Source: Oakland Tribune
After a successful crowd-funding campaign this past summer, Oakland’s Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (MADE) is gearing up for a grand reopening in their new home on 3400 Broadway in the city’s downtown.
Alex Handy, the nonprofit’s founder, has dreams to create a world class institution dedicated to video games. He was inspired in 2008 while shopping at a Laney College Flea Market, where he came across numerous rare game items, including an unreleased Atari 2600 version of ColecoVision’s “Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park.”
Although one can find exhibits at major museums dedicated to video games and visit museums that showcase digital technology as a whole, MADE is the first organization to make video game museums “a thing.”
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