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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

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
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A Guide to the Worst Video Game Controllers Ever Made

From the Atari Jaguar pad to the giant monstrosity that was the original Xbox controller.
Mike Diver

Here’s a Very 90s Ad for the Camerica Freedom Stick

It didn’t really work any better than a TV remote.
Rachel Pick

This Documentary Explores the Life of Commodore Creator Jack Tramiel

The father of the best-selling personal computer built machines "for the masses not the classes."
Emiko Jozuka

Play the Video Game Elon Musk Coded When He Was 12

In 1984, Elon went by "E. R." and he made a bad video game.
Jordan Pearson
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The Past, Present, and Future of Iconic Game Developer Team17

The British institution has an amazing track record of putting out innovative indie games.
Matt Porter
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How Ocean Software Finally Made Movie-License Video Games Worth Playing

For years, games based on films were terrible. But then came quite the sea change.
Ewen Hosie
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Role-Playing Games Have Been My Life Before I Even Knew What They Were

How I discovered the joys of a sometimes confusing, often trope-ridden genre.
Ian Dransfield
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I'll Never Love a Computer Like I Loved the Commodore Amiga

With a massive catalogue available to anyone with a penchant for piracy, the Amiga defined a generation of British gamers.
Ian Dransfield

Chef's Night Out: Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin of Ovenly

Agatha and Erin of Greenpoint bakery Ovenly take us on an afternoon drink and snack spree around Brooklyn, hitting their favorite spots for nachos, donuts, and booze.
Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin

Andy Warhol's Forgotten Floppy Disk Art Has Been Found

If you've ever had difficulty opening, say, a .docx file, you can imagine the trouble inherent in retrieving files off of Commodore floppies.
Ben Richmond