You may have heard the tale of the Elf on the Shelf and his role in helping Santa Claus formulate his official Naughty or Nice list. We assure you that, like many tales, it holds little truth. This devious (and moderately creepy looking) elf rummages through your retro gaming hardware and repairs consoles that are not in proper working order. He also seems to play retro games well into the night.
A chronological gaming console guide displays the release dates for a wide variety of home game consoles and handhelds. Those we've photographed are linked to more info. Go ahead, answer the question: How old is your favorite retro gaming console today?
Retro Gaming Preservation is extyremel imortant! YOU can help save game consoles, cartridges, and accessories by educating folks to not throw these amazing devices in the trash- even if they are broken. All retro gaming games and hardware are finite - no more will ever be produced!
Our Retro Gaming Infographics cram an array of classic gaming info into disproportionately tall charts adorned with equally tall infomodels. You'll find console chronologies, statistics, pricing and various gaming comparisons.
The Atari Landfill Dig sought to confirm the rumors of a million Atari games buried in a New Mexico landfill in 1983. There were newspaper articles, from '83 and eyewitnesses, but no one seemed to have tangible proof. A Canadian company bought rights to excavate part of the landfill in search of Atari games. They found them!
See images from the site and a list of games they dug up!
We maintain Video Game & Geek Culture Twitter Lists overflowing with info from all over the gaming industry and geek kingdom. It includes all sorts of folks from developers and retailers to gadget gurus, journalists and gaming fanatics.
How many million-dollar ideas are scrawled on bar napkins only to be thrown away in a drunken stupor? We always keep our scrawled-upon bar napkins just in case we sober up and discover we're really onto something big. We are committed to finding new ways to analyze and explain retro gaming trends and statistics with blatant disregard for truth or fact via our intricate Trend Maps.