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E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth


4:30 PM on 06.09.2012
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo



While the E3 show floor is primarily concerned with showing the world what's next for the videogame industry, The Videogame History Museum brought a little bit of its past to the event this week. Tucked in the corner of the show floor, a wide array of game memorabilia was on display from some of the earliest days of our hobby as well as functioning classic consoles to allow show-goers to experience the systems they might have missed.

As a person fascinated by this industry from a historical perspective, this was an amazing booth to visit. The table of old game advertisements alone had me rapt, from the "melting skull" magazine ad for the TurboGrafix-16 release of Splatterhouse to a cardboard standee promoting the never concluded Swordquest contest back in the Atari 2600 days. 

Check out the photos that I took of the booth in our gallery below to see just a small portion of all the cool stuff The Videogame History Museum had on display. 

E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo
E3: A peek at the Videogame History Museum booth photo





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