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A Fantastic Failure

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The story of the N-Gage, a game console from Tampere, offers a nostalgic but thought-provoking look into a turning point in the history of the Finnish game and technology industry.

Exhibition Overview

A Fantastic Failure

Exhibition Type
Design, Popular Culture, Science and Technology
Area Size
less than 200 sqm
Designed For
Museums and Galleries
Science Centres
Availability
2024
2025
2026
2027
2028
Hiring Fee

For a 3-month rental excl. transport, installation, insurance:


This hiring fee is set for the following exhibition format:
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Core Experience
Hands-on activities
Panels and graphics
Original collection

Photos

Credits / Image Information

Photos by Saarni Säilynoja / Vapriikki Photo Archives

Videos

Description

The exhibition “A Fantastic Failure” looks at the failures and successes of the N-Gage from the perspective of game developers and gamers as well as the engineers who worked on the unit. Rare, never before seen material on the development of the game console and its games, marketing and reception are on display. You also get to play on original N-Gage consoles, of course.

VR and App Content

Collections

Technical objects

General Information

Created In
2023

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