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  • Video Games Clayton Wang Ms. Oren pd. 7/8 SGP 2010
  • Thesis statement • Video games have rapidly taken a foothold in society and have grown into a full fledged industry
  • Personal Relevance • I have a passion for video games • Intrigued by the evolution of video games • Career in video game design
  • Audience • Technology has integrated into society • Has grown exponentially • More tech savvy • Release stress
  • What is video game? • Game console • Controller • Visual screen • “Conflict- against an opponent or circumstances” (Wolf 3) • “Rules- determining what can and cannot be done and when” (Wolf 3) • “Player ability- such as skill, strategy, or luck” (Wolf 3) • “Valued outcome- such as winning vs. losing, or the attaining of the highest score or fastest time for completing of a task” (Wolf 3)
  • Video Game Industry • Growth (03-06) • GDP (2006) • Employment (02-06)
  • Video Game Design • Game mechanics • Graphics • Programming • Production process • Audio • Narrative
  • Skill set • Knowledge • Programming language • Manage people • Teamwork
  • Developers • Conceive • Create • Cooperate • Modify until Right • Community
  • Genre • Racing • Shooting • Real Time Strategy
  • Genre • Collecting • Trading • Platform
  • Genre • Role-playing • Sports • Puzzle-solving • Stealth
  • Genre • Action • Adventure • Surviving
  • • “Leave luck to heaven” • Video game crash • Handheld Console • Console
  • Sony • Japan • PlayStation 1, 2, and 3 • PlayStation Portable
  • • Established 1975 • Xbox • Xbox 360
  • “Brown Box” • 1967 • First console ever (prototype) • Ralph Baer • Square graphics
  • Magnavox Odyssey • May 24, 1972 • First commercial home game console • PONG • cartridges • 300,000 sold • $100
  • Atari 2600 • October 1977 • Sold 30 million • Pac-Man • $200
  • Video Game Crash • Poor quality • Large quantity • Lower price • Layoffs • Reverse Engineering
  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Game Boy
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System • 1991 • $200 • 16-bit • Frequency modulated • Sold over 49 million
  • Playstation • 1994 (Japan) • 1995 (worldwide) • Sold over 100 million units • $299
  • Nintendo 64 • 1997 • 32 million units sold • $199
  • Game Boy Color
  • Dreamcast • 1998 in Japan • 1999 in America • $199 • Online gaming • GD-ROM • 10 million units
  • Playstation 2 • 2000 • 140 million units • $299
  • Xbox • 2001 • 24 million units sold • $300
  • Nintendo Gamecube • 2001 • 21 million units • $199
  • Game Boy Advance • 2001 • 80 million units • $100
  • Nintendo DS • 2004 • 128 million units • $199
  • Xbox 360 • 2005 • 40 million units • 20 GB • Core • Pro • Arcade • Elite
  • Playstation 3 • Released 2006 • 34 million • 60 GB • 20 GB • 80 GB • 40 GB • 160 GB • 120 GB Slim • 250 GB Slim
  • Wii • 2006 • 70 million units • $249
  • Pros • Motor Coordination • Focus • Long term memory
  • Cons • Violence • Blood • Sexual content • Aggressive • Homicidal behavior • Addiction
  • Industry facts 1 U.S. video game software sales grew 22.9% 2 68% of American homes play video games 3 Average gamer is 35 years old 4 Average age of game purchase is 39 years old 5 40% of all game players are women
  • Industry facts 1 25% of gamers are over 50 years old 2 37% of head households play games on a wireless device 3 84% of games sold were rated E, T and E10+ 4 92% of game players under the age of 18 report that their parents are there when a game is purchase 5 63% of parents believe games are positive for children
  • Conclusion • Video game industries are changing the life styles of society. Video games are evolving so fast that it has become part of our daily lives. In the future, video games will be so sophisticated that we’ll think of it more than entertainment purposes, but we’ll use it for everything such as jobs, schools, and the government.
  • Application • Created a game using the program Gamemaker • Defense tower genre
  • Game Maker
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  • Class Activities • Have a quiz • Split the teams up • 12 questions
  • Name this character A. Charmander B. Renamon C. Ditto D. Pikachu
  • Name this character A. Master Chief B. Mario C. Luigi D. Wario
  • Name this game A. Gears of War B. Mario Bros C. Call of Duty D. Halo
  • Game Designers need to have at least one skill A. Programming B. Eat a lot C. Sleep a lot D. Read a lot
  • Name this Game A. Megaman 2 B. Halo 3 C. Metroid Prime 3 D. Gears of War 2
  • Which corporation sold the most units? A. Sega B. Nintendo C. Sony D. Microsoft
  • Name this character • Lucas • King Dedede • Kirby • Diddy Kong
  • Which corporation stopped making consoles? A. Microsoft B. Sony C. Sega D. Nintendo
  • Name this character A. Crash B. Sonic C. Jak D. Megaman
  • What is the percentage of gamers who are woman? A. 50% B. 40% C. 20% D. 1%
  • Name this character A. Link B. Spyro C. Crash D. Rayman
  • Which console sold the most? A. Wii B. PlayStation 2 C. Xbox 360 D. Nintendo Entertainment System
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