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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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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Games Britannia – The Joystick Generation
Sep15

Games Britannia – The Joystick Generation

A good look at the development of video games in Britain and how so many hugely important ideas have been developed by geeks from there. This is one episode of a series, but the other ep that I have is about board...

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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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