Outrun

UK Christmas number ones of the 1980s

Apologies if you were expecting to see ten entries spread out below. The official UK software sales chart didn’t begin until 1984, giving us just six games to cover. If you’re wondering why we didn’t cover the Christmas no.1s of the 1990s instead, let’s just say a certain...

The story of SEGA, Sony and when quality assurance prevails

Released on PlayStation 2 back in 2005, SEGA Classics Collection is a small part of gaming history. Not so much in terms of the collection’s content, but rather a display of Sony’s seldom seen authority. Over in Japan the games in the eight-strong compilation were released individually as...