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  • Blog Post: The National Video Game Museum Opens In Texas Next Month

    The traveling Video Game History Museum exhibit has finally found a permanent home inside the Frisco Discovery Center in Frisco, Texas. The National Video Game Museum opens its doors there this winter, and boasts an immense collection chronicling the history of interactive entertainment. The museum showcases... More
  • Blog Post: Play With Power At The Strong Museum's NES 30th Anniversary Exhibit

    October 18 marks the 30th Anniversary of the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America. The NES ushered in a new era of gaming from the ashes of the 1983 video game crash, and you can trace its history, as well as Nintendo’s, at The Strong National Museum of Play’s NES... More
  • Blog Post: TGS Sidequest: The Studio Ghibli Museum

    The Tokyo Game Show is nearly upon us, and Game Informer will be covering all of the games and news right from the show floor. However, we are also using our time in Japan to stray off the beaten path and check out some interesting bits of gamer culture. Our first stop: the Studio Ghibli museum, home... More
  • Blog Post: Take A Tour Of The Louvre With Your 3DS

    For over a year, people visiting the Louvre could rent the 3DS systems as audio guides . Now, 3DS owners can take a virtual tour of the museum from their home with the Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre. The virtual guide offers an interactive map, hundreds of artwork and 3D photos of the museum, and almost... More
  • Blog Post: London Museum Holds World Of Minecraft Event

    If you're in London tomorrow check out the Victoria and Albert Museum's The World of Minecraft event, which will explore the design culture of Minecraft's world as well as how game's influence real life. The Victoria and Albert Museum holds original contemporary late night event on the... More
  • Blog Post: Pong, Space Invaders, And Minecraft Enter MoMA Design Exhibit

    Last year the Smithsonian made headlines when it decided to run an exhibit focusing on video games, but it wasn't the only museum with video games on display. The Museum of Modern Art in New York added 14 games to its collection, and this year it's adding six more. MoMA's collection of games... More
  • Blog Post: The Louvre Museum To Utilize 3DS For Audio Tours

    One of the biggest tourist attractions in France is set to receive 5,000 3DS units directly from Nintendo. It's all part of a plan to replace the Louvre's existing audio guides. Considering the current system is only used by four percent of its over eight million annual visitors, the museum decided... More
  • Blog Post: Help Make a Video Game History Museum

    A non-profit charity dedicated to preserving, archiving, and documenting video game history, is working hard to preserve of video game heritage. The organization, appropriately titled The Videogame History Museum , has already collected over 25,000 pieces of video game memorabilia. Pieces of this collection... More
  • Blog Post: New York Museum Unveils Gaming Event

    One of the world's premiere art museums is hosting a one-night video game event, and you're invited. In the wake of this week's big story cementing games as protected expression, we're getting word of a cool event coming to New York City's Museum of Modern Art on July 27th. Joystiq... More
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