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Go 8 Bit – A Show About Video Games Hosted By Dara O’Briain

Video gaming has come a long way in recent years. Traditionally it was something you did at an arcade, with people playing games for hours after hours trying to beat the top score. The games then…

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Lian Li Announces PC-7N Classic Mid-Tower Chassis

Lian Li’s newly announced PC-7N chassis comes with a classic and minimalistic look on the outside, but quite a few improvements on the inside. The new PC-7N includes an improved and customizable storage rack for drives, tool-less…

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Atari to Launch Classic Game Compilation on Steam

Atari is one of the most iconic names in video game history and popularized the concept of interchangeable cartridges on a home console. Way back in 1977, Atari launched the Atari VCS which eventually become known…

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Doom is Now Fully Playable Using Fallout 4’s PipBoy

Fallout 4’s passionate community is already creating a host of innovative mods to improve the user-interface. While these alterations are incredibly useful, the ability to play Doom on a Pip Boy is certainly one of the…

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Impossible Creatures Re-Released On Steam

In recent years, both new games and old have been appearing online in re-releases and remastering. With the shutdown of services like GameSpy many have transferred their systems to use newer services, such as those provided…

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Sony To Cease Betamax Sales After 40 Years

Betamax was pioneered by Sony in the 1970s and utilized a magnetic tape to offer mainstream recording functionality. Initially, Sony tried to dominate the market and make Betamax the industry standard. However, JVC had other ideas…

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New Star Trek Series Coming in 2017

I’ve watched every series of Star Trek barring Enterprise numerous times and feel it’s an integral part of my childhood. The engaging stories, wonderful characters and morality provides an insight into what the world could be…

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Unofficial Service Pack Released For Windows 98 SE

With all the press coverage regarding Windows 10, it’s very easy to forget Microsoft’s roots and how their operating systems evolved over time. Windows 98: Second Edition holds a lot of nostalgic memories due to its…

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Duke Nukem Lawsuit Is Officially Over as All Sides Release Statements

Duke Nukem was one of the really popular FPS games back in the 90s and also had a reboot a couple of years ago with Duke Nukem forever. It was never really a game for me…

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Classic Gaming Commercials Were Awesome!

Modern video games are usually advertised with endless bullshots (photoshopped screenshots), or “not actual in-game footage” montages that are full of action, even if the game isn’t. Of course, things weren’t always this way and in…

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Sony Pictures Announces Future Movie Line Up

Who doesn’t love a good film? Going from an everyday boy or girl to a hero saving the world, or why not have a hero plagued by their demons? Either way you look at it, we…

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New Tomorrowland Teaser Brings Back Memories

The brand new teaser for the Tomorrowland movie is sure to stir up some old memories and emotions if you grew up watching the Disney Channel or classic Disney programming. The short video features George Clooney…

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PlayStation TV Price Drops to £45 in the UK

While Sony’s PlayStation 4 console is doing very well in terms of selling figures, it looks like its little brother, the PlayStation TV, is not going on the same path as its big brother. The PlayStation…

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Brutal Doom Mod Gets Awesome New Update (Video)

One thing I love about the PC modding community is that they simply never stop. Doom was one of the first PC games I ever played and thanks to the work of modder ‘SGtMarkIV’ I’m going…

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BlackBerry Classic Officially Released

BlackBerry has finally released the Classic – a device the company has been talking about for a long, long time. Well now we finally have everything we need to know about this little blast from the past. The…

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Old iPods Are Selling for $90,000

Earlier this year, Apple stopped producing the trusty old iPod Classic – what was the only remaining iPod with any resemblance to the legendary original. This particular model was very popular with music fans, as it featured…

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Apple’s iPod Classic is No More

But wait, there’s more! As we’re all busy “running around like a headless chicken” over Apples announced release of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iWatch and Apple Pay – a very special and original Apple innovation…

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Museums Classic Arcade Machines Restored With Help of Community

The UK Computer Museum in Cambridge plays home to a vast amount of classic arcade units and while many museums would never dream of restoring their items to new condition, this isn’t your average museum. The…

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GOG.com Celebrates End Of The Year With “Let’s Party Promo!”

GOG.com’s community has had their say: each day, over the entire run of the DRM-free Winter Sale, users voted to chose which of two daily game bundles would get an up to 80% discount. Like in…

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Internet Archive To Start Preserving Classic Console Games

All oldies but goldies games have been made possible to play on modern computers with the help of emulators, and they are part of gaming history too. The Internet Archive, a non-profit organization with the purpose…

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Elite Announce Recreation Of Sinclair ZX Spectrum

The recreated Sinclair ZX Spectrum will be a Bluetooth keyboard, initially for iOS and subsequently for Android and Windows phones and tablets (as well as for PCs and Macs), in the form-factor of a 48K Sinclair…

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8 3D Sega Classics Will Be Heading To The Nintendo 3DS This Year

Sega have just announced details for their highly anticipated 3D remake of some of their arcade classics, such as Ecco The Dolphin for the Nintendo 3DS. Each of these titles will be priced at a pretty…

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3D Reimagining Of Mickey Mouse “Castle Of Illusion” Now Available For Digital Download

SEGA of America Inc. and Disney Interactive today announced Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, the 3D reimagining of the original 1991 SEGA Genesis classic is now available for download. Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse…

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Rise of the Triad Coming to Steam, GOG.com and Green Man Gaming

Interceptor Entertainment and Apogee Software have just announce that Rise of the Triad – a reboot of the classic shooter of the same name, which is going to melt your brain and send the ooze exploding…

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16 Bit Arena Now On Sale

A new game called 16 Bit Arena is now available on six stores- Amazon.com, GreenManGaming.com (soon), Desura.com, ShinyLoot.com, IndieCity.com, and IndieVania.com- and has been submitted to Steam through its Greenlight process as well. This game is…

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1996 Was The Golden Year… For Gaming!

1996, the year football came home and Gazza thrilled at Wembley; the Spice Girls hit number one with Wannabe, Oasis played Knebworth; the nation was drinking alcopops, Take That and Charles and Diana went their separate…