Category: Video Game History

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

    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 an original launch date of September 5, 1995, just one week before Sony’s home console debut with the Playstation, Sega’s then president, Tom Kalinske, made a bold move at the 1995 E3 expo. In an…

    By Michael Mygind Twenty years ago today on May 11th, 1995, Sega released the Sega Saturn in North America. With an original launch date of September 5, 1995, just one week before Sony’s home console debut with the Playstation, Sega’s then president, Tom Kalinske, made a bold move at the 1995 E3 expo. In an…

  • This Day in Gaming History, May 5: “Wolfenstein 3D” is released

    This Day in Gaming History, May 5: “Wolfenstein 3D” is released

    By Marshall Garvey   Ah, the first-person shooter (or FPS for short). What would our video game lives be without it? For all the evolutions in the gaming world over the years, it’s a genre that can never be phased out. If anything, it only seems to mushroom exponentially with each passing year, for better…

    By Marshall Garvey   Ah, the first-person shooter (or FPS for short). What would our video game lives be without it? For all the evolutions in the gaming world over the years, it’s a genre that can never be phased out. If anything, it only seems to mushroom exponentially with each passing year, for better…

  • This Day In Gaming History: April 28th 1980. Game and Watch debut

    This Day In Gaming History: April 28th 1980. Game and Watch debut

      By Jake Rushing Exactly 35 years ago on this day, Game and Watch debuted onto retail shelves with it’s first entry of the Game and Watch series called Ball. In this game,  you just control the guy by pressing left and right buttons to move the arms to keep the ball juggling in the…

      By Jake Rushing Exactly 35 years ago on this day, Game and Watch debuted onto retail shelves with it’s first entry of the Game and Watch series called Ball. In this game,  you just control the guy by pressing left and right buttons to move the arms to keep the ball juggling in the…