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A History of Video Games
Interesting Facts
    Nintendo – established in 1889 as a playing card
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    company
    Sony – started in 1947 as Tokyo T...
Interesting Facts
    1958 - physicist Willy Higinbotham invents an interactive
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    table-tennis-like game that is displ...
Pong

    Arcade 1972
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    Atari Home Version 1975
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Atari 2600 (VCS)
    Introduced in 1977
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    Original Retail Price: $249
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    Number of Games: nearly 1000
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       ...
Atari 2600



               Pac-Man
 Donkey Kong




               Pitfall!
   Frogger
Intellivision
    Introduced in 1980
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    Original Retail Price: $299
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    Number of Games: about 180
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            ...
Intellivision



Major League Baseball   BurgerTime




      Pac-Man             Snafu
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

    Introduced in 1985
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    Original Retail Price: $199
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    Number of Games: abo...
Nintendo Entertainment System




  Excitebike      Super Mario Bros.     Tecmo Super Bowl




Legend Of Zelda   Super Mar...
Sega Genesis
    Introduced in 1989
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    Original Retail Price: $249
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    Number of Games: about 650
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              ...
Sega Genesis



 Micro Machines      NBA Jam




                  Sonic The Hedgehog
 Mortal Kombat
Super Nintendo (SNES)
    Introduced in 1991
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    Original Retail Price: $249
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    Number of Games: about 780
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  ...
Super Nintendo



                        Uniracers
 Super Mario Kart




                    WWF Royal Rumble
Super Mario...
Sony Playstation
    Introduced in 1994
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    Original Retail Price: $299
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    Number of Games: over 1500
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        ...
Sony Playstation




 NFL Blitz 2000    Tomb Raider




    Tekken           Doom
Nintendo 64
    Introduced in 1996
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    Original Retail Price: $199
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    Number of Games: about 310
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             ...
Nintendo 64




                       Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time
  Super Mario 64




                             ...
Sega Dreamcast
    Introduced in 1998
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    Original Retail Price: $199
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    Number of Games: about 330
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          ...
Sega Dreamcast




NFL Quarterback Club 2001       Sonic Adventure




     Quake III Arena
                            To...
Sony Playstation 2 (PS2)
    Introduced in 2000
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    Original Retail Price: $299
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    Number of Games: over 1600
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...
Sony Playstation 2 (PS2)




     Metal Gear Solid         Virtua Fighter 4




                              Final Fantas...
Microsoft Xbox

    Introduced: November 15, 2001
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    Original Retail Price: $299
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    Number of Games: over 1000
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...
Microsoft Xbox




 WWF RAW         Project Gotham Racing




   Halo 2              MLB 2K5
Nintendo Gamecube
    Introduced: November 18, 2001
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    Original Retail Price: $199
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    Number of Games: over 600
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...
Nintendo Gamecube




 Super Mario Sunshine     Resident Evil Zero




Mario Kart: Double Dash    Mario Party 7
Microsoft Xbox 360
    Introduced: November 22, 2005
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    Original Retail Price: $299/$399
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    Number of Games: about...
Microsoft Xbox 360




 Tiger Woods 2006    Gears of War




      Gun              Quake 4
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3)
    Introduced: November 17, 2006
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    Retail Price: $499/$599
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    Number of Games: about 40...
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3)




  Call of Duty 3    Need For Speed Carbon




  Ridge Racer 7    Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Nintendo Wii
    Introduced: November 19, 2006
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    Retail Price: $249
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    Number of Games: about 60
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           ...
Nintendo Wii




Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess   Super Paper Mario




 Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz        Wii Sp...
Sources
    GameSpot – The History of Video Games
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        http://www.gamespot.com/gamespot/features/video/hov/index.html...
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  1. 1. A History of Video Games
  2. 2. Interesting Facts Nintendo – established in 1889 as a playing card  company Sony – started in 1947 as Tokyo Telecommunications  Engineering Company. Made first pocket-sized battery- powered radio. 1951 - Ralph Baer suggests adding an interactive game to  TV. Management ignores the idea. 1954 – Service Games starts making coin operated  games. SErvice GAmes later becomes SEGA.
  3. 3. Interesting Facts 1958 - physicist Willy Higinbotham invents an interactive  table-tennis-like game that is displayed on an oscilloscope 1961 - Steve Russell creates Spacewar, the first  interactive computer game 1967 - Ralph Baer leads a team that creates an  interactive game that can be played on a TV screen.
  4. 4. Pong Arcade 1972  Atari Home Version 1975 
  5. 5. Atari 2600 (VCS) Introduced in 1977  Original Retail Price: $249  Number of Games: nearly 1000  Asteroids Centipede
  6. 6. Atari 2600 Pac-Man Donkey Kong Pitfall! Frogger
  7. 7. Intellivision Introduced in 1980  Original Retail Price: $299  Number of Games: about 180  Astrosmash Bump ‘N’ Jump
  8. 8. Intellivision Major League Baseball BurgerTime Pac-Man Snafu
  9. 9. Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Introduced in 1985  Original Retail Price: $199  Number of Games: about 850  Bases Loaded Double Dragon
  10. 10. Nintendo Entertainment System Excitebike Super Mario Bros. Tecmo Super Bowl Legend Of Zelda Super Mario Bros. 3 Tetris
  11. 11. Sega Genesis Introduced in 1989  Original Retail Price: $249  Number of Games: about 650  Columns Earthworm Jim
  12. 12. Sega Genesis Micro Machines NBA Jam Sonic The Hedgehog Mortal Kombat
  13. 13. Super Nintendo (SNES) Introduced in 1991  Original Retail Price: $249  Number of Games: about 780  Donkey Kong Country Madden NFL ‘96
  14. 14. Super Nintendo Uniracers Super Mario Kart WWF Royal Rumble Super Mario World
  15. 15. Sony Playstation Introduced in 1994  Original Retail Price: $299  Number of Games: over 1500  Crash Bandicoot Gran Turismo 2
  16. 16. Sony Playstation NFL Blitz 2000 Tomb Raider Tekken Doom
  17. 17. Nintendo 64 Introduced in 1996  Original Retail Price: $199  Number of Games: about 310  Cruisin’ USA Mario Kart 64
  18. 18. Nintendo 64 Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Super Mario 64 GoldenEye 007 Super Smash Brothers
  19. 19. Sega Dreamcast Introduced in 1998  Original Retail Price: $199  Number of Games: about 330  Crazy Taxi Soul Caliber
  20. 20. Sega Dreamcast NFL Quarterback Club 2001 Sonic Adventure Quake III Arena Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six
  21. 21. Sony Playstation 2 (PS2) Introduced in 2000  Original Retail Price: $299  Number of Games: over 1600  Grand Theft Auto III ESPN NFL 2K5
  22. 22. Sony Playstation 2 (PS2) Metal Gear Solid Virtua Fighter 4 Final Fantasy X Need For Speed: Underground
  23. 23. Microsoft Xbox Introduced: November 15, 2001  Original Retail Price: $299  Number of Games: over 1000  Ghost Recon 2 Mech Assault
  24. 24. Microsoft Xbox WWF RAW Project Gotham Racing Halo 2 MLB 2K5
  25. 25. Nintendo Gamecube Introduced: November 18, 2001  Original Retail Price: $199  Number of Games: over 600  Metroid Prime Super Smash Bros. Melee
  26. 26. Nintendo Gamecube Super Mario Sunshine Resident Evil Zero Mario Kart: Double Dash Mario Party 7
  27. 27. Microsoft Xbox 360 Introduced: November 22, 2005  Original Retail Price: $299/$399  Number of Games: about 155  Project Gotham Racing 3 Call of Duty 2
  28. 28. Microsoft Xbox 360 Tiger Woods 2006 Gears of War Gun Quake 4
  29. 29. Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Introduced: November 17, 2006  Retail Price: $499/$599  Number of Games: about 40  Resistance: Fall of Man NBA 2K7
  30. 30. Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Call of Duty 3 Need For Speed Carbon Ridge Racer 7 Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
  31. 31. Nintendo Wii Introduced: November 19, 2006  Retail Price: $249  Number of Games: about 60  Mario Party 8 Excite Truck
  32. 32. Nintendo Wii Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Super Paper Mario Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz Wii Sports
  33. 33. Sources GameSpot – The History of Video Games  http://www.gamespot.com/gamespot/features/video/hov/index.html  Business Week – A Brief History of Video Game  Warfare http://images.businessweek.com/ss/06/10/game_consoles/index.htm?chan=search 

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