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Royal Mail to launch video game stamps on 21st January

Featuring UK-designed classics including Elite, Dizzy and Sensible Soccer.

Royal Mail Video Game Stamps
Credit: Royal Mail

As well as games, many of us gamers love collecting pretty much anything to do with our favourite past time. If you’ve been playing games since the 80s and 90s then you might be delighted to hear that Royal Mail are launching some collectible video game stamps later this month.

Royal Mail has decided to focus on celebrating classic UK-designed video games for these special stamp issues. The games featured are:

  • Elite (1984)
  • Dizzy (1987)
  • Populous (1989)
  • Lemmings (1991)
  • Micro Machines (1991)
  • Sensible Soccer (1992)
  • Tomb Raider (1996)
  • Tomb Raider III – Adventures of Lara Croft (1998)
  • Tomb Raider Chronicles (2000)
  • Tomb Raider (2013)
  • WipeOut (1995)
  • Worms (1995)

There’s a variety of different price points on offer from £4.20 for a book of 6 x 1st class stamps to £45.00 for a special bundle. There’s also a Video Games Presentation Pack for £14.25 and a Tomb Raider Collector’s Sheet for £11.40.

The video game stamps are set to go on sale on 21st January, 2020 and can be pre-ordered via the Royal Mail website.

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