Video Games History
Suggested Books
The Killer List of Videogames
A searchable encyclopedia of coin-operated video games containing technicalinformation, descriptions, cabinet pictures and screen shots.
 
The Video Game Revolution
PBS
 
Video Game Strategies - Video Game Cheats, Codes, FAQs and ...
Portal to cheats, codes, FAQs, and guides for over 15000 games on dozens ofplatforms. From About.com.
 
The Dot Eaters - Classic Video Game History
The history of videogames, from arcade, home consoles and computers. Includespictures and audio files, as well as text covering the history of major machines ...
 
Howstuffworks "How Video Game Systems Work"
Explains how things and technical processes work.
 
video games
A personal story of the early video game history.
 
Brookhaven 1958 Video Game - DOE Research and Development (R&D ...
The first video game may have been developed at the Department of Energy'sBrookhaven National Laboratory in 1958. William Higinbotham designed Tennis for Two ...
 
Official Intellivision Website
Freeware emulator for MacOS and Win32.
 
Mind Machine Museum
A collection of information and illustrations on the subjects of computers,calculators and games. Topics include the IBM 5100 portable computer and the ...
 
Welcome to the History of Home Video Games Homepage!
A history of home video games from 1992 to 1996, as chronicled by Greg Chance.Includes links to relevant material.
 
Salon.com Arts & Entertainment
Pac-Man
 
The Dot Eaters - Player4 Stage3 - Classic Video Game History
History of Epyx and how it brought the Commodore 64 to prominence.
 
The Basement Arcade - Your source for Retro Coin operated Arcade ...
Latest in support for the collector of classic arcade video games.
 
The Giant List of Classic Game Programmers
Large archive and general trivia repository for the creators of classic videogames of the 1970s and 1980s.
 
Once Upon Atari--The Video Story of Atari History
Video documentary series by Howard Scott Warshaw, designer of the Atari 2600games, Yars' Revenge, Raider's of the Lost Ark, and ET.
 
Welcome to Twin Galaxies
For the first time in video game playing history, a perfect score was achievedon the legendary arcade game, Pac-Man.
 
A Brief History of Home Video Games
The history of home video games with essays concerning the industry and its players.Covers the industry until 1996.
 
GameSpot Presents: A Brief Timeline of Video Game Music
GameSpot article on the industry and its history to 2001.
 
Video Games, Toys, Robotic Pets & Entertainment
AI Topics provides basic, understandable information and helpful resourcesconcerning artificial intelligence, with an emphasis on material available online.
 
CNN - Zelda: A tale of two video game legends - December 4, 1998
[CNN]
 
Ars Technica: Game.Ars (10/1/2004)
Weekly round-up of news and reviews in the PC gaming world.
 
Barnes & Noble.com - Home
The official Barnes and Noble web site.
 
VIDEOTOPIA
Exhibit of the true history of video games. An international traveling museumexhibit chronicling the history of mankind's first interactive media.
 
the history of video games : from ‘pong’ to ‘pac-man’
Contains information on the creators of such great games like pong and pacman.Covers the history of video games from 1975 through the mid eighties.
 
National Coin-Op and Video Game Museum
A detailed article and tour of this lost treasure.
 
Lee's Eclectic Classic Video Games Info
Information on Atari, Coleco, Nintendo and other classic consoles.
 
GameSpot:Video Games PC Xbox 360 PS3 Revolution PSP DS PS2 ...
A history of personal video games from 1889 to 2001.
 
Tetris: a history
A timeline of events.
 
TOTALWAR.COM
Official site, including a clans list, strategies, and downloads.
 
Footballology.Com - Football Video Game News & Reviews
Contains news, reviews, and online shopping links.
 
PBS
This Web site from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) features companion Websites for nearly 250 PBS programs and specials, as well as seven online ...
 
PONG-Story : Magnavox Odyssey - the first video game system -
Packed with detailed information on the system, such as background history,original patent, and specifications. Also contains pictures.
 
How Video Games invaded the Home TV Set
By Ralph Baer.
 
History of Q*Bert
History of the original game by Jeff Lee. Offers game-play documents and related links.
 
History of Computer Game Design
A course at Stanford that provides a historical and critical approach to theevolution of computer and video game design. Syllabus and course notes.
 
PONG-Story - Welcome
The official site devoted to the PONG story.
 
SpaceWar
Contains history, articles covering early development, Intergalactic SpacewarOlympics, code, influences, and game controllers, and Macintosh version of game.
 
Welcome to The Museum of Science and Industry
Features a coal mine, a U-505 submarine, intelligent LEGO bricks, and travelthrough virtual reality. Includes a visitor's guide, membership details, ...
 
RPGamer - "Conquering the world... that's quite an out of date goal."
Its size alone makes RPGamer the chief contender in the RPG information age.
 
Tetris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Encyclopedia articles.
 
Official Website of the Australian Football League
The official site with news, previews, and general information. Also providesthe rules of Australian Rules for the beginners to the game.
 
Bibi's box
A curious girl blogging to share and enjoy.
 
ClassicGaming.com - The History of Computer Gaming - Part 1
Part one of this multi-part history features William Higinbotham who created thefirst game: Tennis for 2. With photographs and audio clip.
 
RePlay Video Games
Dedicated to the preservation of classic gaming. Sells, trades and buys classicarcade games. Located in Ohio, USA.
 
Dangerous Dann's Museum of Video History
A site about various memorabilia around video games.
 
Otsuge - Video Game History
The world's most advanced list of pc and console video games,including the historyof every game in every country.
 
HickokSports.com Main Menu
Sports history, biographies, quotations, glossaries, and calendar of sportsevents, birthdays, and death dates.
 

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