Video Games History in the Best of the Web Directory

Video Games History

  • Classic Videogame Station History

    Presents the history of the early Japanese video games and cartoons. With image galleries and links to related information.

  • Demu

    Nonprofit archive of computer history focusing on classic games for DOS and Windows 3.1 and 95 computers.

  • Digital Press

    Site devoted to historical games, with forums, articles, and an online game rarity guide.

  • The Dot Station

    Covers the vast and varied 40-year history of video games - from the early coin-operated units to those displayed on oscilloscopes to today's latest home video game consoles.

  • International Center for the History of Electronic Games (ICHEG)

    Facility dedicated to collecting, studying, and interpreting video and other electronic games. Presents game history and research information.

  • MobyGames

    Extensive database of classic and current video games allowing users to review games, view screenshots and game information, chat in the forums, and read news.

  • Monopoly Game History, Landlord's Game History

    Features the history of Landlord's and monopoly games including game images, rules, articles, and commentary.

  • Pong Story

    dedicated to Ralph H Baer, inventor of Pong. Includes articles, photographs and advertisements.

  • Retrobase

    Promotes the preservation of classic videogames. Features a complete database of classic videogames with screenshots and release details.

  • Retromags

    Vintage video game magazine archive. Aims to preserve old magazines related to video games and video gaming. Presents cover scans an digitized copies.

  • RF Generation

    Collection of video games related information from the classic to the newer generation gaming consoles. With a downloadable program that enables video game collectors to showcase and keep track of their collections online.


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  • Scott Adams Grand Adventures

    Official site for the creator of the personal computer gaming industry.

  • Sierra Gamers

    The history of Sierra On-line games, including samplings of its tech manuals and catalogs.

  • Stairway to Hell

    Dedicated to preserving the games released for the Acorn range of 8-bit home computers - namely the BBC Micro series and the Acorn Electron.

  • Super Kaga Magma-nastic Computer Game Museum

    Photo gallery of consoles, arcade games, and vintage computers. With reviews of movies that feature computers and computer games.

  • Supercade

    Visual chronicling of video games. Pays tribute to the technology, games, and creators of influential games in the past.


    Illustrated history of home video games with information on gaming systems from the nineteen seventies to present.

  • Video Game Ads

    Posts a collection of television commercials for classic and contemporary games.

  • Video Game Museum

    Online video game exhibit offering game screenshots, magazine and cover scans, music, vintage video games advertisements, and reviews.

  • The Video Game Revolution

    PBS produced site offering a look at the history and development of video games as an entertainment medium.

  • The Videogame History Timeline

    Chronological presentation of the development of video games created by a group of enthusiasts.

  • Videotopia

    International traveling museum exhibit that chronicles the art, science, and development of video games.

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