From The Archives

From time to time we will examine one specific item from the museum's archives and present it here with a brief narrative describing it and its significance.

  • Twilight Princess Nintendo DS Preview Trailer

    Submitted by jgarstki on Sat, 02/03/2018 - 02:39

    500 of these special Nintendo DS cartridges were given out at E3 2005 to promote the then-Gamecube game, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, which contained a brief, heavily compressed trailer

  • Punch-Out!! Gold Cartridge

    Submitted by jgarstki on Sat, 02/03/2018 - 02:30

    This special gold Punch-out Cartridge was released only in Japan as a prize for a Nintendo Famicom Golf Tournament. Only 10,000 ever produced.

  • Prototype Box for Unreleased Incredible Hulk Game

    Submitted by jgarstki on Sat, 02/03/2018 - 02:13

    The prototype box for unreleased Intellivision/Atari game,The Incredible Hulk.

  • Questprobe Spider-Man

    Submitted by jgarstki on Mon, 07/17/2017 - 03:14

    This is Questprobe Spider-Man, a graphical adventure game designed by Scott Adams and Published by Adventure International in 1984.

  • Ralph Baer Limited Edition Odyssey 2 Pinball Cartridge

    Submitted by webadmin on Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:54

    At Classic Gaming Expo in 2001, Ralph Baer, the Father of Videogames, was on-hand and released for the first time a simple Pinball game he’d written for the Magnavox Odyssey 2 system.  Ralph hand-signed 21 copies of the game and they sold-out immediately.

  • Earthbound Air Freshener

    Submitted by webadmin on Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:14

    The Earthbound Guide that was packaged with the game has 6 scratch-n-sniff cards representing various smells tied into the game. One of the cards is a mail-in for a contest called "Ident-A-Smell".