Atari 2600+

The Atari 2600+ updates the video game company’s classic home gaming system to be compatible with hundreds of 2600 and 7800 titles.

New Study Exposes Vulnerability in the Work to Preserve Classic Video Games

The Video Game History Foundation and the Software Preservation Network recently published a study that reveals a critical vulnerability in the work to protect and preserve classic video games.

Digital Derby from TOMY (1978)

Released in 1978 from TOMY, Digital Derby was an electro-mechanical game that challenged players to successfully navigate their race car through a non-stop flow of oncoming traffic.

Video Games from Parker Brothers (1982)

In 1982, Parker Brothers released a commercial featuring its Q*bert, Tutankham, Super Cobra, and Popeye home video games.

MobyGames: Video Game Database is a community-driven website dedicated to cataloguing and providing information about video games.

Sonic the Hedgehog Collection from LEGO

LEGO and SEGA collaborate for a collection of four new building sets featuring Sonic the Hedgehog.

Atari XP: 50th Anniversary Box Set from Atari

Atari celebrates its 50th anniversary with a limited edition box set that includes 10 iconic game titles.

Magnavox Odyssey 2 Catalogue (1980)

Magnavox’s 1980 catalogue for the Odyssey 2 showcased the library of available arcade, sports, and educational game cartridges for the console.

Computer to Cardboard: Video Game-themed Board Games

Nicolas Ricketts of The Strong takes a look at board games that were inspired by popular video games such as Donkey Kong, Space Invaders, and Frogger.

Brad Gilbertson, Australian filmmaker, Still Standing

Brad Gilbertson is an Australian filmmaker with a passion for the golden era of pinball and arcade games. In this edition of The Friday Five, Brad talks about Still Standing, his new documentary exploring the heyday of arcades in Australia and the people dedicated to preserving its history.

The Video Game History Foundation Tops Previous Fundraising Goals

The Video Game History Foundation recently launched its annual winter fundraising campaign to enthusiastic public support. 

Manitou Springs Penny Arcade – Manitou Springs, Colorado

The Manitou Spring Penny Arcade is a family-friendly entertainment destination steeped in nostalgia.