Category Archives: Video Game History
A little history lesson in Super Scope

The gamers who grew up with the NES remembers the good ol’ days of playing Duck Hunt just for the fun…

Space – The Final Frontier

by Benjamin Fitzgerald Next year represents a huge milestone for Star Trek fans, as September 8th, 2016 will mark the…

This Day in Gaming History – The GameCube is Released in North America (November 18, 2001)

By Marshall Garvey So, did you feel old at all yesterday when my colleague Terry Randolph observed the ninth anniversary…

This Day in Gaming History – Playstation 3 Releases (Nov. 17, 2006)

2001-2006 was a very interesting era for gaming. It was a generation painted in the mindset of the East (Sony,…

This Day in Gaming History – The Nintendo Entertainment System is released in the U.S. (October 18, 1985)

By Marshall Garvey When the video game industry crashed in 1983, the medium’s once seemingly endless potential seemed more than…

This Day in Gaming History – The Sega Dreamcast is Released in the U.S. (September 9, 1999)

By Marshall Garvey and Sean Willis Marshall: Oh, Sega. What happened? These past 14 years trying to leg it out…

This Day In Gaming History – Metal Gear is Born – July 7, 1987

A red exclamation point flashes above my head, the timer starts ticking down as I run for cover, there are…

This Day in Gaming History: June 10th, 1992 – Street Fighter II is Released for the Super Famicom in Japan

By Michael Mygind Heralded as the definitive fighting game, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, not only set the standard…

1998: The Greatest Year in Gaming History

By Marshall Garvey Being an unabashed history geek, one of my most distinct (re: pathetic) habits is to chronicle the…

This Day in Gaming History: May 11th, 1995 – The Sega Saturn Receives a Surprise Launch

By Michael Mygind Twenty years ago today on May 11th, 1995, Sega released the Sega Saturn in North America. With…

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