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The Amiga Story (Part 1)

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Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube Of all the home computer stories, Amiga is probably the most interesting, diverse and long. One reason for that is the number of machines Commodore produced for the Amiga line in an attempt to diversify and capture the market throughout the 80s and 90s. For that reason and to [...]

The Atari ST

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Watch the Video The Atari ST is a machine which emerged in 1985 and immediately went head to head with the Amiga 1000. The Atari ST is known for Games, music, desktop publishing and in a lot of cases, being a poorer version of the Amiga, but that's not always the case, and to begin [...]

Double Dragon Atari ST

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Watch the Video Double Dragon for the Atari ST may not be everyone's favourite, but for me, it was a glorious version of the game which I spent many an hour playing both in 1 player and 2 player mode. It's pretty much the same as the Amiga version and features all your favourite ogres, [...]

Outrun is 30: A Retrospective

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Watch the Video 30 Years since Outrun first appeared in our arcades. Can you believe that? Well, this video might help you wade through that timeline, and if your youth was anything similar to mine, you may have played quite a few home ports of this sensational game Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube You're [...]

Super Cars II Review – Amiga

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Watch the Video Super Cars II for the Amiga - a top down racer released in 1991 for the Amiga 500 and above computer format. Developed by Magnetic Fields Ltd and Gremlin graphics, I put it through it's paces in this fully reviewed and prepared mini-review for your viewing pleasure. This is the first in [...]

Why The Mega CD / Sega CD Failed

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Watch the Video The Sega Mega CD, or Sega CD as it's known in the USA was an upgrade/add-on for the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis which offered CD-ROM capability. Incorporating an additional Motorola 68000 chip, increased memory, and custom graphics and sound processing, the Mega CD was poised to be a massive leap forward [...]

Was the GBA Just a Super Nintendo?

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Watch the Video Gameboy Advance vs. Super Nintendo... is the GBA just a Super Nintendo in smaller form? Did Nintendo simply repackage their 11 year old hardware into their latest handheld in order to get a cheap, quick and easy to develop portable gaming device out to the masses, or is there something different going [...]

Sinclair QL (Quantum Leap) System Review

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Watch the Video The Sinclair QL was seen by some as the successor to the Sinclair Spectrum, but in reality, it was aimed at the professional, business and serious home user markets. Launching in January 1984 by mail order (albeit with a several month shipping delay), the QL (standing for Quantum Leap) was touted by [...]

Acorn Archimedes A3010 Review

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Watch the Video From the BBC Micro to the Acorn Archimedes. This is a full system review of the Acorn A3010, from the Archimedes range. Including a history of the Archimedes computers, an explanation of RISC, a look at RISC OS, some discussion on the ARM chip and of course, some classic Gameplay action on [...]

Sega Master System vs. Mega Drive

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Watch the Video Comparing MegaDrive Versus Master System; The Ultimate 8 bit versus 16 bit clash. The Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) versus The Sega Master System, in an epic, raw and unleashed showdown to the grizzly death (I may be over egging that). Only one winner will emerge from this battle of the 80s and [...]

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