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Light Gun Lives: 10 Games That Ruled The Light Gun Genre

Carl Jackson May 4, 2021

Madballs: 10 Awesome Orbs From The Original Toyline

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Carl Jackson May 14, 2021

Captain Planet And The Planeteers: The Reboot The World Needs Right Now

Carl Jackson May 12, 2021

Terror Claws Skeletor Toy Focus

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Celebrity Cartoons That Should Never Have Happened

Carl Jackson May 5, 2021

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7 Ingredients For Essential Nineties Sunday Night TV

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From Dangermouse To Duckula: The History Of Cosgrove Hall Films

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The Top 10 Micro Machine Collections Ever Released

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Most Expensive N64 Games That You Can Only Dream of Owning

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Sega Genesis RPGS Top Five

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Streets of Rage Vinyl Soundtrack Review

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Ten Rare NES Games That Could Possibly Be in Your Collection

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Ten Rare Sega Genesis Games (Mega Drive for the Brits).

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Ten Rare Gamecube Games You May Have in Your Collection

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Top Ten Most Iconic Street Fighter 2 Moves

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Street Fighter 2 Champion Edition and Why It Is So Important

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Best Turbografx 16 Games

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Best Games for Sega CD

admin March 23, 2020

Classic Video Game Producer T Shirts You Need to Wear This Summer

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Super Mario Bros Retro History

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Top Ten Retro Gaming Joysticks

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Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Review

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Capcom Fight Games: Top Ten Characters That Need to Join Street Fighter.

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Sega Saturn Game List – Five Must Have Games on a Saturn Mini

admin March 9, 2020

Retro Video Game Music Tie In’s. When Rock Stars Make Terrible Games.

admin March 4, 2020

Insert Coin Documentary -The History of Midway Trailer Revealed

admin February 25, 2020

Retrospective Review – 1941,1942 and 1943 Arcade Game Series.

admin February 26, 2020

Five Games That Have to Be on a Sega Dreamcast Mini

admin March 2, 2020

New Atari VCS set for March Release

admin February 24, 2020

Atari Shock – The Video Game Market Crash of 1983

admin February 21, 2020

The R Zone Console and When Tiger Electronics Took on the Game Boy One Headband at a Time.

admin February 19, 2020

Whats Going on With Netflix? Transatlantic TV and How Gaming Is the Last Bastion of Time and Place.

admin February 17, 2020

Five Obscure Handheld Consoles

Carl Jackson February 13, 2020

Beat Em Up Games – The Tangled History of the Side Scroller

admin February 15, 2020

Super Mario Kart 64 – Reviewed

Charlie Robbins February 10, 2020

Five old consoles that time forgot

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The Weird World of Vintage Video Games…in underwear

admin January 29, 2020

Five Fighting ‘Hidden Gem’ Retro Video Games

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Wonderboy in Monsterland

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The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie and Why I Will be Watching.

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The History of Playstation

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Final Fantasy VII remake and why we need it

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admin November 11, 2019

8 Bit Bastards. Joshua Mason Author Interview.

admin October 27, 2019

Galaga Arcade Machine. Retrospective Review.

admin October 19, 2019

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admin April 1, 2020

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Carl Jackson October 15, 2019

Forgotten consoles: The Super Book RK

admin April 1, 2020

Pokemon Nintendo 64 Review. Stadium Rules.

admin October 12, 2019

Retro Gaming Airbnb

admin September 28, 2019

Dizzy: The Egg Who Would Be King

admin September 22, 2019

Neo Geo Bios: Discovering the Best Games for Neo Geo

Carl Jackson September 21, 2019

G.I. Joe The Arcade Game

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Updownleftrightastart is an affiliate shop and blog based around retro gaming and retro gaming merchandise. We use affiliate links to recommend products to website visitors, of which we receive a small payment.

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Information we collect

Log data

When you visit our website, our servers may automatically log the standard data provided by your web browser. This data is considered “non-identifying information”, as it does not personally identify you on its own. It may include your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on each page, and other details.

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We may ask for personal information, such as your name and email address. This data is considered “identifying information”, as it can personally identify you. We only request personal information relevant to providing you with a service, and only use it to help provide or improve this service.

How we collect information

We collect information by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used. You are free to refuse our request for this information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services without it.

Use of information

We may use a combination of identifying and non-identifying information to understand who our visitors are, how they use our services, and how we may improve their experience of our website in future. We do not disclose the specifics of this information publicly, but may share aggregated and anonymised versions of this information, for example, in website and customer usage trend reports. For example we specifically track:

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We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site. Please see our separate policy for this.

Data processing and storage

We only retain personal information for as long as necessary to provide a service, or to improve our services in future. While we retain this data, we will protect it within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. That said, we advise that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure, and cannot guarantee absolute data security.


We use “cookies” to collect information about you and your activity across our site. A cookie is a small piece of data that our website stores on your computer, and accesses each time you visit so we can understand how you use our site and serve you content based on preferences you have specified.

If you do not wish to accept cookies from us, you should instruct your browser to refuse cookies from our website, understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services without them. This policy covers only the use of cookies between your computer and our website; it does not cover the use of cookies by any third-party services we use on our site.

Third-party access to information

We may use third-party services for our website and marketing activity. These services may access our data solely for the purpose of performing specific tasks on our behalf. We do not share any personally identifying information with these services without your explicit consent. We do not give these services permission to disclose or use any of our data for any other purpose.

We will refuse government and law enforcement requests for data if we believe a request is too broad or unrelated to its stated purpose. However, we may cooperate if we believe the requested information is necessary and appropriate to comply with legal process, to protect our own rights and property, to protect the safety of the public and any person, to prevent a crime, or to prevent what we reasonably believe to be illegal, legally actionable, or unethical activity.

We do not otherwise share or supply personal information to third parties. We do not sell or rent your personal information to marketers or third parties.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may also collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Children’s Privacy

This website does not knowingly target or collect personal information from children. As a parent/guardian, please contact us if you believe your child is participating in an activity involving personal information on our website, and you have no received a notification or request for consent. We do not use your supplied contact details for marketing or promotional purposes.

Limits of our policy

This privacy policy only covers Updownleftrightastart’s own collecting and handling of data. We only work with partners, affiliates and third-party providers whose privacy policies align with ours, however we cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy practices.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and policies of those sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy practices.

Changes to this policy

At our discretion, we may update this policy to reflect current acceptable practices. We will take reasonable steps to let users know about changes via our website. Your continued use of this site after any changes to this policy will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around data and personal information.

Your rights and responsibilities

As our user, you have the right to be informed about how your data is collected and used. You are entitled to know what data we collect about you, and how it is processed. You are entitled to correct and update any personal information about you, and to request this information be deleted.

You are entitled to restrict or object to our use of your data, while retaining the right to use your personal information for your own purposes. You have the right to opt out of data about you being used in decisions based solely on automated processing.

Feel free to contact us if you have any concerns or questions about how we handle your data and personal information.

Updownleftrightastart Data Controller
C Jackson
[email protected]

Updownleftrightastart Data Protection Officer
C Jackson
[email protected],com

This policy is effective as of 30 November 2019.