Posts with tag: retrospective

Doom is 20
Posted at 22:18 on 10th December 2013

Doom is a game that has left commentators struggling to come to terms with its impact for the last two decades. Retrospectives of the game first started appearing fifteen years ago. These days only a total plum would fail to recognise it as one of the landmark achievements of 1990s popular culture. Terminator 2, Nirvana, […]

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Remembering PC Zone
Posted at 00:38 on 17th July 2010

As you have probably seen by now, it’s been revealed that PC Zone magazine is set to close, going out with a (hopefully) triumphant farewell issue, to be edited by stalwart OXM editor Jon Hicks. I’m slightly surprised that I’ve never written anything on this blog about PC Zone, a magazine which I took for […]

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Morpheme 1999 – 2008
Posted at 20:00 on 8th September 2008

On June 30th 2008, after nine eventful years, London-based games developer Morpheme Game Studios officially ceased to exist. You’ve probably not heard of Morpheme. Like dozens (perhaps hundreds) of other small developers in the UK, they quietly went about their business for years without ever being thrust into the limelight by a blockbuster hit or […]

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