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

Antique Code Show The best single-player FPS of its generation?
Tony Smith, 16 Jul 10:05

Prince of Persia: Baggy trousers and curvy swords

Antique Code Show Jordan Mechner’s animation classic
Giles Hill, 01 Jul 11:06

Thirty-five years ago today: Space Invaders conquer the Earth

Antique Code Show Bleep Bleep PEW Bleep Bleep PEW PEW BLEEP BLEEP
Tony Smith, 05 Jun 08:30

Star Trek: The original computer game

Antique Code Show Into darkness: back to the 1970s, Basic and Ascii art
Tony Smith, 03 May 09:33

Sonic the Hedgehog

Antique Code Show Sega's spikey blue erinaceinus across platforms, across time
Giles Hill, 11 Apr 12:00

SimCity 4

Antique Code Show Well, burgher me backwards
Mike Plant, 14 Mar 12:04

SimCity 3000

Antique Code Show The massive first-person 3D city sim that never was
Mike Plant, 07 Mar 12:00

SimCity 2000

Antique Code Show Spline of the times
Mike Plant, 01 Mar 10:04

SimCity Classic

Antique Code Show Micromanage your own mock metropolis
Mike Plant, 22 Feb 10:28

Earthworm Jim

Antique Code Show Groovy!
Lucy Orr, 11 Dec 08:00
Double Dragon

Taito's Double Dragon

Antique Code Show It was the summer of 1989 in a not-so-sunny Prestatyn Pontins, so the majority of our holiday's evenings were spent in the resort's arcade hall. Being my first foray into the seedy underbelly of cutting-edge - well, for 1987, when the game debuted, at least - videogames, one of the first arcades I ever played was the side-scrolling brawler, Double Dragon.