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.
The Master System is a retro gaming star with a tremendous legacy, and an also-ran that struggled to make impact. But how could that be?
The point-and-click genre is named after its control system. But does the mouse really deserve that much credit for the charisma of Guybrush Threepwood?
Some 39 years after release the C64 should be dead and gone. But it just won’t quit. So what is its appeal today, and why does its legacy matter?
Galoob’s undersized vehicles were a sensation through the 1980s and 1990s. But where did they come from? And where did they go?
Long after the rise of 3D game visuals, pixel art continues to flourish, evolve and delight. And there’s good reason it remains a cultural touchstone for everything that video games are.