Posts tagged with "retro gaming"

Pacman on Your Street: Google Maps April Fool’s Gag

Pacman on Your Street: Google Maps April Fool’s Gag
Following the fun of last year’s special Pokémon April Fool’s game, this year’s festive Google Maps gag features a touch of retro nostalgia that we’re sure will be right up your street. Literally. Those who’ve used Google Maps today may already have noticed something unusual about the Street View feature: over the next few hours, you’ll be able to transform any street of your choosing into a playable Pacman... 

A Burger to Save Mankind – Comic Book Restaurant to Open in Cheshire

A Burger to Save Mankind – Comic Book Restaurant to Open in Cheshire
What happens when you bring together an eclectic group of chefs, designers, musicians and anime and comic enthusiasts? The answer is Tomfoolery at 34… Created by Drawn Fortress, Tomfoolery at 34 is a comic adventure that sees the life of an ordinary young man turned upside down after he discovers a mysterious, old arcade machine in a disused building. Upon attempting to play the game, our young hero, Walter, finds himself hurled into a strange... 

Console Wars – Sony Plans SEGA vs Nintendo Movie

Console Wars – Sony Plans SEGA vs Nintendo Movie
An Atlantic Books press release has hinted at plans for a movie based on Blake Harris‘s upcoming Console Wars book, Kotaku is reporting. The book, which tells the story of the popularity battle that raged between SEGA and Nintendo during the 90s, isn’t actually due for publication until May, but interest in adapting it has already been expressed by, of all companies, Sony (responsible for creating the console which ultimately overtook... 

Ben Landis – Adventures in Pixels Review

Ben Landis – Adventures in Pixels Review
Ben Landis’ new record, Adventures in Pixels, is an ambitious if not tame beast. Spanning 18 tracks (20 with the inclusion of two live extras), the album is a journey through the nostalgia of 8-bit and 16-bit computer game genres. Being a topic that is especially noticeable right now with the release of Disney’s Wreck-it Ralph and the recent one day transformation of East London’s Brick Lane into ‘8-bit Lane‘, Adventures... 

Our Favourite Websites

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Contributors: Garry McConnachie, Jenny Brundle, Julia Hien, Kayleigh Powis, Liam Swann, Rhiannon Rees, Shalimar Sahota, Stuart Claw, Zoe Bond. It’s no secret that we’re living in a technology-crazed era. We all exist amongst, or even belong to, the internet generation (a.k.a. ‘Generation Z‘), to whom web-surfing is as natural as respiration. Of course, as most of us visit the world wide web – and consequently numerous... 
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