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By Evan Doll | Childhood memories from the '80s and '90s.
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Time flies. Years that seem recent can quickly become buried in the past, and if you tune out for a second, you can quickly find yourself standing in …Moon Missions
There are still 291 days to go until Back to the Future day. On 21 October 2015 we will finally be at the point in time to which Marty McFly (Michael J Fox) travels in Back to the Future II, the 1989 sequel to the time-travelling classic.
The future he finds is one which has captured the imagination …
Welcome to theMusic Roundtable, a blatant rip-off of TV Club’s TV Roundtable feature. Here, music writers and fans discuss recent reissues, hot new releases, or just records we like. This time, we’re talking about the newly remastered reissue of Dave Matthews Band’s 1994 breakthrough, Under The …
Special Topics In Gameology is an in-depth look at a specific corner of the gaming world in miniseries form. For this edition of the feature—Empty Spaces—we’re examining games’ most fascinating realms of desolation.
“Sabishii” is how Hironobu Sakaguchi described the type of game he wanted to make …
R.A. Montgomery, author and publisher of the Choose Your Own Adventure children’s book series, has died at age 78 at his home in Vermont.
Raymond Almiran Montgomery graduated from Williams College and attended Yale Divinity School. After being dismissed from Yale for truancy, he began working on …
During the 1980s I played with and destroyed a lot of my favorite toys. It was during the '90s where I started to take better care of my toys, and I …Geek
The introduction of the Game Boy Advance marked a new generation of gaming handhelds for Nintendo. The first of the company's portable products to …Nintendo
I’d buy a book that consisted only of George Price's drawings of television sets. Looking at these is a reminder that televisions used to be interesting to look at (and draw).
I’d buy a book that consisted only of George Price's drawings of television sets. Looking at these is a reminder that televisions used to be …
Towards the end of his life, Bob Hoskins granted an interview to the Guardian in which he was asked to name the worst job he’d ever done, his biggest disappointment, and the one thing he would change if given the opportunity to edit his past. To all three questions, he replied simply, “Super Mario …
On November 1st, anyone capable of loading a web browser gained access to 900 classic arcade games to play. It’s all thanks to the work of Jason …
Considering the unhealthy number of hours kids of the 1980s and 1990s spent peering into those teensy-tiny Game Boy screens, it can't hurt to do it for a few more hours, right?
The genius behind every Nintendo start screen in three hours brings us a compilation of every Game Boy start screen to have …
clock tower - Captain Tomaday (Visco - Neo Geo - 1999)
The creator of Lode Runner, one of the seminal works of 1980s PC gaming, has died. Douglas E. Smith passed away this week, according to the company that currently owns the title.
Tozai Games, which publishes Lode Runner remakes for console and mobile platforms, tweeted news of Smith's death and later …PC Gaming
SimCity launched on Oct. 3, 1989.
It's 25-years-old today.
I loved that game.
Will Wright made it. Cleverest bloke working in games.
You build cities. They are yours.
You drop city blocks into place and connect them and sometimes they work great and sometimes they don't.
The cleverness lies in how the …SimCity
This week, Threshold Entertainment Group, the production company that turned the Mortal Kombat video-game series into a pair of feature films back in …
Early production still (not really)Tetris, the block-stacking game that comes in near the top of many lists of greatest games ever, is being made …Film
Network TV these days is often used not as a descriptor, but as an epithet: “Oh, that show’s not bad for network TV.” “I can’t believe they gave all …TV
The most compelling Final Fantasy death isn’t the one everybody talks about · For Our Consideration · The A.V. Club
In the middle of the 1997 role-playing game Final Fantasy VII, a kind, magical, nature-loving woman named Aerith is stabbed through the chest and drops dead. This shocking turn has been a source of sorrow and consternation for players ever since. Legions of Final Fantasy fans still share their …RPGs
The TMNT movie topped the box-office charts this past weekend, but it’s only the latest in a long line of Turtle Power across all media. One of the …
In entertainment, an awful lot of stuff happens behind closed doors, from canceling TV shows to organizing music festival lineups. While the public sees the end product on TVs, movie screens, or radio dials, they don’t see what it took to get there. In Expert Witness, The A.V. Club talks to industry …