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Massive Boost For PC Gaming As Hardware Market Hit $21.5 Billion in 2014/2015

Last year the PC Hardware Gaming Market was Twice The Size Of Console Hardware Sales!   Selling $21.5 Billion (£13.9 Billion) in one year, it is a fact that can not be ignored, not by anyone who is interested in gaming. If you want to read the report – it’s here along with several other interesting reports of the games industry http://jonpeddie.com/publications/pc_gaming_hardware_market_report Until next time.   … Continue reading Massive Boost For PC Gaming As Hardware Market Hit $21.5 Billion in 2014/2015

Ralph Baer Dies

‘The Father of Video Games’ Ralph Baer Dies At 92

Originally posted on Another Castle:
Ralph Baer, the inventor often dubbed “the father of video games,” died at the age of 92 on December 6, 2014 at his New Hampshire home. Baer created the very first home console video game system in the early 1970s, which was licensed and sold as the Magnavox Odyssey and had games like Table Tennis. Born in 1922 into a… Continue reading ‘The Father of Video Games’ Ralph Baer Dies At 92

New ZX Spectrum

A New Official ZX Spectrum? Sir Clive Sinclair Is Crowdfunding It…

So very exciting!!!  The man involved with video games from the start is making a pledge, not the lemon kind but the kind that will see more pixel insipred games than ever…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CN8aDkgqHn4   This is like hearing they will be making that Sony/Nintendo Disc Console! Continue reading A New Official ZX Spectrum? Sir Clive Sinclair Is Crowdfunding It…

Who Invented The First Password?

Ever wondered who actually invented the first ever password?   Well it was a very clever gent called Fernando Corbató in the early 60’s – if only he knew what he was starting, the significance is quite unbeweavable   Here is a video just in case – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q07PhW5sCEk   Also, Allan Scherr was the first person to HACK or at the time steal a password.  Interesting….. Continue reading Who Invented The First Password?

Spanish Video Game Market Explodes! Beats U.K And U.S In Revenue.

  Reported by Iñaki Ferreras at Rapid News The video game market in Spain has grown at a rapid rate, more than any other country in Western Europe. With an increase of 17% compared to 2011, according to a new study by Newzoo. The study compared figures from the markets of the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Denmark, Belgium and Spain. The Spanish market takes just … Continue reading Spanish Video Game Market Explodes! Beats U.K And U.S In Revenue.

An objective view on the Video Game world we love

Originally posted on vinnylanni:
Many parents yell at their kids and say that they are not active. They tell kids to put away their video games because they are not productive and are just a waste of time.  The mass media also agrees, they say that video games cause violence in younger children and expose them to things that they should not see at their… Continue reading An objective view on the Video Game world we love

Did You Know..? SEGA First Started Making Pinball & Arcade Machines?

So there I was, Surfing the inter-web, looking at the history of NAMCO and I stumble along the daunting fact that I really knew but didn’t acknowledge. Sega started off making pinball and arcade machines! Most of the great, hour consuming pinball machines were SEGA‘s creation. In 1972 SEGA created their first pinball called Winner, it was the first of many to come. They stopped … Continue reading Did You Know..? SEGA First Started Making Pinball & Arcade Machines?

Did you know………? SPAM a lot on this day.

The term SPAM (for email) came from a Monty sketch about the said meaty tin. Check it out on WikiPudding Only three and a half minutes long, it builds up into a semi-argument between the waitress who has a menu limited to having Spam in just about everything (among them, “Lobster Thermidor aux crevettes with a Mornay sauce, garnished with truffle pâté, brandy and a … Continue reading Did you know………? SPAM a lot on this day.

Street Fighter X Mega Man to be released, FINALLY! (As a free download for PC only.)

Street Fighter X Mega Man will be released as a free download for PC only. Capcom have finally announced that it will allow the indie/fan-made game in December to mark the 25th anniversary of both legendary franchises. Created and developed by Singaporean programmer and legend Seow ZongmHui, it is rendered in the same graphical style as the 8-bit Mega Man titles and sees the protagonist … Continue reading Street Fighter X Mega Man to be released, FINALLY! (As a free download for PC only.)

Cool Retro: Game Boy iPhone 4 Case

Did you ever play a Nintendo Game Boy when you were young? Dress up your iPhone as a Nintendo Game Boy to bring back those memory’s of the past This retro case will take you on a journey back to your golden childhood. Made of durable silicone material, it has all of the holes and such for your camera, volume/mute/lock buttons. The realistic looking buttons … Continue reading Cool Retro: Game Boy iPhone 4 Case