- Planet Erstwild - 200908012 - Twin Galaxies & the International Video Game Hall of Fame

Twin Galaxies
started in Ottumwa, Iowa in 1981 and came to be known as the most famous video arcade on the planet. After being proclaimed the "Video Game Capital of the World" in '82, Ottumwa is finally kicking off its campaign to create the International Video Game Hall of Fame & Museum.

Listen Wednesday August 12th at 1 P.M. on KRUU to "Twin Galaxies & the Video Game Capital of the World," a special report by Dan Mescon on the history of Twin Galaxies and Ottumwa's quest to gain its rightful place in video game history. The special will continue to air this week following Free Speech Radio News on KRUU.

For those "game" enough to experience the action in person, the Hall of Fame's kickoff party is Thursday, August 13 from 1pm to 9pm at Ottumwa's Bridge View Center, and will feature celebrities from the world of gaming, contests and more. Free video games for the kids!!!