Originally created for the BBC's Microcomputer and Acorn Electron, and having now celebrated its quarter of a century anniversary, 'Elite' was almost limitless in its potential.
Set in space, you flew around a fictional universe trading in slaves, narcotics and minerals, while rival pirate ships threatened to hijack your cargo and police endeavoured themselves to be hot on your tail.
Its open ended gameplay and (then) revolutionary 3D graphics paved the way for titles such as 'Wing Commander' and even 'Grand Theft Auto'.
'Elite 4' is in development for modern consoles and computers, but let's not get too current check out the timeless titles that still feel great today!
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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