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The Nindendo Entertainment System – NES

The Nintendo Entertainment System or NES as it was also known was a cartridge based console that graced our stores in 1985. Later the NES was released in the US where its name was changed to Famicom (Family Computer) as Nintendo though it would suit the market better in the

Takara HMD Dynovisor

Well what can i say about purchasing a HMD Dynovisor! lol.  These headsets were renown for being rubbish and make no mistake the rumors are true, but when one turned up a while back and having obviously hardly been used, it was another ageing classic that i had to have

Atari 7800 – ProSystem

The Atari 7800 or the Atari 7800 ProSystem as it was also known, reached our stores in 1986 and was to be the successor to atari’s flop, the Atari 5200. The project was originally to be called the Atari 3600, but it was later thought its designation needed higher than

The Commodore Plus/4

The Commodore Plus/4 was released in June 1984 and was to become Commodore’s new flagship replacing the Commodore 64. The name Plus/4 refers to the four-application on-board ROM office suite (word processor, spread sheet, database, and graphing). Originally the Plus/4 was called the Commodore 264 during the prototype stage, and at

Nintendo Gamecube

The Nintendo GameCube was released to use in Europe on the 3rd May 2002 costing 169.00GBP.  It was Nintendo’s fourth games console but most importantly it was Nintendo’s first non-cartridge console and was to compete against Sony’s PS2 and Microsoft’s X-Box. Throughout its life the Nintendo’s Gamecube sold nearly 22

Commodore SX-64 portable. . . a Real Gem

The Commodore SX-64 portable, often known as ‘The Executive 64‘ was released in 1984.  This was a briefcase/suitcase size portable version of the infamous Commodore 64 and holds the distinction of being the worlds first full-colour portable computer and was priced at $995.   The SX-64 featured a five inch

Panasonic FZ-10 3DO Interacvtive Multiplayer

The Panasonic 3DO FZ-10 interactive multiplayer was a 32-bit CD based interactive video entertainment platform system. To many it is simply  known as just the 3DO and it arrived to us on 15th September 1993. The 3DO Company was founded by a group of people in 1991, namely Dave Needle

The Atari Jaguar System – A Real Cult Classic

Well what can i say…… the awesome Atari Jaguar.  As i’m sure you will agree, Atari left us with a ‘cult classic’ gaming console….. with a cult following!!! This was a real grand finale for Atari and when the Jaguar console was finally released it was to be the most technically advanced machine of

Sinclair ZX81

The Sinclair Zx81 is another of Clive Sinclairs well known achievements.  The distinctive appearance was the work of industrial designer Rick Dickinson, the ZX81 was Manufactured by Sinclair Reasearch Ltd and released on the 1st of June 1981. The Zx81 was  a cheap Home Computer that anyone could afford and