BY MARK PARVIN: I feel like a dinosaur – which is entirely appropriate considering the video game I am about to mention. That game is 3D Monster Maze for the ZX81, and it was the first game I ever bought that made me go “wow”.
Kotaku writes: "These companies are bleeding me dry. Starfield on Game Pass. Sea of Stars on PS Plus. Ahsoka on Disney Plus. The Last of Us on (HBO) Max. Subscription services used to make me feel like I was getting away with something. Cheaper, easier entertainment at the click of a button. No commercials, Fewer risks. Hassle-free. Now the magic’s wearing off and the prices are going up. I think it might be time to cancel."