The Video Game Market was good!

The Video Game Market was good!

Video Game Market The video game market in Doncaster was held over the weekend. The Doncaster Dome cramming hundreds of eager gamers and collectors into one place for a day of retro nostalgia. There are a few of these events held each year, hosted by the same team that runs the Play Expo, Replay Events. ..

Play Blackpool – 2017

Play Blackpool – 2017

Just over a week ago it was time for my annual pilgrimage to Play Blackpool. Here is a short write up about it and why I should never take actual physical money to these events…. Play Blackpool is the original, but smaller, Play event hosted each year by Replay Events. This year it was moved ..

A level that I now love to hate

A level that I now love to hate

Have you ever been stuck on a seemingly simple level in a game, only for it to take an absolute age to beat? Recently I finished Incredible Crisis on the PS1 a game that I had as a kid and picked up again. I got past a few levels that got me stuck as a ..

Button Mash XII – A gem of an event in Bradford

Button Mash XII – A gem of an event in Bradford

Ah good old Button Mash, housed in the quaint Bradford playhouse once again and now in it’s 12th instance it’s truly a hidden gem. Me and DanLV and a few other friends wandered over to our second Button Mash this year to play games, drink varying amounts of alcohol and just hang out with other ..

Dave and Dan @ Play Blackpool

Dave and Dan @ Play Blackpool

Sunday just gone, myself and Dan LV from @CCLComputers made the trek westwards towards Blackpool for the now annual Play Blackpool retro gaming event hosted by http://www.replayevents.com. The event itself is like a mini version of the more expansive and also annual Play Expo held in Manchester. Which you can read about my experience of last years ..

Retron 5 almost here?!!

Retron 5 almost here?!!

Well, I am very rarely excited, but these past few days have been causing me to almost get giddy! This is because the much delayed Retron 5 appears as though it may almost be here.   Yes the console that was meant to hit these cold and wintry shores last Christmas, has had confirmation by ..

Play Expo Almost Here

Play Expo Almost Here

  Well, despite my best efforts to get content posted this week. Hosting issues have prevented me from doing so but thankfully I can still look forward to the Play Expo on Saturday at Event City in Manchester. So here’s a quick run down of what you can expect if you also decide to head ..