Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Step back into the ’90s and re-experience a timeless classic with Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, launching across Europe on September 29th. The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System contains 21 classic games, can easily be plugged into any high-definition TV using the included HDMI cable. For the first time, players who pick up the system can enjoy the intergalactic adventure Star Fox 2, the sequel to the original Star Fox (originally titled Starwing upon release in Europe) game that was created during the Super NES era…

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SEGA Forever brings the classics to mobile for free

SEGA Forever  brings the classics to mobile for free

  SEGA have announced that your favorite games are coming to mobile in new, free-to-play formats the app will support offline play and cloud saves. The games can also be Played ad-free with one off low purchase. SEGA Forever collection  has five titles  at launch, including Sonic The Hedgehog, Phantasy Star II, Comix Zone, Kid Chameleon and Altered Beast. Each of these will be available on both the Google Play Store and the App Store for iOS devices and released 22nd June 2017  

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Memoirs of a Spectrum Addict Premiere

Memoirs of a Spectrum Addict Premiere

Click here to order   RaM Films, in association with The Centre for Computing History, is proud to announce the film premiere of Andy Remic’s nostalgic ZX Spectrum documentary feature film, Memoirs of a Spectrum Addict. The film explores the history of the Spectrum, contains actor-led vignettes harking back to the 1980s – remember opening your Spectrum from under the Christmas tree – and interviews major industry figures of the day, developers, graphic artists, publishers and dedicated fans.   Starring such notable industry legends as The Oliver Twins, Clive Townsend,…

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Spectrum Addict making of Diary

Spectrum Addict making of Diary

Diary by Andy Remic Click here to order Intro: Memoirs of a Spectrum Addict is a unique tribute to the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, a full-length documentary feature film made by author and filmmaker Andy Remic, which takes a detailed look at the Speccy’s history, developers, games and fans. This is a not-for-profit film. Please consider pre-ordering, because the more pre-orders we get, the more we can actually spend on pre- and post-production. The Steve Turner Interview IT WAS A cold, bleak December morning as I queued on a dual carriageway…

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Antony Crowther

Antony Crowther

Antony Crowther interview by Peter Ward and Mark Hellewell Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend….  What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job?  When I was still at school, I was steering my career towards engineering/design. As I love Art, Woodwork  and Engineering Drawing. I ended up with a grade A A-level in Engineering drawing. When did you realise you wanted to get into game industry and how…

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Matt Gray Interview

Matt Gray Interview

Matt Gray Interview by Peter Ward Reformation Project Page click here An Introduction In 1986 when I first set out to write music on the Commodore 64, I was mindful of the impressive catalogues from legends like Rob Hubbard and Martin Galway. The SID chip was a fully working synth capable of sounds that even now are impossible on other synths. However, it only had 3 monophonic channels and Rob and Martin pushed it to its limits. They set the bar high. At the time I wasn’t sure if I’d…

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Doug Barnett Tribute RIP

Doug Barnett Tribute RIP

Tragically Doug passed away on 4th June 2017 and very sad by this news I had the pleasure of some online chats and the last thing Doug said to me was “You know, I have such admiration and respect for the young people whom are retro game lovers. These’s a special magic and in the early games…and these young people see it. Awesome. Please take care of yourself and I wish you the best of health and fortune. -Doug” Retro Interview: Doug Barnett by Peter Ward Bio Doug Barnett has…

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John Gibson Imagine

John Gibson Imagine

Interview with John Gibson by Peter Ward Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend…. What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job? There were no such things as computers when I went to school so I didn’t dream of becoming a programmer. I don’t remember what aspirations I had but I certainly didn’t want to be a fireman or a train driver. My very first ‘proper’ job was driving…

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Steve McNeil of Go 8 Bit

Steve McNeil of Go 8 Bit

Interview with Steve McNeil by Peter Ward What was your first TV appearance? My first TV appearance was on Anglia TV in the early 90s, on a regional magazine programme in which I can be seen for approximately 2 seconds rollerskating backwards. Thanks for asking.   How did you get involved withVideogame nation? Very early on in the development of Go 8 Bit, I met a guy called David McClelland (great tech presenter on various telly things/live events) who worked for the Virgin Media video gaming TV channel, Ginx TV,…

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Kevin Toms

Kevin Toms

Thank you for this interview it is an honour for me to interview such a Legend…. What did you want to do when you were at school for a career and what was your first job? I wanted to be a games designer! And my first real job was as a computer programming trainee. A combination made for what followed later. As a kid I used to create games as a hobby. Mostly board games. The IBM mainframe was your first computer is that your favourite computer? Now, it is…

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