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The Video Game Newsroom Time Machine is a weekly retro gaming podcast in which we travel back in time to see what was making headlines 40, 30, and 20 years ago in the arcade, video game, and computer gaming business and interview industry veterans. 

We try to put those events into historical context to understand how the industry of today came to be. 

It's fun and educational! (in case you need to justify listening to it to a significant other)

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Dec 9, 2019

Bushnell borrows big to build!
Tengen trounced in Tetris tussle!
Pokemon perceived to push to pupils!

These stories and many more on this month's episode of the Video Game Newsroom Time Machine

This month we will look back at the biggest stories in and around the video game industry in December of 1979, 1989, 1999.

Dec 5, 2019

Alexander Smith is a dedicated researcher and historian; the visionary creator of the video game history podcast, They Create Worlds; and, now, the author of the first of a three volume history of the game industry that shares the same name.

Alex is a reference librarian with degrees in history, law, and library...