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xe THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CLASSIC GAMES | THE SCARIEST « MOMENTS OF STAAD | COMMODORE | SEF NOD | ATARI}: GINCLAIR: 1: NEOGEO: < WORLDS APART. CELEBRATING TWO DECADES OF SEGA’S OUT-OF-TOUCH 32-BIT CONSOLE GreatDigitalViags: A ¥YISUAL COMMPEXNDIUM BUY IT NOW Only £24.99 5 Se A = & | 644computer and Commadore 64 games. Each spread features a beautifulimage and a select few words, Printed lthographicall in magnificent quality with ‘elegant design and layout + Extensive volume with over 232 pages + Book edited by Commmadore Format and Edge launch exitor Steve Jarratt a viens mMOdore 64; ‘sual Commpenditim funsteck.... G3 txeoockconfursioctgames Ej twiterconfinstockgares Commodore LOADING THE RETROBATES ny of you know that | have | thing for collecting. Mary of you wil also know that | aely ‘maintain my interest for very long. Several years back | was amassing ‘8 complete collection of PAL Dreamcast ‘games and | was doing very well thank you very much. ran out of stear though, reaksing the remaining games | needed were ‘and pricey. My collection is much but im happy with what Ive kept While there are some aspects of collecting "never understand (buying inferior PAL ‘conversions over thee NTSC counterparts) | oertainly do love the th of collecting, | love discovering a rare game, or picking up ‘a bargain. Hel, sometimes i's more exstng than playing the actual game, This month we speak to a group of colectors who have ‘managed to amass far more impressive colections than Ihave, Wel find out what fives them, what others thnk of his ‘obsession and it wil hopefuly inspire you to build your own colecton. My own colecting needs (andi is @ need for mysel is naw confined to snapping the UK's 270 mast common birds, but that doesn't mean Ive forgotten my games. In Stone see bee ret wrt ry, rermmome WA * op ol ara as ee = CeTSTUN Tea ena a OO EL) Is David Braben gaming's greatest icon? CONTENTS >> Load 134 Brating new life into classic games RETRO RADAR § FEATURED ©The Making Of land Gaming Obsessions Don't forget to follow us online for all the latest retro updates Er. The scariest moments in gaming ial) Pees earaiand etn End/Game eee Desert Island Disks: od ‘Andrew Hutchings [eases coed JOHN ROMERO~{ GETS RETRO " ie CONTENTS JOHN ROMERO RETRORADAR: READERS WEIGH IN WHAT DID YOU THINK OF REVIVAL? Ene sar Revival was great... lots of fun. It compared very favourably to ws TOAVEYOURSAY —setnocamen | 9 rot ereda news wall D/GENERATION GOES NEXT-GENERATION ‘cc KONG HAS A NEW KING OTs TO Microsoft at pr’ FOBSA 6 Open itp ia atu massive open wold Lh i eee "Visually, Forza Horizon 2 is a thing of beauty” TrustedReviews “It’s hard to not marvel at the glorious graphics” ~Pocket-tint fo @radar fe CONIMIN es RETRORADAR: DISCUSS Do you collect and why do you do it? py oteradar I we Vau rr MAGNAVOX ODYSSEY NAME; Legh Hills MOST EVER SPENT: nthe PAL ANNES version Up FAVOURITE CONSOLE: Netendo 64 COLLECTION chico! cans Sere eaeciceca eal errata ee pea brace: See een peacoat Hapectctep letersi Poetic deren Beret leltel ei lprersosnatienrny penance eter beeresnnioetneeniiie ribet “| PAID: £145.50 F eI id SORD MS ere poe ee atic i Hee eee td ee enone ane ny been unrleasedin Europe. “My! glass cabinet, the majority of systems ee a ere ar eee ae es a eee ct Peed oa a ee eet pserey pe eare’ eet Ee er arr eee ee forthe preservation of videogame eee ena Parrots een Pee er errr " enter) eee ta ercnnberrrare torene sot readar a monnent vith... e Zools graphic artist discusses his first mobile game, Bounce Vortex ETN SRT Se Sane eae HISTORY 25 Available from all good newsagents and supermarkets, CEA ty Lincoln vs the South ~ Norther Ireland erupts — Victory at Agincourt > World War | wuts) MILITARY MACHINES alse tea eae Ae Ld | dee [ |" ie BUY YOUR ISSUE TODAY Print edition available at Digital edition available at LB okies nn ee donee SATUIR PAU eel emer MaeC Reale ete eRe ue OR oli ea eee Ue EDA e telomere ce lie RRC (el-re le) Nel ame re Mie ECM eral tae ca steele AUB) failed to run rings around its competition — and why it can still stand Peeler lees R ula)

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SPARE MOMENTS THE SCARIEST MOMENTS OF ALL TIME CAUGHT! tasty snack 71,9 FACTOR G6The ZX81 was in the bedroom and | was coding late into the night. Suddenly the monster leapt out at me. | jumped out of my skin! My wife was in bed reading a book and she burst out laughing... 99 TTACK OF {HEPANG ‘SUPER MARIO 64 ‘SFORAT Nin ARTS em Psa (ore) Seorasicooe THE SCARIEST MOMENTS OF ALL TIME FAILED FEAR jot 2 ceive Raw AE CLOCK TOWER iss THE HOUSE OF THE CLIVE BARKER'S LUFELINE 2003 DEAD 2 76 eerrors a UNDYING 201 Thee In most versions of Doo yoveant hap butte etl approach with the hoor themed Doom 2 YOUR GRUESOME END BEYOND THE FORBIDDEN FOREST FORMAT; COMMODORE Sm YEAR: 15 se has been converted ‘sctualy the least of you nd creates a sense of foreboding. at ran ji eR FEAR [7:(m (91:9 10) MAKING THE MOMENT How George Lucas helped create aan epic gaming experience it's ther lingering traces ‘SONIC THE HEDGEHOG Mins DUNGEON MASTER you ty to leather. 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