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Konami in 1993

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Taking a look at the Konami Brochure from 1993, because why not?

Last Updated ( 04 April 2010 )

Comix Zone - The Soundtrack


Want to hear how Comix Zone would've sounded if they made a CD version of it? You've come to the right place!

Last Updated ( 03 April 2010 )

Chart Singles: #4 "Fight!".

This is the forth installment of the early 90's computer/console game music craze in the UK. This week is another track that was released in order to promote the upcoming release of a game, though in reality it's not like this game really needed any extra promotion seeing as it was one of the single most popular games to have ever graced the arcade [ … ]

Last Updated ( 30 March 2010 )

Sega Hiding in Popular Music

sega_logo Believe this, folks:

Sega are all over this popular music stuff. Really. They've got all your favourite bands working for them, making their music, and it's always been that way. From Chumbawamba in Samba de Amigo to The Offspring and Bad Religeon in Crazy Taxi to Dreams Come True in Sonic The Hedgehog 2, they're there. S [ … ]

Last Updated ( 05 February 2011 )

Chart Singles: #3 'Wakka Wakka Wakka'

This is the third installment of the early 90's computer/console game music craze in the UK. 

Last Updated ( 30 March 2010 )

Color Dreams live on inside a Pirate Nintendo NES-on-a-Chip


The notorius company Color Dreams / Wisdom Tree refuses to be put to rest. If the countless Bible games weren't enough to make you aware of them, they're going the extra mile now. The poor undereducated (in gaming) parents wanting a games console for their children, might be swayed by a cheaper alternative, the 'Rumble Station'.

Last Updated ( 21 March 2010 )

Final Fantasy's Weirdest Monsters

Sentient houses? Two-headed jesters? Coniving molluscs? It could only be a Japanese RPG...

Last Updated ( 17 March 2010 )

Chart Singles: #2 "Lets Go!".

This is the second installment of the early 90's computer/console game music craze in the UK. This week we have another track that was released in order to promote the upcoming release of a game.

Last Updated ( 30 March 2010 )

What was the First Graphical MMO?

Well it'll be surprising to a lot of people that the first graphical MMO wasn't Ultima Online. In fact by the time Ultima Online launched in 1997 the first graphical MMO was shutting down it's servers. No, we have to travel back another six whole years to find the first graphical MMO.

Last Updated ( 28 April 2011 )

The Future of Gaming (from 1995)

A lookback to a looking-forward...

Back in them 1990s, there was a wonderful television programme on ITV, Saturday mornings. That programme was called Movies, Games & Videos. It was a magazine format show, consisting of film previews and reviews (ample coverage of Jurassic Park, oh yes), as well as articles on new VHS releases and... Games! Ya [ … ]

Last Updated ( 14 March 2010 )

6 Amazing Retro Gaming Tshirts you haven't seen before


Let's forget those sterile t-shirts you see pre-packaged in the likes of HMV and the mainstream game shops. Often plasted with cringeworthy slogans and designs insulting the games they're cashing in on.
Today we are going to look at a website called Threadless and gather some of the best t-shirt designs available that celebrate retro gaming as we [ … ]

Last Updated ( 10 March 2010 )

Chart Singles: #1 "Your Princess Is In another Castle!"

Well back in the early 90's there was a spate of dance tracks based on computer/console game music that were all over the UK charts as the game companies themselves were all jumping on the bandwagon and using the idea to promote their new game releases. Along with these there were several other tracks that were used on advertisements for the consol [ … ]
Last Updated ( 30 March 2010 )
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