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Video Games - What Should They Remake Next?

Reboots and remasters are nothing new for gaming, but when it comes to fully fledged remakes of older games there's less examples to go around than one might find in another medium, like movies or television...

Passing The Torch

The one thing that my dad didn't show me much of as a kid was video games, which, ironically I suppose, became my biggest passion growing up... 

RGB SCART TV Buying Guide

It's 2017 guys, so if you're still on the hunt for an old CRT TV to enjoy those light gun games and the vivid colours from RGB SCART with scanlines, then you better hurry up! Most of them are long gone.

Finding an old TV like this is...

The Nintendo Switch is a Retro Console at Heart

When Nintendo recently announced their latest console – a home system/handheld hybrid named Switch – gamers around the world were...

What makes an addictive game?

The first game that ever got me well and truly hooked was Tetris. I got a Game Boy for my birthday. It was the clear one where you could see all of the innards of the handheld. We loved that clear hardware back in the ‘90s. It wasn’t my first games system, but it was the first that truly got its claws into me.

My first system was a...

The Top 5 Reasons We Love Retro Gaming

Video games have unquestionably become more ambitious and impressive in recent years. When you look at the likes of The Last Of Us, it’s impossible to overstate just how far video games have come since people were playing Pong forty-odd years ago. But for all the innovations within the medium, and for all the new fangled ideas and increasingly elaborate control schemes, there’s something to be said for how much more straight forward things were in the games we played as kids....

How the PlayStation changed the game

In the early nineties Nintendo was the undisputed king of the video game industry. SEGA had tried to compete with the NES and the SNES home consoles with their Master System and Mega Drive, and while the latter did a lot better than the former, Nintendo were still firmly in first place once all the sales were counted. As the SNES and Mega Drive generation was winding up, SEGA started toying with the idea of using CDs instead of cartridges, even going so far as to release the SEGA CD add-on for the Mega Drive....

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