Category: Retro

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When the film Tron was released in 1982, no-one believed that the video game would go on to make more than the film did. The previous few years had been some of the biggest in gaming, some of the games that were released are still some of the highest-grossing titles ever. Although Tron was a […]

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The first time we met Mario, he appeared in the game Donkey Kong. Donkey Kong was Nintendo’s first big hit in North America. Back when the game was released, Mario was known as Jumpman, 35 years on there have been many huge games focused on Mario. Donkey Kong was one of the earliest and the […]

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  The start of the new decade saw the release of one of the biggest ever video games, Pac-Man. In a time that was dominated by shooter arcade games, Pac-Man managed to storm onto the scene. Pac-Man managed to create a new genre of video games, maze chase games. Pac-Man became one of the biggest pop-culture […]

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In 1979 we saw the release of Asteroids which joined a list of games that were the major hits of the golden age of arcade games. Asteroids was a shooter game and had a space theme much like Space Invaders, which was released a year before Asteroids. Although it was similar to Space Invaders, Asteroids […]

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Space Invaders was released in Japan in 1978 and was one of the first shooter games, very different to shooters as we know them today. When it was first released, Space Invaders was a hugely successful arcade game and is still very well-known to this day. Space Invaders is a very basic game but at […]

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Sega’s Little Hero – Sonic The Hedgehog  1991 saw the arrival of another iconic gaming character in the form of Sonic the Hedgehog. Sega needed a hero for the Sega Genesis and the speedy little hedgehog was perfect for the role. The aim of the platform video game was to attempt to steal the six Chaos Emeralds […]

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A Boy Named Link – The Legend of Zelda 1986 saw the beginning of one of the most popular gaming series in history, The Legend of Zelda is released on the Nintendo NES. Set in the fantasy land of Hyrule, the game is centred around a boy named Link. The aim of the game is […]


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