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Science Museum of Minnesota's new video game exhibit sounds awesome

Game Changers opens its doors on Saturday.
The exhibit is the work of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

The exhibit is the work of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

The Minnesota Science Museum will become Minnesota's biggest arcade over the next few months as it becomes home to a video game exhibit.

Game Changers will take over the Great Hall on Level 4 of the St. Paul museum, taking visitors through the history of innovation within the gaming industry.

This will include features exploring the designs behind world famous games like Space Invaders, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Sim City.

But the best part of the exhibit is the fact there's 100 playable video games in the Great Hall.

These will include a selection of 20 original classic arcade games like Asteroids and Pac-Man, retro favorites including Streets of Rage, Sonic The Hedgehog and Diablo, along with more recent hits like Angry Birds, Rock Band 3, Fruit Ninja, and Minecraft.

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There will also be a multiplayer dance stage for a huge game of Dance Central 3.

Admission to Game Changers is included in the regular Science Museum admission of $19.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids aged 4-12 and seniors.

The exhibit will start this Saturday and run until May 5.

The full list of games you can play


Missile Command




Robotron: 2084



Tower of Druaga

Donkey Kong

Elevator Action



Space Invaders

Gun Fight



Sega Rally Championship

Space Channel 5



Child of Eden [2D]



Rock Band 4

Dance Central 3

Starcraft 2 (x2)

Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne

Diablo 3


Shadow of Colossus



Dungeon Keeper

Black & White

Fable III

Altered Beast

Phantasy Star IV

Streets of Rage

Alex Kidd in Miracle World


Golden Axe

Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge


Brutal Legend

Broken Age 

LEGO StarWars II: The Original Trilogy 

LEGO StarWars III: The Clone Wars

LEGO Batman 3

LEGO Harry Potter

System Shock

Deus Ex

Disney Epic Mickey

Ultima Underworld

SimCity (1989)

Sim City 2000

The Sims 3




Virtua Fighter

Shenmue II

Sonic the Hedgehog 1

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

 Sonic Forces

Nights into Dreams II

Sonic Adventure

Game Masters: The Game

Critter Crunch

Sword and Scorcery EP

Another World

Heart of Darkness

From Dust


Getting Over it with Bennett Foddy

Monument Valley


Lumino City

Fruit Ninja

Jetpack Joyride



Samorost 2




Minecraft (x2)


Parappa the Rapper

Angry Birds




Alien Hominid

Castle Crashers

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