Category: Retro


Simple But Extremely Addictive – Tetris  Whilst working at the Computer Center in Moscow, Russian engineer, Alexey Pajitnov, created what would later become one of the most popular video games of all time. The game pieces in Tetris are called “Tetriminos” and are geometric shapes composed of four square blocks each, the objective of the game […]


Video Game Fans Go Ape – Donkey Kong  The year 1981 saw the release of Nintendo’s arcade game Donkey Kong. The game was one of the first example of the platform gaming genre. Donkey Kong focuses on manoeuvring the character across platforms while overseeing various obstacles, the main character being Jumpman, or as we know him […]


80’s gaming – Pac-Man Gaming in the 1980’s brought us some iconic games in the form of Donkey Kong, Tetris and, of course, the Super Mario Bros! To kick start this awesome decade of gaming was the ghost-munching Pac-Man. Released in 1980 by game develop Namco, the idea of the game was to control Pac-Man through […]


Invading arcades around the world – Space Invaders Created by Tomohiro and produced by Japanese electronic game manufacturer Taito Corp, 1978 saw Space Invaders hit arcades in Japan before making its way around the world.  Rumour even has it that due to its popularity in Japan, the ever-lasting arcade game led to a coin shortage […]


An arcade legend is born: Pong One of the first video games to reach mainstream popularity was released in November 1972 in the form of Pong. Originally produced by Atari, Pong started off as an arcade game before Atari released Home Pong in 1975, for the public to play the game in the comfort of […]


Where it all began: Tennis for Two Before the era of Pac-Man, Space Invaders and Atari,  William Higinbotham created a science experiment that turned out to became one of the first ever video games. Hundreds of people queued up to play this science experiment that was potentially the kick start to the multi-billion game industry. Thank […]

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