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How the UK grew into a global games making powerhouse

How the UK grew into a global games making powerhouse A fascinating tale of classic computers, pioneering technologists and a generation of youthful coders making the UK a defining force in the global evolution of games.

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Inside the success and failure of SEGA’s contradictory console

Inside the success and failure of SEGA’s contradictory console The Master System is a retro gaming star with a tremendous legacy, and an also-ran that struggled to make impact. But how could that be?

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Point of no return: How the mouse changed adventure games forever

Point of no return: How the mouse changed adventure games forever The point-and-click genre is named after its control system. But does the mouse really deserve that much credit for the charisma of Guybrush Threepwood?

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