MSX: A Computer Architecture Ahead of its Time

The Forgotten Consoles series has mostly focused on just that — consoles. But what about something like Microsoft Japan’s MSX architecture, ahead of its time and actually wildly popular in parts of the world, but swallowed up in the 90s by IBM-compatibles running MS-DOS, Windows 3.1, OS/2, and then Windows 95? This is its story.

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: A Korean Success Story

If you’re gaming online at all right now, you know a least something about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the multiplayer battle-royale shooter that became ubiquitous in 2017. While Fortnite has maybe stolen its crown for the moment, the game remains a comfortable global success and a huge moneymaker for its company. But where did it come from?

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