Do you know how Tetris, Arkanoid, Pong, Super Mario and Sonic were created?
Amusement Magazine has the answer, it seems, with some stunning high resolution imagery of the fixtures and fittings required for each game.
Here we have Tetris’ bricks, Arkanoid’s steel balls, Pong’s racquets and score digits, Super Mario’s mushroom and Sonic’s rings.
Read the stories of bricks and balls imported from Russia and East Berlin, mushroom farms and Japanese metal foundries.
Forget everything you thought you knew about these video games. The truth is now out. Check out the original hi-res photos.