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Make it Digital: BBC Micro updated for 2015, say hello to the Micro Bit

Make it Digital: BBC Micro updated for 2015, say hello to the Micro Bit

By 12 March 2015

The BBC has announced its Make it Digital initiative, with the aim of encouraging a new generation of people to engage with digital creativity, skills and coding. Just as the BBC Micro was launched in the 1980s to help people get familiar with a new age... >>

Museum of Computing announces Bedroom Challenge for nerds of the '80s

Museum of Computing announces Bedroom Challenge for nerds of the '80s

By 9 May 2011

Do you know your Sinclair BASIC from your Commodore KERNAL, your Acorn MOS from your Atari 8-bit proprietary SIO interface? Do you recognise the subtle differences between Jet Set Willy and Pitfall? If so, you should don your pyjamas and turn up at the... >>

Classic trading game Elite celebrates 25th birthday

Classic trading game Elite celebrates 25th birthday

By 21 September 2009

Originally created by David Braben and Ian Bell, Elite has now turned 25-years-old and with its anniversary comes a wave of nostalgia. The game, originally published by Acornsoft for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron, is cited as having a huge influence... >>