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Transcript of Games
Did you Know?
Era 1 . 1940 - 1950s
The beginning of video games
Era 2 . 1960 - 1970s
Chiptune and Strategy
Era 3 . 1980 - 1990s
Early forms of Algorithm and color
Video Game Bingo
Era 4 . 2000+
Wider and improved range of programming
Ending Credits/ Work Cited Page
There were no video game consoles created at this time.
Games were mainly played on mainframe computers.
1967: First video game console was created by Ralph H. Baer (a.k.a "The Father of Video games)
It was called the "Brown Box" because it was a wooden, bulky, rectangular box.
It also had two gaming controllers and was able top be connected to a TV.
Other Companies "Hop on the Bandwagon"
1972: Magnavox released their first home console called the Odyssey.
The FIRST Console
Only six games for the console: ping-pong, tennis, handball, volleyball, chase games and a light gun game.
1973: Atari released the Atari Pong Arcade Machine, which became really popular.
Because of its popularity, two year later (1975) Atari marketed the game as a home console.
Nintendo also created a console in 1978 called Nintendo Game and Watch but it was not as popular.
The Rise of Nintendo and Sega
1983: Sega release the SG-1000. It was not well-known since it was never launched in the U.S.
The SG-1000 was the foundation for their more popular game console the Sega Master System launched in 1985.
1983: Nintendo released the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
The NES was the best-selling console of the generation and made Nintendo a company that was easily identified with gaming.
Sega Master System
Nintendo Entertainment System
Decline of Atari
Between 1982-1993, Atari released several other consoles (ex. Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari Lynx and the Atari Jaguar)
These consoles could not compete with the popularity of Nintendo and Sega.
The Switch from Cartridges to Discs
First company to make a disc (CD) compatible console was Phillips.
1991: Phillips released their CD-i console. (Considered a failure for poor games and controllers.)
This opened tha capability of switching from 2-D graphics to 3-D graphics since discs contained more storage space.
(**Looks kinda like a VCR (tape) player.**)
Sony vs Sega vs Nintendo
1994: Sony launches the Playstation.
Playstation was very popular when released.
Sega had to wake up and create a new console since they were in "a daze" from the success of their MegaDrive Genesis System.
Sega expanded on their genesis console and made it into a trilogy releasing the Genesis 2 in (1994) and the Genesis 3 in (1997).
Nintendo lagged behind inthe "competition" with their Nintendo 64 console that still used a cartridge system.
Sega Genesis Trilogy
Consoles of Our Generation
2001: Sony creates Playstation 2.
2001: Nintendo finally switches over to CD based console with the release of the Nintendo Gamecube.
2001: Microsoft enters the gaming industry with the first XBox.
Sega phases out of the video game console industry. (No new releases of consoles.)
2005: XBox 360 released.
2006: Playstation 3 released.
2006: Nintendo Wii released.
2009: Wii Motion Plus released.
2010: Kinect for XBox 360 released.
2010: Playstation Move released.
After the releases of these last consoles, Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony began to just add add-ons (motion controls) to the controls of the consoles.
XBox 360 with Kinect
Playstation 3 with Move
Wii and Wii Motion Plus
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Spacewar - Steve Russell
Pong - Ralph Baer
Computer Space - Nolan Bushnell & Ted Dabney
The Oregon Trail
Space Invaders - Tomohiro Nishikado
Pac Man - Toru Iwatani
Donkey Kong - Shigeru Miyamoto
Tetris - Alexey Pajitnov
Legend of Zelda - Shigeru Miyamoto
Sonic the Hedgehog - Sega
Mortal Kombat - Midway
Doom - Midway
Tomb Raider - Eidos
Warcraft: Orcs and Humans - Blizzard
N.d. Sega Celebrates Two Decades of Sonic the Hedgehog. 23 June 2011. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
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Tetris Cube 2. N.d. Wikipedia. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
Tetris Cube 3. N.d. Wikipedia. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
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Mortal Kombat Logo. N.d. Wikipedia. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
Doom Logo. N.d. Wikipedia. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
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Skyrim Png. N.d. Deviantart.com. Meridiann, 28 Feb. 2012. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
Tennis for Two - graphics
Anything that has a visual change on the screen during gameplay
Interface was introduced during the mid-90's.
The begining with 8-bit color range
Present day with 512-bit color range and blenders
Chiptune music was introduced during the late 1970's. Also known as 8-bit music.
Some very early forms of algorithms were introduced during the early 90's, resulting in improved gaming for the player.
Strategy was introduced into new games by influencing the player to think of their actions.
Pong. 2013. Game Informer. Game Informer. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
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Tetris Cube 4. N.d. Wikipedia. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
Interface occurs between the boundary of the player and the video game itself.
ZELDA OCARINA OF TIME 2. 2003. Wikipedia. Wikipedia. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
8bit-era. 2013. Games / Geekery. Techie Doodlers. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
Rsg_gtav_screenshot_030. 2012. GTA V News. The GTA Place Forums. Web. 3 Jan. 2015.
Algorithm has been improved
8-bit was introduced. Used 256 bits of color.
Legend of Zelda
Sonic the Hedgehog
1940's - 1950's
1960's - 1970's
1980's - 1990's
The Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device (1948)
Claude Shannon lays out basic programing for playing chess
Table Tennis (1958):
Game is played through this tiny oscilloscope
Wolf, Mark J. P., and Bernard Perron. The Video Game Theory Reader. New York: Routledge, 2003. Print.
"What Is 32-bit?" What Is 32-bit? N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.
Maltman, Thomas James. The Electrifying, Action-packed, Unusual History of Video Games. Mankato, MN: Capstone, 2011. Print.
"Video Game History Timeline." Home. The Strong, 2014. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.
World of Warcraft
Angry Birds, Farmville, etc.
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Grand Theft Auto V
The Last of Us
& Many More
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Gaming History. Witty Feed. Web.
Beginnings of Battle Games
Can Video Games be good for you?
Alexis has consoles and companies
Jessica talks about popular games and genres
Kirsten discusses gameplay
Megan has graphics and sound
Who Wants to Play a Video Game?
"Counter Strike History of the Video Game Industry."
History of the Video Game Industry
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"History of Video Games."
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Seitz, Patrick. "Video Game Sells Decline Despite New Consoles."
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"Video Game Consoles."
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"Video Game History Timeline."
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"Evolution of Home Video Game Consoles: 1967-2011."
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Space Wars (1962):
-First multiplayer Computer Game
- Objective: Take out the other player
with out touching the sun
-One of the first multiplayer TV Game
- Objective: Don't let the ball bounce past you
- A Tv game console
- With a Addition of card and board games
Computer Space (1970):
- Objective: To dodge and shoot all flying saucers
- Arcade Game
The Oregon Trail (1971):
No Consoles at the Time
- Objective: Live the life of a pioneer
Space Invaders (1978):
-Objective: Take out all enemy ships with out getting hit
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"History of Computers and Computing, Birth of the Modern Computer, The Thinkers, William Higinbotham." History of Computers and Computing, Birth of the Modern Computer, The Thinkers, William Higinbotham. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.
"Pac-Man." About. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.
"Tron Arcade Game." Tron Arcade Game. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.
Era 2 Gameplay
Era 1 Gameplay
Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device. N.d. Wikipedia. Web. 03 Jan. 2015
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Dr. Robotnik is assimilating all creatures on the planet and sonic must use his unusual ability of super speed to stop the evil doctor.
Sonic the Hedge Hog (1991)
Mortal Kombat (1993)
Protagonist Monk Liu Kang journeys to earth to defeat the evil Sorcer Shang Tsung in a tenement called Mortal Kombat. He wishes to bring honor back into the event.
Tennis-4-2-w. N.d. Pong Museum. Web. 03 Jan. 2015.
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Space Marine is sent to mars to investigate a radioactive waste facility as punishment for disobeying orders and assaulting his commanding officer.
But when the marine and his men get there, they are attacked by Demons from hell. Everyone is murdered except for the marine.
The Making Of Pong. N.d. Edge Online. Web. 03 Jan. 2015.
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Odyssey. N.d. SI. Web. 03 Jan. 2015.
Warcraft: Orcs and Humans (1994)
3.jpg. N.d. MMistanbul. Web. 03 Jan. 2015.
Play as either an Orc or human
The player's main quest is to develop a stable economy while building a war machine to destroy your enemy.
51653-oregon Trail. N.d. Tested.com. Web. 03 Jan. 2015.
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Tomb Raider (1996)
Laura Croft, an archeologist who explores ancient sites in search of valuable artifacts, is hired to retrieve The Atlanteon Stone.
She is later betrayed by her employer and sets off to find the stone on her own. She must find 3 artifacts to complete the stone.
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998)
A young Kokiri boy named Link discovers his destiny to free the seven sages and save the land of Hyrule from the evil Sourcer Gandondorf
Rock Band & Guitar Hero
Grand theft Auto 1-5
Sonic1title. N.d. Sonicretro. Web.
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Era 3 Gameplay
Era 4 Gameplay