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==Museum news==
 
==Museum news==
*June 4, 2019:  
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*August 1, 2020:  
**April newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/april-2019.pdf Read it here].
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**August 2020 newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/august-2020.pdf Read it here].
**May newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/may-2019.pdf Read it here].
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**Coding for COVID: Development has begun on Open Quest II for Wintermute on Linux, macOS, and Windows via ScummVM. It is a sequel to Michael Sheail's OpenQuest that takes place right where the last one left off.
*March 31, 2019:
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*July 30, 2020: July 29, 2020 meeting minutes added. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/minutes/07-29-20.pdf Read them here].
**March newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/march-2019.pdf Read it here].
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*July 29, 2020:  
**February newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/february-2019.pdf Read it here].
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**June 2020 newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/june-2020.pdf Read it here].
*March 28, 2019: Beginning of process of converting the museum website from [[Dokuwiki]] to [[MediaWiki]].
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**July 2020 newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/july-2020.pdf Read it here].
*March 25, 2019:
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**January newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/january-2019.pdf Read it here].
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[[Museum news archives]]
**January 4, 2019 meeting minutes added. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/minutes/01-04-19.pdf Read them here].
 
*February 6, 2019: December 31, 2018 meeting minutes added. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/minutes/12-31-18.pdf Read them here].
 
*December 31, 2018: December newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/december-2018.pdf Read it here].
 
*November 17th, 2018: November newsletter released. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/newsletters/november-2018.pdf Read it here].
 
*November 11th, 2018: Museum meeting. [http://www.wecmuseum.org/minutes/11-11-18.pdf Read the minutes].
 
*November 3rd and 4th, 2018: [[DreamCon 2018]] [[Sega]] [[Dreamcast]] exhibit at the [http://www.retrogamecon.com/ RetroGameCon 6] in Syracuse, NY. [[DreamCon 2018|See pictures from the event]].
 
* May 31, 2018: We purchased and restored the [[Telltale Texas Hold'em]] promotional website [http://www.dudebrough.com/ dudebrough.com], with permission from Caroline Liddick, [[Telltale|Telltale's]] Community Media Manager. [http://www.dudebrough.com/ View it here].
 
* May 2, 2018: Beginning of process of transcribing the museum inventory list online via the [[Dokuwiki]] system.
 
  
 
==Museum acquisitions==
 
==Museum acquisitions==
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===Hardware Acquisitions===
 
===Hardware Acquisitions===
 
{|  
 
{|  
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:TRS-80 CoCo2.jpg|80px]]
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| <br />September 1, 2020<br />[[TRS-80 Color Computer|TRS-80 Color<br />Computer 2]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Bandai Namco Arcade Blast.jpg|80px]]
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| <br />August 1, 2020<br />[[Flashback Blast!|Bandai Namco<br />Arcade Blast!]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Adventure Flashback Blast.jpg|80px]]
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| <br />August 1, 2020<br />[[Flashback Blast!|Adventure<br />Flashback Blast!]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Retro-Bit Generations II.jpg|80px]]
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| <br />July 4, 2020<br />[[Retro-Bit]]<br />[[Retro-Bit Generations II|Generations II]]
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|-{|
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:IBM AT.png|80px]]
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| <br />June 1, 2020<br />[[IBM]] [[AT 5170]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Pentium logo.png|50px]]
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| <br />May 8, 2020<br />133Mhz [[Pentium]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Activision Flashback Blast!.jpg|80px]]
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| <br />May 1, 2020<br />[[Activision]]<br />[[Flashback Blast!]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Pac-Man Flashback.jpg|80px]]
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| <br />April 20, 2020<br />[[Flashback Blast!|Bandai Namco<br />Flashback Blast!]]
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|-{|
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Legends Flashback Blast!.jpg|80px]]
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| <br />April 20, 2020<br />[[Legends Flashback|Legends<br />Flashback Blast!]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Flashback Blast vol. 3.png|80px]]
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| <br />March 19, 2020<br />[[Atari Flashback|Atari Flashback<br />Blast! vol. 3]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:TI-99 4A.jpg|80px]]
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| <br />February 3, 2020<br />[[TI-99/4 series|TI-99/4A]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Atari 2600.png|80px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Atari 2600.png|80px]]
 
| <br />January 1, 2020<br />[[Atari, S.A.|Atari]] [[Atari 2600|2600]]
 
| <br />January 1, 2020<br />[[Atari, S.A.|Atari]] [[Atari 2600|2600]]
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|-{| 
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Retron 5.jpg|80px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Retron 5.jpg|80px]]
 
| <br />December 25, 2019<br />[[Hyperkin]] [[RetroN|RetroN 5]]
 
| <br />December 25, 2019<br />[[Hyperkin]] [[RetroN|RetroN 5]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Elektronika_BK.jpg|80px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Elektronika_BK.jpg|80px]]
| <br />November 30, 2019<br />[[Elektronika]] [[Elektronika BK|BK 0010.01]]
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| <br />November 30, 2019<br />[[Elektronika]]<br />[[Elektronika BK|BK 0010.01]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Retro-Bit Generations.jpg|80px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Retro-Bit Generations.jpg|80px]]
| <br />October 13, 2019<br />[[Retro-Bit]] [[Retro-Bit Generations|Generations]]
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| <br />October 13, 2019<br />[[Retro-Bit]]<br />[[Retro-Bit Generations|Generations]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Dinkie Pet 4 in 1.png|80px]]
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| <br />August 12, 2019<br />[[Watercore]]<br />[[Dinkie Pet|Dinkie Pet 4-in-1]]
 
|-{|  
 
|-{|  
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Arcade1Up_Pac-Man.jpg|80px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:Arcade1Up_Pac-Man.jpg|80px]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:genesis_mini.png|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:genesis_mini.png|100px]]
 
| <br />May 4, 2019 <br />[[Sega]] [[Sega Genesis Mini|Genesis Mini]]
 
| <br />May 4, 2019 <br />[[Sega]] [[Sega Genesis Mini|Genesis Mini]]
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:thec64_mini_system.png|100px]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:thec64_mini_system.png|80px]]
| <br />April 24, 2019 <br />[[Retro Games]] [[THEC64|THEC64 Mini]]
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| <br />April 24, 2019 <br />[[Retro Games]]<br />[[THEC64|THEC64 Mini]]
|-{|
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|-{|  
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:playstationclassic.png|80px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:playstationclassic.png|80px]]
| <br />December 5, 2018 <br />[[Sony]] [[PlayStation Classic]]
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| <br />December 5, 2018 <br />[[Sony]] [[PlayStation Classic|PlayStation<br />Classic]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:nintendodsi.jpg|80px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:nintendodsi.jpg|80px]]
 
| <br />November 3, 2018 <br />[[Nintendo]] [[Nintendo DSi|DSi]]
 
| <br />November 3, 2018 <br />[[Nintendo]] [[Nintendo DSi|DSi]]
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:neo-geo-pocket-color.png|80px]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:neo-geo-pocket-color.png|100px]]
 
| <br />July 31, 2018 <br />[[SNK]] [[Neo Geo Pocket Color|Neo Geo]] <br />[[Neo Geo Pocket Color|Pocket Color]]
 
| <br />July 31, 2018 <br />[[SNK]] [[Neo Geo Pocket Color|Neo Geo]] <br />[[Neo Geo Pocket Color|Pocket Color]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:ique-player.png|70px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:ique-player.png|70px]]
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| <br />March 16, 2018 <br />[[Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition|SNES Classic Edition]]
 
| <br />March 16, 2018 <br />[[Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition|SNES Classic Edition]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:pikachu-2ds.jpg|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:pikachu-2ds.jpg|100px]]
| <br />February 1, 2018 <br />[[New Nintendo 3DS|New Nintendo 2DS XL]]
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| <br />February 1, 2018 <br />[[New Nintendo 3DS|New Nintendo<br />2DS XL]]
 
|-{|  
 
|-{|  
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:forest-green-n64.png|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:forest-green-n64.png|100px]]
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| <br />September 5, 2017 <br />[[Apple TV|Apple TV]] <br />[[Apple TV|4th generation]]
 
| <br />September 5, 2017 <br />[[Apple TV|Apple TV]] <br />[[Apple TV|4th generation]]
 
|-{|  
 
|-{|  
| [[File:ipod-touch-4-system.png|100px]]
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:ipod-touch-4-system.png|100px]]
 
| <br />August 25, 2017 <br />[[iPod Touch|iPod Touch]] <br />[[iPod Touch|4th generation]]
 
| <br />August 25, 2017 <br />[[iPod Touch|iPod Touch]] <br />[[iPod Touch|4th generation]]
| [[File:famicom-mini-system.png|100px]]
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:JAMMA SuperGun.png|100px]]
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| <br />August 18, 2017 <br />[[Japan Amusement Machine and Marketing Association|JAMMA]] [[SuperGun]]
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:famicom-mini-system.png|100px]]
 
| <br />August 10, 2017 <br />[[NES Classic Edition|Mini Famicom]]
 
| <br />August 10, 2017 <br />[[NES Classic Edition|Mini Famicom]]
| [[File:switch-system.png|100px]]
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:switch-system.png|100px]]
 
| <br />July 29, 2017 <br />[[Nintendo]] [[Nintendo Switch|Switch]]
 
| <br />July 29, 2017 <br />[[Nintendo]] [[Nintendo Switch|Switch]]
| [[File:nes-classic-edition-system.png|100px]]
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|-{|
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:nes-classic-edition-system.png|100px]]
 
| <br />June 22, 2017 <br />[[NES Classic Edition]]
 
| <br />June 22, 2017 <br />[[NES Classic Edition]]
|-{|
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:xbox-system.png|100px]]
| [[File:xbox-system.png|100px]]
 
 
| <br />June 19, 2017 <br />[[Microsoft]] [[Xbox]]
 
| <br />June 19, 2017 <br />[[Microsoft]] [[Xbox]]
| <br />[[File:ps4-camera-move-vr.png|100px]]
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| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:ps4-camera-move-vr.png|100px]]
 
| <br />February 6, 2017 <br />[[PlayStation 4]], [[PlayStation VR|VR]], <br /> [[PlayStation Camera|Camera]], and [[PlayStation Move|Move]]
 
| <br />February 6, 2017 <br />[[PlayStation 4]], [[PlayStation VR|VR]], <br /> [[PlayStation Camera|Camera]], and [[PlayStation Move|Move]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:xbox-one-system.png|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:xbox-one-system.png|100px]]
 
| <br />September 10, 2016 <br />[[Xbox One]]
 
| <br />September 10, 2016 <br />[[Xbox One]]
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|-{|
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:samsung-galaxy-core-prime.jpg|90px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:samsung-galaxy-core-prime.jpg|90px]]
 
| <br />August 7, 2015 <br />[[Samsung Galaxy|Samsung Galaxy]] <br />[[Samsung Galaxy|Core Prime]]
 
| <br />August 7, 2015 <br />[[Samsung Galaxy|Samsung Galaxy]] <br />[[Samsung Galaxy|Core Prime]]
|-{|
 
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:macbook-air.jpg|90px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | <br />[[File:macbook-air.jpg|90px]]
 
| <br />July 10, 2015 <br />[[MacBook|MacBook Air]] <br />[[MacBook|Early 2014 model]]
 
| <br />July 10, 2015 <br />[[MacBook|MacBook Air]] <br />[[MacBook|Early 2014 model]]
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:ipad3.jpg|50px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:ipad3.jpg|50px]]
 
| May 30, 2014 <br />[[iPad]] <br />[[iPad|3rd Generation]]
 
| May 30, 2014 <br />[[iPad]] <br />[[iPad|3rd Generation]]
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|-{|
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:3ds-system.jpg|80px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:3ds-system.jpg|80px]]
 
| March 17, 2014 <br />[[Nintendo 3DS|Nintendo 3DS XL]]
 
| March 17, 2014 <br />[[Nintendo 3DS|Nintendo 3DS XL]]
|-{|
 
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:xbox-360-and-kinect.png|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:xbox-360-and-kinect.png|100px]]
 
| January 23, 2012 <br />[[Xbox 360]] and [[Kinect]]
 
| January 23, 2012 <br />[[Xbox 360]] and [[Kinect]]
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:ps3.jpg|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:ps3.jpg|100px]]
 
| February 10, 2010 <br />[[PlayStation 3]]
 
| February 10, 2010 <br />[[PlayStation 3]]
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|-{|
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:Motorola_RAZR_V3.jpg|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:Motorola_RAZR_V3.jpg|100px]]
 
| December 25, 2004 <br />[[Motorola Razr|Motorola Razr V3]]
 
| December 25, 2004 <br />[[Motorola Razr|Motorola Razr V3]]
|-{|  
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:gp32.png|100px]]
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| December 25, 2002 <br />[[Game Park 32]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:SPH-I300.jpg|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:SPH-I300.jpg|100px]]
 
| December 25, 2001 <br />[[Samsung SPH-i300]]
 
| December 25, 2001 <br />[[Samsung SPH-i300]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:ps2.jpg|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:ps2.jpg|100px]]
 
| January 4, 2001 <br />[[PlayStation 2]]
 
| January 4, 2001 <br />[[PlayStation 2]]
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|-{|
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:Dreamcast.jpg|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:Dreamcast.jpg|100px]]
 
| September 9, 1999 <br />[[Dreamcast]]
 
| September 9, 1999 <br />[[Dreamcast]]
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| style="text-align:center" | [[File:Sega_CD_model_2.jpg|100px]]
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| December 25, 1993 <br />[[Sega CD|Sega CD model 2]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:Game_Gear.jpg|100px]]
 
| style="text-align:center" | [[File:Game_Gear.jpg|100px]]
 
| December 25, 1991 <br />[[Game Gear]]
 
| December 25, 1991 <br />[[Game Gear]]

Latest revision as of 21:22, 7 August 2020

Welcome to the West Elmira Computers Museum. We were established in 2006 in Elmira, NY. We closed our physical location and moved online in 2007.

We are currently in the process of moving our database to wiki format, so please bear with us during the transition.

Museum news

  • August 1, 2020:
    • August 2020 newsletter released. Read it here.
    • Coding for COVID: Development has begun on Open Quest II for Wintermute on Linux, macOS, and Windows via ScummVM. It is a sequel to Michael Sheail's OpenQuest that takes place right where the last one left off.
  • July 30, 2020: July 29, 2020 meeting minutes added. Read them here.
  • July 29, 2020:

Museum news archives

Museum acquisitions

Sofware Acquisitions

For a complete list of museum software acquisitions, including both physical and digital content, see WEC Museum acquisitions.

Hardware Acquisitions


TRS-80 CoCo2.jpg

September 1, 2020
TRS-80 Color
Computer 2

Bandai Namco Arcade Blast.jpg

August 1, 2020
Bandai Namco
Arcade Blast!

Adventure Flashback Blast.jpg

August 1, 2020
Adventure
Flashback Blast!

Retro-Bit Generations II.jpg

July 4, 2020
Retro-Bit
Generations II

IBM AT.png

June 1, 2020
IBM AT 5170

Pentium logo.png

May 8, 2020
133Mhz Pentium

Activision Flashback Blast!.jpg

May 1, 2020
Activision
Flashback Blast!

Pac-Man Flashback.jpg

April 20, 2020
Bandai Namco
Flashback Blast!

Legends Flashback Blast!.jpg

April 20, 2020
Legends
Flashback Blast!

Flashback Blast vol. 3.png

March 19, 2020
Atari Flashback
Blast! vol. 3

TI-99 4A.jpg

February 3, 2020
TI-99/4A

Atari 2600.png

January 1, 2020
Atari 2600

Retron 5.jpg

December 25, 2019
Hyperkin RetroN 5

Elektronika BK.jpg

November 30, 2019
Elektronika
BK 0010.01

Retro-Bit Generations.jpg

October 13, 2019
Retro-Bit
Generations

Dinkie Pet 4 in 1.png

August 12, 2019
Watercore
Dinkie Pet 4-in-1

Arcade1Up Pac-Man.jpg

July 10, 2019
Arcade1Up Pac-Man,
Pac-Man Plus

Basic Fun Oregon Trail.jpg

July 5, 2019
Basic Fun
The Oregon Trail

Super retro cade.jpg

June 19, 2019
Retro-Bit
Super Retro Cade

Basic Fun Tetris.jpg

June 18, 2019
Basic Fun
Tetris Arcade

Famicom-Mini-gold.png

June 10, 2019
Shonen Jump
Mini Famicom

Atari flashback2.png

May 10, 2019
Atari Flashback 2+

Genesis mini.png

May 4, 2019
Sega Genesis Mini

Thec64 mini system.png

April 24, 2019
Retro Games
THEC64 Mini

Playstationclassic.png

December 5, 2018
Sony PlayStation
Classic

Nintendodsi.jpg

November 3, 2018
Nintendo DSi

Neo-geo-pocket-color.png

July 31, 2018
SNK Neo Geo
Pocket Color

Ique-player.png

July 13, 2018
iQue Player

Color-tv-game-block-breaker.jpg

May 26, 2018
Color TV-Game
Block Breaker

Acetronic-mpu2000.jpg

March 22, 2018
Acetronic MPU 2000
Snes classic.jpg
March 16, 2018
SNES Classic Edition
Pikachu-2ds.jpg
February 1, 2018
New Nintendo
2DS XL
Forest-green-n64.png
January 20, 2018
Nintendo 64
Silver-gamecube.jpg
January 8, 2018
Nintendo GameCube
Duck-hunt-beam-gun.jpg
December 18, 2017
Beam Gun: Duck Hunt

Wii-u.png

November 20, 2017
Wii U

Nes-zapper.jpeg

November 18, 2017
NES and Zapper
Super-famicom-mini-system.png
October 31, 2017
Super Famicom Mini
E-reader.jpg
September 18, 2017
Game Boy Advance
and e-Reader
Apple-tv.jpg
September 5, 2017
Apple TV
4th generation
Ipod-touch-4-system.png
August 25, 2017
iPod Touch
4th generation
JAMMA SuperGun.png
August 18, 2017
JAMMA SuperGun
Famicom-mini-system.png
August 10, 2017
Mini Famicom
Switch-system.png
July 29, 2017
Nintendo Switch
Nes-classic-edition-system.png
June 22, 2017
NES Classic Edition
Xbox-system.png
June 19, 2017
Microsoft Xbox

Ps4-camera-move-vr.png

February 6, 2017
PlayStation 4, VR,
Camera, and Move
Xbox-one-system.png
September 10, 2016
Xbox One

Samsung-galaxy-core-prime.jpg

August 7, 2015
Samsung Galaxy
Core Prime

Macbook-air.jpg

July 10, 2015
MacBook Air
Early 2014 model
Mac-mini.jpg June 7, 2014
Mac Mini
Late 2012 model
Ipad3.jpg May 30, 2014
iPad
3rd Generation
3ds-system.jpg March 17, 2014
Nintendo 3DS XL
Xbox-360-and-kinect.png January 23, 2012
Xbox 360 and Kinect
Wii.jpg November 8, 2010
Wii
Ps3.jpg February 10, 2010
PlayStation 3
Motorola RAZR V3.jpg December 25, 2004
Motorola Razr V3
Gp32.png December 25, 2002
Game Park 32
SPH-I300.jpg December 25, 2001
Samsung SPH-i300
Ps2.jpg January 4, 2001
PlayStation 2
Dreamcast.jpg September 9, 1999
Dreamcast
Sega CD model 2.jpg December 25, 1993
Sega CD model 2
Game Gear.jpg December 25, 1991
Game Gear

Museum staff