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Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
Video Game History '11
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Video Game History '11

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A look at the history of video

A look at the history of video

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  • 1. A History of Video Games<br />
  • 2. Interesting Facts<br />Nintendo – established in 1889 as a playing card company<br />Sony – started in 1947 as Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Company. Made first pocket-sized battery-powered radio.<br />1951 - Ralph Baer suggests adding an interactive game to TV. Management ignores the idea.<br />1954 – Service Games starts making coin operated games. SErvice GAmes later becomes SEGA.<br />
  • 3. Interesting Facts<br />1958 - physicist Willy Higinbotham invents an interactive table-tennis-like game that is displayed on an oscilloscope<br />1961 - Steve Russell creates Spacewar, the first interactive computer game<br />1967 - Ralph Baer leads a team that creates an interactive game that can be played on a TV screen.<br />
  • 4. Pong<br />Arcade 1972<br />Atari Home Version 1975<br />
  • 5. Atari 2600 (VCS)<br />Introduced in 1977<br />Original Retail Price: $249<br />Number of Games: nearly 1000<br />Asteroids<br />Centipede<br />
  • 6. Atari 2600<br />Pac-Man<br />Donkey Kong<br />Pitfall!<br />Frogger<br />
  • 7. Intellivision<br />Introduced in 1980<br />Original Retail Price: $299<br />Number of Games: about 180<br />Astrosmash<br />Bump ‘N’ Jump<br />
  • 8. Intellivision<br />Major League Baseball<br />BurgerTime<br />Pac-Man<br />Snafu<br />
  • 9. Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)<br />Introduced in 1985<br />Original Retail Price: $199<br />Number of Games: about 850<br />Bases Loaded<br />Double Dragon<br />
  • 10. Nintendo Entertainment System<br />Excitebike<br />Super Mario Bros.<br />Tecmo Super Bowl<br />Legend Of Zelda<br />Super Mario Bros. 3<br />Tetris<br />
  • 11. Sega Genesis<br />Introduced in 1989<br />Original Retail Price: $249<br />Number of Games: about 650<br />Columns<br />Earthworm Jim<br />
  • 12. Sega Genesis<br />Micro Machines<br />NBA Jam<br />Sonic The Hedgehog<br />Mortal Kombat<br />
  • 13. Super Nintendo (SNES)<br />Introduced in 1991<br />Original Retail Price: $249<br />Number of Games: about 780<br />Donkey Kong Country<br />Madden NFL ‘96<br />
  • 14. Super Nintendo<br />Uniracers<br />Super Mario Kart<br />WWF Royal Rumble<br />Super Mario World<br />
  • 15. Sony Playstation<br />Introduced in 1994<br />Original Retail Price: $299<br />Number of Games: over 1500<br />Crash Bandicoot<br />Gran Turismo 2<br />
  • 16. Sony Playstation<br />NFL Blitz 2000<br />Tomb Raider<br />Tekken<br />Doom<br />
  • 17. Nintendo 64<br />Introduced in 1996<br />Original Retail Price: $199<br />Number of Games: about 310<br />Cruisin’ USA<br />Mario Kart 64<br />
  • 18. Nintendo 64<br />Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time<br />Super Mario 64<br />GoldenEye 007<br />Super Smash Brothers<br />
  • 19. Sega Dreamcast<br />Introduced in 1998<br />Original Retail Price: $199<br />Number of Games: about 330<br />Crazy Taxi<br />Soul Caliber<br />
  • 20. Sega Dreamcast<br />NFL Quarterback Club 2001<br />Sonic Adventure<br />Quake III Arena<br />Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six<br />
  • 21. Sony Playstation 2 (PS2)<br />Introduced in 2000<br />Original Retail Price: $299<br />Number of Games: over 2400<br />Grand Theft Auto III<br />ESPN NFL 2K5<br />
  • 22. Sony Playstation 2 (PS2)<br />Metal Gear Solid<br />Virtua Fighter 4<br />Final Fantasy X<br />Need For Speed: Underground<br />
  • 23. Microsoft Xbox<br />Introduced: November 15, 2001<br />Original Retail Price: $299<br />Number of Games: over 1000<br />Ghost Recon 2<br />Mech Assault<br />
  • 24. Microsoft Xbox<br />WWF RAW<br />Project Gotham Racing<br />Halo 2<br />MLB 2K5<br />
  • 25. Nintendo Gamecube<br />Introduced: November 18, 2001<br />Original Retail Price: $199<br />Number of Games: over 600<br />Metroid Prime<br />Super Smash Bros. Melee<br />
  • 26. Nintendo Gamecube<br />Super Mario Sunshine<br />Resident Evil Zero<br />Mario Kart: Double Dash<br />Mario Party 7<br />
  • 27. Microsoft Xbox 360<br />Introduced: November 22, 2005<br />Original Retail Price: $299/$399<br />Number of Games: over 800<br />Project Gotham Racing 3<br />Halo 3<br />
  • 28. Microsoft Xbox 360<br />Red Dead Redemption<br />Gears of War<br />L.A. Noire<br />Call of Duty – Modern Warfare 2<br />
  • 29. Sony Playstation 3 (PS3)<br />Introduced: November 17, 2006<br />Retail Price: $499/$599<br />Number of Games: about 650<br />LittleBigPlanet<br />Grand Theft Auto IV<br />
  • 30. Sony Playstation 3 (PS3)<br />Call of Duty 3<br />Dead Space 2<br />MLB ’11: The Show<br />Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion<br />
  • 31. Nintendo Wii<br />Introduced: November 19, 2006<br />Retail Price: $249<br />Number of Games: about 900<br />Mario Party 8<br />Excite Truck<br />
  • 32. Nintendo Wii<br />Donkey Kong Country Returns<br />New Super Mario Bros. Wii<br />Mario Kart Wii<br />Wii Sports<br />
  • 33. Motion Gaming…<br />PlayStation Move<br />Xbox Kinect<br />
  • 34. Mario – Through the Years…<br />
  • 35. Baseball - Through the Years…<br />
  • 36. The Future…<br />Wii U – coming in 2012<br />
  • 37. Sources<br />GameSpot – The History of Video Games<br />http://www.gamespot.com/gamespot/features/video/hov/index.html<br />Business Week – A Brief History of Video Game Warfare<br />http://images.businessweek.com/ss/06/10/game_consoles/index.htm?chan=search<br />

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