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.

  • History of Video Games

    Presents a timeline of the development of video games.

  • 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.

  • Playing History

    Information and resources on games from the past. Presents descriptions, ratings, and reviews.

  • 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.

  • Sarien.net

    Authorized portal for reliving classic Sierra On-Line adventure games. mrtnkl

  • Scott Adams Grand Adventures

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

  • Screen$

    Online museum for images of vintage computer games - categorized alphabetically.

  • 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.

  • TheGameConsole.com

    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.

  • Vision Net NL

    Source of information on computer games from the 1970s to the 1990's. With downloadable emulators for vintage video games.

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