Retro Gamer 251 Goes Dark (Forces)

Retro Gamer 251 Goes Dark (Forces)

Last Updated on October 4, 2023

The latest edition of Retro Gamer is now out, with the magazine dedicating its cover to the Star Wars: Dark Forces game.

Inside, the magazine focuses on the Star Wars: Dark Forces remaster, along with behind-the-scenes features on Star Wars: Starfighter and Jedi Starfighter.

Official blurb:

We’ve a Star Wars double bill for you in this issue. Daron Stinnett looks back at Star Wars: Dark Forces and we speak to members at Nightdive Studios about its incoming remaster, while we also go behind the scenes of Star Wars: Starfighter and Jedi Starfighter. Other highlights include the creation of the original Call Of Duty, Ultimate Guides on LED Storm and Hogs Of War, and how Rainbow Arts’ Katakis was nearly shot down by Activision.

Star Wars Double Bill
Our Ultimate Guide looks at Star Wars: Dark Forces with input from original director Daron Stinnet and Nightdive Studios’ Larry Kuperman and Max Wain. We also speak to Tim Longo about creating Star Wars: Starfighter and Jedi Starfighter for home consoles

The Making Of
This month we go behind enemy lines with an in-depth look at the original Call Of Duty and also discover the creation of Manfred Trenz’s controversial 8-bit shmup Katakis. We also spend time at Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon

Ultimate Guide
In addition to Dark Forces, we breakdown Capcom’s futuristic racer LED Storm and speak to the coder of the PC version of Hogs Of War and find out what’s planned for its planned remake

The Retro Gamer Guide To Gradius
Our legacy feature looks at Konami’s popular arcade series, as well as its many spin-offs. How many did you play?

There’s much more, including…
Super Pac-Man, Pokémon Picross, The Official Frogger, Sega 3-D Glasses, Donkey Kong, Street Fighter II: Champion Edition, Streets Of Rage, Castlevania Chronicles, Space Giraffe.

You’ll find Retro Gamer 251 on newsstands now. You can also find digital copies on Readly (subscription required) or buy the print issue or a subscription from Magazines Direct.

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