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Why conserving games is an all-new, important challenge for art museums

In order to adequately conserve video games and their hardware, museums will have to develop an expertise for it that is on par with conserving marble sculptures, according to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's curator of film and media arts, Michael Mansfield.<p>Speaking to NPR, Mansfield said …

2013 Year in Review - Nintendo

From the games to the consoles and all of the controversy; we give you the rundown on both the disappointments and epic wins that Nintendo experienced over the last year.<p>by on

Play practically every game for five vintage consoles in your web browser

The Internet Archive is on a mission to ensure that decades-old software isn't lost to the vicissitudes of time — and that anyone can use it on the web for free. In October, that meant releasing a Javascript port of the extremely nimble MESS computer emulator, and 25 choice apps and games. This …

Nintendo apologizes for network outage over the holidays

Nintendo issued an apology late yesterday evening for the recent series of network outages. The company explains the instability was caused by a …

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Get a better feel for Mario Kart 8's tracks in this video

Did the latest <i>Mario Kart 8</i> trailer earlier this month get you excited for the game's inevitable 2014 release, but leave you curious on how each …

Nintendo Network outage caused by 'one-time surge' in demand

The recent downtime for Nintendo Network and the Nintendo eShop was caused by "a one-time surge in demand" during the holidays, according to a post on the company's Facebook page.<p>The network began crashing on Christmas Day. During that time, Nintendo Network experienced "an influx" of users both …

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …

Best and Worst of 2013: The biggest surprises

<i>Check here for more from GamesBeat’s 12 Days of the Best and Worst of 2013</i><p>2013 was a year littered with pockets of genuine and hard-felt surprise. Between living up to our bittersweet expectations of layoffs and canceled game projects, a long-standing studio was shuttered — not for lack of funds …

A Geektastic Christmas Wedding Proposal

Pretty much every gamer knows that the best reason to get married is because it's dangerous to go alone. That sentiment was once again repeated with …

Lists

True to character, we’re a bit apprehensive about lists at CITR.<p>Call it being unnecessarily obtuse, call it reactionary, either way we usually end up …

Play classic games from your browser

Haven't got a brand new Xbox One or PS4 yet? Never fear. Here's how you can play classic games from five vintage consoles straight from your</b> …

What we liked in 2013: music

Emeli Sandé's Our Version Of Events is the best-selling album – again – while guitar acts Arctic Monkeys, Jake Bugg, Mumford And Sons, and Bastille strum along behind<p>You might already have guessed that the outrage surrounding Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines hasn't prevented it from becoming the year's …

26 Things That Defined Music In 2013

From Yeezus to "Yoncé," this is what made this year a very odd and exciting time for pop music.