Retro and Vintage

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    Remembering – AltaVista

    Long before Google became a search engine, or even a word associated with the internet, the surfers of the early and mid-nineties were spoiled for choice.

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  • ComiGone? The Return Of The Lost Superhero Games

    Superheroes have been a staple of entertainment for decades since Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman (The caped crusader hadn’t added the “The” to his monicker quite yet!) took the army of masked avengers from the printed…

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  • 10 Games We Loved, But Have Now Forgotten

    We all have our favourite games we once played. It doesn’t matter if it was from the 70s, 80s or beyond, on a modern console, or even a retro-loved home computer, it will always have…

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  • Remembering – Amstrad Mega PC

    Back when 16-bit consoles were still king of the hill in terms of gaming, and the PC was only just starting to emerge as a gaming force to be reckoned with, there came along a…

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    Remembering – Atari 7800

    With the success of the Atari 2600, and its successor the Atari 5200, the renowned games company was desperate to get the next generation of console out to an eager, home computer enthusiast, and games…

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  • The Nintendo Entertainment System – A Fresh Perspective

    Retro gaming, just saying those words gives people of a certain age that comforting nostalgic glow! But what if you remove that nostalgia and place the joypad into the hands of current gen gamer. One…

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    Mobile Retro Gamer

    Over the last few years interest in retro gaming has steadily increased, and with the release of smaller retro hardware from the likes Nintendo and SEGA, and soon to be Atari, it shows no signs…

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    The Worst Computers of All Time

    The humble desktop computer has evolved quite a lot in the last thirty-plus years. Gone are the beige, toilet-coloured boxes with chunky monitor and wrist-thick cables, to be replaced by impressive, almost dominating black boxes…

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  • Worst Games Consoles of All Time

    We live in a world where there’s really only three players in the games console market: Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. However, in the past, there was a time when we had the likes of Sega,…

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  • Cecconoid – Review

    A ZX Spectrum-inspired eight-bit twin-stick-shooter, which looks to spread some retro gaming love.

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    The Best Sonic The Hedgehog Games on Mobile

    With his debut movie being actually really good, it would be fair to say that Sonic the Hedgehog is back! Well it would if he hadn’t actually gone away.

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    10 Vintage Arcade Games We Miss

    These days the arcades just aren’t the same. Gone are the classics, and all we’re left with are a smattering of racing titles, some kind of shooting game and the rest are divided up with…

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    A Brief History of Video Game Cheats

    If at first you don’t succeed, cheat! For as long as video games have been around, there’s been a way to cheat the system; to give you infinite lives, unlimited energy, more weapons, full ammo…

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    Orb 2 Player Retro Arcade Machine – Review

    The collection of retro goodies from Orb and Thumbs UP UK continues with the release of its 2 Player Retro Arcade Machine: a nostalgic, arcade cabinet look-alike, that’s packed with over 300 games, and offers…

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  • Unsung Heroes of the Computing World

    The history of home computing is filled with glittering stars like the Spectrum, BBC, Commodore 64, Atari ST and the Amiga, but not every micro of yesteryear is equally well celebrated. Let’s take a look…

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