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
The Sumerian Game: The Most Important Video Game You’ve Never Heard Of
Metroid’s Justin Bailey Is A Real Person; Here’s Why He Hasn’t Spoken Up
Talking Carmen Sandiego With ’90s Executive Publisher Ken Goldstein
The Origin Of The Term “Gamer”
Infographic: Mario x Pac-Man x Sonic – Primary Bros.
June 21, 2021
Make Love Not War: Talking With The Creator Of The First Software Easter Egg
May 23, 2021
The Riddler Is Batman’s Greatest Revival
April 20, 2021
The Riddler Is Batman’s Greatest Rival
April 18, 2021
Moonlander: One Giant Leap For Game Design
April 11, 2021
“Justin Bailey” is one of the most famous secret codes in the history of gaming.
Sure, it’s not as well-known as the Konami Code, but for anyone who becomes interested … Read More
William Weiher created the first software Easter Egg circa 1968, but didn’t realize it until I told him.
Last month, I revealed the previously forgotten oldest Easter Egg in a … Read More
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
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