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Episode 42: Retro Gamer Magazine

Future Publishing’s newly acquired Retro Gamer Magazine has bucked the trend in recent times, as many other print magazines shut down or go fully digital the retro-themed monthly publication goes from strength to strength.

Now in its 12th year, Retro Gamer Magazine shows no signs of slowing down, and each month features original content, exclusive developer interviews and reader interactions.

The magazine prides itself on bright, visually appealing page layouts and eye-catching cover stories and is one of the most popular gaming magazines around.

In this latest edition of the Maximum Power Up podcast, regular hosts Phil and Tom sit down with Retro Gamer editor Darran Jones to discuss the history of the magazine, and some of Darran’s enduring memories of being at the helm of such an influential periodical.

Other topics discussed include how Retro Gamer continues to be a success a world where the move to digital is an ever-growing threat, and also how Retro Gamer’s unique approach to retro topics of all kinds helps to keep the content fresh.

Music tracks featured are:

Daytona USA 2 – Sling-Shot
Street Fighter 5 – Main Menu Music

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