Last Updated on March 19, 2023
Retro Gamer magazine has been catering to the nostalgic gaming community since 2004. Issue 244 of the magazine is out now, and it’s a must-read for those who love Capcom’s classic Resident Evil 4.
In the light of its current-gen remake, the cover story explores the making of 2005’s Resident Evil 4 and discusses the game’s storyline, setting, and gameplay mechanics.. The article includes interviews with the game’s creators, who reveal some of the behind-the-scenes details of the development process.
Retro Gamer 244 also features articles on other classic games, like Stunt Car Racer, Lionheart, Shining Force, The Rumble Fish 1 & 2. These games were pioneers of their time, and their influence can still be seen in modern titles. There is also a look at the Sega System 24 arcade board.
Here’s the official announcement:
Our new premium issue not only looks at the impact of Resident Evil 4, but also covers the history of the series in a fantastic 32-page book. We also chat to Philip Oliver about Jet Bike Simulator, revisit Geoff Crammond’s excellent Stunt Car Racer and discover how The Rumblefish 1 and 2 came to be.
The Impact Of Resident Evil 4
Developers from the survival horror genre and author Alex Aniel explain the importance of Resident Evil 4 and how it revolutionised the survival horror genre
The Mini Resident Evil Companion
Our 32-page book includes every mainline Resident Evil game and their remakes and spin-offs as well as legacy interviews with developers such as Shinji Mikami. If you love Capcom’s series you won’t want to miss it
This month we take to the tracks of Geoff Crammond’s excellent Stunt Car Racer and reveal why Shining Force remains one of the best strategy RPGs of all time
The Making Ofs
We speak to the developers at Dimps to discover how The Rumblefish 1 & 2 were made, quiz the creative minds behind the excellent Amiga game Lionheart, and chat to Philip Oliver about Jet Bike Simulator
System 24 Heaven
We go behind the scenes of Sega’s System 24 arcade board, an interesting piece of hardware that stored its games on floppy disks
And much more, including…
Space harrier 3-D, Pure, James Bond 007: The Duel, Sengoku Blade, Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night, Homebrew, Dicey Dungeons, Roger Hector, Crush Roller, Clive ‘N’ Wrench, Metroid Prime Remastered.
You can get Retro Gamer 244 from your local WH Smith, some supermarkets, and order the print version online. Alternatively, join Readly and get Retro Gamer and a host of other magazines for a single monthly subscription.