Through the end of the year, the Tech Museum in downtown San Jose is hosting an exhibit called “Game On! — The History, Culture and Future of Videogames“:
Developed by the Barbican Museum in London, Game On is making its West Coast Premiere at The Tech. Be sure to experience this highly interactive exhibit while its in town! The Game On Exhibit examines videogames from the game design process, to the culture among gamers and beyond. Come experience the past forty years of electronic gaming, play over 100 games and be inspired to be the next innovator to make your mark in this exploding industry.
We were at the museum this week with a school field trip and discovered the exhibit (getting the kids to leave was a whole ordeal in itself…). I definitely want to return and go through all the games more closely. They really pulled together a large collection of arcade games, handhelds, and consoles. I thought it was really cool to see the progression of video games from the early Pong game to today’s XBox/Playstation/GameCube consoles.