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.
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The opposite of a bat isn’t a cat, though at least it’s thematic. But why a detective’s opposite number be … 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
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
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