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Sony Quietly Adds PS2 Emulation To the PS4 150 comments
How One Company Is Bringing Old Video Games Back From the Dead 106 comments
Unearthed E.T. Atari Game Cartridges Score $108K At Auction 62 comments
Interviews: Game Designer Steve Jackson Answers Your Questions 38 comments
Clang Plays Tetris -- Tetris As a C++ Template Metaprogram 68 comments
18 Years On, Ultima Online Is Still Going 75 comments
Interviews: Ask Steve Jackson About Designing Games 111 comments
GA Tech Researchers Train Computer To Create New "Mario Brothers" Levels 27 comments
The Rebirth of Arcade Racers -- On Kickstarter 79 comments
First Games Inducted Into the World Video Game Hall of Fame 277 comments
1-Pixel Pac-Man 41 comments
MAME Changing License To Fully Libre One 56 comments
(Hack) and Slash: Doing the LORD's Work 63 comments
Poker Pros Win Against AI, But Experts Peg Match As Statistical Draw 65 comments
GOG Announces Open Beta For New Game Distribution Platform 104 comments
Twitter Stops Users From Playing DOS Games Inside Tweets 54 comments
In New AI Benchmark, Computer Takes On Four Top Professional Poker Players 89 comments
Building an NES Emulator 140 comments
SuperMario 64 Coming To a Browser Near You! 97 comments
"Descent" Goes For a Crowdfunding Reboot (and a Linux Version) 149 comments
Number of Legal 18x18 Go Positions Computed; 19x19 On the Horizon 186 comments
Games Workshop At 40: How They Brought D&D To Britain 64 comments
Artificial Intelligence Bests Humans At Classic Arcade Games 148 comments
When Chess Players Blunder 47 comments
Ask Slashdot: Automated Tool To OCR CCGs Like Magic: the Gathering? 96 comments
Nintendo Power Glove Used To Create 'Robot Chicken' 40 comments
NetHack Development Team Polls Community For Advice On Unicode 165 comments
Researchers "Solve" Texas Hold'Em, Create Perfect Robotic Player 340 comments Adds Close To 2,400 DOS Games 198 comments
The Making of a 1980s Dungeons & Dragons Module 59 comments
The New (Computer) Chess World Champion 107 comments
Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order 222 comments
NetHack: Still One of the Greatest Games Ever Written 186 comments
Landfill Copies of Atari's 'E.T.' End Up On eBay 107 comments
Internet Archive Launches Arcade of Classic Games In the Browser 94 comments
Tetris Is Hard To Test 169 comments
How Women Became Gamers Through D&D 239 comments
Tetris To Be Made Into a Live Action Film 137 comments
From the Maker of Arduboy: Tetris On a Bracelet 15 comments
Commander Keen: Keen Dreams Source Code Released 72 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are the Best Games To Have In Your Collection? 382 comments
Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons Player's Handbook Released 203 comments
ScummVM 1.7.0 Released 26 comments Announces Linux Support 81 comments
Raspberry Pi Gameboy 60 comments
Grandmother Buys Old Building In Japan And Finds 55 Classic Arcade Cabinets 133 comments
The Rise and Fall of the Cheat Code 178 comments
OpenXcom 1.0 Released 50 comments
id Software's Original 'Softdisk' Games Open Sourced 100 comments
Tetris Turns 30 36 comments
It's Time For the Descent Games Return 251 comments
What Was the Greatest Age For Indie Games? 92 comments
E.T. Found In New Mexico Landfill 179 comments
Lego Robot Solves Rubik's Cube Puzzle In 3.253 Seconds 60 comments
23-Year-Old Chess Grandmaster Whips Bill Gates In 71 Seconds 449 comments
Pentago Is a First-Player Win 136 comments
How To Play Quake III On iPad 54 comments
Development To Begin Soon On New Star Control Game 160 comments
Prince of Persia Level Editor 'Apoplexy' Reaches 2.0 44 comments Hosts Massive Collection of MAME ROMs 193 comments
Ask Slashdot: Will You Start Your Kids On Classic Games Or Newer Games? 285 comments
Doom Is Twenty Years Old 225 comments
David Craddock and Two Blizzard North Co-Founders (Video 2 of 2) 14 comments
TxK, Tempest 2000 Remake for PS Vita Demoed 41 comments
Book Review: Stay Awhile and Listen 66 comments
Full Screen Mario: Making the Case For Shorter Copyrights 361 comments
Myst Creators Announce Obduction 103 comments
Ask Author David Craddock About the Development of Diablo, Warcraft 109 comments
Myst Was Supposed To Change the Face of Gaming. What Is Its Legacy? 374 comments
Boot To Zork 106 comments
The Other Pong 98 comments
The History of The Oregon Trail 58 comments
The Nintendo Sequels We're Still Desperately Missing 135 comments
EA Takes Over Scrabble App, Wipes Player Histories and Switches Dictionary 197 comments
Retro Gaming With Raspberry Pi 106 comments
DarkSeas Games Developing Spiritual Successor To Road Rash 77 comments
Capcom Remastering DuckTales Game 94 comments
Dad Hacks "Donkey Kong" - Now Pauline Rescues Mario 262 comments
Game Review: Street Fighter X Mega Man 79 comments
Pumpkin Carving For the Digital Age: Pumpktris 40 comments
ScummVM 1.5.0 'Picnic Basket' Released 65 comments
Champions Declared In AI Poker Tournament 54 comments
Kids Still Playing Pokemon Like It's 1999 93 comments
US District Court: Game Elements In Tetris Clone Infringe Tetris Co.'s Copyright 138 comments
Carmageddon: Reincarnation Linux Version Confirmed 72 comments
MIT Hack Turns the Green Building Into a Giant Game of Tetris 65 comments
Frogger Synchronized To Real-Life Traffic 43 comments
Prince of Persia Source Code Released On Github 101 comments
Browser Emulation of 1975 Computer Runs First 16-Bit Home Game 40 comments
Wing Commander: Darkest Dawn — Fan-Made Goodness Reborn 83 comments
Javascript Game of Tron In 226 Bytes 115 comments
Atari Wants To Reinvent Pong 180 comments
Interplay Ex-CEO Brian Fargo Kickstarts Wasteland II 122 comments
Slashdot Visits the Seattle Pinball Museum (Video) 82 comments
Inventor of the Modern Pinball Machine Dies At 100 89 comments
Microsoft To Offer Flight For Free This Spring 241 comments
World of Commodore 2011 December 3rd In Toronto 142 comments
Aleph One 1.0 Released 105 comments
First Person Dungeon Crawlers Making a Return 163 comments
Syndicate Reboot Coming Next Year 184 comments
First NetHack Cross-Variant Summer Tournament 43 comments
30th Anniversary of Donkey Kong 47 comments
Space Invaders: The Movie 244 comments
Why Classic Video Game Revamps Must Disappoint 129 comments
Bringing Old Arcade Machines Into the Internet Age 95 comments
Ask Slashdot: DOSBox, or DOS Box? 585 comments
Smithsonian Unveils 'Art of Games' Voting Results 183 comments
Roguelikes: the Misnamed Genre 201 comments
Ultima IV — EA Takedowns Precede Official Reboot 194 comments
Original GTA Design Docs, Dated March 22nd 1995 74 comments
Futureproofing Artifacts: Spacewar! 1962 In HTML5 175 comments
King's Quest III Remake Released 121 comments
The Legend of Zelda Turns 25 98 comments
NESBot: Tool Assisted Speedrun On Real Hardware 101 comments
Super Mario Coming To the 3DS 83 comments
Oregon Trail — How 3 Minnesotans Forged Its Path 53 comments
The Rise and Fall of Graphic Adventure Games 134 comments
Hank Chien Reclaims Donkey Kong High Score 122 comments
Super Mario Bros. 3 Level Design Lessons 95 comments
Record Set For World's Youngest Chess Champion 214 comments
20 Years of Commander Keen 152 comments
Pac-Man's Ghost Behavior Algorithms 194 comments
FPS Games That Need a Remake 518 comments
Chess Terminator Robot Takes On Former World Champ 63 comments
Crazy Taxi Arrives For PSN, XBLA Version Coming Soon 56 comments
Nintendo Seeks To Trademarks "It's On Like Donkey Kong" 183 comments
Typewriter Hacked To Play Zork 77 comments
3dfx Voodoo Graphic Card Emulation Coming To DOSBox 156 comments
Nintendo Entertainment System Turns 25 164 comments
Interactive Text Adventures Come To the Kindle 84 comments
Retro Gaming Technologies Released Before Their Time 120 comments
Lost Online Games From the Pre-Web Era 186 comments Not Really Gone 276 comments
Elo Chess Rating System Topped By Proposed Replacements 102 comments
First Reviews of Civilization V 380 comments
Steve Wiebe is the King of Kong Again 127 comments
Return To Castle Wolfenstein Source Code Released 92 comments
DRM-Free Games Site Gone 326 comments
Emulation Arrives On the PS3 169 comments
25 Years of Super Mario Bros. 190 comments
Breathing New Life Into Old DirectDraw Games 274 comments
Duke Nukem Forever Back In Development 356 comments
The Best Video Games On Awful Systems 272 comments
What Pinball Looks Like When the Stakes Are High 133 comments
Researchers Reprogram Voting Machine To Run Pac-man 132 comments
Microsoft Reboots Two Classic PC Games 275 comments
Keith Elwin Wins Pinball World Championship 110 comments
How Death Rally Got Ported 89 comments
'Old School' Arcade Still Popular In NYC 177 comments
Chess Ratings — Move Over Elo 133 comments
Video Game Legends To Be Inducted Into Hall of Fame 94 comments
New Oddworld Games In Development 36 comments
Fan-Developed Ultima VI Remake Released 161 comments
Where Are the Joysticks For Retro Gaming? 262 comments
36-Hour Lemmings Port Gets Sony Cease and Desist 268 comments
Sega To Bring Dreamcast Titles to PSN, Xbox Live 158 comments
Tetris Clones Pulled From Android Market 396 comments
A Playable PAC-MAN On Google Doodle 286 comments
Nostalgic Elation — the Super Mario Crossover 67 comments
Lego Robot Plays Tetris 94 comments
How Do I Create a Spiritual Game Successor? 125 comments
The Gamebook Writers Who Nearly Invented the MMO 72 comments
OpenTTD 1.0.0 Released 107 comments
The Unsung Heroes of PC Gaming History 325 comments
M.U.L.E. Is Back 110 comments
Microsoft Announces "Game Room," Confirms Natal For Late 2010 120 comments
Browser Pong 13 comments
Commodore 64 Runs Again On the iPhone 146 comments
New Super Mario Bros. Wii Attempts To Bridge Casual/Hardcore Divide 119 comments
Elite Turns 25 159 comments
New Record In Pac-Man 10 comments
Former Sega Prez Discusses the Dreamcast's Failure 86 comments
New 2D, HD Sonic Game Coming In 2010 123 comments
Sega Dreamcast Turns 10 193 comments
A Look Back At Star Raiders 104 comments
Monopoly Uses Google Maps To Go Live Online 81 comments
Apple Pulls C64 Emulator From the App Store 580 comments
Xbox 360 Homebrew Finally Arrives 39 comments
EA Looking Into Reviving Classic Games? 142 comments
Classic Game Console Design Mistakes 185 comments
A History of Robotron 78 comments
The Ethics of Selling GPLed Software For the iPhone 782 comments
OC ReMix Releases Final Fantasy 4 Tribute Album 52 comments
Forty Years of Lunar Lander 136 comments
A History of Early Text Adventure Games 130 comments
MAME Ported To the Dingoo A320 44 comments
Bethesda Releases Daggerfall For Free 80 comments
New MechWarrior Announced, MechWarrior4 To Be Distributed Free 229 comments
LucasArts To Re-Release Old Games Through Steam 147 comments
Universal Lands Rights To Asteroids Movie 194 comments
Strat-O-Matic and APBA Keep On Ticking 29 comments
Monkey Island To Return 153 comments
Epic's Sweeney On the PC Shareware Revolution 111 comments
What Made Those Old, 2D Platformers So Great? 249 comments
Storytelling In Games and the Use of Narration 131 comments
First Graphics Game Written On/For a 16-Bit Home PC 159 comments
Old Sierra Games Playable In Browser Through Open Source Game Engine 78 comments
The Return of Zork On ScummVM 45 comments
The State of the Homebrew Games Scene In 2009 78 comments
ScummVM 0.13.0 Delivers New Adventure Games 69 comments
UK University Making Universal Game Emulator 217 comments
History of the Pinball Construction Set 32 comments
Setting Up Ubuntu On a PS3 For Emulation 81 comments
Unboxing a 1984 Atari Peripheral, 25 Years Later 154 comments
Zork Returning As a Browser MMO 108 comments
The Origins of Pong 14 comments
Resurrecting Old Games, What Works? 381 comments
Categorizing Puzzles In Adventure Games 44 comments
The Return of (Old) PC Graphic Adventures 93 comments
Hasbro Finally Drops Scrabulous Lawsuit 51 comments
Adventure Game Interfaces and Puzzle Theory 149 comments
Stardock Tried To Make Star Control, Master of Orion Sequels 125 comments
Are Neo-Retro Game Releases a Fad? 266 comments
Nintendo DSi Sells Out Quickly, Reviews Coming In 72 comments
10th Year of the International Nethack Tournament 170 comments
Miyamoto Scrutinizes Mario, Zelda, Hails Portal 145 comments
Nintendo Already Anticipating Holiday Wii Shortages 246 comments
Anatomy of the First Video Game, Born 1958 137 comments
Matt Hazard Returns 31 comments
16th World Computer Chess Championship In Progress 183 comments
Perfecting a Tron Game 63 comments
PC Historian Finds Puzzling Game Diskette Image 232 comments
Mega Man 9 Released, DLC announced 87 comments
Will Modern Games Stand the Test of Time? 210 comments
Classic Shooters Heretic and Hexen Released Under GPL 74 comments
ScummVM 0.12.0 Released — Support For New Games, Wiimote 76 comments
A History of Atari — the Golden Years 170 comments
Sega's Game Archive 45 comments
Scrabulous Is Dead, Hasbro's Version Brain-Dead 395 comments
Two-Player Pong Homebrew Arrives On PS3 54 comments
Robots Aim To Top Humans At Air Hockey 177 comments
Broken Sword Legend Speaks 39 comments
Meet the New Chess Boxing Champion of the World 235 comments
First Commodore 64 LAN Party 224 comments
Wu-Tang Clan Hip Hop Chess 3 comments
Darling Brothers, UK Indie Game Devs, Upgraded to CBE 110 comments
Real Racing In the Virtual World 170 comments
Codemasters Receives Exclusive Formula One Rights 48 comments
Shots of the New Tecmo Bowl for the DS 29 comments
Street Fighter IV to Hit PS3, 360, and PC, Not Wii 158 comments
Shigeru Miyamoto, The Walt Disney of Our Time 195 comments
Old Computer Game Covers - Collectible, Or Just Nostalgia? 152 comments
Unreleased Atari 2600 Game Found At Flea Market 253 comments
CrossOver Games for FreeBSD 35 comments
Whatever Happened To The Joystick? 421 comments
The History of the Apple II as a Gaming Platform 310 comments
Bobby Fischer Is Dead At 64 377 comments
Mario Christmas Mural Video 55 comments
The Dreamcast is Still Dead 131 comments
The History of the Vectrex 43 comments
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