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ASCII @dventure game NetHack gets first upgrade in ten years

Terry Pratchett tributes litter the new version 3.6
Simon Sharwood, 08 Dec 08:25

Fully working U-Boat Enigma machine sells for $365,000

Four-rotor encryption rarity goes under the hammer
Lester Haines, 23 Oct 13:25

After Burner: Sega’s jet-fighting, puke-inducing arcade marvel

Antique Code Show Top Gun-inspired 1980s crowd pleaser
Giles Hill, 15 Oct 09:01

Science Museum celebrates Ada Lovelace

Free exhibition on 'The Enchantress of Numbers' today
Lester Haines, 13 Oct 08:16

Game CARTRIDGES make a comeback ... for smartmobes

Plan calls for games once Big in Japan to become small in Japan again
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 05:31

The Breakfast (Table) of Champions: Micro Machines

Antique Code Show Desktop gaming in every sense of the phrase
Lucy Orr, 30 Jul 09:02

ZOMBIE Commodore PET lurches out of its 1970s grave – as a FONDLESLAB

Video Retro-gamers rejoice: There's an Amiga emulator too
Simon Sharwood, 15 Jul 05:58

Chap mines Bitcoin with PUNCH CARDS and ancient mainframe

IBM Model 1401 can hash, will produce a Bitcoin some time after the Sun explodes
Simon Sharwood, 25 May 22:02

ZX Spectrum 'Hobbit' revival sparks developer dispute

Elves vs. Dwarves argument among retro-devs as Men just get on and play improved game
Simon Sharwood, 22 May 06:32

Crowdfunded ZX Spectrum revival just days from shipment

You’d need to connect it to your Deja VDU
Simon Rockman, 07 May 06:01

Oxford chaps solve problem in 1982 Sinclair Spectrum manual

12-Spectrum network assembles orchestra to play Mahler symphony
Simon Sharwood, 30 Apr 06:31

Mortal Kombat: Brawler gaming's quintessential gorefest

Antique Code Show 'So real it hurts'
Lucy Orr, 21 Apr 12:39

Mature mainframe madness prints Mandlebrot fractal in TWELVE MINUTES

Welcome back to *kah-zzeeep* the old printer age
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Mar 08:28

25 years of SNK's Neo Geo video gaming platform

Antique Code Show The granddaddy of game consoles
Giles Hill, 12 Mar 11:57

Drinking games: Tapper 1983, this Bud's for you...

Antique Code Show We can't vouch for the taste, but the ambience is great
Lucy Orr, 12 Feb 10:02

For EMC, it’s all about the rack-scale flash

Comment Are we seeing an embryonic disk SAN killer tech?
Chris Mellor, 11 Feb 10:34

Parts for Brit proto-mainframe EDSAC show up in USA

Botched bookshelf bound for Bletchley after beating scrap merchants
Simon Sharwood, 04 Feb 08:32

Memory market climbs out of toilet: ASML reports beefy financials

World's largest semiconductor kit maker says demand is back
Paul Kunert, 21 Jan 15:37

Q*bert: The Escher-inspired platform puzzler from 1982

Antique Code Show You had to be elegant then, there was no brute force option
Giles Hill, 24 Dec 13:50

One hard ghoulie: 1985's Ghosts 'n Goblins

Antique Code Show Take me dancing naked in the… graveyard
Giles Hill, 31 Oct 09:02

Slap my Imp up: Bullfrog's Dungeon Keeper

Antique Code Show Monsters need to earn a living too
Lucy Orr, 12 Sep 12:02

Happy Birthday Tetris: It's flipping 30

Antique Code Show Soviet bloc blockbuster
Giles Hill, 06 Jun 09:04

Smash 'n' grab: Fighting GODZILLA in your lounge? Read this first

Antique Code Show Fat and bloated? How dare you!
Lucy Orr, 16 May 08:32

Archive.org web trove hits FOUR HUNDRED BEEEELLION pages

Wayback machine even shows how El Reg looked as a young vulture in the summer of '97
Simon Sharwood, 12 May 04:01

Source code for world's first MUD, Essex Uni's MUD1, recovered

Ancestor to countless online worlds to be released as open source
Simon Sharwood, 02 May 07:33

Xenon: Bitmap Brothers' (mega)blast from the past

Antique Code Show Classic Amiga and ST scroll-play gaming
Giles Hill, 19 Mar 10:35

Flying Toaster screen savers return on GitHub

You thought CSS was evil? Here's proof
Simon Sharwood, 17 Mar 02:02

Vertical take-off and laughing: Space Harrier

Antique Code Show It's 1985’s oddest arcade release
Giles Hill, 18 Feb 10:03

The CURSE of WHO: WHY has there never been a decent videogame with the Doctor?

Doctor Who @ 50 The Antique Code Show desk gets the facts
Tony Smith, 07 Nov 12:12

Ding-dong, Cthulu calling: Infogrames’ 1992 Alone in the Dark

Antique Code Show Crawling chaos in the classic classic house of horrors
Giles Hill, 31 Oct 09:04

It's Grand Theft Auto 5 day: Any of you kids remember GTA the First?

Antique Code Show Top-down car takin’, money makin’ action from the late 1990s
Giles Hill, 17 Sep 13:30

Myst: 20 years of point-and-click adventuring

Antique Code Show The genre-defining game that made us all buy CD-ROM drives
Tony Smith, 03 Sep 09:03

Starwing: Nintendo, Argonaut's Brit boffinry and the Super FX chip

Antique Code Show World + Fox introduced to true 3D: gaming never the same again
Giles Hill, 15 Aug 09:03
Unreal

Unreal: Epic’s would-be Doom... er... Quake killer

Antique Code Show The summer months of 1998 have gone down in history as the period in which Larry Page and Sergey Brin took their PageRank web search engine technology and formally founded a company around it. They called it Google.