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Videogames Slide 2- History Slide 3- Genres Slide 4- Statistics about Genres Slide 5- Males and Females on Videogames Slid...
A Brief History about Videogames <ul><li>It all started in the 1970s, introduced as a commercial entertainment medium, vid...
Gaming Genres Videogames are categorized into different genres based on their game play interaction. Much like the movie i...
Popularity of Genres 32% 29% 20% 17% 2%
Male and Female Gamers A recent survey conducted by the Ipsos MediaCT for the ESA (Entertainment Software Association) dis...
Males vs. Females
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Game Developers So what or who are videogame developers? A videogame developer is a business or an individual software dev...
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Citations <ul><li>Web Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>http://edugamesblog.wordpress.com/2008/07/23/esa-survey-malefemale-gamer-...
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  1. 1. Videogames Slide 2- History Slide 3- Genres Slide 4- Statistics about Genres Slide 5- Males and Females on Videogames Slide 6- Statistics about Gender Slide 7- Console Screen Slide 8- Game Developers Slide 9- People Screen Slide 10- Citations * 1
  2. 2. A Brief History about Videogames <ul><li>It all started in the 1970s, introduced as a commercial entertainment medium, videogames created an important entertainment industry for Japan, Europe and the United States. Gradually growing over two decades, videogames developed into a 10 billion dollar industry competing with the motion picture industry as the most profitable entertainment industry in the world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Gaming Genres Videogames are categorized into different genres based on their game play interaction. Much like the movie industry, games hold a rating criteria for age, based on certain genres. While some genres are more popular than others, for example sports games have a higher popularity percent than strategy games, gaming developers continue to create a variety of styles to accommodate everyone's’ preference. *5 *7
  4. 4. Popularity of Genres 32% 29% 20% 17% 2%
  5. 5. Male and Female Gamers A recent survey conducted by the Ipsos MediaCT for the ESA (Entertainment Software Association) discovered that 40% of gamers are female and the average age of a gamer is 35 years old. Women over 18 make up a larger percentage of gamers than boys under 17 (33% to 18%). Other results indicated that 65% of US households play videogames and 38% of US households own a videogame console system.
  6. 6. Males vs. Females
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  8. 8. Game Developers So what or who are videogame developers? A videogame developer is a business or an individual software developer that creates games. Certain developers focus on specializing games for rivalry game system companies such as Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft. The developers usually employ a team of programmers, game designers, artists, sound engineers and producers. Once the game is complete it then gets published through the developer. *2 *6 * 4
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  10. 10. Citations <ul><li>Web Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>http://edugamesblog.wordpress.com/2008/07/23/esa-survey-malefemale-gamer-ratio-is-6040-average-age-is-35/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_video_games </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_developer </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_genres </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/resources/research_documents/statistics/videogames/video_game_content.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>http://zip-zapgames.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/pong.png </li></ul><ul><li>Image Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>* 1 http://coolandcollected.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/masterchief.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>*2 http://www.gadgetell.com/images/042006/Sony_Logo.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>*3 http://www.sciencedaily.com/images/2007/10/071019174410-large.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>*4 http://www.techjaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/microsoft-logo.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>*5 http://www.trickmyspacesite.com/graphics/backgrounds/1/new-super-mario-bros-20050515005341289.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>*6 http://www.wiiarefree.com/images/nintendo-logo.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>*7 http://www.wikicheats.com/images/d/de/Super_Smash_Bros_Link_01.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>*8 skattertech.com/media/2007/12/wii-ps3-xbox360.jpg </li></ul>-Game Over-
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