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Intellivision's Deathiversary Celebrated, Mourned 19

Posted by simoniker
from the made-up-words dept.
Thanks to the Miami Herald for its article discussing the celebrating of an important classic gaming anniversary, as "...earlier this month, dozens of Blue Sky Rangers met at their former haunt, the aging Malibu Castle Park in Redondo Beach, a miniature-golf park and arcade near their former Hawthorne office. It was in memory of the 20th anniversary of the day [the Intellivision employees] lost their jobs." The article continues by detailing the history of Intellivision up to the present day, with the NPD noting "U.S. sales of classic games reached $58 million last year, up from $40 million the year before", with releases such as a previously covered Intellivision compilation. The president of the current Intellivision also mentions: "Someday... the company might release a new title of its own, something easy to play and probably set in the 1980s."
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Intellivision's Deathiversary Celebrated, Mourned

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  • eh? (Score:2, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday February 24, 2004 @05:35AM (#8371670)
    $58M worth of classic games sold? whos buying these things? just go to the local pawn shop and get the games and console for less than half the price of the new port!

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