Yesterzine

Yesterzine is a show about games and how well they may or may not have aged, told through flicking through a different old gaming magazine every episode.

 

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Yesterzine 26 - 2 of them are Brown - DCUK 4

Posted on 26th February, 2021

The next, next generation was here, but the Dreamcast was dead in under 2 years.  While we trying to work out just what the bloody hell happened, the gaming heaven is a very un-Dreamcast game and the Gaming Heaven is a legend in disguise.  And elsewhere, the most infamous magazine coverdisk of all time.

 

 

7 Reasons you bought the same game twice

Posted on 26th February, 2021

You own a lot of games.  You own a lot of games twice.  But you always have a good reason and if you can't think of one quick enough here's 7 reasons you've bought the same game twice... or more.

 

 

 

 
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Master System Most Expensive - with Bloggo's Pow

Posted on 26th February, 2021

What Master System games will cost you the most to add to your collection?  Here, using the assistance of @super_quincy and the CEX sale prices are the 5 Master System games that are the most expensive in the UK. Can any of them possibly be worth the money?

 

 

 

Yesterzine 25 - "Afterthought Alley" - OPM 1

Posted on 26th February, 2021

The most important video game system launch of all time. Gaming's once and forever mainstream breakthrough. But as the Playstation hit the UK in late 1995 were the games there? And when are 9 Demos not 9 demos?

 

 

Yesterzine 24 : "Fighting Through Idiots"

Posted on 18th December, 2020

The Amiga Power trilogy concludes and this time there's no way to frame them as the good guys, 3 terrible crimes in 3 consecutive issues mean they absolutely deserve to have all been murdered in issue 65.  We hear their pleas for mitigation as the gaming heaven gets personal and the gaming hell is every NES owner's best friend...

 

 

Yesterzine 23 : "The Ghosts of Toilets Past"

Posted on 12th December, 2020

The Commodore 64, the machine that thinks colours should be seen and not heard. This could be a problem when the gaming heaven is a cartoony arcade port and the gaming hell is from the very top tier of cartoon licences.

 

Meanwhile we take a snapshot in time from possibly the turn of the decade's biggest publisher.

 

 

 

Movie licences, tricky buggers.  Super Play Issue 13 had 2 of them, one the biggest licence of the 90s and somehow one the biggest licence of the 2010s.  They faired... differently.

 

Meanwhile there is a fight to the death between 2 SNES driving games both based on Amiga originals.  How do they match up on both machines and which one has withstood the last 3 decades intact?

 

 

Yesterzine 21 : "Tim Henman's Virtual Fistpump"

Posted on 27th November, 2020

The Sega Saturn, Sega's 2nd attempt at a 32-bit sensation and a console about to get repeatedly kicked in the teeth by Sony's storming into the console market. In the meantime though things looked good, Issue 3 of Sega Saturn Magazine brought us one of the all time great arcade conversions, a unique version of one of Sega's classics and.... the single worst use of FMV in the entire world ever...

 

 

Yesterzine Episode 20 - "Jimmy Hoverfoot"

Posted on 20th November, 2020

  

 

Games-X was a weekly games magazine, trying to solve the problem of out of date info before the internet did.  It didn't last long.  Halfway through its run, the gaming heaven is an adventure game from the company the invented the genre, twice.  The gaming hell is what happens when the French try to do Space Harrier.

Yesterzine Episode 19 - "Yes, I WILL supersize"

Posted on 13th November, 2020

We're back!

 

In Episode 19, Sega Power comes under the microscope.  The highest scoring game in the issue was their self proclaimed saviour of the Mega CD, but will a 2 year old Amiga game really do the job? The lowest scoring game is the licence for the 2nd most famous Toy movie of the 90s.  And in the cover feature, the 4 attempts to use video games to sell cheesy heart attacks in a bag...