The system even offered built in games such as AsteroidsSold high-quality game
This system was very similar to an Atari 400 computer minus the keyboard1st automatic TV switch box allowing you the ability to go switch between regular TV and the game.
They dropped the price to $99/unit because it wasn’t selling well due to a lack of 3rd party development
1st system to feature Nintendo’s game “Donkey Kong”System ordered 170 games on plug-in cartridges
This system was released first in Japan and after the 1st year it was met with some concerns. Such as freezing, programming errors and unreliable.They worked on the motherboard to correct issues.
Packaged included: 1 controller, RF switch and a power code
Sega’s marketing campaign usedthe slogan, “Genesis does what Nintendon’t”
Nintendo maintained exclusive control over it’s games and it’s games maintained a strict censorship policy
Produced games such as Toshinden, Twisted Metal and Warhawk
The Dreamcast had 200,000 units pre-ordered Sega was ultimately was unable to fulfill all advance orders
The game is in such a high demand that some people took to EBay and other internet sites and paid 2 to 5 times their retail price.Had very strong 3rd party support.
Disc read from outermost edge going inward to prevent piracy but like all things they was cracked.
Marketing was geared towards everyone. They was a system that had a games for everyone and even the whole family.
These are based on the consoles that were listed on this presentation
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Menu Vectrex Sony PlayStation Atari 5200 Sega Dreamcast Arcadia 2001 Sony PlayStation 2 Colecovision Nintendo Game Cube Nintendo Entertainment Microsoft X-Box System(NES) Microsoft X-Box 360 Atari 2600 Junior Sony PlayStation 3 Sega Master System(SMS) Nintendo Wii Sega Genesis Super Nintendo
Vectrex Developed by General Consumer Electric Released in 1982 –discontinued 1984 Retailed for $199.00 8-bit video game console, monitor included This system utilized vector graphics
Atari 5200 Created by Atari Released in 1982- Discontinued in 1984 Technologically superior but cost efficient System included 4 controllers Included function keys: Start, Pause, Reset
Arcadia 2001 Created by Emerson Released in 1982 / discontinued 1 ½ later Small cartridge-based system Controllers came with Numeric keypad Joystick with 2 side buttons
Colecovision Released in Aug 1982 Coleco’s 3rd generation video game console Arcade like graphics and controllers Offered 2 new concepts Hardware system expansion Played games from other gaming systems
Nintendo EntertainmentSystem(NES) Released in America 1985 Designed by Masayuki Vemura Changed the video game industry
Atari 2600 Junior Re-released as the Junior in 1986 Retailed for $49.99 Small in size and targeted younger gamers Game difficulty switch located on the back
Sega Master System(SMS) Released in 1986 Played cartridges and Sega Cards Superior to the NES because It had better graphics Higher quality sound
Sega Genesis Released in 1989 Used 3rd party developers to improve system Offered quality arcade conversions Provided awesome sports games Introduced Sonic the Hedgehog as Mascot in 1991
Super Nintendo Released in 1991 Retailed for $200.00 Nintendo’s 2nd home console Best-selling 16 bit console Introduced advanced graphics and sound capabilities
Sony PlayStation Released in 1995 Retailed for $299.99 32-bit CD ROM based home video game Stunning 3D computer graphics Realistic game-playing experience
Sega Dreamcast Released in 1999 Sold 500,000 units in 2 weeks 1st console to include built-in modem For Internet Support Online gaming
Sony PlayStation 2 Released in 2000 Difficult start due to manufacturing delays Demand made it almost impossible to find Had some of the best-selling games #1 console in the video game market
Nintendo Game Cube Released 2001 Was a geometric shape cube Uses a unique storage medium Disc capacity 1.5 GB Colors available were Indigo, Platinum and Black
Microsoft X-Box Released 2001 Microsoft’s 1st independent venture 2002 Xbox Live online gaming service became available Allowed users to play with other subscribers Able to download new content for games
Microsoft X-Box 360 Released 2005 Accessories included Wireless controller Headset Ethernet cable Offered 2 configurations types
PlayStation 3 Released in 2006 20 GB $499/60 GB $599 The primary media is Blue-Ray Disc Can play DVD’s and CD’s Added a update process 2007 released a 80GB model
Nintendo Wii Released in 2006 Wireless motion-sensitive remote controllers Built-in Wi-Fi capability Online network allows you to: Download new and classic games Stream TV episodes and movies via Netflix Ability to surf the Internet
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