In this brand new Retro Gamer Annual, we have collected some of the very best content from the magazine to uncover the story behind some of the industry’s greats, including Crazy Taxi, Golden Axe, ToeJam & Earl, Tekken and Rampage. We take a trip back to the changing arcades of the Seventies, Eighties, Nineties and the early Twentieth Century to see how gaming transitioned from full-on cabinets to your TV and console, and talk to legends like RJ Mical and Graeme Devine. Join us as we delve into the colourful history of gaming - we’ll have you digging your Dreamcast out of the attic in no time. Featuring:
Classic games - Get the inside track on retro games, including interviews with the creators
The Making Of - Discover how games like UFO: Enemy Unknown and Chaos Engine came to be
Classic moments - Relive the golden moments from games such as Time Crisis and Lylat Wars
Anniversary specials - Celebrating 25 years of Tekken and 30 years since the Atari 7800 was released
La revista práctica para los jugadores de PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 y PSP. Sólo en PlayManía encontrarás secciones prácticas como guía de compras, consultorio, comparativas, además de los análisis más rigurosos y los avances más espectaculares.
The Xbox One is the ultimate next-generation gaming console, bringing high-end graphics and impressive visuals and combining it with an always-on social connectivity. If that’s not enough then the Xbox One also has all the necessary multimedia services you’d expect to see from a system designed to be the heart of your living room. In this book we detail everything from the initial setup of your console, using Kinect and Xbox Live, download apps, watching films, listening to music and much more. FEaturing:
Getting started - Get to know the hardware and learn how to set it up to your liking
Essential knowledge - Learn how to use Kinect, SmartGlass and more
The games - Find out about the best games available or coming soon for your Xbox One
Get more from your device - See how you can expand the use of your console, including Xbox Live, browsing the web, watching movies and listening to music
Minecraft is a worldwide phenomenon. Since it was first released back in 2011, it has been taken to the hearts of thousands and thousands of gamers. And if they are anything like us, they spend hour after hour exploring its many possibilities. Whether you play Minecraft on a tablet, on a desktop computer or on a games console, infinite fun is what you are going to get. Minecraft, though is also a game of secrets. It is a game where clever strategies, lateral thinking and some expert help can really unlock even more possibilities. That is where this guide comes in. whether you are a new Minecraft player or a very experienced one, we have lots of things to tell you about that we have uncovered while playing the game. We have packed this guide with as many secrets, pieces of advice, tactics and ideas as we can. So whether you want to get on top of the basics of effective building, pillage a Jungle Temple or take down the Ender Dragon himself, we have plenty to tell you about.
GamesMaster is the world’s most exciting multi-format games magazine, and is the only magazine to offer comprehensive coverage of the biggest and best games on every machine, every month. In every issue you'll find the biggest scoops across all the formats – Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP, Xbox, Gamecube, GBA, DS and PC. And inside every issue you'll find a massive 4,000 cheats and tips to help you finish those tricky levels.
HWM Singapore is a monthly consumer technology publication covering the 3Cs of tech -- Computers, Consumer Electronics & Communications (and now Software & Games). A strong technology brand with independent editions throughout South-east Asia since 2000, HWM Singapore is known for its authoritative product comparison shootouts, analytical feature stories, benchmarked product reviews and technical walkthroughs. Feast your eyes on easy-to-read layouts, useful tips and decisive reviews, before plonking that hard-earned dollar on the best technology for you, your social circle and your home.
PC PowerPlay is Australia's original and best-selling PC games magazine, with 100% Australian content. Its distinctive, informed and amusing style is widely respected. Offering a mix of games and hardware coverage, the magazine gives a complete picture for the PC entertainment enthusiast. Breaking news of new games, detailing reviews of upcoming games, and helping readers make sense of the array of hardware and tech products that hit the market each month. PC Powerplay doesn’t just promote tech, it benchmarks and analyses it to help gamers make the most intelligent purchasing decision.
This is the definitive Retro Gamer Collection. We’ve handpicked the very best articles from the ‘reborn’ Retro Gamer to make it the perfect companion to everyone’s favourite classic gaming magazine. This 256 page collector’s guide to videogaming covers 8-bit, 16-bit and console gaming from 1979 to 2000. No coffee table is complete without it.
In this book we take a look at some of the games that changed the way we play, from Space Invaders to Halo. Find out how some games came to be, including Knights Of The Old Republic, Driver and Kingdom Hearts, plus you’ll also find interviews with some of the industry’s leading lights, as the likes of Shigeru Miyamoto, John Romero and Stoo Cambridge share their thoughts on their work, and the games they love to play.
Retro guides - Everything you need to know about your favourite games
Behind the Scenes - Discover how some iconic games and characters came to be
Interviews - Industry legends discuss their videogame creations
Game changers - The games and franchises that changed the industry
Back by popular demand, this second volume of the Videogames Hardware Handbook presents everything you need to know about even more classic videogame machines, from the most important to the most obscure. 260 pages of history's greatest videogame hardware covering classic computers such as the Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 800 XL. Vintage consoles like Playstation, Neo Geo and Famicon Disk System. Plus retro handhelds such as PC Engine GT, Sega Nomad and the rare Gamate. And much, much more...
"The PlayStation 4 is the ultimate next-generation gaming console, bringing high-end graphics and impressive visuals and combining it with an always-on social connectivity. If that’s not enough then the PS4 also has all the necessary multimedia services you’d expect to see from a system designed to be the heart of your living room. In this book we detail everything from the initial setup of your console, making the most of your PlayStation account and staying connected with your friends. Featuring:
Getting started - Get to know the hardware and learn how to set it up to your liking.
Essential knowledge - Upgrade the hard drive, connect your Vita and much more.
The games - Find out about the best games available or coming soon for your PS4.
Use multimedia features - Learn how to stream videos, listen to music, and share your gameplay videos"
"Over thirty years of videogame history told through the machines that made it all possible. Join us as we go under the hood of the Atari 2600, the Sega Dreamcast and everything in between in this enormous guide to the industry’s true classics. From classic computers to vintage consoles and retro handhelds, this 256 page guide has it all. We inspect many of the greatest games machines ever made, retelling their fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and detailing the best games you should look out for, featuring the top ten games for Atari 2600, Nintendo Game Boy, Sega Saturn, Neo Geo Pocket, Vectrex and many more!"
From the makers of Retro Gamer magazine, this bookazine is packed with in-depth articles on some of the greatest games and franchises that the videogames industry has ever seen. You'll discover the origins of Lettings, discover how Jet Set Willy 2 came to be, learn the full history of Road Rash and Secrets of Mana, and get exhaustive, in-depth interviews with Sid Meier and Allan Alcorn, and plenty more.
Classic hardware - An in-depth look at the N64 and Amstrad PC.
Iconic games - A look at Stunt Car Racer, Contra III and more.
Making-ofs - Behind the scenes of Ms Pac-Man, Missile Command and others.
Exclusive interviews - We chat with industry legends Sid Meier and Allan Alcorn.
The ultimate collector issue for Bond fans with the best martini-shaking, Aston Marin-racing and gadget-exploding moments. The #1 Bond Girl. The #1 Bond Film. The #1 Bond Villain. Plus the untold story of 007!
Your complete guide to PS4 contains every single big release of 2015, as well as the top 20 PS4 games you can buy right now. We've also got previews of No Man's Sky, Uncharted 4, The Witcher 3 and more!
This book takes you through everything you need to start playing poker in no time at all. With guides to the many popular variants, from Texas Hold’em to Draw poker, plus advice on playing in the casino, at home, and online, we have you covered wherever and however you want to play. Featuring:
Introduction to poker - Follow the history of poker from its origins to the present day
What is poker? - Discover what defines the game, and what unites the variations
Texas Hold’em - How to play and win at the world’s most popular poker game
Poker Strategy - Take your knowledge of the basics and start playing strategically
This is the 100% independent and unofficial guide to some of the brilliant secrets of Minecraft. We’re going to bring you loads of tips to help you get more out of the game, and uncover lots of things we think you might not know about Minecraft. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve only just started playing the game, or want to know how to beat the ender dragon, this jam-packed guide is just for you. We’ve got crafting, farming, food, enchantments, potions, trading and sneaky tips for you – plus a whole lot more besides.