Posts tagged "notables"

Pokémon Go at UM

Pokemon Go Screen

Have you noticed more people than usual walking around town while looking at their phones? This is thanks to last week’s U.S. release of Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go is currently the most-popular augmented reality (AR) game available on Apple and Android mobile devices, and it’s getting people to go outside and get active.

New Dance Games at the CVGA

Black eyed peas

We have several new games in the CVGA (and yes, Overwatch is among them). Since we got several new dance games, we thought we'd highlight them here for your viewing pleasure. If you haven't gotten a chance to try out a dance game, now you have four additional choices to choose from and get started!

New Atari 7800 Games

barnyard blaster

We now have several new Atari 7800 games available! They all come with boxes in near mint condition which feature the box art of the era, so we thought we'd share a few examples with you. Enjoy!

Happy Anniversary, Legend of Zelda!

As the Legend of Zelda series celebrates its 30th anniversary, people have joined in the festivities online in several ways. Whether musing over the 10 Life Lessons the Legend of Zelda Taught Us, or anticipating the release of the Twilight Princess' HD Remake, it's a good time to refamiliarize yourself with the series. Along those lines, we'd like to share some of the Legend of Zelda titles we have in our collection. We hope they'll bring back some great memories, and...

New Game Add-Ons For the Collection

We recently acquired access to several game add-ons of note, and thought we'd share them here in case you'd like to check them out in the CVGA. Which ones do you recognize/remember playing when they first came out? We'd love to hear in the comments.

Political Sims

Happy Election Day! During this season of politics, we thought we'd give a nod to video games that simulate elections and games that allow you to step into the role of leaders. If you haven't gotten enough political drama this week, feel free to try a political simulator at the archive.

Gaming Week Day 5: Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl ad

Did you know that the CVGA has all 3 versions of Super Smash Bros., as well as the Japanese version of Smash 64? In fact, the series has become so popular in the archive that we've held multiple Smash tournaments, and have amended our rules to relegate Smash to Fridays, when people can come in and unwind while leaving the rest of the week open to other possibilities.

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