Misspent Youth: Video Games All Summer in the 90s

I feel ancient lately. It’s ridiculous, really — I’m only in my mid-30s. But I feel the years piling up, the recollections heaped atop recollections, filtered through retrospectives and reimaginings....

How a British Developer Made a Japan-Exclusive Sequel to Mario Paint

Not many western studios have taken a swing at making an official Mario game. But, between 1995 and 1999, the now defunct UK-based developer Software Creations did exactly that.