Writing a book – where should I start?

Writing a book - where should I start?

If you are considering writing a book, it’s good to start with an idea. For me, the idea is clear. I want to write a book that pays tribute to video games and the gaming industry in general. It was easy – and yet not quite. I have an idea that the book should cover … Read more

Super Mario 64

Mario 64 cover for Nintendo 64

Super Mario 64 – How Shigeru Miyamoto Changed the World of Gaming It’s no surprise that one of the most beloved and iconic video games of all times is Super Mario 64. Released in 1996, Super Mario 64 was developed by Nintendo’s legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, and it revolutionized the way we play video … Read more

Sony PlayStation

Sony is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, founded in 1946 by Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka. Sony has become one of the largest entertainment companies in the world and certainly the most successful company in terms of gaming. Playstation was born out of Sony’s increasing involvement with the gaming industry. The … Read more

Banjo Kazooie

Banjo Kazooie Nintendo 64 cover

Banjo-Kazooie is a classic video game that was released on the Nintendo 64 platform in 1998. Developed by Rare Ware, it follows the adventures of two characters: Banjo, an anthropomorphic honey bear, and his friend Kazooie, a large red bird. The game was inspired by Super Mario 64, which had been released two years prior … Read more

Rare Ware

Rare Ware is a video game company that was founded in 1985 by brothers Tim and Chris Stamper. The Stamper brothers had previously worked together as part of Ultimate Play the Game, an early home computer game developer which created titles such as Jetpac, Knight Lore, Sabre Wulf, and Atic Atac. Rare Ware started off … Read more

Blast Corps

Blast Corps is an action-adventure video game for the Nintendo 64 system, developed by Rare Ware and released in 1997. It offers players a unique gaming experience, as it was one of the first to combine racing and puzzle elements. Players are given the mission to destroy obstacles that are obstructing a convoy of nuclear … Read more

Transport Tycoon

Transport Tycoon is a classic computer game developed by the British game developer Chris Sawyer. It was released in 1994 for DOS and Windows platforms, but an updated version of the game has recently been released for iOS and Android devices as well. In Transport Tycoon, the player assumes the role of a business tycoon … Read more

History of arcade video games

Arcade video games have been a fixture in modern culture for decades, and their story is one of incredible technological advancement, immense popularity and eventual decline. Their origin began in the late 1940s and early 1950s with such simple games as “Computer Space” from Nutting Associates and “Pong” from Atari. These rudimentary video games found … Read more

Taito Corporation

Taito Corporation is a video game and toy company that has been in business since 1953. Founded by Michael Kogan, the company initially made its mark by creating some of the earliest arcade and console video games such as Space Invaders and Bubble Bobble. Although Taito is known more for their classic video games, they … Read more

Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Island is The Story of Bubble Bobble 2, is a sequel to Bubble Bobble starring Bubby and Bobby, the human forms of the first game’s protagonists, Bub and Bob. Rainbow Island is a beloved classic video game developed and published by Taito Corporation. It was released in arcades in 1986 and subsequently ported to … Read more