Tag Archives: Video Games

The Video Game Music Choir sing Donkey Kong, Pokemon and more!

I love video game music and I’m really very fond of musicals and so I’m always thrilled when the two combine. The Video Game Music Choir are obviously high on my listening list and they’ve just released a new set … Continue reading


Do You Play Computer Games?

This video by New Zealand New Wavers Mi-Sex has it all; images of classic video games, a killer synth hook, and an over achieving printer. How this song wasn’t the official theme* of every arcade worldwide in the 80’s remains … Continue reading


A Brief History of Mattel Electronics

I have a soft spot for defunct toy companies. Ideal. LJN. Worlds of Wonder. Coleco. Kenner. And my personal favorite, Mattel Electronics. Whether its specific products, the logos or the retro technology, Mattel Electronics is one of those extinct brands … Continue reading


Art of Bits, Bits of Art: Fine Art from Classic Video Games

Last week via Facebook I received an invite to an art show titled “Art of Bits, Bits of Art,” which took place at a local art gallery in Oklahoma City. The show consisted of works of art dedicated to classic … Continue reading


High Scores Arcade in Alameda, CA

I just learned about a new arcade in my area, and I ventured out today to give it the once over. It is called High Scores Interactive Arcade Museum, and it is located on the east side of the SF … Continue reading


Parker Brothers Video Game Comic Book Ads

I found these PB video game ads in The Amazing Spider-Man 251-253. I like how the ads ran consecutively, had the same format, and showed all the different home versions of the game. These are the kinds of ads I … Continue reading


Action Max

The closest I ever got to an Action Max video game console was the closest I got to a lot of toys: the commercial. I never saw an Action Max in person. Maybe I saw one in Toys R Us. … Continue reading