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  • The Strong acquires a massive collection of original artwork, design notes, schematics, game source code, corporate records, and one-of-a-kind artifacts that document the history of Atari’s coin-operated video game and pinball divisions from 1972 to 1999.

  • Game After: A Cultural Study of Video Game Afterlife by Raiford Guins (MIT Press) features The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games extensively, including game preservation insights from its director Jon-Paul Dyson.

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Video Game History Timeline

Video Game History Timeline

See key moments in the history of video games from 1940 to the present.