Video Games & Tech

Were you the kid in school who stayed inside all summer to play Game Boy or surf AOL? Reminisce about all the popular 90s video games, gadgets, and other technologies, from Amazon to Zelda.

Age of Empires

Age of Empires was a series of computer games the first of which was released in 1997. The game series was developed by Ensemble Studies and [...]


Amazon, or, is an international e-commerce company that is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. is the world’s [...]


AOL, previously known as America Online, was a popular Internet service provider in the early 1990s. The company and its capabilities grew a [...]


The company, Philips, first developed the Boombox in the 1970’s. A boombox is a portable cassette or CD player with two speakers on either [...]

Carmen Sandiego

Carmen Sandiego is a fictional spy who must be stopped at all costs! She appears in a variety of educational games and television shows. The [...]

CD Walkman

The Walkman is a portable audio and video cassette player created by Sony as part of a full line introduced to the market originally in 1978 [...]

Crash Bandicoot

Crash Bandicoot is an American series of 3D video games first released in 1994 by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin of Naughty Dog. The games take [...]


Diablo is an action role playing video game created by Blizzard North for Blizzard Entertainment on December 31, 1996. The game takes place [...]


The Discman, a name created for the first portable CD player on the market made by Sony in 1984. Like a fill size CD player, this portable v [...]


Doom is a 1993 science fiction first person shooter video game created by id Software. The game consists of three nine level episodes with a [...]

Duke Nukem

Duke Nukem is a series of video games and the game series is named after its protagonist, Duke Nukem. The game was originally created by Apo [...]


DVD is a digital optical disk storage format that was invented and developed by Sony, Toshiba, Phillips, and Panasonic in 1995. It is someti [...]


eBay Inc was founded by Pierre Omidyar in 1995 and it is an American multinational internet consumer-to-consumer corporation. It is an onlin [...]

Floppy Disk

A floppy disk is a disk storage medium that is composed of a disk made from thin and flexible magnetic storage mediums which is sealed in a [...]

Game Boy

Game Boy is a line of handheld video game devices that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. The game system has interchangeable cartr [...]

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto is a 1997 video game for PC and Playstation developed by Rockstar. It also generally refers to the series of video games de [...]


Half-Life is a 1998 first-person shooter video game developed by Valve. It was released for PC and built using the GoldSrc engine, a modific [...]


Java is a computer software platform that was developed in the 1990s by Sun Microsystems as a way to write complex apps that could be cross- [...]

Kid Pix

Kid Pix is a bitmap drawing program designed for kids. Its creator, Craig Hickman, originally designed the program because he knew how diffi [...]


A laptop is a type of small personal computer (PC) that has a battery and can be carried around. It has a screen that can be closed like a l [...]

Laser Pointer

Laser pointers are handheld devices that emit low-powered laser beams of visible light. They emit light in a whole range of colors through t [...]
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