Long-running video game franchises all have to start somewhere, and it’s not always pretty. Looking back to that origin point can show us not just how the greats began, but how far they’ve come since. Today we unearth the very first skateboarding video game.
The Neo Geo sure has been enjoying a real retro renaissance over the past couple of years. We’ve gotten the Neo Geo Mini arcade machine, the Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro, and now we’re getting the SNK Neo Geo MVSX, a full-size arcade cabinet with 50 games for $US500 ($698)….
May 22, 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of a moment that shook the video game industry and profoundly changed the way we play: the debut of Pac-Man, which first hit arcades in Japan on May 22, 1980.