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Wales Comiccon

Wales Comiccon first launched in 2008 and has remained one of the main places I go to to meet what I class as 80s legends. It has grown from strength to strength over the years and is now celebrating it’s 10 year anniversary! For those of you who are unfamiliar with Comiccons, they are a […]

For The Love Of Sci-Fi

The weekend of December 1st & 2nd sees a HUGE Sci-Fi event descend into Manchester. For The Love Of Sci-Fi, from Monopoly Events, is bringing Film legends and TV stars to Manchester. If you remember 80s film classics like ET, Predator, Rocky and Red Sonja then you will love meeting the guests at this event. […]

Comic Con Scotland – For The Love of 80s

“Whoa!” That was genuinely what I said when I saw the line-up of guests at Comic Con Scotland. I go to quite a few Comic Cons every year and the main draw for me are the guests. I do love buying geeky things from the stalls, and I do go to talks to listen to […]

The Quarter Arcades ‘PAC-MAN™’ ¼ Scale Arcade Cabinet

Numskull Designs is incredibly proud to team up with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment for the first in a series of Quarter Arcades exclusives! The world’s most recognisable video game ‘PAC-MAN’ has gone back to where it began with one of the most realistically-presented formats of the original platform. ‘PAC-MAN’ as a character inspired generations and the […]

Deck of Justice

For a big section of my early childhood I played card games. I would’t say I grew up playing card games, as regular readers will be aware I spent most of my childhood, from about age 10 onward, on my Spectrum. But the rest of my family loves card games, so we had loads of […]

PLAY Expo Manchester 2017

PLAY Expo Manchester, the Norths biggest ever video gaming expo, returns for its sixth year at the huge EventCity exhibition centre in Manchester with an expected 25,000 attendees! The two-time award nominated show will once again be jam packed to the gills with loads of features, tournaments, exhibitors and oodles of video gaming mayhem. With […]

PLAY Expo Returns to Manchester

PLAY Expo Manchester, the largest video game expo in the North of England, began the countdown to the show today, by announcing the first in a series of features for the show taking place at EventCity, Manchester on October 14th and 15th 2017. Returning for its sixth blockbuster year, PLAY Expo Manchester has built up […]

Play Expo 2016 Review

This years Play Expo managed, once again, to do the impossible – to top the previous years Play Expo! Replay Events, the organisers behind this and all other Play events, managed to gather together a whole host of retro and modern day gaming fun, and cram it all into Event City in Manchester for a […]

Sinclair Vega+ Launches 20th October

Earlier this year, Retro Computers Ltd launched an Indiegogo campaign to acquire funding for the Sinclair Vega +, the sequel to their original Vega console. On the 20th October the new Sinclair Vega + with be launched! The original Vega was a device that you could plug into any TV and play any of the […]

PLAY Expo Manchester 2016

With special guest talks from Fighting Fantasy author Ian Livingstone CBE, C64 programmer Tony Crowther, and The Last Ninja 2 creator Mevlut Dinc, PLAY Expo Manchester is looking to be another great event! Running over the weekend of 8th to 9th October at Eventcity in Manchester, PLAY Expo brings together the best gaming from previous […]

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