Unofficial Retro PlayStation Magazine

Back the Retro PlayStation Magazine RPM #3 Crowdfunder

Last Updated on March 20, 2024

The new issue of RPM, the Unofficial Retro PlayStation Magazine, is currently in preparation, with a Kickstarter launching soon. This is ahead of a planned distribution in late April, for delivery in late May.

RPM is the creation of 2 Old 4 Gaming (aka Sandeep Rai, a PlayStation fan with particular affection for PS1 and PS Vita), with graphic design by Jason Maddison. The magazine is conceived to celebrate the legacy of Sony’s discontinued consoles, the PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP, and PSVita.

Like all great modern retro-themed publications, they’re using Kickstarter

What’s in the Unofficial Retro PlayStation Magazine issue 3?

What you can expect by backing the Unofficial Retro PlayStation Magazine on Kickstarter:

  • Magazine Concept: RPM magazine celebrates the legacy of Sony’s consoles, focusing on retro PlayStation games and systems.
  • Content: Each issue reviews games from PS+ Classics Catalogue, includes developer interviews, and features relevant articles.
  • Publication Schedule: Aim to release three issues annually to avoid delays and maintain quality.
  • Format: A5 size with 72 pages of ad-free retro PlayStation content, including issue 3, the largest yet.
  • Distribution: Postage estimated to start by late April for delivery in late May.
  • Funding and Promotion: Kickstarter funds will print magazines for backers and promote through gaming sites/YouTubers.
  • Additional Options: Offer DRM-free digital copies and physical versions upon request. Inquire for pricing and shipping details.

Ad-free, and boasting 72 pages of classic PlayStation material, this A5 format magazine is the biggest issue so far.

Head to the Kickstarter to support RPM #3 and be notified of updates.

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