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Inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame are on permanent display in the ESL Digital Worlds: High Score exhibit located on the second floor in The Strong’s new expansion.
Inducted: 2023 In 1996, at a time when most games were marketed toward male players, Barbie Fashion Designer proved that a game designed for girls could succeed. Widely acknowledged as the first market success […]View Details
Inducted: 2023 There was no video game industry in 1970. The games that we’d now call video games were still mostly locked away on computers in university and research labs, inaccessible to the public. […]View Details
Inducted: 2023 Post-apocalyptic settings and zombie enemies have cropped up in countless popular video games, not to mention books, films, and television shows. So it can be difficult to imagine how a newcomer could […]View Details
Inducted: 2023 If Atari’s Pong (1972) helped usher in the video game revolution with a simple tennis game, more than three decades later Nintendo’s Wii Sports returned video games to the masses with simple, […]View Details
Discover the historical and cultural significance of video games and other electronic games through online exhibits produced by The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games.View Online Exhibits
Explore the history of video games, understand how the industry began and evolved, and discover the impact that electronic games have had on how people play, learn, and connect with each other.
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For decades, women have created video games and shaped our play, but their contributions have often been overlooked or obscured. Explore the work of female game industry innovators through artifacts in The Strong’s High Score exhibit.