Release date: 1992 Systems: Arcade Everyone who ever played a beat em up looks back on Golden Axe with fondness. When I get into pub conversations with anyone from casual gave-games-up-when-they-hit-18 dabblers to hardcore Gamer Til I Die sociopaths, and I mention I’m working on a history of beat em ups, everyone immediately says ‘Oh … Read more

I love video games. If you don’t like them, that’s fine, but if you say they are rotting our children’s minds I will fight you. I grew up reading and playing video games and found them equally fertile grounds for the imagination. I don’t think I would ever have got the bug for wanting to … Read more