NEW from VIDEO Magazine, arising out of its popular "Arcade Alley" column, it's ELECTRONIC GAMES Magazine
!(page of PDF links)
Brought to you by editors Frank Laney Jr. and Bill Kunkel
, and filled with all the latest news on programmable home console games, computer games (with special coverage for the new ATARI 800 system), stand-alone electronic devices and arcade gaming. [more inside]
The ZX Spectrum's chief designers reunited 30 years on
, discussing what became 80s Britain's most popular
home computer and gaming platform
, despite stiff competition from the technically superior Commodore 64
has pics of things that people aged 30-40 will remember from their childhood and adolescence. Who could forget Tiger Handheld games
, Hypercolor shirts
, Paint With Water books
, Surge soda
, Scholastic Book Club
, Slice cola
, Ring Pops
, and, last but not least, Zack Morris's cellphone
is a delicious shump inspired by the likes of "Gradius, Castlevania or R-Type, but also from other classics treated worse by the time: Turrican, Enforcer, Space Manbow, Hellfire, Guardian, Hydefos, Armalyte and many others..."
. Also, "There is a single dificulty level, based on the 80's standards."
Translation: try not to cry on your keyboard. [Windows] [via Destructoid]
Arcade Classics from the '80s.
A few hundred games, all playable online. Watch out for popups. [via
Toys of the 80s
They don't make them like they used to.