Drawing on the World Video Game Hall of Fame’s unmatched collection of video game artifacts, this fascinating history offers an expansive look at the development of one of the most popular and influential activities of the modern world: video gaming.
Sixty-four unique objects tell the story of the video game from inception to today. Pithy, in-depth essays and photographs examine each object’s significance to video game play—what it has contributed to the history of gaming—as well as the greater culture.
A History of Video Games in 64 Objects—a reverential reference to the Nintendo 64 video game console—explains how the video game has transformed over time. Inside, you’ll find a wide range of intriguing topics, including:
A visual panorama of unforgettable anecdotes and factoids, A History of Video Games in 64 Objects is a treasure trove for gamers and pop culture fans. Let the gaming begin!
About the Author
The Strong's World Video Game Hall of Fame houses the largest collection of video game memorabilia in the world, and recognizes individual electronic games of all types arcade, console, computer, handheld, and mobile that have enjoyed popularity over a sustained period and have exerted influence on the video game industry or on popular culture. Each year, the Video Game Hall of Fame inducts new entries into its Hall of Fame.
Current inductees that are on permanent view in the museum's eGameRevolution exhibit include Donkey Kong, DOOM, Grand Theft Auto III, Halo: Combat Evolved, The Legend of Zelda, The Oregon Trail, Pac-Man, Pokémon Red and Green, Pong, The Sims, Sonic the Hedgehog, Space Invaders, Street Fighter II, Super Mario Bros., Tetris, and World of Warcraft.
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