Thumb Candy (video game history)
Sep04

Thumb Candy (video game history)

Iain Lee looks at the history of games and meets some of the Ancient Gods of the industry at Atari, Namco, Nintendo and even the elusive Matthew Smith (Manic Miner). The original video had poor aspect cropping, so I’ve fixed...

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Fitgirl Repacks – PC games
Sep03

Fitgirl Repacks – PC games

If you’re a regular PC gamer then you’ll love this site. She’s compressed already cracked games to usually much smaller file sizes than you’d expect. This helps greatly in regards to seeders and storage, but the downside is that the decompression can take a good while for the largest games (4 hours for GTA V). She offers different download options, but I pick the magnet link as they start almost immediately in...

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Ecstasy of Order – The Tetris Masters
Aug31

Ecstasy of Order – The Tetris Masters

A documentary that captures the greatest world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship. From the days of Thor Aackerlund and his historic victory at the 1990 Nintendo World Championships, right up to the present and Harry Hong’s perfect “Max-Out” score, this documentary expertly chronicles over two decades of Tetris Mastery. Tetris – From Russia with...

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Sega Megadrive/Genesis
Jul18

Sega Megadrive/Genesis

In the 90s I was much more of a Megadrive fan than a SNES fan. While the SNES was great for multiplayer fun, I found the Megadrive had more satisfying single-player games. Two that really stand out are Alien 3 and Desert Strike. Both were real challenges that delivered their gameplay perfectly and I can still play them now quite happily. To play some of the games online – CLICK HERE To download a zip with an emulator and all the...

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Super Mega Ultra Battle Robot 2
Jul18

Super Mega Ultra Battle Robot 2

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Super Hang-On (Sega – 1986)
Jul03

Super Hang-On (Sega – 1986)

Super Hang-On is one of the best arcade racing games ever made. The challenge is genuinely difficult and you’ll play a lot of games before you do well at it. Here I am scoring my record score on the easiest circuit. I’ve been playing this game regularly for 30 years and you can see at the end that I was really happy to have scored so well. There’s still probably 5-6 seconds lost that I could make up, but to be so...

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Atari – Game Over (doc – 2014)
Aug25

Atari – Game Over (doc – 2014)

An interesting look at how Atari grew into the world’s foremost gaming brand and then collapsed into a pile of...

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Gamestorrent.co
Jun29

Gamestorrent.co

This is a great site for quick and easy downloading of the latest games on the pirate scene. No messing about, just click the torrent link and you’re away. Click the graphic to check it out. It does have pop-unders though, so I recommend a suitable blocker for...

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Once Upon Atari
Feb24

Once Upon Atari

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