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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 d...
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
 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 g...
Conclusion
• Video game industries are changing the life
  styles of society. Video games are evolving so
  fast that it h...
Application
• Created a game using the program
  Gamemaker
• Defense tower genre
Game Maker
Game Maker
Game Maker
Game Maker
Game Maker
Game Maker
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
Works Cited
•   Gershenfeld, Alan, Mark Loparco, and Cecilia Barajas. Game Plan: the Insider's Guide to
    Breaking in an...
Works Cited
•   Gee, James Paul. What Video Games Have to Teach Us about Learning and Literacy. New York: Palgrave Macmill...
Works Cited
•   http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TheGreatVideoGameCrashOf1983
    http://www.erasmatazz.com/libr...
Works Cited
•   10.1.1.100.6243.pdf
    ReadingC-IO.pdfhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_Entertainment_System
•   http...
Work Cited
•   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halo_%28series%29
•   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wii
•   http://en.wikipedia...
Work Cited
•   http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/QBert
•   http://www.flickr.com/photos/29158929@N03/2722248925/
...
Work Cited
•   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shellac/44747561/
•   http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/ff/Gm8_Logo_P...
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  1. 1. Video Games Clayton Wang Ms. Oren pd. 7/8 SGP 2010
  2. 2. Thesis statement • Video games have rapidly taken a foothold in society and have grown into a full fledged industry
  3. 3. Personal Relevance • I have a passion for video games • Intrigued by the evolution of video games • Career in video game design
  4. 4. Audience • Technology has integrated into society • Has grown exponentially • More tech savvy • Release stress
  5. 5. 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)
  6. 6. Video Game Industry • Growth (03-06) • GDP (2006) • Employment (02-06)
  7. 7. Video Game Design • Game mechanics • Graphics • Programming • Production process • Audio • Narrative
  8. 8. Skill set • Knowledge • Programming language • Manage people • Teamwork
  9. 9. Developers • Conceive • Create • Cooperate • Modify until Right • Community
  10. 10. Genre • Racing • Shooting • Real Time Strategy
  11. 11. Genre • Collecting • Trading • Platform
  12. 12. Genre • Role-playing • Sports • Puzzle-solving • Stealth
  13. 13. Genre • Action • Adventure • Surviving
  14. 14. • “Leave luck to heaven” • Video game crash • Handheld Console • Console
  15. 15. Sony • Japan • PlayStation 1, 2, and 3 • PlayStation Portable
  16. 16. • Established 1975 • Xbox • Xbox 360
  17. 17. “Brown Box” • 1967 • First console ever (prototype) • Ralph Baer • Square graphics
  18. 18. Magnavox Odyssey • May 24, 1972 • First commercial home game console • PONG • cartridges • 300,000 sold • $100
  19. 19. Atari 2600 • October 1977 • Sold 30 million • Pac-Man • $200
  20. 20. Video Game Crash • Poor quality • Large quantity • Lower price • Layoffs • Reverse Engineering
  21. 21. Nintendo Entertainment System
  22. 22. Game Boy
  23. 23. Super Nintendo Entertainment System • 1991 • $200 • 16-bit • Frequency modulated • Sold over 49 million
  24. 24. Playstation • 1994 (Japan) • 1995 (worldwide) • Sold over 100 million units • $299
  25. 25. Nintendo 64 • 1997 • 32 million units sold • $199
  26. 26. Game Boy Color
  27. 27. Dreamcast • 1998 in Japan • 1999 in America • $199 • Online gaming • GD-ROM • 10 million units
  28. 28. Playstation 2 • 2000 • 140 million units • $299
  29. 29. Xbox • 2001 • 24 million units sold • $300
  30. 30. Nintendo Gamecube • 2001 • 21 million units • $199
  31. 31. Game Boy Advance • 2001 • 80 million units • $100
  32. 32. Nintendo DS • 2004 • 128 million units • $199
  33. 33. Xbox 360 • 2005 • 40 million units • 20 GB • Core • Pro • Arcade • Elite
  34. 34. Playstation 3 • Released 2006 • 34 million • 60 GB • 20 GB • 80 GB • 40 GB • 160 GB • 120 GB Slim • 250 GB Slim
  35. 35. Wii • 2006 • 70 million units • $249
  36. 36. Pros • Motor Coordination • Focus • Long term memory
  37. 37. Cons • Violence • Blood • Sexual content • Aggressive • Homicidal behavior • Addiction
  38. 38. 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
  39. 39. 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
  40. 40. 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.
  41. 41. Application • Created a game using the program Gamemaker • Defense tower genre
  42. 42. Game Maker
  43. 43. Game Maker
  44. 44. Game Maker
  45. 45. Game Maker
  46. 46. Game Maker
  47. 47. Game Maker
  48. 48. Class Activities • Have a quiz • Split the teams up • 12 questions
  49. 49. Name this character A. Charmander B. Renamon C. Ditto D. Pikachu
  50. 50. Name this character A. Master Chief B. Mario C. Luigi D. Wario
  51. 51. Name this game A. Gears of War B. Mario Bros C. Call of Duty D. Halo
  52. 52. Game Designers need to have at least one skill A. Programming B. Eat a lot C. Sleep a lot D. Read a lot
  53. 53. Name this Game A. Megaman 2 B. Halo 3 C. Metroid Prime 3 D. Gears of War 2
  54. 54. Which corporation sold the most units? A. Sega B. Nintendo C. Sony D. Microsoft
  55. 55. Name this character • Lucas • King Dedede • Kirby • Diddy Kong
  56. 56. Which corporation stopped making consoles? A. Microsoft B. Sony C. Sega D. Nintendo
  57. 57. Name this character A. Crash B. Sonic C. Jak D. Megaman
  58. 58. What is the percentage of gamers who are woman? A. 50% B. 40% C. 20% D. 1%
  59. 59. Name this character A. Link B. Spyro C. Crash D. Rayman
  60. 60. Which console sold the most? A. Wii B. PlayStation 2 C. Xbox 360 D. Nintendo Entertainment System
  61. 61. Works Cited • Gershenfeld, Alan, Mark Loparco, and Cecilia Barajas. Game Plan: the Insider's Guide to Breaking in and Succeeding in the Computer and Video Game Business. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2003. Print. • Kent, Steve L. The Ultimate History of Video Games: from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the Story behind the Craze That Touched Our Lives and Changed the World. New York: Three Rivers, 2001. Print. • Wolf, Mark J. P. The Video Game Explosion: a History from PONG to Playstation and beyond. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2008. Print. • DeMaria, Rusel, and Johnny L. Wilson. High Score!: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games. New York [u.a.: McGraw-Hill/Osborne, 2004. Print. • Espejo, Roman. Video Games. San Diego: Greenhaven, 2003. Print. • Loguidice, Bill, and Matt Barton. Vintage Games: an Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario, and the Most Influential Games of All Time. Boston: Focal/Elsevier, 2009. Print. • Dille, Flint. The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design. Los Angeles: Lone Eagle, 2007. Print.
  62. 62. Works Cited • Gee, James Paul. What Video Games Have to Teach Us about Learning and Literacy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. Print. • Stang, Bendik, Erik Hoftun, and Jorgen Kirksaeter. The Book of Games: the Ultimate Reference to Videogames. Gamexplore Na Inc, 2008. Print. http://gamersyndrome.com/2009/ps3/ps3-cheaper-make/ http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/media/article1712432.ece http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/ps3-launch-damages-sony-profits http://ps3.ign.com/articles/746/746482p1.html http://www.engadget.com/2009/08/27/playstation-3-slim-review/ http://www.ps3sacd.com/faq.html http://www.digitalartsonline.co.uk/news/index.cfm?NewsID=7335 http://reviews.cnet.com/consoles/sony-playstation-3-60gb/4505-10109_7-31355103.html http://web.archive.org/web/20080213150843/http://www.us.playstation.com/PS3/About/Comparison http://www.us.playstation.com http://kotaku.com/5339968/ http://www.us.playstation.com/ps3/about/specs • http://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/release/071106ae.html http://web.archive.org/web/20080731202111/http://e3.nintendo.com/pressrelease/ http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_6270000/newsid_6277700/6277716.stm http://www.computerandvideogames.com/ http://web.archive.org/web/20080731143424/http://www.xbox.com/en-US/hardware/x/xbox360prosystem/default.htm http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/press/2007/oct07/10-22ArcadeConsolePR.mspx http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gamehunters/post/2009/08/microsoft-drops-price-of-120gb-xbox-360-system-/1 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123069467545545011.html
  63. 63. Works Cited • http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TheGreatVideoGameCrashOf1983 http://www.erasmatazz.com/library/JCGD_Volume_5/The_Atari_Years.html http://www.time.com/time/covers/1101050523/console_timeline/ http://www.theesa.com/facts/index.asp http://gamemaker.wikicomplete.info www.statemaster.com:.webloc www.pbs.org:.webloc www.jstor.org:stable:20441942?seq=1.webloc www.gamecareerguide.com:.webloc www.businessweek.com:.webloc www.animationarena.com:video-game-design.html.webloc source.valvesoftware.com:.webloc electronics.howstuffworks.com:.webloc www.makingvideogames.com:.webloc www.wikihow.com:Design-a-Video-Game.webloc • http://pulsipher.net/SGD/ http://www.news.com.au/technology/teen-killed-mother-over-video-game/story-e6frfro0-1111118553464 http://cbs3.com/local/Tyrone.Spellman.Xbox.2.676702.html http://abclocal.go.com/wtvg/story?section=news/local&id=3655539 http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/144906.html http://www.v3.co.uk/vnunet/news/2184523/online-addict-games-himself http://images.businessweek.com/ss/06/10/game_consoles/source/2.htm 10.1.1.100.8500.pdf
  64. 64. Works Cited • 10.1.1.100.6243.pdf ReadingC-IO.pdfhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_Entertainment_System • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_Boy • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_Boy_Color • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_2 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sony_logo.svg • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_GameCube • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_maker • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mega_Drive • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_DS • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Playstation • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_3 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Nintendo_Entertainment_System • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Smash_Bros • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox_360 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Call_of_duty • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gears_of_war
  65. 65. Work Cited • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halo_%28series%29 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wii • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_64 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari_2600 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_box • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SEGA_logo.svg • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Nintendo.svg • http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s40/auraangel13/Video%20Games/PokemonYellowVersion.jpg • http://www.geekb0t.com/wp-content/uploads/l4d1.jpg • http://pigskinlovinglady.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/madden-cover.jpg • http://www.glennlist.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/pacman.gif • http://www.ulillillia.com/images/RPGgamefirstattemptSS09.png • http://gadgetophilia.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/tetris.gif • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d9/Resi4-gc-cover.jpg • http://vgsales.wikia.com/wiki/File:Factor_5_dev_costs.jpg • http://pongmuseum.com/history/_picts/BrownBoxmultigame.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7b/NES_controller.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b0/Playstation_Controller.jpg • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sega-Mega-Drive-controllers.jpg • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sega-dreamcast-set.png • http://www.flickr.com/photos/23732861@N00/3357448275/ • http://www.modchip-wizard.com
  66. 66. Work Cited • http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/QBert • http://www.flickr.com/photos/29158929@N03/2722248925/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashka/488329902/ • http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2074/2491881324_120c82a0ac.jpg • http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3042/2596985632_f11b7050cc.jpg • http://static.businessinsider.com/image/4b6327b80000000000111584/yellow-street-sign-arrow-up.jpg • http://pulsipher.net/SGD/WhatVideoGameDesignersDo.gif • http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3649/3333750648_f0dd20df66_o.png • http://i719.photobucket.com/albums/ww196/daBeaver28/Modern_Warfare_2_Wallpaper_8.jpg • http://www.flickr.com/photos/ulotrichous/286575497/sizes/o/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/starfeeder/1539644503/ • http://arcadeheaven.files.wordpress.com/2007/01/mario-kart-arcade-gp.jpg • http://www.flickr.com/photos/superiorraw/2934096099/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/86791111@N00/3082161799/ • http://7twentyfour.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/519824_28403_frontjpg.jpeg • http://www.fototube.pl/pictures/as28.jpg • http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinzuniga/1396245898/ • http://www.gadgetreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/madden2010.jpg • http://selectstartgames.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/super-mario-bros-3.jpg
  67. 67. Work Cited • http://www.flickr.com/photos/shellac/44747561/ • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/ff/Gm8_Logo_Previous.png • http://www.flickr.com/photos/haloarmor/2484952511/ • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/47/Final_Fantasy_XIII_EU_box_art.jpg • http://voguerepublic.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/mario.jpg • http://www.flickr.com/photos/haloarmor/2485769862/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/29158929@N03/2739473788/ • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sugimoris025.png • http://c2.api.ning.com/files/X9oS6TFJgU172tGHT9PPs1M7J75STlQP-JD7y9s3Xhjo7K2NP4FgiPLSmVqMs2A4-C7tG- s4gPF9CrE4Ij7efiZpTYFmQ3ys/ds_Metroid_Prime_Hunters.jpg • http://yoshi.2yr.net/pics/mario-party-advance-yoshi2.jpg • http://api.ning.com/files/z6WKWpsZFixpxO7WNF5QiR45bgpuo2im*zn8*Cyd2ffc9- rlm3wA6DXdcZ4FVDApzQlfSrD1pPnzhlKkod0*qxUeiKCbJt7y/starfox.jpg • http://www.mariocity.com/images/wallpapers/DonkeyKong-mario-wallpaper.jpg • http://crashcity.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/crash.jpg • http://home.btconnect.com/hgi/nintendo-ds/kirby.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/4f/Arkham_Asylum.jpg
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