"Levelling Up Through Time: A Journey Through Gaming History" | Luton Geek Cuts EP5

Luton Geeks Unplugged: Tech Tales & Agile Antics by Jamie Dennis & Darren Bowling

Episode notes

Join us on a nostalgic journey through the history of gaming and a fun venture down memory lane. During this episode, we take you back to where it all began, reminiscing about the first games and consoles we played and owned. Highlighting classics like the first Super Mario, to Football Manager, to Streets of Rage to name a few; honestly this list could have been endless.

We dive into the debate about what's considered the very first video game and you might be surprised to hear it is not the iconic Pong. Shared memories of the days of blowing on cartridges and dealing with scratched CDs; yes we are that old.

This brings us to discuss modern times and how gaming has changed. From using codes to download and now some games being free initially to enable in-game purchasing for worldwide blockbusters like Fortnite.

Finally, we disc ... 

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