Jonny Lupton

This N64 Christmas Commercial has not aged well…

It’s possible it was terrible at the time too.   Gaming has come a long way since the mid-90s. We’ve gone from dubious 3D polygon style graphics, to...

The Best Video Games Released in 1990

The early 90’s was a genuinely game-changing era for video games, with more powerful consoles delivering better graphics and allowing developers more gameplay...

The Greatest Ever or Simply One of the Greatest? The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

When Nintendo’s Project Reality finally hit stores as the Nintendo 64, it blew people away with its new approach to old classic Nintendo franchises.   Bringing...

Watch what happens when you complete 100% of The Lost World: Jurassic Park on PS1

Clue: It involves Jeff Goldblum with a slightly bizarre message… Video games old and new are packed full of Easter Eggs, rewarding the user for completing the game...

Metal Gear Solid – The First Modern Gaming Masterpiece?

The year 1998 was an epic one for video gamers across the world – few years before or since have seen the release of so many high-quality titles, many of which...

“Portal Christmas Trees” – The must-have decoration for a Gamer at Christmas!

Now you can seamlessly combine your love for gaming and the season’s festive spirit with this ingenious Christmas hack, which is cropping up in homes and offices...

Top 10 Sega Master System Games of All Time

While most North American and Japanese gamers fondly recall Nintendo’s classic gaming console, the Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicom, many never experienced...

The PlayStation Portable Quietly Turned 13 this week

Yep – it’s the 13th Anniversary of Sony’s first foray into handheld gaming.   Although it took until September of the next year for it to reach...

A look at the very first Star Wars Console Game!

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away (at least in terms of Micro-transactions…), Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was released on the Atari 2600.  ...

These “Shadow of the Colossus” Graphics show how far we’ve come…

A look at the visual capabilities of three generations of Playstation… via one of the most visually compelling games of all time. Shadow of the Colossus was first...

How to set up your SmartBoy in 5 Easy Steps

Here’s a short guide to help you set up the SmartBoy as quickly as possible, so you can get on with re-living those classic Game Boy games!   The Hyperkin...

Super Mario World Map

This Reddit User is Cross-stitching the Map from Super Mario World.

It’s not unusual for gamers to share fan art of their favourite games. But while there are plenty of awesome examples out there, this could be the next...

Are there any good Christmas themed video games?

What options does the retro-gamer have for a Christmas video game fix? We take a look… It’s not clear exactly how many Christmas themed games there are on...

Which of these famous faces looks the most like Super Mario?

You’d think that Mario was a pretty unique looking guy… well think again!   Super Mario is famous for quite a few things – racing go-karts,...

Atari “Pong” is 45 Years Old Today!

It may not look like much now, but Pong really is the Godfather of the modern gaming industry. Not bad for something that came about as a result of a training...