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Video Game History Foundation Calls Nintendo’s Shutdown of Wii U and 3DS eShops “Destructive”

The closing of these digital markets does not sit well with some. On February 15, 2022, Nintendo announced the impending closure of the 3DS and Wii U eShops, marking the end of an era in mobile software and ending one of Nintendo’s first steps into the online storefront space. After removing theappendix discussing Nintendo’s “responsibility […]

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Video Game History Foundation: Nintendo’s actions ‘actively destructive to video game history’

from ding-ding-ding! department I’ve been pushing a bit lately about the importance of video game preservation as an art preservation issue. I’m not sure how much buy there is in general on this concept, but it’s a challenge in this specific industry because a lot of the control over what can or cannot be preserved […]

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The Video Game History Foundation’s fight for preservation amid Nintendo’s eShop closures

Giavanni Wiley-Miller 21 February 2022 – 22:18 There’s an old adage that goes, “Done the old, make way for the new”. That sentiment may not have been behind Nintendo’s recent shutdown of the 3DS and Wii U eShops, but […]

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The Video Game History Foundation denounces the “destructive” closure of Nintendo’s 3DS and Wii U eShop

Picture: Nintendo Life Nintendo announced this week that it was shutting down the eShop for the 3DS and Wii U, and well…it caused an uproar online. So what about now that around 2,000 games will no longer be purchasable on the 3DS and Wii U digital storefronts? There is apparently not much to do from […]

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Video Game History Foundation calls on Nintendo to better support preservation efforts amid 3DS and Wii U digital store closures

The Video Game History Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving various aspects of video game history, on Thursday accused Nintendo of “actively destructive” behavior in video game history and called the company improve access to its legacy library. The statement comes two days after the developer announced it would shut down the 3DS and […]

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Bengals tie biggest comeback in AFC title game history, Chiefs take first 18-point lead with Patrick Mahomes

Images: getty The Cincinnati Bengals go to the Super Bowl, a phrase that seemed impossible all season, as well as in the first half of the AFC Championship Game. Cincinnati rallied to erase a 21-3 first-half deficit and beat the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in overtime, winning the Bengals’ first AFC championship since 1989. It […]

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Who has played in the most AFC title games?

With the history of the AFC Championship game dating back to 1970, a number of teams have been involved in the game on several occasions. Let’s examine what NFL teams played the most in the AFC Championship game, which team won it the most and which franchise has the best winning percentage. AFC Championship Game […]

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Who has played in the most NFC title games?

With the history of the NFC Championship Game dating back to 1970, a number of teams have been involved in the game on multiple occasions. Let’s examine what NFL teams played the most in the NFC Championship Game, which team won it the most and which franchise has the best winning percentage. NFC Championship Game […]

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Most wins, losses and appearances – NBC4 Washington

AFC Championship Game History: Most wins, losses and appearances originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington This year’s AFC Championship game will feature a familiar franchise as well as a rising organization. On one side there are the Kansas City Chiefs. They will host the conference title game for the fourth straight time, reaching the contest […]

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Most wins, losses and appearances – NBC Chicago

AFC Championship Game History: Most wins, losses and appearances originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago This year’s AFC Championship game will feature a familiar franchise as well as a rising organization. On one side there are the Kansas City Chiefs. They will host the conference title game for the fourth straight time, reaching the contest […]

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NFC Championship Game History: More Wins, Losses and Appearances

The two teams that will face off in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game are familiar with each other, as well as the conference title game itself. On one side there are the San Francisco 49ersa team that led the NFC in the 1980s. After winning the conference crown just two seasons ago, a return to the […]

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The 10 toughest boss fights in video game history

Every game has tough bosses to defeat, whether you’ve been playing for years or are just getting started. A list of ten of the toughest boss battles in video game history has been compiled for the benefit of gamers around the world. Each of these challenges has a distinct level of difficulty, and each is […]

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The 8 Best Horses in Video Game History

Horses have remained faithful companions throughout history. An animal you share trust with, an animal with a bond, and an animal that makes moving around fast a lot easier – perfect for those sprawling open worlds we so often find ourselves in. RELATED: The Best Open World Games Of All Time, Ranked In video games, […]

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Cowboys vs 49ers Wild Card Game: History, Key Players, Screening

Match San Francisco 49ers 10-7 dallas Cowboys 12-5 Sunday January 16 4:30 p.m. ET Now the real fun begins! It doesn’t matter what happened in the regular season and whether it was good or bad. It’s all out the window now. The Dallas Cowboys are in the dance. Welcome to the playoffs, baby! Buckle your […]

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Take-Two Interactive to acquire social game developer Zynga in $ 12.7 billion deal – The Hamden Journal

Take-Two Interactive, the video game publisher that owns Rockstar and 2K Games, is set to acquire social game developer Zynga in a deal valued at $ 12.7 billion (via The Wall Street Journal). The cash and equity transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2023, pending regulatory approval. Take-Two Interactive’s acquisition of […]

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Powerball skyrockets to seventh biggest jackpot in gaming history

There were more than 1.8 million tickets that won a cash prize in Monday night’s Powerball draw, but none of them hit the jackpot. Powerball rocketed into the top 10 with Wednesday’s draw currently expected to be $610 million. That alone is already the seventh-highest in the game’s history, and the biggest since a ticket […]

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Boom! John Madden explains how he contributed to video game history

Boom! John Madden explains how he contributed to video game history When the Electronic Arts founder boarded an Amtrak train in 1984 to meet the legendary coach-turned-commentator John Madden, there was no way of knowing at the time, but they were about to change the world of video games forever. EA crazy soccer […]

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A Look at the History of Ole Miss’ Storied Bowl Game

Ole Miss earned its first 10-win regular season in program history in 2021, earning its 10th-place finish in the Sugar Bowl. This will be the final chapter in a bowling story for the Rebels that spans nearly 90 years. Depending on which metric you use, Ole Miss is either first or second in the FBS […]

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Halo Infinite: How to View Game History and Multiplayer Stats

Halo Infinite is already present for Microsoft. With the campaign mode scheduled for December 8, the multiplayer facet is accessible to all in free format to play. After a week of arena battles, the community is wondering if there is a way to view the battle history. We tell you how. How to improve controller […]

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Analogue Pocket has its own OS to “explore the entire history of video games”

The Analogue Pocket will get its own operating system when it launches later this year. Multi-system portable handheld video games from retro console maker Analogue will come with Analog OS, which the company calls a “scholarly and definitive operating system” that allows users to “explore, discover and play through the history of video games.” The […]

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The best original metal tapes in video game history

Soundtracks can easily be overlooked in video game development, but they have always been extremely important in other types of media such as movies and TV shows. With the evolution of games and its departure from a strictly visual activity towards storytelling, world building, immersive campaigns, the development of a soundtrack that complements the game […]

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Xbox boss Phil Spencer expresses concerns over preservation of video game history

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has expressed concerns about preserving video game history, with Microsoft’s backward compatibility program helping to ensure that a game library is always available on an Xbox console. However, this is not always the case, with backward compatibility being a relatively rare thing on other platforms. However, other companies are placing much […]

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The 10 Scariest Hallways in Video Game History

Watching horror unfold without any interaction is very different from experiencing it firsthand. Walk down a dark and ominous hallway because you have getting ahead is a whole lot different than watching a bunch of dumb teens take the same route on an easily accessible Uber ride. RELATED: Best Horror Games For Beginners The best […]

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WorkBoy, a lost Game Boy workstation add-on, discovered in Game History Secrets video

The more popular the console hardware, the more aggressive and imaginative manufacturers become in devising additional peripherals to release for that hardware. Game Boy was by no means an exception, benefiting from all manner of proprietary and third-party expansions, but one Game Boy expansion that was announced and never officially released was the WorkBoy. It […]

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Who writes video game history? • Eurogamer.net

In the spring of 2016, I took part in a rather unusual archaeological dig. There was no soil, no trowel – in fact, the excavation didn’t even take place outside. It was just me, in my childhood bedroom, rummaging through old copies of the Official Nintendo Magazine and realizing that I could map my childhood […]