In 2010, John McAllister broke the Asteroids world record. He played on an original arcade cabinet, and documentarian Adam Cornelius was there to capture the event.... READ ON
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The Internet Archive hosts a Historical Software Collection, letting you play classic games online.... READ ON
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We didn’t have video games like Mortal Kombat or Grand Theft Auto back in the 1960s, but that doesn’t mean that we didn’t get our whacks in during play time. ... READ ON
Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.