Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

Nintendo Super Mario Bros. displayed courtesy of Nintendo. Copyright © 1985, Nintendo

Details

2017-08-19 09:00:00
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily from July 29 until March 18
Museum exhibit admission: $9 - $13

Location Info:

The Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX  78701
512-936-8746
EXPERIENCE THE PLAYER'S PERSPECTIVE ON A WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON The immersive and interactive exhibit Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming explores the past and future of electronic gaming through the player's experience. Discover the scope and impact of the electronic gaming industry as a cultural and technological phenomenon through a behind-the-scenes look at the technology and artistry that drive modern game development. Dozens of rare artifacts — brought together for the first time from extensive collections across the globe — will be on display, featuring key milestones in technology, art, music, and design that forever intertwined video and games. PLAYABLE CLASSIC VIDEO GAMES. NO QUARTERS REQUIRED! Oregon Trail ZORK I Centipede Ms. Pac-Man Tetris Super Mario Bros. Madden 95 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Atari 2600, Nintendo NES, and Sega Genesis classic console re-releases Guitar Hero Wii Sports Angry Birds Minecraft On view at the Bullock Museum from July 29, 2017 to March 18, 2018. The Bullock Museum is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

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