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The Evolution and History of Online Gaming

The Evolution and History of Online Gaming

Since the appearance of the first video games in the 50s, gaming was an industry on a constant upward trajectory. As one of the most profitable entertainment industries on the planet, it certainly has an eventful and rich history. The evolution of this industry has…

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Retrogaming – Where to begin

Retrogaming – Where to begin

In an age where many people are discovering video games through their children, or the younger generations are wanting to learn more about video game history, let’s take a back to basics look at the history video game industry. Video Games have come a long…

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Atari Hotels Look Set to Celebrate the Past, Present and Future of Gaming

Atari Hotels Look Set to Celebrate the Past, Present and Future of Gaming

When it comes to discussing some of the key names involved in the incredible history of video gaming, Atari simply has to get a mention somewhere along the line. The company is regarded by many as a true icon of the industry and now the…

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Mobile retro games for your nostalgia fix

Mobile retro games for your nostalgia fix

It’s an accepted fact that these days, gaming is as much a part of our entertainment and leisure time as watching a TV show or a movie. Where the latter are concerned, it’s always good to catch the latest new boxset on Netflix or Hollywood…

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How Arcade Games Inspired the Modern Phenomenon of eSports

How Arcade Games Inspired the Modern Phenomenon of eSports

Video gaming is always a welcome topic on this website and arcade gaming is one area we particularly feel an affinity for. From discussing our favourite arcade hits to making our very own cabinet, the subject is a fascinating area and many of the best…

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4 Things You Might Not Know Were First Invented in the 70s

4 Things You Might Not Know Were First Invented in the 70s

The 70s, 80s and 90s were a time of great innovation. If we think that today we’ve progressed so far, if we had to think about it, it’s only because of the discoveries that our forefathers made. So in spirit of gratitude, here are four…

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My notes after reading the WarGames novelisation

My notes after reading the WarGames novelisation

I’ve been slowly building up a collection of movie novelisations. But the trouble is I often really struggle to find time to read books. My commute time is often taken up with work or watching Netflix (which I tend to prioritise over books) and books…

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My Retrogaming History

My Retrogaming History

I’ve enjoyed reading/listening to other people’s posts/podcasts about their gaming history so I thought I would write mine. Particularly after just attending Revival Events this past weekend where it really struck me how different everyone’s gaming backgrounds were. It just highlights how rich the world…

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Revival Solstice July 2016 Retrogaming Event

Revival Solstice July 2016 Retrogaming Event

I’d been to a few smaller retrogaming events in recent years, including a small one on Canvey Island by The Retro Lords, two small ones (Retromania) in Essex and London by Retro Asylum, and also Play Margate, but I hadn’t been to one of the…

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Building a Home Arcade Machine Part 11 – Building the Control Panel

Building a Home Arcade Machine Part 11 – Building the Control Panel

To be honest, the control panel was one of the parts of the build I was most nervous about. I had a specific idea in mind for the control panel. A lot of people build control panels that are square but I stubbornly wanted to…

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