Gallery for Feb. 1 on the business of computer games
Softline 2 (March 1983). Cropped image from front cover depicting computers at play.
A screen shot from Pong.
A screen shot from Pitfall (Atari).
Screen shots from several early tank simulations by The Avalon-Hill Game Company, including Tanktics (1981), Dnieper River Line (1981), and TAC-Tactical Armor Command (1983)
The box cover of M.U.L.E. (Electronic Arts, 1983) and an image of game-play on the Commodore 64.
"The Nintendo 64 System Design," image from Satya Simha, "Super Mario Chip," Byte (Dec. 1996). Source: http://www.byte.com/art/9612/sec5/art3.htm#126cpub2
A Doom II screen shot.
A screen shot from Wings Simulations' Panzer Elite (1999)
Screen shot from Everquest, showing the user interface.