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National Video Game Museum Tour

  Retro Eric and Retro Mo hit up the National Video Game Museum in Frisco, Texas. For additional videos by the Midwest Retro Gamers: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/ Star Wars fan? Then check out our sister site: http://swnut77.com  

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Tetris, Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros. and More Make the World Video Game Hall of Fame for 2015

  As someone who grew up playing video games I was wondering when there was going to be a video game hall of fame and now, thanks to The Strong: Musesum of Play in New York, now there is. Introducing …

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Limited Collector’s Edition Two Pack-Computer Space & PONG

I take a look at a new collector’s edition two pack for the ColecoVision that features ports of Computer Space and PONG.  This limited edition set was limited to only 150 copies and features a lot of great items. CollectorVision’s …

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History of Consoles: Nintendo’s Color TV Game Consoles (1977-1979)

  History:  Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a playing card company and was based in Kyoto, Japan.  These playing cards were called “Hanafuda” and were popular during the time.  Nintendo would continue to to produce playing cards primarly until …

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History of Consoles-Studio II (1977)

Console: Studio II Manufactured By: RCA Year Released: January 1977 Discontinued: 1979 Price: $149.95 ($568.66 w/inflation) History: Ralph Baer creator of the original Odyssey system had approached RCA initially about backing up his invention.  At that time RCA passed on …

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History of Consoles: Magnavox Odyssey (1972)

Console: Odyssey Manufactured By: Magnavox Year Released: 1972 Discontinued: 1975 Units Sold: 300,000 History: When people think about the very first home video game console ever released, a lot of people may think of the Atari Pong.  It’s true that …

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Retro & Weird Game Consoles

Discuss this episode also on the Gamester81 forum! Click here:  This week we are back down in John Hancock’s epic game room. For this episode, John pulls out some rare & weird gaming consoles to share with Drunken Master Paul and …

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