Gary spent his entire childhood in front of a ZX Spectrum and an Amstrad CPC464. Aged six, he attempted to write his first computer game by making screeching sounds into a tape recorder. He was genuinely surprised when it didn't work.
Today he is joint owner of RetroGT and a freelance ColdFusion developer. His favourite games character is Dizzy.
It’s no great secret that I’m a huge fan of the original Dizzy games – we’ve posted Dizzy love up on the blog, provide prizes for the annual DizzyAGE games competition and if you’ve ever received an email from us, … Read more
These days everyone has an Xbox 360, a PS3 and a Wii, but in the days of old, who could afford to have two consoles? You supported manufacturers like football teams… team Sega, team Nintendo… team Sinclair, team Commodore… We’re … Read more
From Bedrooms to Billions – the independent movie celebrating the growth of the UK video games industry – hits Indiegogo for funding. Every now and again throughout history, something happens that spawns an entirely new industry and changes the world … Read more
We’ve added three new designs to the site this week, inspired by such superb retro gems as Sim City, Out Run and Pokémon. Hope you like them! It’s Super Effective! T-Shirt £15.95 Magical Sound Shower T-Shirt £15.95 SC Electric T-Shirt … Read more
Retro GT are very pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with the dudes at Nintendisco to bring you their range of t-shirts, including an exclusive (and totally awesome) Mario inspired mushroom t-shirt. If you’ve not yet heard of Nintendisco … Read more
Be it Cliff Richard, a manufactured X-Factor cover song or Rage Against the Machine, it just isn’t Christmas until the coveted number one chart position is announced and we have a new Christmas hit to add to the list for … Read more
There’s a new gaming event you may have heard a bit about recently, the London Gaming Con at the Rocket Complex on 3-4 December. Is it a gaming convention? Is it a games tournament? Is it a big party in … Read more
For those of you who haven’t heard, we’re hitting Brighton tomorrow with a stand at the new Hand Baked Arcade monthly retro gaming event! Don’t worry if you can’t make it down this time, there’ll be another on November 13th … Read more
It’s been a busy few months here at RetroGT HQ – We’ve been working hard on our new site, and in readiness we’ve been seeking out the best retro gear to expand our product range. You’ll have to wait for … Read more
After two sell out retro arcade installations, those nice chaps over at www.handbakedarcade.co.uk are at it again, this time at the beautiful ‘Future Gallery’ in Leicester Square. The installation will run for 10 solid hours of pixelated fun from 2pm … Read more