Console Generations, 1972 - 2020
Prepare yourself for the new generation of consoles with this brief overview of generations past
Space Invaders vs Christopher Biggins, 1980
Friday Night, Saturday Morning's Toyah Wilcox holds the fort as Biggins tries to fight off alien invaders
Something Else: Video Games, 1981
The first two minutes of this feature on arcade machines are truly baffling
Commodore Amiga, 1985
Micro Live reviews the Commodore Amiga, using a mysterious 'mouse' to interact with some 'windows'
Text adventure games, 1986
Fred Harris goes behind the scenes at Infocom (of Zork and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy fame)
128K Spectrum computer, 1986
Sir Clive Sinclair shows off his latest model, complete with built-in tape loader and an obscene amount of RAM
At home with the Codemasters, 1988
"The sales manager has to turf his bosses out of bed in the morning"
Mortal Kombat examined, with Will Self, 1993
Discussion on the violence of Mortal Kombat, AI and the future of video gaming as entertainment
Game Genie cheat device, 1993
No need to Right, Left, Up, Down your way to getting an advantage - the Game Genie does it all for you
SegaWorld indoor theme park opens, 1996
"Burn rubber on a racetrack, fly a harrier jet or even travel in space"
Newsnight: Wii or PS3? 2006
"It is a bit odd to be doing some of those actions - they're very private actions"