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UTM’s massive video game collection a gamechanger for research, education: CBC News

Friday, July 29, 2022 - 1:15pm

While the video game classic Space Invaders might not immediately come to mind when considering academic materials, educators in the video game field recognize the value of accessing vintage games for research.  

As CBC News reports, University of Toronto Mississauga has won big with the Syd Bolton Collection — which includes more than 14,000 titles and around 5,000 magazines from the last 50 years of video game history, along with dozens of consoles and systems. 

Read more from U of T’s Stephanie FIsher, along with UTM’s Christopher Young and Siobhan O’Flynn, via CBC News