Welcome to my Channel. At the moment I am attempting to tell the history of video games from the beginning right until the present day.
On reading video game histories I have always been frustrated by many of the systems I and my friends grew up with in the UK not being mentioned or at best being only given a foot note. The reason is of course many of these publications are American in origin and so of course over there these systems were little known about. Also a lot of these books didn't cover everything I felt they should with many great games and developers being missed out. Therefore I have contemplated on doing my own video game history for many years as whilst not being the best person to do the task I could at least try and offer something different to what is out there. Originally I was going to do a print on demand book with mind to just print it for me and have it sat on the shelf which would expensive to do but kind of cool. But when I saw retro videos on You Tube I realized I could do a Video book on You Tube and then at least a few others could enjoy it as well.
Now a couple of years on and I am at time of writing nearly finished and whilst not perfect (with my skills at writing and video production not too great). I am in the main quite proud of what I have produced with it being I believe the most comprehensive video series on video game history that I am aware of.
So before you begin I would like to note a few things about the series. This is a video book with each episode being a chapter. Therefore like a book certain chapters can be quite long (usually 30 minutes), but remember like a book you don't have to watch a full chapter in one sitting. Secondly please be aware that in early chapters I was still gaining confidence with the mic and so please try to give the series a couple of episodes before making you mind up whether you like it or not.
Remember this is a totally free series done in my spare time and done simply to share my love of video games and its history. So sit back grab hold of you joysticks and join me as I take from the beginning right through to the future of video games.
Future planned episodes will be...
26 - N-vanced (Gamecube, GBA)
27 - Online (Xbox, Online PC Games,)
28 - Wii-ality Bytes (a look at the present systems, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS, PSP and iphone also Steam, GOG are looked at).
29 - Beyond the Now - A speculative look of where video games will go in the future,
30 - Game Over - Here we summarize the series and say thanks to everyone who has helped make this series happen...namely all you lot .
So there is still loads to cover and I fondly hope you enjoy my story of video games..
Also on the site I started doing some Retro game reviews on some of my favorite games. With all my game reviews I always try to give the history and lots of background to the game so hopefully not only do you perhaps find a forgotten gem or a nostalgia kick but perhaps but perhaps learn a little about the game you didn't know before.
Greets out to all of you who subscribe or are watching and thank you for all the kind words and comments you have given me,
Its you and your time watching them that keeps me going :-)
Please feel free to give any suggestions and comments about the channel as its only through your views I can improve and its the only way I know anyone out there is really watching my vids :-)
Retro Gaming Forever :-)