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Interview: Exploring The Centre for Computing History - Cambridge

Exploring The Centre for Computing History - Cambridge

Taking a trip down memory lane

One of Cambridge’s best kept secrets is The Centre for Computing History, a museum dedicated to preserving the history of home computers and video game consoles from all eras. Located on a quiet industrial estate only a few miles outside of the historic city centre in East Anglia, England, the museum is not one you...

News: The Louvre's 3DS Tour App Detailed in Video Form

The Louvre's 3DS Tour App Detailed in Video Form

Yes, but is it art?

The team-up between Nintendo and The Louvre sounds good, but what does it look like? A lot like this, in fact. Nintendo released a video of the museum touring application in action and it looks pretty good, with 3D models of sculptures, digital representations of paintings allowing you to zoom in on the fine detail and audio...

News: Nintendo and The Louvre Team Up

Nintendo and The Louvre Team Up

The Rhythm Thief's invitation got lost in the post

Gamers who fancy a musical adventure around the streets of Paris, including some shenanigans in the world famous museum the Louvre, can do so in Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure. For those who want to combine the handheld with the museum in real life, however, we have good news. We...

News: Nintendo Donates 5,000 3DS Consoles to The Louvre

Nintendo Donates 5,000 3DS Consoles to The Louvre

Imagine all those StreetPasses

The home of the Mona Lisa will loan 3DS consoles to visitors from March next year in a new partnership between The Louvre and Nintendo, as reported by PhysOrg. The consoles will feature Nintendo-developed content including audio guides in seven languages under the editorial direction of the Louvre. The museum hopes the consoles will help visitors get more from their..

News: Videogame History Museum Needs Your Donations

Videogame History Museum Needs Your Donations

Needs to raise $30,000

In the UK, the Retro Computer Museum just moved to a new home, and now the Videogame History Museum over in Silicon Valley needs to raise funds for its own bricks-and-mortar initiative. The non-profit charity needs to raise $30,000 to build itself a permanent building in which to house its classic coin-ops, consoles and gaming...

News: Retro Computer Museum Now Has a Permanent Home

Retro Computer Museum Now Has a Permanent Home

Rooted in Leicestershire

The Retro Computer Museum just recently celebrated its third birthday on Sunday, and along with the anniversary announcement came the news that the museum now has a permanent home in Leicestershire. Now the museum has a fixed address, it should hopefully mean events and exhibitions will be more frequent. The exact location...

News: UK Retro Computer Museum Open Day

UK Retro Computer Museum Open Day

We paid this commendable UK-based event a visit. Our thoughts lie within...

While it's not directly related to Nintendo, the Retro Computer Museum open day recently took place and we decided it was our duty to pay the event a visit. If you've not heard of these guys before then listen up: they aim to create a permanent display of retro gaming...