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?
2022, The Losses
An ode to the lost game designers, artists, and executives who passed away in 2022.
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.
2021, The Losses
Here are five game industry figures who deserve to have their names ring in remembrance.
Home to the Arcade: A Perfect Translation
The arcade experience at home? Why not the home experience in the arcade?
Continue? How Games Became More than Score
There was no predestination that games would become the sprawling adventures we know of today.
How Many Units Were Sold?: Playing the Numbers Game with Video Games
Why is it so hard to talk about sales numbers in the video game industry? Find out how almost every number you read for a successful video game is wrong.
An Incomprehensible Run Down of Video Game Lawsuits
Court cases are immensely valuable for video game history. How do you access them, what are you looking for, and what amazing things can you find?
How Do You Make a Game? Part 2: Development Tools
What does a game development environment look like? How do developers go from an idea to a reality? A look inside the hardware that makes it all possible.