Ultimate Retro PlayStation Magazine RPM Crosses 300% on Kickstarter

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2 Old 4 Gaming, an independent publisher specializing in video game books and magazines, has announced the massive success of the Kickstarter campaign to fund the release of issue 3 of RPM – The Unofficial Retro PlayStation Magazine. This exciting venture aims to celebrate the rich legacy of Sony’s consoles, particularly focusing on beloved classics from discontinued PlayStation systems like PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP, and PS Vita.

Issue 3 of RPM promises a treasure trove of nostalgic content for PlayStation enthusiasts. Highlights include an in-depth spotlight on the iconic Resident Evil series on PS1, along with an exclusive longform interview with the designer of the PS1 classic title, MediEvil. The magazine will also feature reviews of games from the PS+ Classics Catalogue and retrospectives of titles that have left an indelible mark on PlayStation’s gaming history.

Check out the trailer below to see the magazine:

What sets RPM apart is its commitment to providing a pure gaming experience devoid of advertisements. The magazine will be in A5 size format, comprising a whopping 72 pages of ad-free retro PlayStation content, making it the largest issue to date.

The production of issue 3 is already complete, and work on issue 4 has already commenced. Once the Kickstarter campaign successfully concludes and funds are processed, physical copies of RPM Issue 3 will be printed and distributed to backers. Estimated postage is set to begin before the end of April 2024, with deliveries expected in late May 2024.

As a bonus, backers will have the option to add DRM-free digital copies of previous publications as optional add-ons, with physical versions also available upon request.

Key Features of RPM – The Unofficial Retro PlayStation Magazine:

  • Magazine Concept: Celebrates the legacy of Sony’s consoles, focusing on retro PlayStation games and systems.
  • Content: Includes reviews from the PS+ Classics Catalogue, developer interviews, and relevant articles.
  • Publication Schedule: Aims for three issues annually to ensure timely releases and maintain quality.
  • Format: A5 size with 72 ad-free pages of retro PlayStation content, making issue 3 the largest yet.
  • Distribution: Postage estimated to commence by late April for delivery in late May 2024.
  • Funding and Promotion: Kickstarter funds will be used to print magazines for backers and promote the publication through gaming sites and YouTubers.
  • Additional Options: Offers DRM-free digital copies and physical versions upon request. Pricing and shipping details available upon inquiry.

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The Kickstarter campaign is nearing its end with three more days to go and to secure your copy of RPM Issue 3 to dive into the nostalgic world of retro PlayStation gaming, you can head over to the project’s official page and pledge.

What are your thoughts on RPM and re-reliving the classic old PlayStation times while reading about some of the best games filled with nostalgia? Let us know in the comments section below.

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With a passion for action-adventure games rivaled only by their dedication to sharing the latest gaming news, Mark Stuart has been a prominent voice in the gaming community for the past three years. Their journey into the world of video game journalism began with an insatiable curiosity for exploring virtual realms and unraveling epic narratives.

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