Authored by Ben Nanamaker: Some of you may remember playing some version of the Carmen Sandiego series of computer and video games that were popular in the 80s and 90s. Others might better remember the PBS tv show "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?", if not for the content, then for introducing the world to Rockapella. Well, depending on your opinion of Facebook games, I have either good or bad news for you.
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Today the US Supreme Court hears arguments regarding AB 1179, the California bill restricting the sale and rental of violent video games to minors.
Our friendly neighborhood video game librarian, Dave, was featured in an article at ConcentrateMedia.com, where he explains how the archive started and where it might be headed.
The CVGA is featured in an article today on AnnArbor.com: "University of Michigan Computer and Video Game Archive offers old-school gaming experience."
This weekend's On the Media show from NPR has a segment about the rise of independent console game developers: "DIY Gaming"
Today's Michigan Daily (the student newspaper) has an article about the class Education 222: Videogames & Learning, taught by Prof. Barry Fishman (who is on our advisory committee for the archive): "Gaming in the classroom? New class says yes."
The Computer & Video Game Archive is featured in an article in today's Detroit Free Press.
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