Would play this game if it were actually a game.
If you’ve got the patience for archaic technology, and a hankering to play over 900 different classic video games, this is your new bookmark.
A small number of the Atari E.T. cartridges that were dug up earlier this year from the “Atari Dump” in Alamogordo, New Mexico are available for auction on ebay. SOLD AS IS.
TurboGrafx-16: A Quarter Century of Gaming Excellence by Leigh Alexander
The TurboGrafx-16 videogame system was released in America on August 29, 1989. On its 25th anniversary Paste’s games and tech culture writer Leigh Alexander remembers what made this largely forgotten machine special.
Scientifically Accurate Sonic The Hedgehog
10 years after abandoning his Xbox following his father’s death, a 16-year old picks up the controller again and finds the spirit of his dad racing around the track of Rally Sports Challenge.
A Man Digging, 2013 by Jon Rafman
UTE is a computer game by Lea Schönfelder that features a woman character whose goal is to sleep with as many men as possible.
A Quest for the Secret Origins of Lost Video-Game Levels by Heidi Kemps
How one writer returned a pirated Sonic the Hedgehog game cartridge to its original architect
Like an advanced version of Kung Fu
Call it the “Rise of the e-Athlete.” Starting this Fall, Robert Morris University in Chicago will offer at least 30 athletic scholarships to High School students with exceptional skills in the video game League of Legends. The first university to offer such a bonus, Associate Athletic Director acknowledged the lack of traditional athletic prowess necessary for the scholarships: “Obviously it’s not cardiovascular in any way, but it’s mental.”
Realistic Mortal Kombat