Posts on March 2010
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Hidden Gems

House of the Dead: Overkill

Authored by Sarah Raezler: On our shelves we have around 1400 titles available for your gaming pleasure. And having worked at the CVGA since we opened in August 2008 I feel confident enough to say that if we took out Halo, Call of Duty, Smash, Fifa and NCAA Football people would have no idea what to play. I intend to use this space to introduce (and hopefully sell you on) some of the very awesome games we have in our collection that rarely get any play time. For example, House of the Dead:...

Looking back

Archive shelves 2008

It's been almost 2 years since the archive first opened, when our game selection was a little limited. Now we have a few more games, and our shelves look a little less barren. It's amazing how quickly collections can grow.

Welcome New Contributors!

Today I welcome three new contributors to Eaten by a Grue. Val Waldron is the manager of the Computer & Video Game Archive, and Doug Carmichael & Sarah Raezler are our two student workers. Val, Doug & Sarah will be posting on topics relating to the archive, offering their unique perspectives on what it is like to work in one of the few academic game archives in the world.


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