What do mechanical punch bags and the origins of sport have to do with the genre that birthed THE KING OF FIGHTERS? More than you might assume…
KING OF FIGHTERS: The Ultimate History is our most ambitious book yet. Which, we thought, made it the perfect time to shed some light on how we put together a Bitmap Book
Former game journalist and scrolling beat-’em-up devotee Dave Cook talks about his book, the genre, and its present day renaissance.
Fighting games’ closest cousin is an oft-misunderstood genre. But how did the humble brawler evolve from the same roots as Street Fighter?
A look back to a time when the festive season gave developers an excuse to be playful, innovative, or just plain silly.
A fascinating tale of classic computers, pioneering technologists and a generation of youthful coders making the UK a defining force in the global evolution of games.