Month: July 2018

Golden Age of Video Game Commericals

The Golden Age of Video Game Commercials

The 1980s weren’t just the Golden Age of video games, it was also the Golden Age of video game commercials. For some of you, these classic ads for Atari, Intellivision, Colecovision, and other forgotten consoles will bring back memories of childhood. For others, you’ll watch and realize why the older players are so weird sometimes. Watching […]

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Return of the Commodore 64 C64Mini

All Hands on Deck! The Commodore is Back!

In 1982, while E.T.: The Extraterrestrial was beating the pants off of The Thing in theaters, Commodore Business Machines jumped head first into the home computer market. Originally made to take on the Apple II, the Commodore 64 soon found itself being less of a computer and more of a console. Families that wanted a home computer […]

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Baer’s Odyssey

Being Jewish in Germany in 1937 was a frightening experience, and when Ralph Baer was expelled from his school because of his ethnicity, his family knew their time in Europe was coming to an end. Four years later, the Baer family moved to America and settled down in New York. Ralph became interested in electronics, […]

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On Your Mark… Get Set… Go Spend All Your $$$ On Mario Kart Hot Wheels!

Nintendo has always been careful about licensing out their characters, so you know that when they do you’ll be getting some good stuff. Take these Mario Kart toys coming from Hot Wheels. From the looks of it, you’ll be able to take your favorite Hot Wheels race tracks and let Mario, Rosalina, and the gang get […]

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Smashfield Weekly – Thursday is Smash Bros. Day at High Score

Get Smashed Every Thursday, High Score is the home of the best Smash Bros. action around. The best players in the area – and even some from Canada! – come together each week to test their skills and improve their game. If you think you have the chops to make it as a Smash Pro, or […]

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