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Retro Gamer Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $2.69 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. .. read more

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…  read less
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Retro Gamer  |  Issue 242  


The Retro Gamer Guide To: Imagine Software
Our latest games™ legacy feature sees Darran revisiting the many interesting games of Imagine, from Arcadia to Target: Renegade

Games That Defined The Amiga
Commodore’s 16-bit computer left a huge impact on gamers. Here, we look at key games and ask developers to reveal their own favourites

The Evolution Of: Shadow Of The Beast
We chart the transformation of Aarbron, from his origins on the Amiga to appearing in a PS4 reboot
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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Retro Gamer

It is the best magazine of its kind. Reviewed Friday, August 21, 2020
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Retro Gamer

great content Reviewed Monday, August 17, 2020

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I simply love this magazine! I wish I could buy more back issues. Reviewed Thursday, July 30, 2020
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Retro Gamer

The best magazine for retro gaming enthusiasts. Full of info and memories! Reviewed Friday, April 17, 2020
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Retro Gamer

beatiful magazine , full of interesting news about retro games Reviewed Monday, April 6, 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Retro Gamer Issue 242.

THE RETROBATES DARRAN JONES It’s probably Eye Of The Beholder II for me, because it convinced me I should sell my NTSC SNES collection. Expertise: Juggling a gorgeous wife, two beautiful girls and an ...
LOADING... Ican still remember the first time I played on an Amiga. I was visiting a friend’s house as he’d just upgraded from an Amstrad to Commodore’s machine, and he was tremendously excited a...
ARCHER MACLEAN – CELEBRATING A GAMING LEGEND CONTENTS AKKA ARRH UNEARTHED EVERCADE EXP THEFT » [Atari 8-bit] Dropzone came from Archer’s love of fast-paced arcade games like Defender and Stargate. 6 ARCHER MACLEAN -CELEBRATING A ...
What do points win? Who is Iain Lee? Do you agree with Iain’s thoughts? Contact us at: FEATURING IAIN LEE Iain Lee is a freelance broadcaster who loves gaming, particularly retro gaming. Join him as he hosts a phone-...
The sounds of gaming Who is Paul Rose? Do you agree with Paul’s thoughts? Contact us at: FEATURING DIGITISER’S MR BIFFO Paul is probably better known as Mr Biffo – the creator of legendary teletext games magazine Dig...
Moai.games SHOWING OFF COOL RETRO-THEMED STUFF THAT’S GOING ON » Moai enthusiast Matt Sephton runs the popular Moai.games » [Arcade] Ah, it’s Pang from 1989: this Easter Island level inspire...

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