How Old-School Game Cartridges Worked

Most everyone remembers the early ROM video game cartridges, but what made them so advanced given the technology of their time?
Trevor English

Most everyone remembers the early ROM video game cartridges, but what made them so advanced given the technology of their time? Cartridges nowadays retain much of their nostalgia with those who grew up playing the games, and their technology still captures imaginations. These cartridge games revolutionized the gaming industry by allowing relatively large amounts of data to be held in a small space, compared to magnetic tape memory. Check out everything else that made attributed to cartridge games' success in the video above.

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