jgc retro game fair

JGC Retro Game Fair – 4 May 2019

For retro game fans nothing gets the nostalgia juices bubbling more than a good old fashioned gaming fair. Last Saturday saw the second instalment of the Joystick Gamer Club Retro Games Fair

Sega on PlayStation 2 – retrospective

Sega needed to reinvent itself as a third party publisher following disappointing Dreamcast sales. The success of the PlayStation 2 (PS2) offered them a chance to rebuild their reputation and get back to the top table of gaming.

Sonic Jam – Sega Saturn – video special

I explore the single hub level that is Sonic World within Sonic Jam. What did it mean for Sega? How did it make me feel as a huge Sonic fan?

Doncaster Video Game Market – 3 March 2019

On a wet, miserable day in Doncaster one of the key events in the video game calendar took place and it certainly did not disappoint. The Doncaster Video Game Market is the biggest, and longest running, gaming market… Read More

£50 Trader Challenge 1

The first Trader Challenge haul! I pay a trader £50 and they send me a random box of retro goodness. Lee Webster was the first to step foward and provide a mystery box.

Sega on Xbox retrospective

Not long after Sega decided to exit the console business and concentrate on software, Microsoft launched their first console in the shape of the Xbox. This late sixth generation release was filling the gap left by Sega and… Read More