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Retro Gamer Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $4.23 per issue If you're a fan of Jet Set Willy, or still feel that the Spectrum is the best games machine of all time then Retro Gamer is a must-have.

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Retro Gamer  |  Issue 225  


Ultimate Guide: Super Monkey Ball
We celebrate 20 years of Sega’s fantastic party game and find out from Masao Shirosaki how it’s being updated with a new remaster.

Plus...
Mortal Kombat II
Sometimes we learn harsh lessons when we’re young and a particular takeaway for young Nick is that this game cheats.

Super Smash Brothers
It’s always nice to get a helping hand, but when that hand is a giant git of a boss it’s actually not nice at all.

Street Fighter Alpha 3
Darran regrets selling his Japanese Saturn copy of this classic brawler, but the Dreamcast offering is a great alternative.
If you're a fan of Jet Set Willy, or still feel that the Spectrum is the best games machine of all time then Retro Gamer is a must-have.

The only magazine in the UK totally dedicated to all aspects of retro gaming, every issue contains exclusive interviews with classic developers of old, goes behind the scenes of some of the biggest games of all time, reveals fascinating new facts about all of your favourite games and features the best games released for every console in the last 20 years!

Retro Gamer also offers reviews on the latest retro-themed games and boasts an in-depth buyer's guide for those wanting to add to their existing collections…
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It is the best magazine of its kind. Reviewed Friday, 21 August 2020
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great content Reviewed Monday, 17 August 2020

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I simply love this magazine! I wish I could buy more back issues. Reviewed Thursday, 30 July 2020
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The best magazine for retro gaming enthusiasts. Full of info and memories! Reviewed Friday, 17 April 2020
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beatiful magazine , full of interesting news about retro games Reviewed Monday, 6 April 2020

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LOADING We all have moments when we feel old and this month’s cover star is certainly making me feel my age. I can remember encountering Super Monkey Ball like it was yesterday and I can still hear t...
SMELLS GOOD GIVE US TWO MINUTES AND WE'LL GIVE YOU THE RETRO WORLD CONTENTS Each issue has a selection of puzzle pages, including a Where’s Waluigi spread. Can you find him? 6 SMELLS GOOD CASTLEVANIA ...
Among all of us Who is Iain Lee? Iain Lee is a freelance broadcaster who loves gaming, particularly retro gaming. Join him as he hosts a phone-in show and plays games at www.twitch.tv/iainlee and also ...
Tribes within tribes Who is Paul Rose? Paul is probably better known as Mr Biffo – the creator of legendary teletext games magazineDigitiser. These days, he mostly writes his videogame ramblings over...
Tim Lapetino SHOWING OFF COOL RETRO-THEMED STUFF THAT’S GOING ON » If you thought you knew everything about the Pac-Man franchise, think again... Writer, designer and ‘geek historian’ Tim Lapetino is co...
THE LATEST NEWS FROM DECEMBER 2004 NEWS DECEMBER 2004 DECEMBER 2004 – Nobody is taking any chances this Christmas, with safe bets and sequels galore. Still, they represent a wealth of treats for players of any system, as you’ll s...

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