retro gaming

  • Play 4,500 Amiga Games In Your Browser For Free

    The Amiga 500 was the best games machine of the late ’80s and early ’90s (don’t @ me, SNES fans.) Boasting four-channel stereo sound and up to 4096 colours on screen, it was light years ahead of every other microcomputer on the market. Thousands of the Amiga’s best games are now available to play directly…


  • How To Play Older Gaming Consoles On HDMI-Only TVs

    How To Play Older Gaming Consoles On HDMI-Only TVs

    The nostalgia effect is powerful. If you’re still clinging to your old-school Nintendo Entertainment System (however you pronounce it) there’s no reason to let it collect dust in a closet or a forgotten corner of your home entertainment system. Your older gaming consoles will still work with your fancy new television, or even your sort-of…


  • Zork Source Code Is A Master Class In Game Developer Trolling

    When I think about retro games, forget Mario, Sonic or even Tetris. I think Zork. The quirky text adventure, published by Personal Software (and then Infocom) back in 1980, screwed with players in many, many ways (when it wasn’t sending grues after them). I thought I knew its best secrets — that is until prominent…