It was on this day in 1987 that players met Little Mac for the first time and joined him on his journey to the dream fight with “Iron” Mike himself.
On this day in 1985, the original Gauntlet hit arcades. It may not have been the first co-op game, but it was one of the earliest co-op dungeon crawlers.
It was the first time Lucasfilm Games had ever designed and published their own game --- a quirky, horror-themed point-and-click adventure known as Maniac Mansion.
It was today in 1996 that North American players were invited to join in Nintendo’s leap to the next dimension of gaming.
It was today in 1993 that the world took the first adventure to the mysterious titular island.
Today marks the release of North American release of the Sega Dreamcast: a machine that had it all, but couldn’t win out against ill-will of Sega’s past mistakes and the hype behind their largest competitor.
Today in 1982, North American players saw their chance to continue the rivalry of Mario and Donkey Kong with Donkey Kong Jr.
Games that have a purpose of pushing technology are always in a precarious position. On one hand, if the game succeeds, then it stands a chance of being a trendsetter in the advancements it introduces to the industry as a whole. On the other hand, if...
Across history, there is arguably nothing that builds a great product like competition to be the best. This is especially true of the video game industry, where companies like Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and others have battled it out across decades to...
It was today in 1986 that players were given their first ride in the Power Suit and journeyed into the depths of Zebes, all unknowing behind the visor of one of the strongest women in video games.