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30 Years of Video Games

February 15th, 2019 by Will Jobbins - Posted in Arcade Flashback, Arcade Machines, Infographics, Retro, Uncategorized

  The video gaming industry is estimated to have a global audience between 2.2 and 2.6 billion people. From action adventure classic Legend of Zelda to last year’s gaming hit Red Dead Redemption II, it’s clear that whether you play video games or not, they’ve become a huge part of our global culture. But which […]

Best Things To Beat The Workplace Blues in 2019

December 18th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Games Room

The average employee will spend over 92,000 hours at work during their lifetime, so having a great working environment is important. We asked over 1,000 office workers across the UK which items would make them happier and less stressed at work. Take a look at our findings to see what things topped the list…

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Tricky treat: Can you find the ghost amongst the ghouls?

October 25th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Uncategorized

To celebrate the spookiest time of the year, we’ve have created a mind-boggling brainteaser filled with dozens of 8-bit ghouls. The question is, can you spot the lonely ghost?
The record for spotting the ghost stands at 24 seconds – can you do any better?

The Peak Age for Success in Sport

The Peak Age for Success in Sport

October 9th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Uncategorized

It’s fair to say that most sports lovers have a favourite game, whether it’s football, pool, darts or rugby, and chances are, they’ve dreamt of playing their top sport for a living. Sadly, most of us will never have the opportunity to play at Wembley, Wimbledon or The Crucible. But before you cite age as a reason to not pursue your sporting dreams, take a look at our new research which reveals the average age for success in some of the world’s favourite sports.

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Britain’s Beer Garden Capitals

August 6th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Uncategorized

There are few things better than feeling the sun on your pasty legs whilst sipping an ice-cold drink with picturesque views from a countryside pub or city boozer. But what’s the point of a great beer garden sesh if you’re not even bragging about it online? No point at all if you ask us…

Retro Gaming Inflation: How much are your consoles worth now?

July 17th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Flashback

Have you ever wondered which of your old gaming consoles are worth the most? Take a look at our graph to see the top selling eBay price for some of your favourite retro consoles.

The World Without Football

The World Without Football

July 16th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in World Cup

Have you ever wondered which sports would rule the world if (heaven forbid) football wasn’t around? Take a look for yourself using out interactive map.

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Trump v Kim: Nuclear Foosball

June 6th, 2018 by Will Jobbins - Posted in Games Room

The best way to settle Trump vs Kim is not with a thermonuclear cruise missiles, but with table football. Best of three. No hits to the groin or throat.

Britain's Pub Capital

Britain’s Pub Capital

April 25th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in General

Whether you’re playing pool with your mates, reading a book by the fire or eating some hearty food with the family, we all love an evening down our favourite boozer, or any boozer for that matter. But which parts of Britain truly love pubs the most? Well, we wanted to find out! So we analysed the addresses of over 50,000 pubs across the country, grouped them by location, and worked out the number of pubs per square mile in each place. We then popped the top spots onto a map and the results might surprise you…

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Stern Iron Maiden Pinball Machine

March 26th, 2018 by Will Jobbins - Posted in Pinball, Uncategorized

  Only The Clairvoyant among you will have seen this coming. Stern Pinball has announced its next pinball machine, and it’s a Killer. Legacy of the Beast will be released later this year, and promises to be the ultimate collectible for fans of the band.   29/03/2018 Full Tracklist Confirmed We’ve had confirmation of the […]