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Sims 1 vs Sims 2 vs Sims 3 vs Sims 4

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Watch the Video It's not often I get to compare 4 generations of game, but The Sims 1 vs Sims 2 vs Sims 3 vs Sims 4 is one I've found intriguing for a while, especially as it's technically on the same platform still. This video charts the Sims Evolution from it's conception with The [...]

The Id Software Story – from Hell

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Id Software is more than a little bit famous. This fame came from various games, including Wofenstein 3D and Quake, but mainly from Doom. Doom was the game which really kicked off the FPS genre, and it's so well known today that Doom 2016 has just been released. But aside from Doom, the actual story [...]

How Lotus 1-2-3 Improved DOS Gaming

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Lotus 1-2-3 was a Spreadsheet program developed by Lotus Software (who are now part of IBM), which emerged from 1983 and went on to massive success. You might think that a Spreadsheet is as far removed from gaming as you could imagine (if you don't count the flight simulator built into a later version of [...]

Spectrum Games Top 7

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Watch the Video This video is about ZX Spectrum Games. But it feels a good day to remind ourselves of a time when Britain was united, exciting and accepting of the new digital computer era. A time when the Sinclair ZX Spectrum was the home computer king, and the extensive software library ensured that there [...]

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 [...]

Atari Vault Review

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Watch the Video Atari Vault Steam keys can be grabbed at over half price though G2A at https://www.g2a.com/r/atarivault ... Today is 24th March 2016. I decided to purchase Atari Vault on Steam this evening, and having been utterly impressed by it, I decided to write a review... so here it is, my Atari Vault review. [...]

Top 7 Atari ST Games

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Watch the Video For your viewing pleasure (and possibly disagreement), I proudly present my top 7 Atari ST Games from the course of time. Well, these are the top 7 games which sprang to my mind at least, and surely that's the same thing isn't it? The Atari ST was a fine machine and although [...]

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 [...]

FPS Shooter Evolution

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Watch the Video From the 1973 Maze Wars on the Imlac PDS-1, through to The Phantom on the Dragon 32, MIDI Maze on the Atari ST and finally where things took off with Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake all the way up to present day. Join me on this epic first person shooter evolution perspective, showing [...]

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 [...]

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