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Uridium

Uridium

by Chris Wilkins April 15, 2020

Uridium was Andrew Braybrook’s foray into the fast and furious side scrolling shoot ‘em up. Piloting your Manta fighter across a number of Dreadnoughts whilst avoiding dangerous structures and blowing up buildings on the surface is the name of the game here.

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Ridge Racer

Ridge Racer

by Chris Wilkins April 05, 2020

Ridge Racer was a massive hit in the arcades — if you were like me back then, I had trouble getting to any seaside locations where this game’s cabinet was located with steering wheel, gear stick and throttle thrown into the mix.

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Sega Rally

Sega Rally

by Chris Wilkins April 05, 2020 1 Comment

Sega Rally was the flagship title for the Sega Saturn and rightly so. I actually remember owning a Sony Playstation with Ridge Racer and still being envious of Saturn owners having this arcade game in their lounge.

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Diddy Kong Racing

Diddy Kong Racing

by Chris Wilkins April 05, 2020

Way back in 1997 when Nintendo racing fans were going ape over Mario Kart on their N64 console, I was playing Diddy Kong Racing — a challenger to the karting crown programmed by Rare in Twycross in North Warwickshire.

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Manic Miner

Manic Miner

by Chris Wilkins April 05, 2020

The first games that I had with my ZX Spectrum for Christmas in 1983 was Manic Miner and Lunar Jetman — they were recommended by a friend in school who was a little older than me, and more up to date on Spectrum games scene.

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Doom

Doom

by Chris Wilkins March 28, 2020 1 Comment

I remember playing Wolfenstein 3D by ID Software way back – I was a young man then just setting out in a career in IT. We had a small team of young lads supporting the software used by a large merchant bank.

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Fallout 3

Fallout 3

by Chris Wilkins March 28, 2020

The Fallout franchise has been around since 1997 attracting a fan base and plaudits from the gaming press. It was not until 2008, post release of Bethesda’s open world showcase Oblivion, that Fallout 3 was released on the XBOX 360 and Playstation 3.

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Mario 64

Mario 64

by Chris Wilkins March 28, 2020

Owners of the Nintendo 64 back in 1995 longed for their first showcase game – one that could be used to show off their expensive investment in Nintendo’s new hardware.

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C&C Generals

C&C Generals

by Chris Wilkins March 28, 2020

C&C: Generals landed. The original title launched at a time when real-time strategy games were few and far between. 

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