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    Real Life Simulators

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    The history of gaming dates back all the way to 1940 when the traditional game nim was created and displayed at the Westinghouse display at the World's Fair. it wasn't very popular and they still had a lot of work to do to come up with more appealing features. They finally came up with a big hit in 1972 with the introduction of Pong, Pong was created by atari and was a major hit and probably considered one of the main foundations to current video games of today. But this did not stop them from further innovating Pong, by 1975 atari then came out with a home version now allowing people not having to go out to arcades to play video games. By 1977 atari was the main provider of video games and was offering consols for the homes with around 30 games that they would offer. The next biggest hit to come up…

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    Donkey Kong Research Paper

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    Have you ever wondered which video games had the most significant impact on the growth of the video game industry. If you walked up to a random person on the street and asked them what the first video game made was they would most likely say "Pong" . Pong ,created by Allan Alcorn and published by Atari in 1972, is most famously known for being one of the earliest video games known that significantly impacted the growth of the video game industry. Similar to table tennis your objective is to beat…

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    My Baby Research Paper

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    work schedule I would be dropped off at 8AM and not picked up until night time. Those were rough times and I do not recall them pleasantly at all. I remember they put an extremely inappropriate movie on that had a huge sea monster squid like thing that would wrap its tentacles around the bridge and take it down. I had nightmares regarding that movie for a while. The second daycare that I went to was much better and I was 4 I met my first “boyfriend” Chuckie. He picked me out and wanted me…

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    change. Video games have went through various changes in graphics. When games first came out they only came in pixel form, which is a very low quality type of graphic. Through the decades they have undergone a major makeover. Games in the present are high definition, most being in 1080p. Games are looking more realistic and people are starting to open up to trying gaming because of the drastic change in graphics. Graphics have changed people’s outlook on games. Games used to have such low…

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    Modern Music Challenges

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    The Challenges and Rewards of Modern Composition When one considers the word “musician”, the first image that often comes to mind is a performer on stage playing popular, rock, or classical music. However, what many do not realize is that there is a large range of mediums through which one can present music. Some of these methods include writing music to accompany a visual or interactive component such as television or video games. Despite the number of opportunities for original music, the art…

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    If I told you to picture what you consider to be a gamer, the first image you would come up with is a young boy holding a controller. If I told you to come up with another image, it would be a struggle to imagine another type of gamer, and there’s a reason for that. The target demographic of the gaming industry includes men from age 18 to 34, and the industry goes to great lengths to make them the sole demographic. The sexualized representation of women in games, the backlash from men that…

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    Video Games are on the upward trend all across America. Now more than ever, people are interacting online through many different gaming platforms. According to Mychelle Blake, in the US alone, over 63% of all households have someone who regularly plays video games. That’s nearly 2 in 3 households that have a gamer. Being a gamer does not mean you are good, bad, weird, or cool. Most importantly, it does not mean you are a boy. Back in 2014, there was a serious issue with sexism in the…

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    he video game industry has always been a topic of controversy over the years. Ever since their first creation there have been a number of opinions surrounding them. The opinions are usually mixed between positive of negative. However, it should be more accurate to state that the opinions of video games range from, strange, absurd, reasonable and downright ridiculous. While video games have gotten popular with mainstream audiences with the rise of esport, video game expos like E3, and the rise of…

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    Many people think that violent videogames are to blame for most of the crimes committed nowadays. This is not the right way to look at things, since there are actual studies that show that videogames, especially action games, can enhance people’s cognitive abilities, relive stress and depression, and also help the economy. These studies have been done to see if there is any connection between videogame violence and actual violence. Yet lot of other studies have also shown the benefits of…

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    The main argument of All Work All Play directed by Patrick Creadon argues that Professional video games or Esports is a real sport that is growing rapidly. All Work All Play uses most of its points to establish their Ethos to the viewer. Pathos often follows this up and takes up most of the time in the film. Logos was spread out evenly in three points, the beginning, middle, and end. Logos is the least used of the three in this film. When logos is used, it is used to set up either a pathos or…

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