Tiger Electronics. Coleco. Konami. Bandai.
These are all familiar publishers for gamers from the ’80s. Back in the days when Nintendo’s biggest competitor in the living room was Atari, the handheld market was dominated by battery-operated LCD games.
Now, many of those games live on, thanks to the Internet Archive.
The digital library’s ongoing efforts to preserve old games and software — a process that began around four years ago — have now given us the Handheld History Collection. The lineup of games, tabletop machines, and board games covers products released over a big stretch of time, from the 1970s into the 1990s. Read more…