How do you explain home video games to someone who has never seen an arcade cabinet, or even a VCR?
She’s stolen the world’s treasures, traveled through space, and even mastered time, but in Carmen’s most obscure caper, she…played pranks on the Peace Garden state?
Before they knew to call them “video games,” writers had to resort to all kinds of colorful descriptions.
To advertise the first commercial video game, marketers took inspiration from an unlikely source.
How do you explain video games when video games don’t exist yet?
The following article by freelance journalist Lisette Voytko is part of an ongoing series spotlighting the work of women throughout video game history. It was made possible through donations made toward the VGHF Writing Fund. If you’d like to see more like this, consider donating today! While working as a barista at a southern California coffee shop,…
The Internet Archive’s book collections are a goldmine…if you learn to deal with its quirks.
1982’s biggest film success was also its biggest video game flop, but did critics really hate it?
When it was released back in 1993, Disney’s Aladdin for the Sega Genesis (or Mega Drive, depending on which side of the pond you lived on through the early 90’s) was really a visually striking game. Powered by what eventually became known as “Digicel” technology, along with a solid selection of middleware and some impressive…