The World’s Best Gamers, Circa 1982

by Joey deVilla on November 27, 2007

Here’s a photo that’s just over 25 years old — taken on November 7th, 1982, it’s a Life magazine photo featuring the best players of arcade games of that era:

“Best videogame players” photo spread from “Life” magazine, 1982
Rockin’ it old school in 1982! The best videogamers of 1982 pose by the games they’ve mastered. Click the photo to see it at a larger size.
Photo courtesy of Miss Fipi Lele.

The games featured in the photo are:

For more about what happened when this photo was taken, see this article at Classic Arcade Gaming.

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