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Is retro nostalgia the secret of online gaming?

Is retro nostalgia the secret of online gaming?

Remember the days before the internet? When most people thought you were strange if you were into collecting old retro gear? Yeah, us too. Nobody really knew how big the market for retro was back then. Not many people  appreciated the value of keeping old…

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My thoughts on Bohemian Rhapsody viewed on Screen X technology

My thoughts on Bohemian Rhapsody viewed on Screen X technology

Queen were a big part of my childhood. I’m going to be doing a Top Ten list of my most nostalgic songs soon and I can reveal that Radio Ga Ga is very high up on that list. I had that song on vinyl single…

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6 Ways Our Computer Habits Looked Different Two Decades Ago

6 Ways Our Computer Habits Looked Different Two Decades Ago

The rise of technology is playing an important role in our lives these days. It seems that no one can function without computers, smartphones, or tablets. From today’s point of view, it is unimaginable how everyone managed to survive and any work was completed 20…

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The Evolution of Pac-Man Games

The Evolution of Pac-Man Games

Planned and designed by Toru Iwatani, Pac-Man is without doubt one of the most iconic video games of all time. Obviously, Mario and Sonic are universally known to gamers and non-gamers alike, but I would argue that the aliens from Space Invaders and the Pac-Man…

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Top Ten Chess Scenes in Movies

Top Ten Chess Scenes in Movies

I’m a little bit obsessed with chess right now. I’ve always liked chess and I learnt how to play when I was about six years old, but I never really got the bug when I was younger, or had other friends who liked it, or…

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When modems were sexy

When modems were sexy

Perhaps not actually ‘sexy’, but there was a time when modems were pretty goddam exciting. I had seen WarGames and fallen in love with the idea of computers talking to each other. David Lightman had that modem where you actually put the phone handset into…

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The Video Shop – A Short Film

The Video Shop – A Short Film

I’m sure many of us have extremely fond memories of visiting our old video store. The excitement of not knowing what to rent. Browsing the aisles looking for some great box art. Reading the blurb to see what the hell a film was about. I’m…

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All the Nightmare on Elm Street movies – ranked

All the Nightmare on Elm Street movies – ranked

Happy Halloween everybody. In the spirit of the holiday I wanted to have something horror related on the site this year. To be totally honest, I’ve never really been into horror that much when I was younger, so I actually haven’t seen a lot of…

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Secret Cinema: Blade Runner  video released

Secret Cinema: Blade Runner video released

I posted a few weeks ago about my amazing experience at the Secret Cinema Blade Runner event. I had waited until the very end of the four month run before uploading my blog post, so as not to spoil the surprise for everyone. I was…

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Why Aren’t The Lost Vikings Still With Us?

Why Aren’t The Lost Vikings Still With Us?

There are some games from the past that appear to be ripe for a comeback, aren’t there? Among these is the classic puzzle-platform romp called The Lost Vikings. This title was produced by Silicon & Synapse, which is now known as Blizzard Entertainment. With a…

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