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  • History of Star Wars Video Games Part 1 - The Arcade Games
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    History of Star Wars Video Games Part 1 - The Arcade Games

    3 months ago

    In the first of this series of articles on the History of Star Wars Video Games, I will be reviewing the arcade releases, from Atari's Star Wars in 1983 to the final cabinet, Star Wars Racer Arcade.

  • Top 10 Playstation 1 Games - The Best of the Best
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    Top 10 Playstation 1 Games - The Best of the Best

    5 months ago

    The Top Playstation 1 Games - I pick my top 10 games for Sony's iconic gaming system, games that every Playstation owner should have in their retro gaming collection.

  • Asteroids by Atari - Classic Arcade Games Reviewed
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    Asteroids by Atari - Classic Arcade Games Reviewed

    5 years ago

    Asteroids is classic arcade game, released by Atari in 1979. Using the same basic hardware as Atari's earlier Lunar Lander game, if took the arcade world by storm, going on to be one of the best selling arcade games of all time. It spawned a host of home conversions, including a classic for the...

  • PacMan - Classic Arcade Games Reviewed
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    PacMan - Classic Arcade Games Reviewed

    3 months ago

    PacMan was released by Namco in 1980 at a time when most arcade games were themed around futuristic space battles, typified by titles like Space Invaders. PacMan was a new kind of game, a maze game that appealed to both male and female gamers, and like Asteroids that preceded it, and Donkey Kong...

  • Star Wars by Atari - Classic Arcade Games Played & Reviewed
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    Star Wars by Atari - Classic Arcade Games Played & Reviewed

    5 years ago

    Anyone growing up as a kid in the late 70's and early 80's will remember the huge impact that George Lucas' space opera Star Wars had on the world. Atari cottoned on to the impact that Star Wars was making on it's game playing demographic, and decided to release a arcade cabinet based on the first...

  • Track & Field by Konami: Classic Arcade Games Reviewed
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    Track & Field by Konami: Classic Arcade Games Reviewed

    6 years ago

    Konami launched Track and Field in 1983, an arcade game that was based on stadium athletics, a bold move at a time when Konami’s competitors were releasing wave after wave of Space Invader clones. This title stands alone as an 80’s arcade game that required genuine physical exertion to play,...

  • A Guide to the Nintendo Game & Watch Handheld Games - Classic 80's Retro
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    A Guide to the Nintendo Game & Watch Handheld Games - Classic 80's Retro

    2 years ago

    The Nintendo Game & Watch was the inspiration of Gunpei Yokoi, who created an incredibly popular series of 59 games released throughout the 80's. From Donkey Kong to Mario and Zelda, many of Nintendo's clasic characters are featured in these brilliant handheld games, which are much sought after by...

  • Mr Do! - Classic Arcade Games Reviewed
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    Mr Do! - Classic Arcade Games Reviewed

    3 months ago

    Mr Do! is part of a legacy of Japanese developed arcade games, involving memorable characters with strange names such as PacMan and Donkey Kong, that stood out amongst all of the generic Space Invader clones flooding the market in the early 80's. The game was created by Universal and distributed...

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