ARE YOU A VIDEO GAME NERD?
Today is National Video Game Day.
Identify The 5 Classic Arcade Games in the design above to see if you are a true video game nerd.
1. Donkey Kong (1981)
Every video game nerd should know that Donkey Kong was considered the first video game where a complete storyline visually advanced on-screen.
2. Pac-Man (1980)
Pac-Man designer Toru Iwatani was not a video game nerd. He had no training as a designer or programmer but managed to design the most recognized video game of all time.
3. Asteroids (1979)
Due to programmers underestimating the popularity of the game with video game nerds around the world, the maximum score is 99,990, after which it resets to 0.
4. Galaga (1981)
The writers of the Lost series where video game nerds. They frequently played Galaga during breaks from writing.
5. Dig Dug (1982)
It is impossible to win in Dig Dug because at the 256 level you can not be passed. Video game nerds refer to this as the “kill screen”. There are also “kill screens” in Pac-man and Donkey Kong.
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