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Tag Archive: retro

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘War of the Monsters’

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Ohboy ohboy ohboy!!! Yes, I know that Day of the Tentacle is out and it’s a perfect candidate and I love it but the remastered release price is a bit steep for a game I… Continue reading

A Doctor Who Missed His Appointment With Fame

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2003 marked the 40th anniversary of Doctor Who, an event which came at a time when nobody, least of all most of the BBC, thought it would ever return to television. BBC Worldwide wanted to… Continue reading

10 Awesome Arcade Games That Have Been Forgotten

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Home consoles are all well and good but for the best graphics, groundbreaking design and the latest hits you have to hit the arcade…or so it was, 20 years ago. Prior to the… Continue reading

Reviewing the Scary Movies that Traumatised My Childhood (Part 4)

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The more I think about it, the more horrifying experiences I had watching movies as a child. It’s time to dig into the subconscious lurking horrors and revisit the past once more. If… Continue reading

Reviewing the Scary Movies that Traumatised My Childhood (Part 3)

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We all have one…that one image that stayed with you from childhood. The one that the shadows in your room formed themselves into at night. Maybe you grew up and forgot it, maybe… Continue reading

Revisiting ‘Heroes’ Before ‘Heroes Reborn’

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Amongst the upcoming new TV shows we have the resurrection of the 2006 sci-fi series Heroes. Coming before the Marvel reinvented the cinematic superhero franchise while Arrow got the ball rolling on TV, Heroes was a… Continue reading

Thunderbirds 1965: A Childhood Obsession is Reborn.

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Hello, I’m Myles (nickname to be advised), and I’m new! It’s a real pleasure to be joining House of Geekery, a blog that I’ve been reading for a long time! Most people have… Continue reading

Top 10 Points Where ‘Star Wars’ Fans Lost Faith

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It really is the old school fans who keep the Star Wars torch alight. Not that some younger viewers aren’t getting into it, but they’re growing up at the worst point in the franchise history.… Continue reading

An Incomplete History of ‘Aliens’ (and ‘Predator’) in Video Games: A Personal Journey

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I’m an adult. Got a job and a car and children and everything. And like many people in my age group I play video games. Having been born in 1980 I was part… Continue reading

Most Socially Relevant Horror Films

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Throughout cinematic history the horror genre has always served as a dark mirror of sorts, forcing society to look at what scares them most. No matter what dread or terror lingers in the… Continue reading