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1993 Doom Pre-Release Alphas & Betas

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Watch the Video The Original Doom Pre-Release Alpha and Betas, worked on by John Romero and John Carmack before Doom's original release in 1993. These demos are unmistakably Doom from the off, but there are various quirks and changes which were added and removed along the way, including the weapons, pickups, levels, gameplay and a [...]

SkidMarks, Amiga Review

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Watch the Video Skidmarks for the Amiga was a revolutionary game, both in terms of it's isometric view point and the fact it was written in Blitz BASIC. It offered unique graphics with seemingly 3D vehicles on a carefully textured track (which just happened to retain the skidmarks you made on it, even after exiting [...]

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 [...]

Nintendo Gameboy

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Nintendo 64

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My Retro System Collection

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Watch the Video Whooo, I've hit a huge subscriber target (for me), and as a consequence I've made this Subscriber Special looking at my entire Retro Gaming and Computer Collection. It took a lot longer than I had planned! Now I'm knackered. Thank you to all my subscribers, contributors, patrons, likers and even the dislikers [...]

Amstrad GX4000 Review

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Watch the Video The Amstrad GX-4000 was Alan Sugar's attempt to enter the game console market during the early 90s. It bombed, mainly due to a lack of games, but also because of the dated hardware used. This video features all the GX4000 games, an introduction to the system and it's life story. Enjoy! Alan [...]

The Sinclair ZX Spectrum

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Where do I start with this stupendous machine? The machine that introduced so many British children to the wonderful world of computing - me included! To the incredibly creative world of programming and to the never ending days spent waiting for a game to load, whilst listening to the delightful sounds of data recorded at [...]

Boglins

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The wonderful creatures known as Boglins arrived on our shores during the late 1980's, piggy backing on the craze of Ghouls, Critters and Gremlins, each having their own respective film, which were widely popular at the time. Consisting of a range of small gobliney, mostery type hand puppets, they were brain child of Tim Clarke [...]

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