Ralph Baer is the father of videogames, but many of today’s gamers are unaware of how important his contributions were. He created a number of firsts, including the first console, and his ideas have helped fuel and shape our favourite past time. Ralph sadly passed away on December 06 at the age of 92. To […]
Just mere weeks after the creator of Maniac Mansion launched a Kickstarter to fund his point and click revival Thimbleweed Park, another Lucasarts hero Tim Schafer has announced that two classic adventures are due to remakes. Both the critically acclaimed Day of the Tentacle and Grim Fandango are now being remastered for modern platforms.
Mere weeks after the creators of Maniac Mansion Ron Gilbert & Gary Winnick launched a Kickstarter to fund their point and click revival Thimbleweed Park, LucasArts veteran Tim Schafer has announced that an adventure classic is due for a remake. The critically acclaimed Day of the Tentacle is being remastered for modern platforms.
Growing up in the United Kingdom in the early 80s was nothing short a of a dream. Software powerhouses were popping up everywhere and the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC gaming boom was born. Out of this era rose an iconic studio which created countless classics, Gremlin Graphics.
As the games we know and love grow with age, sadly those behind our favourite creations do too. After 92 long years, the inventor often referred to as the Father of Video Games for his early work creating the Magnavox Odyssey, Ralph Baer has passed away.
Fans of blue skies, barrel-rolling and Sega arcade ports need to hurry up- the only home port of AM2’s After Burner Climax will be delisted from Xbox Live Marketplace and Playstation Network by the 24th of December.
And you thought that movie streaming was something fairly new didn’t you? Well, I’ll be honest with you, we weren’t all streaming Dr. Who from floppies back in the mid 80s but yes, it can be done and here is the video of it happening on a 1983 TRS-80 Model 4p to prove it. For […]
Issue 136 has arrived in dock, and Elite is our cover star this month as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the series. Each game from the original Elite to Kickstarter smash Elite: Dangerous is covered in detail with exclusive interview content from David Braben. Elsewhere in the issue, we look at the making of […]
It’s the nightmare we have all battled. You’ve successfully sniped, battled with PayPal, waited for the item to arrive in the post and pulled it from the box that you paid extra to have it delivered in. It was worth the extra expense as this is a game you’ve wanted for years – something you […]
The Game Gear top ten is rather interesting, as it’s largely filled with ports from other systems. That’s not to say you shouldn’t collect for the tiny handheld however, and if you do decide to take the plunge, you’ll discover the following releases to be essential purchases. Gunstar Heroes Released: 1995 Now this is very […]