The Science Museum in London is hosting a Gaming Extravaganza Power Up over the Easter holidays to take visitors through the history of gaming.
The event kicks off on Tuesday April 19th and will span over 160 consoles with hundreds of games. Visitors of all ages can explore the history of gaming with interactive experiences that span early consoles like the Binatone or Atari 2600 to modern platforms like PlayStation and Xbox.
Power Up will have adults-only nights on April 6th, April 12th, and April 13th where fans can buy drinks and participate in one gloriole show down There will also be a special adults-only evening on April 27th, which will feature talks, workshops and activities exploring the science of gaming.
For families, Power Up offers Early Birds. These morning sessions are sensory friendly and relaxed for those who benefit from a quieter environment.
Power Up will also coincide with the 30th anniversary of Mario Kartand multiple versions of the kart racer will be available to play, from SNES to Wii.
Alistair Otto, associate commercial director of the Science Museum Group, said on the event’s website: “His iconic arcade game Pong turns fifty, and at Power UP, visitors will have a hands-on way to discover how video games evolve over time have decades.”
He continued, “Video games are an engrossing combination of storytelling, technological advances and thrills; This interactive experience offers visitors of all ages the opportunity to explore the possibilities of gaming technology and the evolution of game design, but most of all have fun!
Tickets are available now and cost £10 for adults, £9 for seniors and £8 for concessions and children. Evening sessions cost £14 while early bird sessions cost £5.
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https://www.nme.com/news/gaming-news/power-up-gaming-exhibition-returns-to-the-science-museum-next-month-3186870?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=power-up-gaming-exhibition-returns-to-the-science-museum-next-month The Power Up Gaming exhibit returns to the Science Museum next month