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International Center for the History of Electronic Games

With an auspicious name like "The Strong", you know there's something interesting cooking on over in Rochester, New York. The Strong is a "highly interactive, collections-based educational institution devoted to the study and exploration of play." One of its programmatic "arms" is the International Center for the History of Electronic Games (ICHEG). On the ICHEG section of The Strong website,...
Internet Archive: Handheld History

From Simon (the popular electronic version of the game "Simon Says") to Tamagotchis, handheld gaming devices were ubiquitous during the late 1970s through the early 2000s. Thanks to the Internet Archive, folks nostalgic for these games (or interested in exploring them for the first time) can experience and play a number of games on their computer. The Handheld History collection features 74...