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Going Retro: Gauntlet

I was a child of the 80′s, but back then gaming passed me by. I spent most of my time alive in that decade chewing rusks, learning the alphabet and throwing up everywhere, too busy revelling in the hedonism of preschool childhood to concern myself with the emerging gaming scene. My obsession with games wouldn’t really take off until the mid to late ’90s, just as games were starting to discover the third dimension. I fondly remember unwrapping my Voodoo 2 card, inserting it oh-so-carefully into my beige box and using it to play a dodgy PC port of Final…

War Changes Everything

By the time you’re reading this the war that has consumed Team Fortress 2 for the last week will be coming to a close, as I’m writing this there’s no clear winner or loser, but one thing is certain, it has been a truly epic encounter. Unless you’ve been living in a cave with only dial up access for the last week, you’ve probably noticed that Valve have been working on one of their irregular updates to the venerable online shooter. Each time they’ve tried to outdo themselves with the build up, but this one has really blown the doors…