New stamp collection in France celebrates video games

We know France is one of the big countries in the world of video games, with companies such as Ubisoft, Infogrames and Eidos all based there but now they have taken their love of video games one step further by issuing a new set of postage stamps celebrating 10 of the most popular stars.

The characters featured are: Link (The Legend of Zelda), Mario (Nintendo), French game star Abidou, Pac-man, Prince of Persia, Rayman, Lara Croft, Spyro the Dragon, Donkey Kong and The Sims. The Post Office have also published a 60 page book about the history of video game industry with an introduction by Ken Kutaragi, so-called ‘Father of the Playstation' and President of Sony Computer Entertainment.

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