Retro Gamer - Subscription

The award-winning essential guide to classic videogames.

The only magazine in the UK totally dedicated to all aspects of retro gaming, containing exclusive interviews with classic developers, behind the scenes access to the biggest games of all time, and fascinating new facts about all of your favourite games.
What you get
In every issue of Retro Gamer, you'll find:

  • Learn about the games that defined you through huge in-depth features.
  • The biggest gaming collections in the world and the stories behind the rarest, quirkiest games out there.
  • Classic machines and their game libraries revisited with expert insight.
  • Read what he biggest names in the industry have to say about the games and memories they've created.
Save up to 44%

Print

from  $6.92  per issue

Delivery included in the price

13 issues a year

Save up to 52%

Print + Digital

from  $8.23  for both

Delivery included in the price

13 issues a year

Instant digital access

Read on    iOS

Save up to 44%

Digital

from  $2.77  per issue

13 issues a year

Instant digital access

Read on    iOS

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Magazine Details

A subscription to Retro Gamer is a must-have for anyone that's serious about the world of retro gaming. The only magazine in the UK that's totally dedicated to all aspects of the retro games universe, every issue delivers exlusive interviews, behind-the-scenes developer access and fascinating facts about the biggest games of all time.

Each and every month, a subscription brings you massive features, packed with in-depth information about the games that defined your hobby. You'll also enjoy insider access to some of the world's greatest developers and studios, hearing what they have to say about the games they've created and the memories they've helped gamers make.

The Retro Gamer team are as immersed in the world as retro gaming as you are, bringing you regular roundups of the best games released for every console in the last 20 years, plus regular guides to the 'modern' world of retro gaming. From titles created by the community, to the indie games you need to play, to the tools you need to create games yourself, you'll find it all in your monthly issue of Retro Gamer.


Related Websites

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions come in two varieties - digital replicas or interactive iPad editions.

Our digital replicas are high quality, page-turning versions of the print edition.

Some titles feature enhancements, including video, image galleries and weblinks. Our interactive editions also feature content from the print edition but are designed specifically for the iPad. They come with free-scrolling live text, animations and particle effects, variable page sizes, 360 degree imagery and sharing as well as video, image galleries and weblinks. Please note: interactive editions are usually available for the iPad only, although some select titles are now interactive on iPhone. In most cases, if you subscribe to an interactive edition on the iPad, you will be served the digital replica when you open your digital edition on your iPhone.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone and Android devices (that support the Google Play newsstand App).

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 6.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 6.0 or above.

Android System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 2.2 (or later)
  • A compatible Android device. Go to Google's supported device list to see if your Android device is compatible with Google Play.

Note: Kindle Fire, Windows and Nook devices are not compatible with Google Play.

Web browsers: it is possible to read via Google Chrome. This is available to android device users only. Find out more.

Only available in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Indonesia. Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.

Save 41% 3 Months £5.85 per issue - Billed quarterly
£32.44 £19.00 Direct Debit
Save 42% 3 Months €8.31 per issue - Billed quarterly
€47.06 €27.00 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
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Magazine Details

A subscription to Retro Gamer is a must-have for anyone that's serious about the world of retro gaming. The only magazine in the UK that's totally dedicated to all aspects of the retro games universe, every issue delivers exlusive interviews, behind-the-scenes developer access and fascinating facts about the biggest games of all time.

Each and every month, a subscription brings you massive features, packed with in-depth information about the games that defined your hobby. You'll also enjoy insider access to some of the world's greatest developers and studios, hearing what they have to say about the games they've created and the memories they've helped gamers make.

The Retro Gamer team are as immersed in the world as retro gaming as you are, bringing you regular roundups of the best games released for every console in the last 20 years, plus regular guides to the 'modern' world of retro gaming. From titles created by the community, to the indie games you need to play, to the tools you need to create games yourself, you'll find it all in your monthly issue of Retro Gamer.


Related Websites

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions come in two varieties - digital replicas or interactive iPad editions.

Our digital replicas are high quality, page-turning versions of the print edition.

Some titles feature enhancements, including video, image galleries and weblinks. Our interactive editions also feature content from the print edition but are designed specifically for the iPad. They come with free-scrolling live text, animations and particle effects, variable page sizes, 360 degree imagery and sharing as well as video, image galleries and weblinks. Please note: interactive editions are usually available for the iPad only, although some select titles are now interactive on iPhone. In most cases, if you subscribe to an interactive edition on the iPad, you will be served the digital replica when you open your digital edition on your iPhone.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone and Android devices (that support the Google Play newsstand App).

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 6.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 6.0 or above.

Android System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 2.2 (or later)
  • A compatible Android device. Go to Google's supported device list to see if your Android device is compatible with Google Play.

Note: Kindle Fire, Windows and Nook devices are not compatible with Google Play.

Web browsers: it is possible to read via Google Chrome. This is available to android device users only. Find out more.

Only available in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Indonesia. Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.

Save 19% 3 Months £4 per issue - Billed quarterly
£16.22 £13.00 Direct Debit
Save 21% 1 Year £3.92 per issue
£64.87 £51.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 30% 2 Years £3.46 per issue
£129.74 £90.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 32% 3 Months €3.69 per issue - Billed quarterly
€17.84 €12.00 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 31% 1 Year €3.77 per issue
€71.37 €49.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 39% 2 Years €3.35 per issue
€142.74 €87.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 38% 3 Months $3.08 per issue - Billed quarterly
$16.22 $10.00 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 36% 1 Year $3.15 per issue
$64.87 $41.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 44% 2 Years $2.77 per issue
$129.74 $72.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 38% 3 Months US$4.92 per issue - Billed quarterly
US$25.97 US$16.00 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 36% 1 Year US$5.08 per issue
US$103.87 US$66.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 44% 2 Years US$4.42 per issue
US$207.74 US$115.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Savings based on $4.99 RRP

Magazine Details

A subscription to Retro Gamer is a must-have for anyone that's serious about the world of retro gaming. The only magazine in the UK that's totally dedicated to all aspects of the retro games universe, every issue delivers exlusive interviews, behind-the-scenes developer access and fascinating facts about the biggest games of all time.

Each and every month, a subscription brings you massive features, packed with in-depth information about the games that defined your hobby. You'll also enjoy insider access to some of the world's greatest developers and studios, hearing what they have to say about the games they've created and the memories they've helped gamers make.

The Retro Gamer team are as immersed in the world as retro gaming as you are, bringing you regular roundups of the best games released for every console in the last 20 years, plus regular guides to the 'modern' world of retro gaming. From titles created by the community, to the indie games you need to play, to the tools you need to create games yourself, you'll find it all in your monthly issue of Retro Gamer.


Related Websites

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions come in two varieties - digital replicas or interactive iPad editions.

Our digital replicas are high quality, page-turning versions of the print edition.

Some titles feature enhancements, including video, image galleries and weblinks. Our interactive editions also feature content from the print edition but are designed specifically for the iPad. They come with free-scrolling live text, animations and particle effects, variable page sizes, 360 degree imagery and sharing as well as video, image galleries and weblinks. Please note: interactive editions are usually available for the iPad only, although some select titles are now interactive on iPhone. In most cases, if you subscribe to an interactive edition on the iPad, you will be served the digital replica when you open your digital edition on your iPhone.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone and Android devices (that support the Google Play newsstand App).

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 6.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 6.0 or above.

Android System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 2.2 (or later)
  • A compatible Android device. Go to Google's supported device list to see if your Android device is compatible with Google Play.

Note: Kindle Fire, Windows and Nook devices are not compatible with Google Play.

Web browsers: it is possible to read via Google Chrome. This is available to android device users only. Find out more.

Only available in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Indonesia. Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.