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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. 

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Oct 16, 2020

We often think of trade shows today as just gimmicky PR extravaganzas that rarely surprise and amaze, with most big reveals having been leaked way before hand, and little revolutionary happening on the show floor.
The Amusement & Music Operators Association International Exposition of Games and Music in 1980 was...

Oct 10, 2020

Ken Williams is the co-founder, with his wife Roberta, of Online Systems, later Sierra Online, and then just Sierra.

He lead the company through the creation of the first graphic adventure, Mystery House, animated adventure, King's Quest, the first online games network, TSN, and so many other firsts, as well as,...