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Growing Up on RPGs – Part 5

In part 5 of our Growing up on RPGs series, Crispin explores what was going on in the West while the NES games brought Japanese role-playing ideas to the world.

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Growing Up on RPGs – Part 3

RPGs are visually stunning but what about in the 1980s? Part 3 in the series looks at the dawn of graphics in role-playing games.

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Is there a future for consoles beyond the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5? Have we reached the pinnacle of console hardware?

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Why Grand Theft Auto 5 is Still so Successful for Rockstar

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History of the Game Engine: Special Mention – E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Game (1982)

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial game still holds the title of the worst game ever created. But how? What led to E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial game to be so terrible?

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History of the Game Engine: Part 2 – The 1990s

Part 2 looks at the early, true game engines and how the 1990s laid the foundations for games to come.

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5 Co-op Games Perfect for Couples

Are you and your partner looking for something to play together? Here's 5 co-op games perfect for couples this Valentine's Day.

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Growing Up on RPGs – Part 2

In part 2, Crispin looks at how RPGs begin to transition from the table-top to the computer screen.

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History of the Game Engine: Part 1

David examines the history of the game engine. Where the need for the game engine originated in the 1980s, and how it evolved over the decades.

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Is the Gamer Girl Stigma Still Relevant?

Gemma takes a look at whether it's getting any easier being a woman in a still predominantly male occupied pastime.

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