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Timeless arcades to build and enjoy

Timeless arcades to build and enjoy

The classics are back with a passion. We see generations of gamers fully immersed in retro titles on old Sega and Atari devices, as well as smartphones. What makes 8-bit entertainment so interesting today? Simplicity. Funky tunes. Nostalgia. The nerve-racking challenge. Pac-Man and Space Invaders…

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5 of the most popular games in Asia

5 of the most popular games in Asia

We all know that arcade games are still extremely popular in Japan, as is the game of Pachinko. But what other games are popular in the rest of Asia. Macau has fast surpassed Las Vegas to become the world’s gambling capital. The sleepy fishing village…

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(Re)live The Best Ride Of Your Life – The Most Popular Comebacks In 2019

(Re)live The Best Ride Of Your Life – The Most Popular Comebacks In 2019

Re-live the best moments (or wince at the memories) of your childhood. From 80s fashion to retro game consoles and the latest musical revival (and a zig-a-zig-ah), research by Raleigh reveals the most popular comebacks in 2019. “2019 has reached the peak of nostalgic revival…

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Some of The Best Nostalgic Rebrands

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Some of The Best Nostalgic Rebrands

If there’s one thing that is becoming more certain in this brave new digital world we are living it, it’s how much we idolise the past. Legions of adults still take to the streets to catch the Pokémon that defined their youth, while the eagerly…

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I tested out a very cool bean bag gaming chair

I tested out a very cool bean bag gaming chair

I sometimes get offered gifts from companies who are looking for reviews, but I normally refuse them because the items being offered aren’t very relevant to me, and I would only want to receive something that was genuinely something I would be interested in and…

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11 of the most underrated retro games of all time

11 of the most underrated retro games of all time

Definitions of exactly what constitutes “retro” gaming are ten a penny. Everyone’s got an opinion about retro, and it usually boils down to when you were born and what sort of games you played when you were younger. For some, retro means 1980s, NES, Sega…

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The Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious

I wrap up my Fast and Furious deep dive by watching The Fate of the Furious. I’m going to watch Hobbs & Shaw at some point but I’m not rushing to see it for this series of blog posts, as I understand that the story…

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The 5 Most Intense Esports Scenes

The 5 Most Intense Esports Scenes

The competitive gaming scene has soared in popularity over the past five years and it now has more than 400 million fans across the globe. They are attracted by the opportunity to see the world’s finest gamers lock horns in exhilarating battles as they bid…

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eSports Champions Now Make More Money Than Top Sports Names

eSports Champions Now Make More Money Than Top Sports Names

Here’s something crazy: eSports top tournaments pay their champions more money than most conventional sports personalities earn in a given competition! The earnings top tournaments pay for top teams will make you wonder why you are still breaking a sweat in the field instead of getting in…

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Top games for your next big party night

Top games for your next big party night

You’re getting ready for your next big games night… You’ve got friends wanting to come, you’ve got your snacks sorted, your drinks, you even made a cool music playlist. What else do you need? Games, right?  And we’re not just talking about Monopoly either. I…

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