​How the First Video Game Cartridges Came Into Existence


They're pretty much a distant memory now—except for tinier descendants like 3DS and Vita games—but it used to be that cartridges were the only way to get video games playing onto a TV. The exact origins of the cartridge have been tough to trace, but a new Fast Company article run down the beginnings of this key piece… » 1/22/15 3:30pm 1/22/15 3:30pm

Enhanced Version of PC Cult Classic Suddenly Pops Up on Steam

Outcast came out in 1999. It was pretty great. Then, this year, its original creators launched a Kickstarter campaign for a HD remake of the game, which, sadly, failed to meet its goal. And now, it looks like they are settling for the next best thing: releasing the original game, with new features, on Steam. Today. » 12/18/14 5:00am 12/18/14 5:00am