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Infographic: Mario x Pac-Man x Sonic – Primary Bros.
2 months ago

Infographic: Mario x Pac-Man x Sonic – Primary Bros.

Super Mario, Pac-Man, and Sonic The Hedgehog are three of the most recognizable icons in gaming, and their careers contain some interesting parallels.

They also happen to perfectly represent …
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The Sumerian Game: The Most Important Video Game You’ve Never Heard Of
2 months ago

The Sumerian Game: The Most Important Video Game You’ve Never Heard Of

…there was The Sumerian Game. Designed for grade schoolers in 1964, it was as innovative as it is forgotten.

I discovered this long lost obscurity while doing research for …
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Infographic: Identifying Carmen Sandiego
3 months ago

Infographic: Identifying Carmen Sandiego

I’m certain that Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? is the most confusing series in the history of video games. Different versions of a game might have the same …
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Rarely Seen ’90s Carmen Sandiego Art By Bill Sienkiewicz
3 months ago

Rarely Seen ’90s Carmen Sandiego Art By Bill Sienkiewicz

Legion co-creator Bill Sienkiewicz designed the characters and logo for the ’90s FOX cartoon Where On Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?
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The Origin Of The Term “Gamer”
7 months ago

The Origin Of The Term “Gamer”

The term “gamer” predates video games by over six centuries.

The first known record of the word was found in the English town of Walsall and dates back to …
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Talking Carmen Sandiego With ’90s Executive Publisher Ken Goldstein
10 months ago

Talking Carmen Sandiego With ’90s Executive Publisher Ken Goldstein

Discussing Carmen Sandiego On TV & “On Earth”

It’s been 25 years since the first episode of Where On Earth Is Carmen Sandiego debuted as a part of the Fox …
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20 Videogame Movie Adaptations That Are Worse Than Super Mario Bros.
6 years ago

20 Videogame Movie Adaptations That Are Worse Than Super Mario Bros.

In late 2012, I forced myself to watch every videogame movie adaptation ever released theatrically in the US – all thirty-two of them – at a rate of one per …
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