Tag Archives: history
Thu, Jul 05, 2012 | 23:49 BST
One of the world’s most important publishers turns a ripe old 20 this year, and to celebrate, Blizzard invites you to check out a beautifully constructed and nostalgia-ridden timeline of its history and accomplishments. Re-familiarise yourself with the company’s origins as well as some of its less-appreciated efforts, like The Death and Return of Superman. Oh yes. In all seriousness, it’s quite eye-opening to track Blizzard’s phenomenal rise on the back of a handful of carefully-nurtured properties and canny international expansion, so go check it out.
Sat, Sep 17, 2011 | 17:41 BST
Take a stroll through the past with this oddly entertaining look at the loading screens for past gaming consoles.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 05:39 BST
Holiday weekends just mean even more entertaining dribbles of almost-news than usual. Venture within and be fully informed.
Thu, Mar 10, 2011 | 22:49 GMT
Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony have revealed their past and current strategies for preserving the history of their consoles.
Thu, May 20, 2010 | 07:42 BST
We’ve been around the block. We’re no strangers to hyperbole. But this is something quite special.
Mon, Sep 08, 2008 | 08:03 BST
Australian site Gameplayer’s posted a pocket history of Nintendo, and it’s essential reading. The ten-page piece breaks the company’s backstory down into bite-sized chunks, including the firm’s history in the playing cards and how it was saved by the Yakuza.
Why would you not want to know that?