Game Preservation

How The Archival Process For Australian Games Will Work

How The Archival Process For Australian Games Will Work

The National Film and Sound Archive has announced this morning that it’ll be adding locally-made video games to its collection of more than 3 million items. But given that the department hasn’t archived video games before, and the difficulty of archiving games that require online authentication, or multiplayer games that…

Saving Japan’s Games

Photo Illustration by Elena Scotti/Kotaku/GMG, photos via Chris Kohler, Shutterstock. On a Sunday morning in September, Typhoon Talim was flooding the western part of Japan with a torrential downpour, but at Todoroki Station in Tokyo on the other end of the country, its effects were limited to a light rain.