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Gotham City Classifieds

Gotham City Classifieds

Welcome to a new series of posts all about those poor people who, just like the residents of Midsomer, were duped into buying a property in a lovely neighbourhood next door to a serial killer or mad man. Yes we are talking about the unfortunate residents of Gotham City. First up we will be taking a look at a page from today’s copy of The Gotham Gazette, the Gotham City Classifieds.

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The Evolution of Games Consoles That Nobody Bought

The Evolution of Games Consoles That Nobody Bought

The Sega Saturn, Dreamcast, Neo Geo and Phillips CD-I, consoles that show that even well designed, powerful and well known machines can fail in the gaming world. History may be written by the victors, but the losers are important to. Here we look at the evolution of games consoles that nobody bought.

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The Best Sega Mega Drive Games of All Time

The Best Sega Mega Drive Games of All Time

Britain’s favourite console may be over a quarter of a century old, but from Gunstar Heroes to James Pond through to Sonic and Knuckles, we want to know what are the best Sega Mega Drive games of all time? So sit back and relax, grab your Sega Nomad and six AA batteries while we countdown the games that we believe to be the best Sega Mega Drive games of all time...

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90s Throwback: The 90 Most Nostalgic Images You’ll Ever See

90s Throwback: The 90 Most Nostalgic Images You’ll Ever See

Living in a world of smart phones, Snapchat and The Kardashians it’s hard to remember a simpler time. So lets dust off the videos, put on our leg warmers and turn up the boom box so we can give you that little piece of nostalgia you crave on your morning commute. First up in our Throwback series is our 90s throwback! 

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Halo: Is It Gaming Tees You’re Looking For?

Halo: Is It Gaming Tees You’re Looking For?

From Halo to Super Mario Bros, whether you’re an occasional gamer or a total pro, our range of new gaming tees are just for you! The range of 8ball gaming tees are for those exciting, nervous, awesome, maddening times that only gaming gives. We’ve added some great new tees inspired by some of our favourites including Final Fantasy and Halo, check it out!

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Toy TV Shows: Toys That Transformed Onto The Small Screen

Toy TV Shows: Toys That Transformed Onto The Small Screen

With all of the hype that surrounds each movie we seem to forget that the Transformers were originally a set of hard to sell robot toys from Hasbro that went on to become a loved TV show and a multi-billion dollar franchise. With that in mind we are looking back at some of our favourite TV shows that were based on a line of toys.

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Pokémon Quiz: “Gotta catch em all?” More Like Gotta Name Them All!

Pokémon Quiz: “Gotta catch em all?” More Like Gotta Name Them All!

All 90s kids will remember the feeling of taking out their Game Boy, sticking Pokémon red, blue or yellow into the back and playing for hours collecting, levelling up and evolving your favourite Pokémon, oh the nostalgia! So, whip out your Pokédex, get out those trading cards and check out our Name The Pokémon quiz featuring some of the pocket monsters from the original series.

 

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90 Best Entertainment Blogs, Twitter Accounts & Podcasts You Need To Follow

90 Best Entertainment Blogs, Twitter Accounts & Podcasts You Need To Follow

We’ve scoured high and low to bring you the coolest pop culture websites covering movies, music, television, video games and everything in between. There are some big name entertainment sites we haven’t included, but we’ve included some you might not yet be acquainted with. Get those bookmarks at the ready and find your whole year’s worth of geek in one go…

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We love Comic Con!

We love Comic Con!

Not to be missed by any self appreciating nerd, November brings us our favourite convention Comic Con! Today, the Comic Con events have become signature pop culture shows in the UK and Ireland, fusing together the best of movies, gaming, anime, comics, television, gadgets and toys.

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