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Early memories

Following on from his article last week about video games that defined him, contributor Terry now tells us about those titles which helped create his first memories of gaming. 1,480 more words

Early Memories

Contributed to 1001up.com HERE

When you think of the games that defined you there will be those that stand out as the more obvious selections in your life. 1,449 more words


SegaDoes Podcast Episode 31: 2016 Blowout

Yes, friends, the first SegaDoes Podcast of 2016 is here. We talk about California Games (I hate, Sam love), R-Type, and other Sam-picked games that we never got to during our hiatus. 74 more words


Interview with A Street BMXer

Becoming a professional BMX biker (BMXer), losing your sight and running from gunfire – I’m told that this is the childhood dream of all wannabe BMXers!!… yeh it’s the first we’ve heard about that one too. 76 more words


The 'Real' California Games

Does anyone remember this 90’s Nintendo game or am I the only one? As a young child I would play California Games at my friend’s house, always choosing the ‘skating’ option over other cool examples of Californian life such as half-pipe, volleyball, dirt biking, haky sack and surfing. 875 more words


New Episode! There was this World Cup thing, or so we heard...


So, we have a new episode where we talk about sports because, well, it seemed relevant at the time.  Basically, because we’re dorks, we talk about sports movies and video games.   29 more words

Podcast Episode

The Virtual Surfer's Ecology: an Introduction



                      Screenshot from Hironobu Sakaguchi’s iOS game Party Wave

Any research into surfing video games will likely yield one of two results: a history of surf games, or the mystery of their disappearance from the market. 1,404 more words