A look back at the surprisingly contentious history of Whac-a-Mole and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
David Glanzer has the enviable job of promoting one of San Diego’s most anticipated upcoming attractions, Comic-Con Museum. Here, Glanzer explains the impetus behind the attraction and what the recent appointment of Chief Curator, Gary Sassaman, means for the Museum.
“A firehouse full of fun.”
Above all, video games are meant to be just one thing: fun. Fun for everyone.
OP Games is returning to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with the release of the Harry Potter: House Cup Competition strategy game.
ARTCADE Extended Edition pays homage to four decades of arcade marquee and cabinet art from 300 vintage coin-ops, including art sourced from collectors and professional restorers.
Spaldeens – the pink, bouncy rubber balls – were upcycled before upcycling became a “thing”.
The Museum of Illusions in Toronto, Ontario, offers unique sensory experiences to those in search of mind-expanding adventures.
The classic game of Missile Command is being reimagined and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
A modest home-based operation that evolved to serve American toy manufacturers and Canadian consumers, Irwin Toy Limited pioneered toy licencing and distribution agreements.
Sidewinder from Parker Brothers was a “gravity-defying challenge of skill and speed.”
Hong Kong-based toy company Tiny has unveiled the 1/50 PANTONE x Mini Cooper Series, a new crossover collection of 1/50th-scale diecast cars.
RePlay Magazine is a trade publication for the manufacturers and distributors coin-operated games, as well as the entertainment centres that feature them.
Released in the mid-1960s, Topper Toys’ Secret Sam Attaché Case was a comprehensive spy kit concealed in a black plastic carrying case.
The Swiss Museum of Games’ permanent collection consists of more than 10,000 parlour, board, and video games from various time periods and regions around the world.
Mattel is releasing a new minimalist version of UNO this Summer and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Throughout the 1970s and ’80s, Kenner routinely advertised and placed premiums inside of some of General Mills most popular cereals, like Cheerios. Usually in booklet form, these promotions offered cash refunds on all of the company’s popular toys, including the Easy-Bake Oven.