Inside America's only National Videogame Museum
There's more to videogames than just passing the time, and their history actually goes back to the 50's. Tribune's Oliver Tull was lucky enough to get a glimpse of their vibrant evolution at the country's only National Videogame Museum.
This place has thousands upon thousands of games, about every console that ever existed, and the best part, you can actually play the games! They've got a giant Pong game for crying out loud, and you can play it!
Take a look more at the museum in the gallery below:
Co-founder, Joe Santulli lead Oliver on a tour of the 10,000 square foot museum solely devoted to videogames and videogame history, and coincidentally destroyed him on every game they played together. Oliver saw consoles and games he'd never even heard of, a few familiar friends, and took a trip back in time when he visited their authentic 80's arcade.
But it's not just about games themselves. The museum also has rare items like figurines, board games, systems that never made it to the shelves, and all other kinds of memorabilia that may remind you of times gone by.
To plan a visit for yourself, hit up their website www.nvmusa.org.