07th Mar2018

The History of Gaming: New infographic charts the game industry’s evolution

by Phil Wheat

In a nod to nostalgia, as 80’s classic The Commodore 64 is set to be re-released on March 29th, game bundle company Fanatical have created an infographic that charts the history of gaming. The gaming industry has an estimated revenue of more than $100bn, it has certainly evolved into a vast and impressive industry. During […]

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03rd Oct2017

Nintendo’s “Mini’s”? Pah! Here comes the C64 Mini!

by Phil Wheat

A timeless classic is being given a new lease of life with the launch of THEC64 Mini… Yes, hot on the heels of Nintendo’s two “mini” releases, the classic Commodore 64 is getting the same treatment – this time courtesy of Retro Games Ltd. and distributors Koch Media. And as someone who grew up with […]

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29th Jul2015

‘PLAY It! Manchester’ – Launch Day Gallery

by Phil Wheat

Running from Saturday 25th July to Sunday 9th August, PLAY it! Manchester – in partnership with leading gaming specialists Replay Events (the guys behind Play Blackpool and Play Expo Manchester) – is a hands-on celebration and immersive gaming experience for fun-loving visitors young and old alike. From Pong and Pacman to Minecraft and Halo there […]

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09th Jul2015

Get your game on at ‘PLAY It! Manchester’

by Phil Wheat

Get your game face on this summer at the Museum of Science and Industry’s first ever gaming event, featuring some of the most popular video games of the past 30 years. Running from Saturday 25th July to Sunday 9th August, PLAY it! Manchester – in partnership with leading gaming specialists Replay Events (the guys behind […]

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