Nintendo is a company that is known for Mario, Luigi, Yoshi and other iconic characters. Everyone at some point has played a Nintendo game or owned a system. For over one hundred years Nintendo has been in business. How has Nintendo maintained such longevity & what were some of Nintendo’s most interesting business ventures? Co-Founder of the National Video Game Museum, Sean Kelly talks the history of Nintendo & what to expect from them in the future.
Back in the day you could find an arcade within a two block radius. Almost every mom and pop shop had some sort of arcade game to play too. Arcades now days are few, far and in between. One of the last and best arcades in the Midwest is: Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield Illinois. The owner and founder Doc Mack joins me to explain why he decided to open an arcade and what has made him successful.
Galloping Ghost Arcade is located at:
9415 Ogden Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513
For the past ten years Geek Culture has been on the rise; with conventions, toys, video games, comic cons, books and more. This Thursday is even Geek Pride day. Why has Geek Culture become so popular? Ben Penrod founder of the premiere Mid-Atlantic, Awesome Con explains why Geek Culture is on the rise.