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Maximum Power Up Podcast – Episode 70: Listeners Choice Dreamcast

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Hot on the heels of (6 episodes later than) our Commodore 64 Listener Top 10, we bring you another episode in the same format. Once again we bravely outsourced the responsibility for the games we played to you. Listeners were invited via social media to share their five favourite Dreamcast games with us, which we then combined to create a Top 10 of the most popular ones.

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Don’t Miss Retro Gamer Issue 182

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Don't Miss Retro Gamer Issue 182Retro Gamer issue 182 has hit the shelves today, and if you’re a fan of the Mega Drive you won’t want to miss it. Our cover feature takes a deep dive into the technology that makes the 30 year old console tick, with key developers including Mark Cerny, Trip Hawkins and Rieko Kodama giving their expert insight. What’s more, we have two added gifts – a fantastic sticker sheet featuring classic Sega sprites and iconography, and a guide to the Mega Drive’s essential games. If all that gets you in the mood for to revisit some 16-bit hits, we’ve also reviewed the new Sega Mega Drive Classics collection.

There’s plenty more inside, too. We have features on the creation of Savage, Rock ‘N’ Roll Racing and EyeToy: Play, an Ultimate Guide to Konami’s arcade racer WEC Le Mans, and a Minority Report focusing on the Atari 8-bit range. Outside of specific games, we’ve got a collector’s guide to Eighties publisher Software Projects, a look back at Brian Howarth’s Digital Fantasia, and an examination of games made using the Build engine. Our sit-down interview for the month is with Matt Gray, the musician behind games such as Last Ninja 2 and Driller. And of course we’ve got all the usual favourites including Retro Revivals, Hardware Heaven and The Unconverted.

You can buy the issue now from all good newsagents for £5.99, or order it directly from us at MyFavouriteMagazines. Alternatively, if you spotted the exclusive subscriber cover up there and don’t want to miss them in future, you can subscribe to Retro Gamer at MyFavouriteMagazines too.

Don't Miss Retro Gamer Issue 182

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Rogue Aces Modern Review

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Infinite State Games are back, having previously released 2014’s indie hit Don’t Die Mr Robot, ISG set out to tackle a rogue like shooter.

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Maximum Power Up Podcast – Episode 69: Andy Smith Interview

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In this episode Paul sits down for a chat with Andy Smith. Andy started working for Future Publishing quite early on starting his career on multiformat magazine ACE. As the magazine became more popular it was sold to rival publisher EMAP. However that led to Andy’s career continuing at Future on new magazine Amiga Format.

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Don’t miss this year’s PC Gaming Show

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Don’t miss this year’s PC Gaming Show

If you love anything PC related you might be interested in visiting this year’s PC Gaming Show, our annual E3 showcase that highlights great new games and hardware which will be heading to PC.

This year the show will be broadcasting via Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and Steam on Monday, June 11th at 3PM Pacific, so make sure you don’t miss it. You can either get all your updates at twitch.tv/pcgamer or you can catch all the best interviews, trailers and segments on pcgamer.com.

As usual, Sean “Day[9]” Plott will be hosting, and if you happen to be near Los Angeles or will be visiting E3 then you can visit for absolutely free. This year’s show will be held at The Wiltern, so make sure you reserve your ticket now by visiting pcgamingshow.com/tickets.

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Maximum Power Up Podcast – Episode 68: Castlevania

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“Let us go out this evening for pleasure. The night is still young.”

Phil and interloper, Chris Smith HD (more a reboot than a remaster) stroll through the candlelit hallways of the Castlevania series, trying not to fall down any pits. Join our heroes as they take on pretty much every game, and almost get away with their sanity intact.

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