Posts on November 2013

Party and Tournament Results

Tournament result table

We held a party and Smash tournament on Saturday to celebrate our fifth anniversary of being open, as well as to highlight International Games Day @ Your Library. Both were well-attended, and the cupcakes predictably disappeared pretty quickly. As promised, we'll post the winners of the Smash tournament here for official bragging rights. Congratulations to our top five winners, who won Amazon gift cards, and thanks to everyone who attended!

CVGA Disassembled

Inside an Intellivision game consoleGet a real inside look at the gaming systems housed in the Computer & Video Game Archive in "CVGA Disassembled," a new online exhibit created to help celebrate the CVGA's 5th Anniversary this week.We've opened up some of our favorite game consoles of yesteryear to show off the guts and inside circuitry, as well as loving shots of the exteriors. In addition, visitors to the exhibit will learn about the history of these gaming...

CVGA Anniversary Week!

It's the CVGA 5th Anniversary Week! We have many fun, celebratory and hopefully illuminating events and activities scheduled:Monday (today!): We kick off our week-long Classic Games Tournament. Show your mastery of classic video games by playing Dr. Mario, Sonic Blast, Double Dragon, Asteroids, and Paperboy. Prizes!Tuesday: Join us at 4pm in the Hatcher Library Gallery for a panel discussion with U-M faculty in "Game On! Video Game Research & Teaching at the University of...

Top Games Played During the Month of October

Here is our most popular games list for the month of October. Soccer games dominate the board, with first-person shooters coming in a close second. People are also putting our new games to good use - FIFA 14 and Grand Theft Auto V. And Mariokart makes the list once more.