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History

Game Preservation Library of Congress

Back in June, the Video Game History Foundation published a piece on the critical darling Earthbound. The news about Earthbound was not a long-lost demo or copy... but scripting code that was long

The logo for Project Deluge.

Hidden Palace, a website dedicated to video game preservation, has released a second wave of prototypes archived via Project Deluge. Consisting of nearly 500 prototypes, these early development

Power-Up Baseball NBA Jam Video Game History Foundation cover

Many years ago, NBA Jam provided a new, exciting way to play basketball. Now, it's been discovered that baseball got a similar treatment with Power-Up Baseball, a game that's been lost — until now.

OOT Link Zelda Key Art

Last time, we went into the exhaustive development of Stage 3 of Zelda 64, at this point now officially called Ocarina of Time in development. From it, child Link was introduced, story beats were

OOT Cast Key Art

Last time, we looked into the exhaustive development of Zelda 64 through Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the game's life, going into the limitations of the 64DD, the growing press buzz, and the beginnings of

Zelda Ocarina of Time Temple of Time Art

Recently, one of the biggest finds in gaming history occurred; several beta maps and assets from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time were discovered on a few Nintendo 64 dev kits. For a whole

Secret of Monkey Island Box Art Close

The Secret of Monkey Island is one of the most popular adventure games ever made. Known for its humor, clever puzzles and gorgeous animations, The Secret of Monkey Island is perhaps the crown jewel

AC New Horizons Gathering

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been a juggernaut of a game for the past six months, and now it will be the subject of a unique historical record.  The National Videogame Museum (NVM) will begin