William A. Higinbotham Game Studies, Special Collection (Collection 446)

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Strategy Guides
William B. Higinbotham Collection (Collection 447)

STRATEGY GUIDES

Box 1

Microsoft: Xbox 360

  • Halo 3
  • Perfect Dark Zero

Microsoft: Xbox

  • Halo 2

Sony: PlayStation 1

  • Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Forbidden Memories, Yu-Gi-Oh: Dark Duel Stories

Sony: PlayStation 2

  • DragonBall Z: Budokai
  • DragonBall Z: Budokai 2
  • DragonBall Z: Budokai 3
  • Kingdom Hearts
  • Kingdom Hearts II

Box 2

Sega: Dreamcast

  • NFL 2K
  • Sonic Adventures

Nintendo: DS

  • Animal Crossing Wild World
  • Pokemon: Mystery Dungeon – Explorers of Sky
  • Super Mario Bros.

Nintendo:Wii

  • Super Mario Galaxy
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Box 3

Nintendo: Gameboy Advance

  • Dragonball Z Taiketsu
  • Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
  • Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga
  • Mario Kart Super Circuit
  • Pokemon: Emerald Version
  • Pokemon: FireRed Version, Leaf Green Version
  • Super Mario Advance
  • Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3
  • Yu-Gi-Oh: The Sacred Cards
  • Yu-Gi-Oh: Reshef of Destruction
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Box 4

Nintendo: Gameboy Color   

  • Dragon Warrior Monsters (2 copies)
  • Dragon Warrior Monster 2 Cobi’s Journey &Tara’s Adventure
  • Pokemon: Red & Blue
  • Pokemon: Crystal Version
  • Pokemon: Red-Yellow-Blue
  • Pokemon: Silver & Gold Versions
  • Pokemon: Special Pickachu Edition
  • Pokemon: Gold & Silver
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons, The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages

Box 5

Nintendo: GameCube

  • Lost Kingdoms
  • Luigi’s Mansion
  • Mario Party 4
  • Mario Kart: Double Dash
  • Metroid Prime, Metroid Fusion
  • Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
  • Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
  • Phantasy Star Online III
  • Pikmin
  • Pokemon Colosseum
  • Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Sonic Advance
  • StarFox Adventures
  • Super Mario Sunshine
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee
  • Waverace: Blue Storm
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Falsebound Kingdom
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Box 6

Nintendo: Nintendo 64

  • Banjo--Kazooie
  • Banjo--Tooie
  • Bomberman 64
  • Diddy Kong Racing
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong’s Quest
  • Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble
  • Donkey Kong 64
  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards

Box 7

Nintendo: Nintendo 64

  • Mario Party 2
  • Mario Tennis
  • Paper Mario
  • Pokemon Snap
  • Pokemon Stadium
  • Pokemon Stadium 2
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario 64
  • Super Smash Bros
  • Yoshi’s Story
  • Yoshi’s Story
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time



WILLIAM B. HIGINBOTHAM COLLECTION (Collection 447)

Donated by William B. Higinbotham, son of William A. Higinbotham, in October 2011 and May 2012.

Books

  • Ahl, David H., and Steve North. Basic Computer Games. Microcomputer ed. Morristown, N.J.: Creative Computing Press, 1978. (Spec GV1469.2 .O52 1978, v. 1)
  • Masters, Dexter, and Katharine Way. One World or None: A Report to the Public on the Full Meaning of the Atomic Bomb. New York: New Press, 2007. (Spec UG1282 .A8 O54 2007)

Magazines and Correspondence

  • American Heritage of Invention and Technology, v. 6 no. 2, Fall 1990 (plus four letters)
  • Annals of the History of Computing, v. 12 no. 2, 1990 (plus one letter)
  • Creative Computing, v. 8 no. 10, October 1982 (plus three letters)
  • Creative Computing: Video and Arcade Games, v.1 no. 1, Spring 1983
  • Science Digest, v. 91 no. 12, December 1983
  • Wired, v. 9 no. 5, May 2001

William A. Higinbotham

William HiginbothamAfter reading an instruction manual that accompanied a Systron-Donner analog computer, William Alfred Higinbotham was inspired to design Tennis for Two, the first computer game to utilize handheld controllers and to display motion. It was also the first game to be played by general public, in this instance, attendees of “visitors day” at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in 1958. Learn More »

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