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40 years of colour: The history of the ZX Spectrum

40 years of colour: The history of the ZX Spectrum As the 40th anniversary of Sinclair’s influential computer dawns, its a chance to remember just what made this little machine quite so big.

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Author Interview: Go Straight’s Dave Cook

Author Interview: Go Straight’s Dave Cook Former game journalist and scrolling beat-’em-up devotee Dave Cook talks about his book, the genre, and its present day renaissance.

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Plotting the Evolution of the Scrolling Beat-’Em-Up

Plotting the Evolution of the Scrolling Beat-’Em-Up Fighting games’ closest cousin is an oft-misunderstood genre. But how did the humble brawler evolve from the same roots as Street Fighter?

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