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‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Is the New ‘The Wire’

A spoiler free plea to watch 2017’s best television show.
Matthew Gault
12.22.17
Gaming

​From Russia with Fun: How Nintendo Got the Rights for Tetris from the USSR

KGB agents, fur coats and video games are all part of the history behind a Nintendo’s badass representative and his quest to bring Tetris to the Game Boy.
HALT AND CATCH FIRE
6.8.15
Gaming

Who the Fuck Is Stanley the Bugman?

Nobody cares about Nintendo’s most forgettable mascot.
HALT AND CATCH FIRE
6.8.15
Retro Gaming

A Chat with Bob Wakelin, the Artist Behind the Most Iconic Game Art of the 80s

This is the man responsible for the most cherished and often disturbing game covers of the 1980s.
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5.28.15
Retro Gaming

​Henk Rogers: The Dutch Godfather of Japanese RPGs

The Black Onyx is the most important JRPG that you never heard about.
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5.28.15
Sponsored

Remembering 'Elite', the Most Important Game of the Early 80s

Elite was the first of a long and proud line of space simulators.
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5.27.15
Retro Gaming

'​Forbidden Forest' Is the Best Early Survival Horror Game You've Never Played

You’re in the woods, alone, with a moon high up, dabbing the night’s sky and slowly crawling along the stars.
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5.27.15
Sponsored

Die, Live, and Die Again in this Weird Retro Video Game Rock Opera

​These days, no game concept would surprise me.
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5.26.15
Gaming

Apogee’s Forgotten Retro Game Classics

Consider this a public announcement that you should play the original Duke Nukem.
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5.26.15
Retro Gaming

Donkey vs. King: The Day Nintendo Fought Hollywood and Won

Easy wins weren't common for the video game industry of the 80s.
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5.26.15
Gaming

Pac-Man Fever Is the Weirdest Concept Album About Video Games You’ll Ever Hear

Jerry Buckner and Gary Garcia’s music tribute to 80s video games is a creepy homage with guitar solos about the Golden Age of the arcades.
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5.25.15
Culture

You Should at Least Watch the First Episode of 'Halt and Catch Fire'

No promises about the rest of it, however.
Michael Byrne
4.26.15