Video game preservation involves preserving art assets, archiving source code, digitizing print video game magazines that were released before the digital revolution and so much more. Besides retaining the ability to play games from the past, preservation enables research on the history of video games and provides opportunities for developers to look at older games to build ideas from. Motherboard shared this video on Youtube!
Dexter unearths a lost successor to NBA Jam and plays it for the first time in 30 years. Plus, meet the people dedicated to preserving video games and gaming culture.
Also check out the gamehistory.org. The Video Game History Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and teaching the history of video games! Learn more!
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