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The Trials and Tribulations of the 80s Gamer - Part 2

The Trials and Tribulations of the 80s Gamer – Part 2

Computer games were so popular in the 80s that media commentators, local government officeholders, psychotherapists, and educators warned of serious negative effects to young people. They said that they would harm their eyes and result in other physical ailments. They also believed that children would prove to be addictive, just like television, and would instil […]

The Trials and Tribulations of the 80s Gamer - Part 1

The Trials and Tribulations of the 80s Gamer – Part 1

In the early part of the 1980s, thanks to the enormous popularity of Atari, Pac-Man, and Space Invaders, it seemed that everyone was talking about the new phenomenon that was gaming. That was when they weren’t playing them, pf course. Whether it was the latest magazine headline, an ad on the radio, or even a […]

3 Hollywood Stars Who Also Appear in Video Games

3 Hollywood Stars Who Also Appear in Video Games

One of the main winners at the Academy Awards 2019 was Bohemian Rhapsody. Whether you enjoyed it or not, the film won four Oscars, including Best Actor for Rami Malek, who played the late Freddie Mercury. Malek has been seen on both TV and cinema screens for a number of years, including his starring role […]