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Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 43: Nintendo Famicom/NES

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The Nintendo Famicom or Nintendo Entertainment System (for those of us in the west) was the company's first step into the home console market following their success with arcade machines and the much loved Game & Watch. Although it wasn't an over night success Nintendo’s perseverance and cleaver positioning in the market the NES became a huge [ … ]

Last Updated ( 21 February 2017 )
 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 42: Retro Gamer Magazine

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Retro Gamer Magazine has bucked the trend in recent times, as many other print magazines close down or go fully digital the retro-themed monthly publication goes from strength to strength.

 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 41: Nintendo Wii

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The Nintendo Wii is one of the most successful consoles of all time, offering gamers of all sizes, shapes and ages something different to the games of past Nintendo platforms. As we have just passed the ten year anniversary we look back at the craze that swept the world. From gamers, grannies and the Redknapps, everyone enjoyed a good waggle.

 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 40: GamesMaster Magazine

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GamesMaster magazine is one of the most well known games magazines and also one of the longest running. This year it reaches it's 25 year anniversary, and also this month saw the 25th anniversary of the GamesMaster television series first appearing on TV.

Last Updated ( 10 January 2017 )
 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 39: Games of 2002

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2002 was a great year for games. The Playstation 2 was amassing more hits such as GTA Vice City, Final Fantasy 10 and as well as this the Xbox and GameCube games libraries were growing with some must own titles. With these games being almost 15 years old there are still some bargains to be found 2nd hand. Hopefully we can [ … ]

 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 38: Tomb Raider Suite

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Tomb Raider is one of the most iconic games for the Sony Playstation, and a series still going today. This year is the 20th anniversary of Tomb Raider and original Tomb Raider composer Nathan McCree has something special planned.

 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 37: Amiga Memories

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The Amiga is one of the most popular home computers. It easily overtook its competitor the Atari ST and with good reason. With many standout games from all types of genre as well as an amazing demo scene showing off what music and video the Amiga was capable of, it’s hardly surprising it has so many fans.

 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 36: Rail Shooters

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On rail shooters is a gaming genre that seems to divide opinion. Some love them for the simplistic hi octane arcade style action, while others see them as nothing more than monotonous gallery shooters.

Last Updated ( 07 November 2016 )
 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 35: Arcade Favourites

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Anyone that grew up in the 80's & 90's no doubt spent many hours and countless coins in the numerous arcade games be it in funfairs, chip shops, or arcades themselves.

 

Last Updated ( 07 November 2016 )
 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 34: Nintendo Wii U

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In this latest episode of Maximum Power Up, we get together to discuss the Nintendo Wii U, a largely undervalued system, We, unashamedly love this system and we hope to try and convince those who may have dismissed the system a second look before the NX arrives.

Last Updated ( 02 November 2016 )
 

Maximum Power Up Podcast - Episode 33: Super Play Magazine

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If you owned a Super Nintendo in the 90's you probably read Super Play magazine. Running for 47 issues as well as a one off Super Play Gold special, the magazine built up a strong following. With it's distinctive art-style by Wil Overton and it's love of imports, Japanese culture and more, Super Play stood out for all the right reasons.

Last Updated ( 16 September 2016 )
 
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