The Smithsonian’s Going to Throw a GameFest to Celebrate The Art of…

You did vote to get your favorite games into The Art of Video Games exhibit, didn't you? If not, don't crying that Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom didn't make it into the show. Anyway, we're only two short months away from the exhibit's opening of at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Smithsonian's announced… » 1/13/12 9:00am 1/13/12 9:00am

Get Your Name in the Smithsonian, Thanks to the Power of Video Games…

When the Smithsonian American Art Museum opened voting for their upcoming Art of Video Games exhibit earlier this year, the resultant frenzy from gamers wanting to make sure their own personal Best Game EVAR was among the chosen crashed the institute's servers. The winning list of games got revealed back in April and… » 10/03/11 10:40am 10/03/11 10:40am

The Smithsonian Has Picked the Games of Its Art of Video Games Exhibit

The Smithsonian American Art Museum revealed the winners of its public vote to decide what games will be featured in their exhibit, The Art of Video Games, today. The exhibit creates a visual history of the evolution of gaming from its humble beginnings through the present. The vote, which took place between February… » 5/05/11 3:20pm 5/05/11 3:20pm

UK's First National Video Game Archive Launching At GameCity

As the cultural impact of gaming becomes more apparent to societies where the hobby was once considered as something only children and 'older children' participate in, groups are understandably taking steps to help preserve the rich legacy of video game culture. To that end, academics at Nottingham Trent University… » 10/02/08 11:40am 10/02/08 11:40am