What hides in the high scores? The people who made the games!
Double Feature: Tetris and Pinball
After years of waiting, two films are finally taking game history to the big screen. How do they measure up?
Play History, Episode #5
Home consoles arrive. Atari is born. Oregon lights up schools around the country. This is the beginning of everything.
2022, The Losses
An ode to the lost game designers, artists, and executives who passed away in 2022.
Play History, Episode #4
The space age comes to video games. Computer Space, Star Trek, Galaxy Game, and more.
Play History, Episode #3
Who gets to play? Why not everybody! Episode 3 of Play History.
Play History, Episode #2
Tennis and baseball and space war... Oh my!
Play History, Episode #1
Video gaming's origins, and much, much more.
The First Video Game Console, A New History
Fifty years after Magnavox released the Odyssey, what can we learn from its story? What is the true story?
Miyamoto’s Quote, Pac-Man, E3, and the Role of Hype Culture in Video Game History
How we expect games now is not how we expected them before the dawn of the modern hype cycle.