The Origin Story of Oregon Trail

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Oregon Trail is the most popular game to have survived for 3 decades. As far as I’m concerned, the oldest game in the entire world (excluding that game where you try to hang yourself so you can cut off blood to your brain and get a bit high). 3 decades of people dying, of digitalized tombstones sucking down dreams of an American Dream.

The Rise of Minecraft

November 18, 2011 marks the Minecraft release out of beta. Follow the rise of Minecraft, from it’s humble beginnings as a one-man experimental project to its overwhelming success in the gaming industry accruing over $1 million in weekly sales. With close to $0 spent on advertising, Minecraft’s popularity can be marked by this year’s sold-out MineCon event in Las Vegas, NV, on November 18 & 19.