Retro Gamer Issue 203
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Published 23rd January
Our latest issue celebrates Mario and examines why his 2D platformers are so brilliant. Chris Sutherland, John Romero and Julian ‘Jaz’ Rignall are just a few of the industry veterans who explain what makes his games so special. We also go behind the scenes of the Spectrum Next and reveal what it takes to make a great retro-based podcast.
Mario: Platform Superstar
Industry insiders, including Chris Sutherland, Ste Pickford and John Romero explain the magic behind the exceptional Super Mario franchise.
It’s Good To Talk
We speak to a number of popular podcasters to find out why more and more gamers are listening to retro-themed podcasts.
This month we take Mark Cerny’s excellent isometric arcade game, Marble Madness for a spin.
The Making Of
We look at the creation process behind Full Tilt! Pinball, Deliverance: Stormlord II and Nosferatu The Vampyre.
We talk to Stefano Arnhold about his lengthy time at Tectoy and Paul Ranson about starting Aqua Pacific after leaving Big Red Software.
And much more including…
Strider 2, Lemmings, Crackpots, The Strikes Series, Superfrog, Essential Imports, Super Street Fighter Alpha 2, Ridge Racer, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove.