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  In my gaming career I have progressed through many different consoles. Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony, I’ve played them all. After owning only Nintendo consoles in my early days, I decided to branch out to the X-box. Most kids will not remember the original X-box with its massive controllers or the games that accompanied it. However, I’ll always remember it as my first console that didn’t feature Mario or other Nintendo franchise games. Released in 2002 in Europe, it was Microsoft’s first foray into the gaming industry and was in direct competition with Sony’s PlayStation 2, a competition that is...

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5 – Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) I’m a bit too young to have played the NES when it first came out. I have one in my collection now and it’s one of my favourites. It was the first home console for a massive amount of people and I’m sure the way that the PS1 start-up makes me feel is the same for them with the NES. I find the start-up sound very rousing; you can’t help but nod your head along. A bit like a national anthem or a superhero about to fly off. It just makes you feel good!...

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competition, ZX Spectrum -

Head over to our Facebook or Instagram page to be in with a chance of winning a ZX Spectrum bundle prize. All you have do is like and comment on the competition post. .   Competition T&C's Must be based in the UK. Ends the 15th of January at 3pm. Competition will run over Facebook and Instagram. One winner will be picked at random and will be announced on the 15th of January after 3pm. The winner will be contacted on Facebook or Instagram, if there's no reply after 3 days another winner will be picked at random. No affiliations, cannot...

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Gameboy Colour, GBC, Nintendo -

The first handheld console I had as a child was the wacky but wonderful Game Boy Colour, also known as the GBC. Released in October in Japan 1998 and then in November of the same year internationally, the GBC was the successor to the famous Game Boy. Both systems saw great success in the 80s and 90s selling a combined total of 118.69 million units worldwide, making them the third best selling consoles of all time. The version I had was the yellow one and I spent countless hours sitting in my room playing titles like Zelda and Pokémon, plus...

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competition, PlayStation, PS1 -

Head over to our Facebook page to enter our latest competition to win a PlayStation PS1 Bobble Hat & Scarf. Winner will be announced on Tues the 20th of October. UK entrants only. Check out our full range of beanie & bobble hats here.

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