Issue 221 of the Retro Gamer Magazine is out.
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Retro Gamer Issue 221
We celebrate 30 years of Sonic The Hedgehog by interviewing Takashi Iizuka about Sega’s popular mascot. We’re continuing the Sonic celebrations with an excellent 32-page mini-magazine which features 40 of Sonic’s most interesting games. Other highlights of issue 221 include a look at the Pico-8, the legacy of Spy Vs Spy and an interview with Violet Berlin.
30 years of Sonic The Hedgehog
Takashi Iizuka breaks down the defining characteristics of the popular character, from his love of speed, to his look and influence outside videogames.
Additionally there’s a 32-page mini magazine which features 40 of Sonic’s best and most interesting games, from the original Mega Drive classic to Sonic Forces
The Making Of
This issue we speak to Monolith Productions about No One Lives Forever 1 & 2 and Matt Bozen about the excellent Game Boy Color release, Shantae.
Pico-8: Gaming’s Fantasy Console
Meet the people who have fallen in love with the virtual console that can effortlessly create retro-looking games, from its creator to those that use it
The Evolution Of Spy Vs Spy
Richard Spitalny reveals how Mad Magazine’s popular characters started off on home computers and moved across to consoles
In The Chair With Violent Berlin
The legendary TV presenter talks about her fascinating career and how she found herself presenting the excellent Bad Influence! with Andy Crane
And much more including…
1942, Battle Axe, The Legendary Axe, Oink!, They Stole A Million, Audacity Games, Vagrant Story, R-Zone, Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons, NetLink, Nexus, MSX Games