Retro Gamer Collection Volume 4 Reviews
Description:ISBN 1906078661 / Genre: Game Media / 258 pages / Published 2010 by Imagine Publishing
Newest Review: ... The passion of the authors for their subject shines through, and it's obvious that the writers are keen gamers themselves, ... more
Customer Retro Gamer Collection Volume 4 Reviews (2)
by - written on 01/10/10 (Very useful, 74 readings)
It's rather ironic that as games get more complex and graphics and sound increasingly advanced the nostalgic yearning for the simple games of yesteryear with their blocky graphics and bleepy sound increases. Indeed, as releases like Sega's recent Mega Drive Collection (available for PC, PS2 and X-box) show, companies are finally starting to realise the value their old intellectual properties have. If you're the type of person that values old-style gameplay over, then this latest Retro Gamer collection (or bookazine as it calls itself) might well be for you. Retro Gamer is a monthly magazine that looks at old games and old systems and this latest bookazine is a ... Read the complete review
by - written on 21/09/10 (Useful, 38 readings)
Retro Gamer is a great magazine for all us die hard video game fans who are now in their 30's and 40's. The magazine provides a nostalgic trip through all the great games and game systems that have occupied the market since the 70's. This collection is basically a look back at the various contents of the monthly magazine and would be invaluable for consumers who have missed several editions over the past 12 months. Being a subscriber myself I do find that these guides are a good resource but the content is duplicated from past editions. The articles are very well written and cover both the hardware/software the people/organisations behind them. It's ... Read the complete review
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