Amiga

Longreads Or Whatever

Video Games and Club Music Have Always Been Intertwined

From 'Wip3out' to The Black Madonna premiering a track in 'GTA V,' there's a long history of software and hardware linking electronic music to gaming.
Mat Ombler
10.29.18
Flashback

'Flashback' Is the Most Cinematic Adventure of the 16-Bit Age

The game started life as 'The Godfather in Space.'
Mike Diver
6.8.17
Wipeout

In Conversation with ‘WipEout’ Composer CoLD SToRAGE

Tim Wright's music remains a vital part of the sci-fi racer's legacy—we discuss that, and his career beyond it.
Mike Diver
5.31.17
akira

Why Hasn’t There Ever Been a Great 'Akira' Video Game?

TBH, I’ve no real answer to the question—but it’s surely about time that we got one.
Mike Diver
4.5.17
Art

How the Commodore Amiga Turned Andy Warhol into a Computer Artist

Commodore tried to upstage Apple by bringing out Andy Warhol and Deborah Harry for its Amiga launch event. It didn’t work, but Warhol showed genuine excitement for the platform.
Ernie Smith
12.29.16
Sensible Soccer

The 'Sensible Soccer' World Cup Is an eSport Event Like No Other

No big stadiums and lavish cash prizes here. These devoted fans use their love of a retro classic and a desire to connect with others as a way of kindling their passions.
Fraser Gilbert
9.6.16
Gaming

The 'Sensible Soccer' World Cup Is an eSport Event Like No Other

No big stadiums and lavish cash prizes here. These devoted fans use their love of a retro classic and a desire to connect with others as a way of kindling their passions.
Fraser Gilbert
9.6.16
Gaming

Why ‘Sensible Soccer’ Is Still Gaming’s Friendliest Soccer Sim

It's almost 25 years old, but 'Sensi' remains the most accessible and user-friendly soccer game around.
Mike Diver
5.25.16
deep dive

How One Floppy Disk Turned an 18 Year Old from Rural England Into a Video-Game Soundtrack Superstar

Despite failing his music O Level, Allister Brimble became one of the UK's most successful 8-bit producers.
Mantis Kane
4.18.16
Gaming

A Brief History of Ghostbusters and Video Games

With 'Lego Dimensions' getting a spooky level pack and Activision maybe making a new game, let's get retrospective.
Mike Diver
2.4.16
Gaming

‘The Secret of Monkey Island’ Is Still a Perfect Video Game

It's ancient, slow, and you (almost) can't die in it. And yet LucasArts' 1990 adventure remains absolute gaming perfection for me.
Mike Diver
2.1.16
Music

The Motörhead Video Game Was a Not-So-Fitting Tribute to Lemmy's Greatness

The legendary Motörhead front man was not only fond of video games, he starred in one.
Zack Kotzer
12.30.15
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