History of video game consoles

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  • Video Game Consoles Essay

    The History Of Video Game Consoles Video game consoles have been around for a long time, and they have influenced how technology is for us today. Some of the earliest consoles, the Brown Box and even the Atari, have a big impact on how are video game consoles are designed for us. The Brown Box and some of the earliest consoles, have paved the way video game consoles are today and for the future. The Brown Box was released in 1970 (TIME,1) and it was one of the earliest video game consoles to date. Designed for generic televisions ( TIME,1),the Brown Box was extraordinary for its time. the brown box came with thirteen games (TIME,1) which one of them was Ping Pong. But Unfortunately the Brown Box was sold to the U.S. in 1972 and changed to…

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  • History Of Nintendo

    The history of Nintendo Video games have been around for many years with many different companies making different contributions. One of the more well-known companies would have to be Nintendo. Nintendo is the successful company it is today because of three things: The very start of the company, their gaming consoles and the influence of their characters. Nintendo has a history dating back to the late 19th century. The Nintendo Company was founded on September 23, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi.…

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  • The Playstation And Its Impact On The Xbox

    In the world today, the PlayStation has defined how we are allowed to play action, adventure, and even simulation games. The PlayStation is probable the one of game consoles that offers everything for both gamers and typical people. It allows users to play or watch from games, movies/shows, and even browse the internet. In order to understand how the PlayStation is so excellent, we will need to know the history of the consoles, and what makes it perform at the highest level. Overall PlayStation…

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  • The History And Evolution Of The Video Game Industry

    The history of video games goes back as far as the early 1950s. A time when arcade games and gaming consoles became mainstream. Since then, video games have become a huge sensation for people all over the world. As of 2016, there have been eight generations of video game consoles. Although most people had never seen a video game until 1971, the story of video games actually begins more than a decade earlier. In 1958, a physicist named William A. Higinbotham developed the first game on an…

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  • The Transformation Of Nintendo 64 To The Playstation 4

    Video games have been transformed so much thought the years. Starting from pong in the 70’s to modern day video games. As society advances so do video games and their importance in modern culture. The more complicated we make video games the more we see there is controversy around it, but that’s not the main transformation this paper will be focusing on. The transformation I see the most would be between the Nintendo 64 to the PlayStation 4 consoles. The Nintendo 64 was a stepping stone for…

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  • How Video Games Have Changed Over The Years

    billion dollar industry? Video games have been around since the late 60’s. Now most of them have more computing power than the first rocket ship. Video games have evolved over the years. From 8 bit to HD, they have evolved and offer many possibilities. While sometimes the can be bad they can also be good. They help with some disorders (“Orenstein,”) and mental problems, and they also offer a very successful career if your willing to put in the work. Video games have been around for longer than…

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  • How Has Technology Changed Over The Years

    little as five to 10 years ago. Technology has improved since the beginning of time and will continue to improve until the end of time. About 30 years ago, people did not have the advanced technology used today. To research, most people only had local books to use like the encyclopedia, dictionary, and old history books. In school, the teachers had chalkboards and boxes of chalk to use. They also used overhead projectors to teach the class and for students to takes notes. As for…

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  • Nintendo Case Analysis

    After our extensive research and analysis of Nintendo Wii’s history, and current product development dilemma we have developed some possible solutions in that we believe could improve the dimensions of the Wii product, and Nintendo as a brand. These options are as follows: Utilize identical or substitutable technologies similar to competitors, innovate and create new games and products within target market, revamp the launch strategy, create better work conditions for developers. Our first…

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  • Pinball: The Evolution Of The Baffle Ball In The 1940's

    created video game consoles was based out of an idea. As technology continues to grow, it will always contain the origin of where the idea came from. For most people, they would think that Pong was the first video game that was invented. However, before Pong, there was the pinball. The creator David Gottlieb who made “Baffle ball” gave an inspiration to the evolution of video game. (Kent 2) Baffle Ball was similar to pinball because it is basically the same concept. The only difference was that…

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  • Video Games Questionnaire

    questions This was a second section of the Questionnaire, tailored specifically towards people who do play video games. People who don’t wouldn’t be able to properly answer these questions and as a result wouldn’t be able to provide good answers and as a result would damage my entire questionnaire. How often Video Games are bought My first question was created to help me gauge how often the average customer actually purchases a video game. This greatly varies based on multiple different…

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