Disks Steve Bristow
EndGame Comix Zone
Feature Dizzy's Eggshellent Adventures
From The Archives Tynesoft
Homebrew UWOL: Quest For Money, Avoid, Blox 2, The Space Limits II
In the Chair John Romero
Lets All Play Beach-Head
Making of The Addams Family, Road Blasters
Readers Revival Jasper
Retro Revival NBA Jam, Game Over, Dr Mario
Retro Shamer The Scout Steps Out
Retroinspection Nintendo Famicom Disk System
Unconverted Dancing Eyes, Jack Rabbit, Crime Fighters, Black Panther
Why You Must Play Wonder Boy In Monster Land

 

The Definitive Ghosts 'N Goblins

74
3 Mar 10

A Moment Jon Hare
Back To March 1988, September 1992
Cheap As Chips Pilotwings
Classic Game The New Zealand Story
Coin-Op Capers #5 Double Dragon
Collectors Corner Sealed NES Games
Definitive Ghosts 'N Goblins
EndGame Total Recall
Feature Controlling History (joystick, game pad)
Homebrew Spectrum Games Bible, British Bob, Rick Dangerous, Pringles
Import Only Aquales
In the Chair David Braben
Making of XOR, Spy vs Spy Trilogy, Tapper, Puggsy
Readers Revival I, Ball
Retro Revival Hudson Hawk, Quackshot Starring Donald Duck
Retroinspection SAM Coupe'
Unconverted Zoo Keeper, Blood Bros, Biomechanical Toy, American Speedway

 

The Ultimate Hero

73
4 Feb 10

A Moment Martin Hollis
Back To February 1988, August 1992
Cheap As Chips Two Crude Dudes
Classic Game Uridium
Collectors Corner Handhelds
EndGame Robocop Versus The Terminator
From The Archives Durell Software
History of The Ultimate Hero: Sabreman
Homebrew Retaliot, Ghastly Night, Battle Box, King's Valley
Import Only La Abadia Del Crimen
In the Chair Martyn Brown
Making of Return Fire, Simon, Dan Dare, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Retro Revival Harvest Moon, Burger Time, Super Monaco GP
Retro Shamer Rise of the Robots
Retroinspection Colecovision
Unconverted 13 Games Never To Leave The Arcade

 

Gradius

72
7 Jan 10

A Moment Philip Oliver
Back To January 1988, July 1992
Boss Rush Wario
Classic Game The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
Coin-Op Capers #4 Nemesis
Collectors Corner Arcade Cabinets
Desert Island Disks John Gibson
EndGame Toki
Feature A Decade of Fallout
Homebrew Slubberdegullion, Attackwave, Sokoban, Juno First
Import Only Pulseman
In the Chair Stephen Crow
Making of Frenzy, Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom/Shadow Over Mystara, Driver, Bubble Ghost
Readers Revival Faxanadu
Retro Revival Todd's Adventures In Slime World, Arabian Fight, Greendog: The Beached Surfer Dude
Retro Shamer Last Action Hero
Retroinspection Sinclair ZX80

 

After Burner

71
10 Dec 09

A Moment Jeff Minter
Back To November 1987, June 1992
Bluffers Guide DOS Gaming
Boss Rush Dragon Breed
Cheap As Chips Winter Games
Classic Game Space Channel 5
Coin-Op Capers #3 After Burner
EndGame Dick Tracy
Feature The SID Crowd, Crash 25th: A True Crash Smash
From The Archives RamJam Corporation
Homebrew The Wild Bunch, Robotron: 6128, Homebrew, Super Cobra
In the Chair Peter Molyneux
Making of ToeJam & Earl
Readers Revival Half Life
Retro Revival Myriad, Pinball: Revenge of the Gator
Retroinspection Sony Playstation
Why You Must Play Yie Ar Kung-FU

 

Tales from Monkey Island

70
12 Nov 09

A Moment Mike Hally
Back To October 1987, May 1992
Boss Rush Big Boss Metal Gear
Cheap As Chips Mercs
Classic Game Gribbly's Day Out
Collectors Corner 32X, N64, Saturn and various
Desert Island Disks Ben Daglish
EndGame Golden Axe: The Revenge of the Death Adder
Feature Tales From Monkey Island, The Trick of the Treat, The Top 25 Dreamcast Games
Homebrew The Krystal Connection, Boxworld 2, Galaxian, Last Amazon Trilogy
Lets All Play Paperboy
Making of Jet Force Gemini, Switchblade, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Readers Revival Bobby Is Going Home
Retro Revival Frost Byte, Frog and Flies, Master of Darkness
Retroinspection SNK Neo Geo AES
Why You Must Play Dragon Ninja

 

History of Final Fantasy

69
6 Oct 09

A Moment Harvey Elliot
Back To August 1987, April 1992
Boss Rush Albert Wesker Resident Evil
Cheap As Chips Duck Tales
Classic Game Kung-Fu Master
Coin-Op Capers #2 Space Harrier
Collectors Corner Sega
EndGame Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti
Feature Retro Tube: You Tube, Funspot Arcade Treasures
From The Archives First Star Software
History of The Complete Final Fantasy
Homebrew Factory Daze, Ghost N Zombies, H3xOR, Sudoku Master
In the Chair Geoff Crammond
Making of Syndicate, Die Hard Trilogy
Readers Revival Gorf
Retro Evolution Alien Vs Predator
Retro Revival Combat, Bubble Ghost
Retroinspection Sega Genesis Nomad
Why You Must Play Cabal

 

Asteriods

68
10 Sep 09

A Moment Martyn Brown
Back To July 1987, March 1992
Boss Rush Andross StarFox / StarWing
Cheap As Chips Laser Squad
Classic Game Axelay
Collectors Corner Various Systems
EndGame Earthworm Jim
Evolution of The Arena Based Shooter
History of The Complete Ultima
Homebrew Berzerk Redux, Isora, Sewer Rat, Strip Off
In the Chair Gary Bracey
Lets All Play Moonwalker
Making of Asteroids, Starblade, Super Sprint, Legend
Readers Revival Discs Of Tron
Retro Revival Switchblade, Technician Ted, Cowboy Shootout
Retroinspection Tiger game.com
Why You Must Play Power Drift

 

Feel the Burn! Bomberman

67
13 Aug 09

A Moment Charles Cecil
Back To June 1987, February 1992
Boss Rush Super Drunk Bubble Bobble
Cheap As Chips Grand Prix Simulator
Coin-Op Capers #1 Operation Wolf
Desert Island Disks Bob Flanagan
EndGame Trio The Punch - Never Forget Me
From The Archives Hudson Soft Part 2
History of The Complete Bomberman
Homebrew Knight 'N' Grail, Ctetris4c, Plumber, Skipp And Friends
Lets All Play Jack The Nipper
Making of Shoot'em-up Construction Kit, Lands Of Lore Series, Apidya
Readers Revival Bongo
Retro Evolution Might And Magic
Retro Revival TKO, PSSST, Movie
Retroinspection Finaru Furantier
Why You Must Play Slap Fight

 

Spy Hunter

66
16 Jul 09

A Moment Trip Hawkins
Back To May 1987, January 1992
Boss Rush Dural Virtua Fighter
Cheap As Chips The Terminator
Collectors Corner Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Conversion Capers Spy Hunter
Definitive Arkanoid
EndGame The Firemen
From The Archives Hudson Soft Part 1
History of Wally Week
Homebrew Rox, Wasp!, Nanako In Classic Japanese Monster Castle, Gommy: Medieval Defender
Import Only Yu Yu Hakusho Sunset Fighters
In the Chair The Oliver Twins
Making of Spy Hunter, Stunt Race FX, Road Runner
Readers Revival MASK
Retro Evolution Simon The Sorcerer
Retro Revival Sky Skipper, Benny Hill's Madcap Chase
Retroinspection Sinclair QL

 

Super Metroid

65
18 Jun 09

A Moment David Crane
Back To April 1987, December 1991
Boss Rush Goro Mortal Kombat
Cheap As Chips Scrapyard Dog
Collectors Corner Various
EndGame Streets of Rage II
Feature For the People By the People
From The Archives Elite Systems
History of The Complete Metroid
Homebrew Zap, W*H*B, Fortress Of Narzod, Cannon War
Lets All Play Castle Of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
Making of Toobin, Super Metroid, Wolfenstein 3D
Readers Revival Savage
Retro Evolution Phantasy Star
Retro Revival Snake Pit, Eden Blues, Retrograde
Retroinspection Acorn Archimedes
Why You Must Play Led Storm

 

Behind The Last Ninja

64
21 May 09

A Moment Eugene Jarvis
Back To March 1987, November 1991
Boss Rush Doctor Robotnik
Cheap As Chips Blaster Master
Classic Game Garou: Mark of the Wolves
Collectors Corner Sega
EndGame Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja
Feature The 10 Best Tetris Games You've Never Heard Of
From The Archives Beyond - Challenging Software
History of The Complete Shinobi
Homebrew Escape From Arth, 3D Deathchase, R8tro, Slam Tilt
In the Chair John Twiddy
Making of Dandy, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Qwak
Pixel Perfect Mega Man
Readers Revival Alien Soldier
Retro Evolution Silent Hill
Retro Revival Demon's Crest, Quedek, Frostbite
Retroinspection Nintendo Virtual Boy

 

Pocket Power!

63
23 Apr 09

Back To February 1987, October 1991
Cheap As Chips Alex Kidd In Shinobi World
Classic Game Skool Daze
Collectors Corner Various
Desert Island Disks Kevin Toms
EndGame Sega Sonic Arcade
Feature History In Your Hands, Manic Miner The Lost Levels
From The Archives Revolution Software
Homebrew D-Pad Hero, I Need Speed, Be-Tiled!, Doris, Park Productions
In the Chair Archer Maclean
Making of Joust, Night Trap, Bounty Bob Strikes Back!, Stardust
Readers Revival Where's My Bones?
Retro Revival Strider II, Ghost Hunters
Retroinspection Nintendo Game Boy
Why You Must Play Rygar: The Legendary Adventure

 

Sega Mega Drive

62
26 Mar 09

Back To September 1986, September 1991
Cheap As Chips Confidential Mission
Classic Game Windjammers
Collectors Corner Various Computers & Consoles
Definitive Metal Slug
EndGame Knuckle Bash
Feature Retro Gamer Celebrates The Mega Drive
From The Archives DMA Design
Homebrew Tempest Xtreem, Bable Bable, Danger Tower, Demomania
Making of S.T.U.N Runner, Space Invaders, Dynamite Dan 1&2, Full Throttle
Readers Revival Zombie Zombie
Retro Revival Saboteur!, Super Thunder Blade, Renegade III: The Final Chapter
Retroinspection Commodore Amiga Special
Something Old Something New Super Street Fighter II HD Remix

 

Pac-Man

61
28 Feb 09

Back To August 1986, August 1991
Boss Rush Bowser
Cheap As Chips Blue Lighting
Classic Game Jazz Jackrabbit
Collectors Corner SNK Neo Geo
Desert Island Disks Tony Crowther
EndGame The Punisher
Feature You've Got The Touch: iPhone
From The Archives Electronic Pencil Company
Homebrew Albatrossity, Airstriker, Amiga Robbo, Sort 'Em
Import Only Joy Mecha Fight
In the Chair Jon Hare
Making of Pac-Man, Resident Evil
Readers Revival General Chaos
Retro Revival Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Flicky, Black Tiger, Alien 8
Retroinspection Sega Mega-CD
Something Old Something New Pac-Man
Why You Must Play Rod-Land

 

Super Mario Kart

60
2 Feb 09

Back To November 1985, July 1991
Boss Rush M Bison
Classic Game Super Punch-Out
Collectors Corner Arcade Cabinets
EndGame Kung-Fu Master
Feature System Shock 2: A Shock To The System, Advert Rising
Full of Eastern Promise Shinrei Jusatsushi Taromaru
History of The Complete Mario Kart
Homebrew Mayhem In Monsterland, Mockatetris, Frosty The Snowman 2, Click!
Making of Robotron: 2084, Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders
Making of
Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future, R-Type, Frak!
Readers Revival The Ooze
Retro Revival Sir Lancelot, Scooby Doo, Pacific, Bubbles
Retro Shamer Transformers
Retroinspection Phillips MSX
Something Old Something New R-Type Tactics

 

Battlezone

59
2 Jan 09

Back To October 1985, June 1991
Cheap As Chips Trojan
Classic Game Baldurs Gate
Collectors Corner Amstrad
EndGame Fighter's History Dynamite
Feature The Forgotten One's, Top 25 Isometric Games
From The Archives Accolade
High Score Pac-Man
History of Wing Commander
Homebrew Quikman 2008, Frogger, Hobgoblin, Trans Logic 2
In the Chair Jon Ritman
Making of Battlezone, Myst
Readers Revival Paradroid 90, Free Fall
Retro Revival Final Fight 3, Psycho Pigs UXB
Retro Shamer Captain America and the Avengers
Retroinspection Amstrad CPC 6128
Why You Must Play Renegade

 

Festive Special

58
4 Dec 08

Back To September 1985, May 1991
Classic Game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles In Time
Collectors Corner Sinclair
Developer Lookback Microprose Part 2
EndGame Resident Evil
Feature Twilight Game Zone, Back to the Drawing Board, 12 Games Of Christmas, Activisionaries
Gallery Steinar Lund
History of Shining Force
Homebrew Bomb Jack, Nipik 2, Pegs, VB Racing
Making of SWIV, Panzer Dragoon Saga, Bounder
Readers Revival Mr Puniverse, Super Sprint
Retro Revival Xenophobe, Citadel
Retroinspection Atari ST
Something Old Something New Metal Slug 7
Why You Must Play Bonanza Bros.

 

Level 9

57
6 Nov 08

Back To January 1985, April 1991
Classic Game Quake II
Collectors Corner Playstation
Company Profile Level 9
Developer Lookback Microprose Part 1
Desert Island Disks Eugene Lacey
EndGame Double Dragon 3
History of Videogame Nasties
Homebrew Sudoku, Sub Hunter, Heist
Making of Alien Vs Predator, International Soccer & International Basketball, Panzer Dragoon 1&2
Pixel Perfect Ghosts 'N Goblins
Readers Revival Gunfright, Kick Off 2
Retro Revival Xybots, Wanted: Monty Mole, Stormlord, Future Spy
Retro Shamer Street Gang Football
Retroinspection Acorn Electron
Something Old Something New Geometry Wars

 

Gauntlet

56
9 Oct 08

Back To December 1984, March 1991
Collectors Corner Nintendo & Sega
Developer Lookback Shiny Entertainment Part 2
EndGame The Adventures Of Bayou Billy
Feature Running The Gauntlet, The Ultimate Adventure of Sir Arthur Pendragon
History of Castlevania
Homebrew Atomic Worm, Shotgate, Picross ST, Fusion
In the Chair Hideo Kojima
Making of Beneath A Steel Sky, Terrormolinos, Super Pipeline I & II, Rampage, Samba De Amigo
Readers Revival Guardian Heroes
Retro Revival Super Robin Hood, X-Men, Skyblazer
Retroinspection Commodore 16
Something Old Something New Gauntlet
Why You Must Play Mr Heli

 

Ant Attack!

55
11 Sep 08

Back To November 1984, February 1991
Classic Game Plane Scape Torment, Commando
Collectors Corner Dreamcast, Space Channel 5 & various
Conversion Capers Chase HQ
Developer Lookback Shiny Entertainment Part 1
EndGame Two Crude Dudes
Homebrew Sceptre of Baghdad, Elevators Amiss, Blue Star, Cavelon 64
Making of Defender, Soul Calibur, Night Shift, Stunts 4D Sports Driving
Pixel Perfect Super Mario World
Ready For Remake Ant Attack!
Retro Revival S.T.U.N Runner, Robo-Squash, Atic Atac, Jammin'
Retroinspection Game & Watch
Something Old Something New 1942: Joint Strike
Whatever Happened to Marble Madness II: Marble Man
Why You Must Play Toki

 

Out Run

54
14 Aug 08

Arcade Inspection SNK Neo-Geo MVS
Back To October 1984, January 1991
Classic Game Ruff 'N' Tumble
Collectors Corner Various Games
Developer Lookback Konami Part 2
EndGame Crime Fighters
Feature Top 25 Arcade Games
Full of Eastern Promise Salamander Deluxe Pack Plus
Gallery Outrun, Sports
High Score Joust 2
Homebrew Go-Moku, 3d Deathchase, Splattr, Parachute
Making of Outrun, Cannon Fodder, Q*bert, New International Track & Field
Retro Revival Toobin', Bucky O'Hare, Jaws
Retro Shamer Bionic Granny
Retroinspection Intellivision
Why You Must Play Forgotten Worlds

 

Konami

53
17 Jul 08

Back To September 1984, December 1990
Classic Game Alex Kidd In Miracle World
Collectors Corner Various
Definitive Boulder Dash
Developer Lookback Konami Part 1
Desert Island Disks Ally Noble
EndGame Altered Beast
Gallery Konami, Horizontal Shoot'em-up
History of Complete Star Wars Videogames Episode II
Homebrew Mariano The Dragon - Capers In Cityland, Return To Fort Knox, Sirius
Making of Border Down, Marble Madness
Retro Revival Back to the Future, Guardians of the Hood, Kane, Sorcery+
Retro Shamer Superman 64
Retroinspection NEC PC-FX
Why You Must Play Enduro Racer

 

History of Star Wars

52
19 Jun 08

Back To August 1984, November 1990
Classic Game Streets of Rage 2, Saint Dragon
Collectors Corner Various
EndGame Super Star Wars
Full of Eastern Promise Rakugaki Showtime
Gallery Star Wars, Puzzle Games
History of Complete Star Wars Videogames Episode I
Homebrew Shoot'em-up Designer, Stacker, Swapz
Making of The King of Kong, The Eye of the Beholder Trilogy, Star Wars, Klax, Ridge Racer
Retro Revival Spindizzy, Vectorman, Super Mario Bros 2, Son Of Blagger
Retro Shamer Shaq-Fu
Retroinspection Amstrad GX4000
Why You Must Play Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

 

History of Zelda

51
22 May 08

Back To July 1984, October 1990
Classic Game Dun Darach
Collectors Corner Metroid Samus
EndGame Robocop 2
Feature Families Reunited
Gallery The Legend Of Zelda
History of Zelda
Homebrew Star Sabre, Metagalatic Llamas, Hyper Duel, The Pairs Are Gone
Making of Contra 4, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, Stellar 7
Making of
R-Type Delta, Choplifter!, Crystal Castles
Retro Revival Assassin, Who Dares Wins II, Super Star Wars, Kid Icarus
Retro Shamer Pit-Fighter
Retroinspection NEC PC-Engine GT
Why You Must Play Heroquest

 

Sega's Dream Machine

50
24 Apr 08

Back To June 1984, September 1990
Cheap As Chips A Boy And His Blob
Classic Game Yars' Revenge
Collectors Corner Retro Gaming Magazines
Complete Lowdown The House of the Dead
Desert Island Disks Simon Munnery, Gareth Jones, Motorhead's Lemmy
EndGame Gunbird 2
Feature Reader's Top Gaming Moments, Painting Worlds with Roger Dean
Gallery Sega Dreamcast
History of Grand Theft Auto
Homebrew Even More Bloons, Open Doors, Locomotion, Quincy V Columbo Superstar Monkey Duel
Making of Retro Gamer Magazine, Gunstar Heroes, The Great Giana Sisters
Retro Revival Batman, Thundercats, XOR, Silkworm
Retroinspection Sega Dreamcast

 

Let's Fight! Beat'em-up Special

49
27 Mar 08

Back To May 1984, August 1990
Classic Game Mega Man II
Collectors Corner 70's & 80's Handheld and Portable Electronic Games
Company Profile Epyx: An Epyx Adventure
EndGame Contra III: The Alien Wars
Feature Top 25 Beat'em-ups, The 10 Best Racing Games You've Never Heard Of
Gallery Top 25 Beat'em-ups, Epyx
History of Might And Magic
Homebrew Shooot 2, Space Barnicale, Knytt Stories, Megasuper: Extreme, Pier Solar
Making of Skweek And Super Skweek, Medievil, Pastfinder, The Wizard
Retro Revival Jurassic Park, Mars Matrix, Pang, Alien Storm
Retro Shamer Pele
Retroinspection Best Of Britsh

 

Manic Miner

48
28 Feb 08

Back To April 1984, July 1990
Box of Delights Coin Op Hits II
Collectors Corner Japanese SNES
Definitive 194X: 1942
Developer Lookback Electronic Arts Part 3
EndGame Marvel Super Heroes Vs. Street Fighter
Feature Top 25 Spectrum Games Of All Time
History of Command & Conquer
Homebrew Iwanaga, Fishie Fishie, Magical Drop CPC
In the Chair Matthew Smith
Making of Manic Miner, MDK, Geometry Wars Galaxies
Retro Revival Magic Sword, Mr EE!, Pogostick Olympics, Eternal Champions
Retro Shamer Bad Street Brawler
Retroinspection Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128

 

Elite

47
1 Feb 08

Back To March 1984, June 1990
Classic Game Ristar
Collectors Corner Beat'em-ups & Capcom
Developer Lookback Electronic Arts Part 2
High Score Scramble
EndGame Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom
Feature Videogames Are Not The Only Fruit: Fruit Machine Conversions, Top 25 Racers
Gallery Pinball Machines
History of Elite
Homebrew Free Rider 2, Contour, Jack Frost
In the Chair Will Wright
Making of Chip's Challenge, Berzerk, Magic Carpet
Retro Revival Oh Mummy!, Pokemon Snap, Rival Turf, Burning Force
Retro Shamer Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Retroinspection Atari 800XL

 

Atari

46
3 Jan 08

Back To February 1984, May 1990
Box of Delights 2-Hot 2-Handle
Classic Game Jackal
Collectors Corner RPG
Developer Lookback Electronic Arts Part 1
Desert Island Disks Martin Hollis
EndGame Vampire Savior
Feature Top 25 Atari 2600 Games, The Arcs of Atari
Gallery Amusment Machines
Homebrew Aye Caramba, Mondo Medicals, Twang
Making of Rick Dangerous 1 & II, Robocop, California Games, Loom
Retro Revival Express Raider, Superman, Rampage, Neighbours
Retroinspection Commodore Vic-20
Whatever Happened to Chase HQ II: Special Criminal Investigation

 

Festive Special - Nights

45
6 Dec 07

Arcade Inspection Taito F Jamma Hardware
Back To January 1984, April 1990
Classic Game Road Rash
Collectors Corner Handhelds
EndGame James Pond II: Codename Robocod
Feature Pinball: A Whole Different Ball Game, Sega Saturn Magazine: Rings of Saturn
Full of Eastern Promise Battle Garegga
Gallery Games That Begin With "Z"
History of Christmas Games
Homebrew Monty's Christmas Special
Making of Nights, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Treasure Island Dizzy
Making of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, The Desert-Jungle-Urban Strike Series
Retro Revival Buggy Boy, Skate Or Die!, Zoo Keeper, NHLPA Hockey 93
Retro Shamer Dark Castle
Retroinspection Sinclair ZX81

 

Doom

44
8 Nov 07

Back To December 1983, March 1990
Classic Game Spy Hunter
Collectors Corner Sega Master System
Conversion Capers Green Beret
Desert Island Disks Rob Fulop
EndGame Castle Of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
Feature Top 25 Run-'n'-Guns
Full of Eastern Promise Yume Penguin Monogatari
Gallery Videogame Tie-in
History of Doom
Homebrew Icy Tower, Karate Champ Remake, Galaxian 2007, Zub
Making of Rescue On Fractalus!, The James Pond Trilogy, Populous, Fort Apocalypse
Retro Revival Scuba Dive, Chiki Chiki Boys, Lucky & Wild
Retro Revival A Nightmare On Elm Street, Magic Mushrooms
Retro Shamer ET: The Extra Terrestrial
Retroinspection Sega Master System

 

Donkey Kong: Monkey Magic!

43
11 Oct 07

Back To November 1983, February 1990
Box of Delights The Magnificent Seven
Classic Game Bomb Jack
Company Profile Bullfrog
Developer Lookback Strategic Simulations Inc Part 2
EndGame NAM-1975
Face Off Potty Pigeon
Full of Eastern Promise Twinkle Star Sprites
Gallery Games Before Videogames
History of Donkey Kong
Homebrew Joe Gunn, Harrier Attack 2, Super Obliteration
Making of Rise of the Robots, Colin McRae Rally, Donkey Kong Country, Diablo, Sensible Soccer
Retro Revival Bionic Commando, Ikari Warriors, The Simpsons, Jump Bug, Beach Buggy Simulator
Retro Shamer Last Battle
Retroinspection Atari Lynx
Whatever Happened to Horace In The Mystic Woods

 

Space Invaders

42
13 Sep 07

Arcade Inspection Capcom CPS-2 System
Back To October 1983, January 1990
Classic Game Micro Machines
Company Profile Big Red Software
Complete Guide Shoot'em-ups
Definitive Space Invaders Part II
Developer Lookback Strategic Simulations Inc Part 1
EndGame Operation Wolf
Full of Eastern Promise Silhouette Mirage
Gallery Street Fighter
Homebrew Sumotori Dreams, Nikujin, Call of the Dragon
Making of Tetris, Crazy Taxi, Sheep In Space
Retro Revival California Games, Starbike, Skweek, Cybernator, Raid Over Moscow
Retroinspection Acorn BBC Micro

 

Speedball 2

41
16 Aug 07

Back To September 1983
Classic Game Get Dexter, Metro-Cross
Company Profile The Bitmap Brothers
Complete Lowdown Worms
Definitive Space Invaders Part I
Desert Island Disks Andy Walker
EndGame Alien Vs Predator
Full of Eastern Promise Soukyugurentai
Homebrew A Touch Of War, Everlasting Love, G-Force, Jet Speed
Homebrew Saucerlifter, Target; 2006, Balloonacy 2
Making of Miner 2049er, The Immortal, Batman The Movie, Blast Corps
Retro Revival Caveman Ninja, Monsters, Wings Of Wor, X-Men Vs Street Fighter, Harrier Attack
Retroinspection Sega Game Gear
Whatever Happened to Mail Plane

 

Mortal Kombat: Finish Him!!

40
19 Jul 07

Back To August 1983
Classic Game Quest For The Rings, Flood
Company Profile ID Software
Developer Lookback SNK Part 3
EndGame Sunset Riders
Feature Arcade Shooting Ranges: Zeke Just Kicked The Bucket!
Full of Eastern Promise Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti
High Score Tetris
History of Mortal Kombat: Bloodsimple
Homebrew Stronghold, Quantum Gardening, Lighthouse Lunacy, Ultra, Brickout, Groops
In the Chair Mel Croucher
Making of Archon, Quake, Aliens, Chuckie Egg
Retro Revival Panza Kick Boxing, Libble Rabble, Radiant Silvergun, Rod-Land
Retroinspection NEC PC Engine
Whatever Happened to Pac-Man VR

 

Making of Jetpac Refuelled

39
21 Jun 07

Back To June 1983
Company Profile Thalamus
Developer Lookback SNK Part 2
Desert Island Disks Ed Rotberg
EndGame Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - Zangief
Feature Worth A Thousand Words: The Art of C&VG
Gallery Atari Coin-Ops
Homebrew Conquest Of Mars, Medievil Mayhem, Ladybug, Thrust Extreme, Veck SE, Qwak
Making of Paperboy, Parallax, Putty, Duke Nukem 3D, Lemmings 1 And 2, Jetpac Refuelled
Retro Revival Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Powermonger
Retro Revival Trantor: The Last Storm Trooper, Rambo: First Blood Part II
Retroinspection Commodore Amiga 500

 

NES: When Grey Mattered

38
24 May 07

Archer MacLean Jimmy Tales #3
Back To June 1983
Classic Game Captain Blood
Conversion Capers Dragon's Lair
Definitive Frogger
Developer Lookback SNK Part 1
EndGame Alien Syndrome
Feature The Rise And Fall Of Virtuality
Gallery Game Adverts
Homebrew Blizzard's Rift, Questy, Cannon Bubble, Hunchback, Millenipede
Making of Goldeneye, Barbarian And Barbarian II, Sid Meier's Pirates!, Superfrog
Retro Revival Shinobi, Excitebike, Balloon Fight, Rastan
Retroinspection Nintendo NES

 

25 Top Platformers

37
26 Apr 07

Archer MacLean Happy Days: Memories From A USA Arcade Auction
Back To May 1983
Boss Rush The Ninja's Worst Nightmare: Shadow Warriors, Shadow Dancer, The Ninja Warriors
Boss Rush Ninja Spirit, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Definitive Wonder Boy
Developer Lookback Beam Software: From The Ashes Part 2
Desert Island Disks STE Ruddy
EndGame Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Feature Top 25 Platformers Of All Time
Gallery Game Adverts
Homebrew Bubblicious, Combat Remake Online, Hey Hey 128K, Izzy Wizzy, Iron Sphere
Making of Pitfall II: Lost Caverns, Jet Set Willy Online, Final Fight, Thanatos
Retro Revival Roller Coaster, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Friday The 13th
Retro Revival Solomon's Key, Death Star Interceptor
Retroinspection Dragon 32
Story of Virtua Fighter

 

Castlevania: 10th Anniversary Special

36
29 Mar 07

Back To April 1983
Classic Game Punch-Out!!, Shufflepuck Cafe
Company Profile Sega Technical Institute
Developer Lookback The Wizard Of Oz
EndGame Splatterhouse
Feature The Spirit of the Mad Gamer: CVG 1996-1999
Gallery Game Adverts
High Score Crystal Castles
Homebrew A Tribute Keith Campbell 1940-2006, Snaky Jake
Making of Banjo Kazooie, Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night, Pitfall!, Armalyte, Turbo Esprit
Re-Making of Streets of Rage
Retro Revival Strider, Hover Bovver, After Burner II, Sweevo's World
Retroinspection Bandai Wonderswan

 

The Definitive Contra

35
1 Mar 07

Archer MacLean The Missing Link!
Back To March 1983
Boss Rush The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
Classic Game Cannon Fodder, Feud
Company Profile Zenobi Software
Definitive Contra
Desert Island Disks Steve Wright
EndGame Donkey Kong Jr
Feature John Szczepaniak's Gaming Illuminati Part 2, Before They Were Famous
Full of Eastern Promise Hudson's Lost Mario Trilogy
Homebrew La Mulana, Streets of Rage, Typhoon 2001
Making of Cauldron And Cauldron II, Smash TV, Wipeout
Retro Revival Aliens, Jurassic Park, Forgotten Worlds, Super Tennis
Retroinspection Milton Bradley Vectrex
Story of The King of Fighters: Fist of Flame

 

The Definitive Xevious

34
1 Feb 07

Archer MacLean Defender Chestnuts
Back To February 1983
Boss Rush Prehistoric Isle In 1930
Cheap As Chips Metal Slug 1st Mission
Classic Game Donkey Kong Country, Zillion
Definitive Xevious
Desert Island Disks Stuart Fotheringham
EndGame R-Type II
Feature John Szczepaniak's Gaming Illuminati Part 1, Good Deal Games In Focus
Homebrew Star Defender III, Phantomas Saga Infinity, Star Wars, Bombzuka
Making of Last Ninja, Dungeon Master, The Secret Of Monkey Island, Head Over Heels
Retro Revival Alien Vs Predator, Ranger-X, Castle Of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, Double Dragon
Retroinspection Sega Saturn
Why You Must Play Panzer Dragoon Saga

 

Street Fighter: Fists of Fury

33
4 Jan 07

Archer MacLean Cosmic Surgery - A Galaxian Reborn
Back To January 1987
Cheap As Chips Monster Max
Classic Game Silent Hill, Castle Adventure, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
Company Profile Data East
Developer Lookback Sensible Software
EndGame Batman
Feature Pokemon: Introducing The World's Favourite Videogame Series
Full of Eastern Promise Policenauts
High Score Missile Command
Homebrew Twin Kingdom Valley, Into The Valley, Star Strike, Demon Attack, Ghostbusters
Making of Earthworm Jim, Alter Ego
Retro Revival Zombies Ate My Neighbours, Exolon, Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
Retro Revival Metal Black, Fantasia, Aliens
Retroinspection Commodore Amiga CD32
Why You Must Play Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike

 

Galaxian

32
7 Dec 06

Archer MacLean The Game On Show
Back To December 1986
Boss Rush Parodius
Classic Game Super Mario Land
Complete Lowdown Phantasy Star Online
Definitive Galaxian
Desert Island Disks Owen Rubin
EndGame Dragon Spirit
Evolution of Football Management
Feature Before They Were Famous
Full of Eastern Promise Akumajo Dracula X: Chi No Rondo
Homebrew Neon Wars Deluxe, Typing Of Ys, Pixelships Retro, Metroid Prime 2D
Making of Prince of Persia, The Way of the Exploding Fist
Retro Revival Combat School, Ninja Gaiden, Mortal Kombat, Thunder Force III
Retroinspection Philips CD-i

 

Retro Revolution: Nintendo Wii

31
9 Nov 06

Archer MacLean Thinking Outside The Box
Back To November 1986
Cheap As Chips Batman
Classic Game Pilotwings 64, Super Mario Bros 3
Developer Lookback Sierra Online
EndGame Strider 2
Feature Mean Machines Magazine: The Mean Team
Feature The Adventure Begins: Origin of the Text Adventure Game
Full of Eastern Promise Hanafuda
Homebrew Newcomer, Tank Wars, Rick Dangerous II, Victory Road
In the Chair Dale Desharone
Making of Wizball, Broken Sword
Retro Revival Super Mario Kart, Duck Hunt, Donkey Kong '94, Super Bomberman
Retroinspection Nintendo 64
Why You Must Play River City Ransom

 

Big, Beige & Beautiful: Commodore 64

30
12 Oct 06

Archer MacLean One Hell Of A Journey
Back To October 1986
Boss Rush Mothership In Phoenix
Cheap As Chips Solar Jetman
Classic Game Spy Vs Spy, 3D Monster Maze, The Revenge Of Shinobi
Company Profile Tec Toy
Definitive Lode Runner 
Desert Island Disks Steve Ellis
EndGame Bloody Wolf
Full of Eastern Promise Sin & Punishment: Successor To The Earth
Homebrew Oolite, Castlevania Dracula's Shadow, Farmer Jack In Harvest Havoc
Homebrew
Advanced Space Battle
Making of Exile, It Came From The Desert
Retro Revival Robocop, Paradroid, Snatcher, Michael Jackson's Moonwalker
Retroinspection Commodore 64
Why You Must Play SNK Vs Capcom: Card Fighters Clash

 

Ghosts 'N Goblins: Ghoulish Secrets

29
14 Sep 06

Archer MacLean Digital Watches
Back To September 1987
Cheap As Chips Mercenary Force
Classic Game Dynamite Headdy, Alien 3
Definitive Defender
Developer Lookback Codemasters: Coding Back The Years
Desert Island Disks Ed Logg
EndGame Narc
Feature The Spectrum Legends, Ghosts 'N Goblins
Full of Eastern Promise Rusty
Homebrew Sinclair Spectrum Allstars Volume 1, Space Tanks, Titan Attacks!, Pushover
Making of Samurai Warrior: The Battle Of Usagi Yojimbo, Lazy Jones
Retro Revival Operation Wolf, Mission: Impossible, Splatterhouse 2
Retro Revival Gargoyle's Quest, Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
Retroinspection Oric-1
Why You Must Play The Divide: Enemies Within

 

The Making of Starfox

28
17 Aug 06

Archer MacLean Meeting God!
Back To June 1989, A-Z of the 80's: D is for...
Classic Game The Great Escape, Kikstart II
Company Profile Core Design
Definitive Bubble Bobble
Developer Lookback LucasArts Part 2
EndGame Cadillacs & Dinosaurs
High Score Asteroids
Homebrew Beggar Prince
In the Chair Ralph Baer
Making of Starfox, Breakout, Last Hope
Retro Revival Defender, Dynamite Dan, Bruce Lee, Monty On The Run, Photo Boy
Retroinspection Panasonic 3DO Interactive Multiplayer
Why You Must Play Herzog Zwei!

 

Genesis: Mega Drive

27
20 Jul 06

Archer MacLean 360 Motion Sickness
Back To December 1987, A-Z of the 80's: C is for...
Cheap As Chips Thunder Force II
Complete Lowdown Magic Knight
Conversion Capers Hard Drivin'
Definitive Out Run
Developer Lookback LucasArts Part 1
Desert Island Disks Bob Polaro
EndGame Double Dragon
Full of Eastern Promise Gomola Speed
Homebrew Streets of Rage Remake, Gamex
Making of Boulder Dash, Zelda: Wand Of Gamelon & Link: Faces Of Evil
Magic Moments Tanks, Dinosaurs, Mine Carts, Dragons, Horses
Retro Revival Comix Zone, Cybernoid, The Terminator, Golden Axe, Robotron: 2084
Retroinspection Sega Mega Drive
Why You Must Play Actraiser

 

To Be This Good Takes... Sega

26
22 Jun 06

Archer MacLean Game And Watch
Back To July 1986, A-Z of the 80's: B is for...
Company Profile Sonic Team
Definitive Raiden
Desert Island Disks Nick Pelling
EndGame Mercs
Evolution of Rolling Thunder
Feature Super Sonic: Sonic The Hedgehog 15th, Across The Pond
Homebrew Metroid Remixed, Game & Watch Online, Sushi Samurai
Making of International Karate And IK+, Pinball Dreams
Magic Moments Warrior Blade Rastan Saga III
Retro Revival Battletoads & Double Dragon: The Ultimate Team, Spiky Harold
Retro Revival Spider-man Vs The Kingpin, Snake's Revenge, Jurassic Park
Retroinspection Atari Jaguar

 

Pitfall Harry

25
25 May 06

Arcade Inspection Sega Model 2
Archer MacLean Being In Charge Of SFX
Back To June 1986, A-Z of the 80's: A is for...
Company Profile Hi-Tec Software
Developer Lookback Activision: Activisionaries
Desert Island Disks Howard Scott Warshaw
EndGame Dragon Ninja
Feature Maximum Magazine: Maximum Carnage
High Score Gorf
Homebrew Stop The Express, Project Paradroid
Making of Target: Renegade, Ghostbusters, Forbidden Forest
Retro Revival The Muncher, Huang Di, Chase HQ, Wild Guns
Retro Revival The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
Retroinspection Amstrad CPC 464
Whatever Happened to Starfox 2

 

Gremlin Graphics

24
27 Apr 06

Archer MacLean Driving In Black And White
Back To May 1986
Cheap As Chips Rex
Definitive Gradius
Developer Lookback Gremlin: Gremlins In The Machine
Desert Island Disks Eugene Jarvis
EndGame Growl
Feature Oliver Frey: Sheer Art Attack
Homebrew Head Over Heels, Exolon DX, 
In the Chair William "Trip" M Hawkins III
Making of Another World, Dragon's Lair, Creatures
Magic Moments Beat'em-up Bonus Bouts: Alien Storm, Golden Axe, Final Fight, Shinobi
Retro Revival APB, The Trap Door, Sheep In Space, P-47: The Phantom Fighter, Midnight Resistance
Retroinspection Nintendo Game Boy Color

 

SNESational: Super Nintendo

23
30 Mar 06

Archer MacLean Ten Steps To Heaven
Back To April 1986
Cheap As Chips Sega Marine Fishing
Company Profile Palace Software
Conversion Capers Gauntlet
Developer Lookback Ocean: Life On The Ocean Waves
Desert Island Disks Malcom Evans
EndGame Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night
Feature God Games: Good God!
Global Gaming Games Van Die Bosveld
Full of Eastern Promise Border Down
Homebrew Driller, Ghosts 'N Goblins v0.4, Ice Guys, The Slarti And Stash Space Saga
Magic Moments Gunstar Heroes
Making of Worms, Bloodwych, Mule
Retro Revival Batty, Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara
Retro Revival Super Mario World, Space Harrier, Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts
Retroinspection Super Nintendo SNES

 

Renegade: 8 Bit Beat'em-up

22
2 Mar 06

Archer MacLean The Bug Report
Back To March 1986
Cheap As Chips H.E.R.O.
Company Profile US Gold 
Complete Lowdown Freescape 1987-1992
Desert Island Disks Gary Liddon
EndGame The Simpsons
Feature Beat'em-ups: 8-Bit'em-ups
Full of Eastern Promise Splatterhouse Part 3
Global Gaming With Fire And Sword
High Score Q*bert
Homebrew Total Eclipse, Hungry Horace PC, Metal Warrior, Mr Beanbag
In the Chair Tim Schafer
Making of Sam & Max Hit The Road, Impossible Mission, Quazatron
Retro Revival Fantasy Zone, Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior, Diet Go Go
Retro Revival Street Fighter II Turbo, Super Castlevania IV
Retroinspection Commodore Amiga 1200
Whatever Happened to Sonic X-Treme

 

R-Type

21
2 Feb 06

Archer MacLean Missing The Pink
Back To February 1986
Boss Rush Wally The Walrus: The New Zealand Story
Cheap As Chips 3D Deathchase
Classic Game Sonic The Hedgehog, Mr DO!
Company Profile Imagine
Complete Lowdown R-Type
Developer Lookback Team 17
Desert Island Disks Warren Davis
EndGame Final Fight
Full of Eastern Promise Gley Lancer
Global Gaming Spiel Uber Alles
High Score Centipede
Homebrew Beggar Prince, Pitfall II, Seawolf, Reaxion
In the Chair Nolan Bushnell
Making of Turrican
Retro Interview Geometry Lesson: Geometry Wars
Retro Revival Star Wars, Batman, Jack The Nipper, Diddy Kong Racing, Devil Crash
Retroinspection Atari 2600

 

Ultimate: A Rare Find

20
5 Jan 06

Archer MacLean Pavlov's Robot
Back To January 1986
Cheap As Chips Sega Rally Championship
Classic Game Flashback, Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe, Knight Lore
Company Profile Technos
Complete Lowdown Tomb Raider
Developer Lookback Rare: A Rare Breed 
Desert Island Disks Pickford Brothers Part 2
EndGame Ghouls 'N Ghosts
Global Gaming Nuts About Brazil
Homebrew Zaxxonrr, Domnetris, Gloop!
In the Chair Stephen Robertson
Retro Revival Elevator Action Returns, Turbo Esprit, River Raid, Axelay, Sabre Wulf
Retroinspection SNK NeoGeo Pocket

 

Rubber Love: ZX Spectrum

19
Dec 05

Archer MacLean Atari Creates A Stink In 1972
Back To December 1985
Boss Rush Count Dracula In Super Castlevania IV
Cheap As Chips Wonder Boy III: The Dragons Trap
Classic Game Dizzy, Super Metroid, Simon The Sorcerer
Company Profile Amsoft
Complete Lowdown Leisure Suit Larry
Developer Lookback Magnetic Fields
Desert Island Disks Pickford Brothers Part 1
EndGame Prehistoric Isle In 1930
Feature The Legacy Of Perfect Dark
Full of Eastern Promise Thunder Force V
Global Gaming In The Land Down Under
Homebrew Monty On The Run v1.0, Joe's Adventure, The Adventures Of Jim Slim In Dragonland
Magic Moments Strider
Retro Revival Contra Spirits, Head Over Heels, R-Type, Jetstrike, Elite
Retroinspection Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Whatever Happened to First Samurai

 

Atari Lynx

18 
7 Jul 05

Auction Watch CPC Uncovered
Back To
July 1985
Coverdisc The Last Ninja
Desert Island Disks Tim Skelly
EndGame Robocop
Free Zzap! 64 Tribute Magazine
Games That Weren't Cookie, Sanxion, Fire And Ice
Hardware Atari Lynx, Import Gaming, A Brief History Of Videogames Part 3
High Score Spy Hunter
Next Level Gaming
Sega 32X
Strange Games
Pictionary, Win Lose Or Draw
Retro Scene Stranded, Iron Sphere
Software Little Computer People: Virtually Alive
Software Robocop: The Future Of Film Licences, Legend Of The Last Ninja

 

Sega Special

17
9 Jun 05

Back To June 1985
Coverdisc 2D Shooters
Desert Island Disks Paul Carruthers
EndGame Sonic CD
Games That Weren't Combat Two, Putty Squad, Pac-In-Time
Global Gaming Holland
Hardware Sega Game Gear, A Brief History Of Videogames Part 2
Japan Happy Play Noise Legends Reborn, Space Invaders
Killer Apps
Sonic The Hedgehog
Next Level Gaming Sega Mega-CD
Play To Win PiMania, Groucho, Splat!, The Staff of Karnath, The Mountains of Ket, Psytron,
Gyron
Play To Win Jet Set Willy, Hareraiser, Eureka!, Kokotoni Wilf, Doomdark's Revenge, Moon Cresta
Retro Revival Duke Nukem
Retro Scene Astro Nell, Higgledy Piggledy, Platform Game Designer, Tanks 3000
Software Skool Daze: The Old Skool
Strange Games Bronkie

 

Nintendo Famicom

16
12 May 05

Back To May 1985
Coverdisc Elder Scrolls: Arena
Desert Island Disks Mr Biffo
EndGame Gryzor
Feature Indiana Jones And The Gaming Ark, Feel the Force: Nintendo Test Force - Probotector
Game of the Month Shadowfire
Games That Weren't Daffy Duck, Universal Monsters, Apocalypse II
Hardware Nintendo Famicon, A Brief History Of Videogames Part 1
High Score Missile Command
Japan Happy Play Noise Retro Japan Sports
Killer Apps
Goldeneye 007
Next Level Gaming Amstrad CPC 6128
Profile Gilsoft: The Welsh Wizards
Retro Revival Gauntlet
Retro Scene Boulder Dash, Q*bert, Cover Tapes: Game Music Covers
Software King Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America, Shadowrun
Son of Arcade Hunt North Wales
Strange Games NCS Chou Atiki

 

Super Mario

15
Apr 05

Back To April 1985
Coverdisc 100 Emulators
Desert Island Disks Eric Ginner
EndGame Flood
Feature Abandonware: Gone But Not Forgotten, Tomb Raider: Boxes Of New Sealed 8-bit Games 
Game of the Month Impossible Mission
Games That Weren't Flood 2, Scooby Doo In The Castle Mystery, Moto-X, Lunar Jetman
Global Gaming Russia
Hardware MSX Appeal
High Score Star Wars
History of Star Wars Videogames Episode 3: Revenge Of The PC
Japan Happy Play Noise Neo-Geo / Neo-Geo CD, Metal Slug, Viewpoint, Starfox 2
Killer Apps
Kick Off
Next Level Gaming Commodore 128
Profile Delta 4: Delta 4-Eva
Retro Revival Elder Scrolls Saga
Software Star Control: Control & Conquer, Super Mario 64 DS
Strange Games Product Placement

 

Atari 7800

14
17 Mar 05

Back To March 1985
Coverdisc Star Control 2: The Ur-Quan Masters
Desert Island Disks Gordon Houghton
EndGame Resident Evil
Feature The Ritman Report, Retro Treasure, Retro Passion, Hollywood Player: Film Licences
Game of the Month Skool Daze
Games That Weren't Solar Jetman, Lunar Jetman, Deadlock, Tyger Tyger, Tran
Hardware Atari 7800 ProSystem - Steve Golson
High Score Frogger
History of Star Wars Videogames Episode 2: Lucasarts Strikes Back
Japan Happy Play Noise Sega Saturn, Nintendo Game Boy Light, Macross: Scrambled Valkyrie
Next Level Gaming ZX Spectrum 128
Retro Revival
Spy Vs Spy, Resident Evil
Software Star Control: Control & Conquer
Strange Games The Godfather, Platoon, Tom Sawyer/Adventures Of, Apocalypse Now, Radio Flyer

 

Double Dragon

13
17 Feb 05

Back To February 1985
Coverdisc Amiga Forever v6.0: WinUAE, WinFellow & Amiga ROM Files
Desert Island Disks Jamie Fenton
EndGame Double Dragon Advance
Feature Retro Collector: 20 Rare Games, Altered States: Unoffical Roms, Ports & Pirate Consoles
Hardware Atari 5200 Super System
High Score Galaxian
History of Star Wars Videogames Episode 1: The Atarian Assault
Japan Happy Play Noise Nintendo Famicom Disk System
Killer Apps Tetris
Profile Jullian Gollop: Creating Chaos, Steve Willcox: Are You Elite?
Retro Revival Metal Gear
Software Double Dragon: Double Trouble - Coin-op Conversions
Strange Games Super 3D Noah's Ark, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Hellraiser, Taz

 

Llamarama

12
20 Jan 05

Coverdisc The Complete Llamasoft 8-bit Catalogue
Desert Island Disks Vicky Carne
EndGame Alien Storm
Feature Plug And Play, Big Nintendo Is Watching
Feature Big In Japan, Plug And Play: Commodore 64 Cartridges
Gallery Atari 2600
Hardware Amstrad PCW: PCW Power, Sharp X68000: Arcade Heaven,
Atari 2600: Project Stella
Profile Jeff Minter: Clearly Minter, Atari Online: AtariAge
Retro Reviews The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, Yarkon Blues, Lunaris, Backgammon, Airwolf

 

20th Century Games

11
21 Dec 04

Advert Retro Gamer Anthology 164 Page Collector's Edition
Coverdisc Durell Big 40 Hits
Desert Island Disks Violet Berlin
EndGame Chase HQ II: Special Criminal Investigation
Feature Superplay: Speed Runs & World Records, Trashman: Talking Trash - Malcom Evans
Feature Games of the Century: 20th Century Fox Movie Tie-ins,
Keep The Faith
Feature Jet Set Go: Jet Set Willy Mobile, Format of the Future: Codemasters CD Games Pack
Feature Interactive Fiction Competition 2004
Gallery Durell
Hardware Amstrad GX4000: The GX Factor, Apple Macintosh: Mac Attack
Profile Durell: Discovering Durell
Retro Reviews Metal Dust, Zx Football Manager 2005, Ms Pac-Man Maze Madness, Pac-Man World
Retro Reviews Atari Anthology, R-Rtype III, Goldeneye 007, Frak!

 

Game & Watch

10
23 Nov 04

Coverdisc The Games Factory, 50 PC Retro Games
Coin-op Conversions Final Fight, Street Fighter II
Desert Island Disks Goldie Lookin Chain
EndGame The Last Ninja
Feature Don't Believe The Hype: Over-Hyped Games, Game & Watch Multi Screen: Watch A Go Go
Gallery Game & Watch
Hardware Apple IIGS: Apple II Forever
Profile Infocom: The Next Dimension
Retro Reviews Street Fighter Anniversary Collection, The Smirking Horror
Retro Reviews Columns CPC, Reaxion, Leaderboard, Kick Off
Software Last Ninja: Way of the Ninja, Dungeon Master: Mastering Chaos

 

Pocket Power

9
26 Oct 04

Arcade Hunt Skegness, Isle of Wight, Suffolk, Essex
Coin-op Conversions Ghouls 'N Ghosts, Strider
Coverdisc 76 Retro Remakes Competition 2004, Interactive Fiction Competition 2004
Desert Island Disks Jason Moore
EndGame Super Metroid
Feature Your Top 100 Games Part 2, Echoes of the Spectrum: ZX Audio, Back In Time Live 2004
Gallery Mirrorsoft
Hardware Commodore Amiga: Hola Amiga!, Nintendo Game Boy: Pocket Power
Profile Mirrorsoft: Reflections of Mirrorsoft
Retro Reviews Out Run 2, Midway Arcade Treasures 2, Metal Slug 3
Retro Reviews Hunter, Terminator 2: The Arcade Game

 

Konix Multi-System

8
28 Sep 04

Coverdisc Graftgold Collection 50, Konix Multi-System Video
Desert Island Disks Archer Maclean
EndGame Operation Thunderbolt
Feature Classic Gaming Expo US, Your Top 100 Games Part 1
Gallery Graftgold
Hardware Konix Multi-System: Best of British, Dreamcast: Recurring Dream
Profile Treasue: Treasure Trove, Graftgold Creative Software: Golden Years
Retro Reviews Gradius V, Turrican 3, Cyber Wing, Battle Chess, Rise of the Robots
Software Bubble Bobble: Bubble Trouble, Turrican: Turrican Trilogy
Software Ultima Escape From Mount Drash: The Mythical Mount Drash

 

Atari ST Family

7
31 Aug 04

Arcade Hunt Southport, Tramore, Matlock Bath, Pendine
Coin-op Conversions After Burner, Out Run
Coverdisc 50 PC Retro Games, Spectrum Games Completed Video
Desert Island Disks Keith Campbell
EndGame Out Run
Feature Classic Gaming Expo UK, The Wisdom of Matthew Smith Interview
Feature Over The Rainbow: ZX Game Endings, The Retro Ryder Cup: Golf Games
Feature DIY Creator: Game Creation Tools - Francois Lionet
Gallery Atart ST
Hardware Atari ST: The Atari ST Family, Romantic Robot Multiface: Box of Tricks
Profile Level 9: The Next Level Part 2
Retro Reviews RetroSphere, 1945 I & II, EggHead in Space, Stunt Car Racer, Rampage

 

Atari Worship

6
27 Jul 04

Coin-op Conversions Hang-On, Space Harrier
Coverdisc Beneath a Steel Sky & 20 More Adventure Games
Desert Island Disks David Doak
EndGame Golden Axe
Feature JagFest UK: On The Prowl, Jet Set Revival: Jet Set Willy Hacks,
Construct Your Own Coin-op
Feature Famitsu Magazine: The Final Word, Olypmic Gold: Olympic Sports Games
Gallery Atari 8-bit
Hardware Atari 400/800: World of Atari - Nolan Bushnell
Profile Level 9: The Next Level Part 1, Revolution: Join the Revolution, Skoolz Out: Happy Daze
Retro Reviews Frantic Freddie, INV+, Sonic Advance 3, Double Dragon Advance, Double Dragon C64

 

Sega Ages

5
29 Jun 04

Arcade Hunt Rhyl North Wales
Coverdisc 50 Retro PC Games, 20 Emulators, 18 C64 Games & Demos, Gamebase64
Desert Island Disks Scott Adams
EndGame Another World
Feature Classic Gaming Expo UK & US, Miner Willy: The Mega-Tree Mystery
Feature BASIC Instinct: Magazine Type-ins, Lords of Midnight: House of Lords Part 2
Feature Ant Attack!: Empire of Ants - Sandy White, Boxing Clever: 80's TV Spin-off Games
Gallery 80's TV Games
Profile Sega: Sega Ages, Protovision: One Vision, Gamebase 64: GB64
Retro Reviews R-Type, Reaxion, Zxokoban, Chase HQ

 

Nintendo's Greatest  Games

4
27 May 04

Coverdisc 25 Retro PC Games, 18 C64 Retro Music Tracks, Emulators
EndGame Aliens
Feature Nintendo's Greatest Hits: 8-Bit to 64-Bit, Play It Again SID: C64 Sound Chip,
Feature Creature Feature: Alien & Predator Games, Lords of Midnight: House of Lords Part 1
Feature The Beautiful Game: Football Games, Dino Dini Interview, Emulation Nation
Gallery 1986
Hardware Amstrad CPC: Amstrad Action
Profile Memories of Telecomsoft - Richard Hewison

 

Acorn Archives

3
15 Apr 04

Coverdisc Gremlin's Greatest Hits 250, Gremlin Adverts & Inlays
EndGame Prince of Persia
Feature The Clone Wars: Piracy, Hero Worship: Superhero Games,
Gaming On The Go: Handhelds
Feature Arcade at Home: Jammaplus, Repton: Repton Retrospect 
Gallery 1985 
Hardware Acorn Archives
Profile Cronosoft: Cronosoft Chonicles
Retro Revival Space Invaders - Nishikado Interview, Sabre Wulf, Altered Beast, Metal Gear
Retro Revival Ghosts 'N Goblins, Doom, Prince of Persia, Spy Hunter, Leisure Suit Larry
Retro Revival Mortal Kombat, NARC, Out Run, Shining Force, Shinobi, The Last Ninja
Retro Revival Castlevania, Contra, Ninja Gaiden, Metal Slug, Pitfall, Metroid, Spy Vs Spy, R-Type

 

Commodore Uncovered

2
Apr 04

Coverdisc 100 PC Retro Games & 50 Emulators
EndGame The Secret of Monkey Island
Feature The Top 50 Retro Game Characters, Inside Crash Towers: Newsfield Crash & Zzap! 64
Feature Play Another Day: James Bond Games, Fantastic Dizzy: Dizzy History, Pieces of 8-bit
Feature Retro Game Creator: Multimedia Fusion Beginner's Guide, Emulation Nation 
Gallery 1984
Hardware Commodore 8-bit: Commodore Uncovered
Profile Retro Remakes: Retrospec And Ovine By Design

 

Sinclair Special

1
Mar 04

Coverdisc 200 PC Retro Games & 75 Emulators
Feature Lord of the Rings: Return of the Rings, Miner Willy: Hall of the Miner King
Feature Top 100 Retro Games, Horror Movie Licences: Licence To Kill, Emulation Nation
Gallery 1983
Hardware Sinclair: Sinclair Researched
History Mastertronic: A History, Street Fighter: Street Fighting Clan