nostalgia

Why Were Old PCs Beige?

Why Were Old PCs Beige?

If you’re a cool person, the kind that listens to albums on cassette for authenticity, then no doubt you’re already ahead of the game in building a 1990s gaming PC to relive the glory days of Windows 95 – just like this fella. There’s a heady mix of nostalgia in…

All The PC Games You’ve Forgotten From Your Childhood

All The PC Games You’ve Forgotten From Your Childhood

The late 90s and early 2000s were a great time for PC games. With widespread adoption and the new affordability of home computers, games were able to reach mainstream audiences for the first time. It led to an ‘edutainment’ renaissance, and saw games entering school classrooms for the first time….

Command & Conquer Made Me A Strategy Cornball

Command & Conquer Made Me A Strategy Cornball

On Wednesday, EA Games released the first gameplay footage of Command & Conquer: Remastered. It’s a brief 30-second clip that begins in the game’s original fuzzy resolution, before transitioning to the crisp new reworked designs for modern screens. It’s bringing me back to the person I was when I first…