The National Endowment for the Humanities awards The Strong a $75,000 planning grant for exhibits that explore the history and importance of electronic games.
The Strong welcomes nearly 200 members of the Museum Association of New York for a "Night of Play."
Jon-Paul Dyson, director of The Strong's International Center for the History of Electronic Games, speaks about the importance of video games to the community at Digital Rochester's "Level Up: Get in the Game Rochester" event.
The Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame names the 12 finalists for 2018: Asteroids, Call of Duty, Dance Dance Revolution, Final Fantasy VII, Half-Life, John Madden Football, King’s Quest, Metroid, Minecraft, Ms. Pac-Man, Spacewar!, and Tomb Raider.
The Strong receives a donation of thousands of artifacts, including first-edition strategy and simulation games, wargames, and role-playing games that explore a pivotal time in game development before the computer age.
Members of The Strong's team participate in the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.