Personal
[ May 28 2020 ]

NFG’s Amazing World Famous EDGE logo

A long time ago, c. 1989, I created a logo and a lot of people around the world used it, or one just like it, since then.





Games
[ Mar 17 2020 ]

Atari 7800 Proline Controller Review

The ProLine was comfortable, if you like crab-claw hands.





Games
[ Mar 16 2020 ]

3D Controllers: The New Era

A brief exploration into the history of 3D controllers from Sega, Nintendo and Sony.





Games
[ Mar 7 2018 ]

Gamest Ten Year Best Selection

Back in 1996, the Japanese arcade magazine Gamest did a ten year retrospective, and I’ve listed their favourite games here. The transition from shooters to fighting games is very interesting to see.





Games
[ Feb 21 2018 ]

Rediscovering: Whirlo

This game is bad in ways I honestly can’t believe.





Games
[ Oct 5 2016 ]

Castlevania: A Sprite History

A look back at every pixelly protagonist in Konami’s Castlevania series.





Games
[ Oct 4 2016 ]

Bonk’s Adventure: A Sprite History

A comprehensive look at the pixel goodness found in the Bonk’s Adventure series of games.





Games
[ Oct 4 2016 ]

Arcade Fonts: Only 64 Pixels

The letters and numbers in games are crucial for delivering information to players. And I love them so, so much.





Games
[ Mar 3 2016 ]

The Korean Vistar 16

Korean companies released several Japanese consoles, including most Sega systems, some Nintendo ones and NEC’s PC Engine. Or rather, the TurboGrafx 16. It was renamed the Vistar 16, and all mention of the TurboGrafx or NEC or Hudson was removed. Sort of.





Games
[ Feb 29 2016 ]

SNK Neo Geo CD Pad Review

The SNK Neo Geo CD pad is amazing to hold and fondle, but in use it’s got significant flaws.





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