we go behind the scenes of Nintendo’s groundbreaking shooter.
Why you’ll be playing From Software’s sequel for years to come.
We revisit the classic shooter that inspired Robotron:2084
Everyone’s celebrating the anniversary of the CPC 464, but don’t forget its upgraded sequel.
We speak to Richard Kay about the software house that coded amazing C64 conversions.
Got some many to spare? Then try seeking out these ten gems.
The forgotten PlayStation WipEout release also happens to be the best…
Here’s a bargain for you or your favourite nostalgic gamer
Sega’s spherical simian spectacular leads the action in the latest issue of Retro Gamer!
Surprisingly, Kaneko’s platformer has nothing to do with the post-war division of Germany, and everything to do with a little lad with a whacking great hammer.
For a whole decade, Spike Chunsoft’s classic visual novel was only available to Japanese speakers. Now it’s in English, find out why you shouldn’t sleep on its striking real world presentation and complex web of intersecting stories…
We don’t know why Data East decided that the world needed a pinball and run-and-gun mashup, but we’re glad it did.
Darran explains why Microsoft’s console deserves your attention.
We highlight the greatest games to appear on Commodore’s 8-bit machine. How many did you get to play?
A deep dive into the art of working with the N64 heads up our latest jam-packed issue.
What one little change from Capcom’s platform shooter formula made Darkwing Duck so enjoyable?
Did anyone really expect to see this as Sensible Software’s Amiga swansong?
Nick recalls how this sports game he hadn’t intended to buy ended up outshining the one he had originally wanted.
Could this import exclusive Ninja Warrior tie-in game really be any good? With Konami behind it, absolutely.
The best games to play on Nintendo’s popular console.
Darran returns to Ocean’s amazing Amstrad conversion.
Darran confesses his love for EA’s stupidly silly four-on-four fighter.
We take a look at Atari’s answer to the 16-bit home computer war.
Read on for details of how to get the magazine while the shops are closed!
Sure, the pun’s bad, but this arcade classic is not!
Mario’s debut is the subject of this week’s Retro Spotlight
This week’s spotlight focuses on Atari’s apocalyptic arcade hit.
Konami’s classic avoid-’em-up Frogger is the subject of this week’s Retro Gaming Spotlight
Find out how the Official UK PlayStation Magazine rated this innovative 3D platform game back in 1995
Our latest fantastic issue comes looks at the making of Yoshi’s Island, and comes with a special Rob Hubbard remix CD
Steve Priestley narrates the Funtenga Radical Previews video
This crossover card-slinging caper is one of the most popular Neo Geo Pocket Color games, and Arcade magazine felt that popularity was richly deserved
It might have lengthy loading times, but this Neo Geo CD fighter certainly impressed the reviewers at Computer & Video Games.
The legendary UK magazine was impressed with SNK’s Neo Geo fighter – but you’ll have to read on to find out just how impressed it was…
Play magazine said “if this game had a middle name, it’d be ‘originality’” – but was that enough to earn this PlayStation cult classic a top score?
Special issue comes with gifts including The Mini SNK Companion and a cool sticker sheet
Were Sparkster’s charms able to win over a platformer-fatigued Sega Power in 1993? Find out here…
The Metal Slug series is now firmly established as one of gaming’s greatest run-and-gun franchises – but what did Edge magazine make of the original in 1996?
Sonic fans are often divided by their opinions on this racing spin-off – what did Saturn Power magazine make of it in January 1998?
SNK’s producer explains the company’s new all-women tag team fighter