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Atari-Land ’83 – When Video Games Fell to Earth

by trekkiemarkon 24/02/2016
In the late 70’s/early 80’s video games ruled the earth. Pixelated adventures such as Pac Man, Missile Command and Space Invaders ate coins across the globe at an alarming rate. The video game giants at the time decided to transfer the excitement of the arcade to the living room. A long way from the EA […]

My Top 5 Retro Arcade Games

by redhotbearon 15/02/2016
Being a 37 year old male, it’s safe to say I have sampled most of what the gaming world has had to offer. NOW, I won’t be including games like Space Invaders or Pac-man as they have there own place in the history books. This article is about the games that caught a young, impressionable […]

Fish playing Street Fighter is now a thing

by Nick Hancheton 20/08/2014
Ever wanted to watch a Fish hadouken? Well, now you can… Kind of. In the recent trend of watching fish play games, started by Fish Plays Pokémon, the latest game to continue this is Fish Plays Street Fighter. Yeah, really. It sounds absolutely ridiculous but, even though I’m not the biggest Street Fighter fan out […]

Obituary of a UK gamer’s childhood – Trocadero to close permanently

by James Buckinghamon 15/02/2014
Sad news for UK gamer geeks – the London Trocadero in Picadilly Circus is set to close permanently on February 25th. That sound you’re hearing is the collective “Noooooooooooooooo!” of gamers far and wide lamenting for their arcade game-playing childhood. To be fair it’s been a long time coming. Many think the Trocadero died a long time […]

Persona 4 Arena Review – 9GPPs

by MrBoxChatteron 14/05/2013
Since its Japanese release back in 2008, Persona 4 has generally been revered as a modern classic and one of the best titles in the JRPG genre. In an effort to promote the game’s legacy, last year brought the arrival of Persona 4 Golden and Persona 4 Arena. The former was a portable remake (my […]

7 of My Favourite Xbox Arcade Games

by Leonieon 06/04/2013
There seems to be a never ending list of indie and arcade games on Xbox Live. This means that there are many games of a questionable quality; games with such titles as ‘Procrastinating Squirrel’, ‘Candies Vs Hypno Deer’ and ‘FAT’. I also came across two which appealed to my slightly lurid sense of humour; ‘The […]