Retro Gamer Issue 192

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Published 21st March 

Takashi Tezuka and Shigefumi Hino explain how they reinvented the platformer with Yoshi’s Island, their sensational sequel to Super Mario World. We also chart the evolution of Head Over Heels with John Ritman and Bernie Drummond and chat to Julian Gollop about Mythos Games

The Making Of Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
Takashi and Shigefumi Hino discuss making Yoshi into a hero, why Mario is a baby and much, much more.

Head Above Water: My First Month At Ocean Software
In his own words, Mark R Jones explains what it was like as a teenager to join one of the UK’s most important publishers

Mythos Games
Julian Gollop explains how a love of board and strategy games led to him creating a new company with his brother

The Making Of…
This month we go behind the scenes of Afterlife, LucasArts’ quirky take on the sim builder, the interesting Space Taxi, Skitchin’ and the PlayStation hit, Tenchu: Stealth Assassins

Ultimate Guide
This month we take a look at the excellent Road Runner from Atari Games, including its many conversions and how to beat it

Developer Interview
Rebecca Heineman discovers her fascinating career, including cofounding Interplay and working on huge franchises like The Bard’s Tale

And much more, including…
Robotron: 2084, Shadow Of The Beast II, BBc Micro, Panic, CD32, Hyper Duel, Vectorman, The King Of Fighters ’99, ToeJam & Earl: Back In The Groove, Tetris 99