The first Easter Egg wasn’t in Atari Adventure.
Ready Player One takes place in a dystopian future where people cope with the miserable state of their reality by escaping into … Read More
Between 1980 and 1989…
…the number of unique video game titles released in America on computers, home consoles or in arcades totalled over 8,000. The exact number is uncountable.
So … Read More
Wild Gunman was the first Nintendo game in a movie. Marty McFly eyes a vintage Wild Gunman arcade in the future.
But it wasn’t this movie, and it wasn’t this … Read More
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 … Read More
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Moonlander: One Giant Leap For Game Design
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Ready Player One Was Wrong: The First Easter Eggs In Video Games
April 4, 2021
Video Dames: The History Of Playable Female Protagonists
March 15, 2021
Everyone knows Neil Armstrong was the first man on the Moon, but who was the first man in a video game?
Early video game history is littered with “firsts” — … Read More
Before the NES, before the Atari 2600…
Fairchild’s Channel F was the first video game console to run games directly from a cartridge. While Magnavox’s Odyssey had game cards that … Read More
Carmen Sandiego’s first showed up 35 years ago today in WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN SANDIEGO? for the Apple II. But she wasn’t yet wearing her iconic red outfit … Read More
Early computer game history often gets overlooked.
Maybe it’s because “computer games” used to be considered different from “video games,” back when “video” was defined by the presence of a … Read More
Netflix has a new Bandersnatch-style interactive adventure. But where that film was about a character creating a fictional menu-driven adventure, the new film is based on one of the first … Read More
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