video game history
Video game mechanics can be patented, but it's more about setting a cost of doing business than about innovation.
In the 80s and 90s, advertisers got the idea to market products to kids through video games. The games aren’t half-bad (mostly), but they’re still ads.
The legendary Motörhead front man was not only fond of video games, he starred in one.
New updates to copyright law are a win for archivists but fall short of lifting restrictions on individuals.
In 1994, Sony came up with a system that managed to create its own market and wipe out all competitors.