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Game Console History

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Magnavox Odyssey (1ST generation) 27 May, 1972 This game console was made in 1972 over 330,000 were sold and the best selling game on it was a table tennis game. Here are a list of games: * Baseball * Basketball * Brain Wave * Cat & Mouse * Dogfight * Football * Fun Zoo * Handball * Haunted House * Hockey * Invasion * Interplanetary Voyage * Percepts * Prehistoric Safari * Roulette * Shooting Gallery * Shootout * Simon Says * Ski * Soccer * States * Submarine * Table Tennis * Tennis * Volleyball * Win * Wipeout All these games were on the Magnavox Odyssey this is a lot of games for a old game stations. Most of the games were in black and white and was originally going too be used help military to help with there reflexes. The games were only 2D games which are very basic but it is only one of the first ever game stations. ...read more.

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System (4th Generation) Sega Mega Drive (4th Generation) PlayStation (Firth Generation) Nintendo 64 (Firth Generation) PlayStation 2 (Sixth Generation) Microsoft Xbox (Sixth Generation) PlayStation 3 (Seventh Generation) Nintendo Wii (Seventh Generation) Xbox 360 Mobile Phone Games Computer, PC Gaming Task A Game Developers Developers Developers are people how make the game using computers to program and change the graphics; this can be a very long and boring task which is sometimes well paid depending on how good the games graphics and the title of the game e.g. COD4 (call of duty 4) which is a very popular game. List Of Developers 1. Activision Game (Developer and Publisher). = Call Of Duty 5 (COD5). 2. Infinity Ward (Developer) = Call Of Duty 4 (COD4) 3. Evolution Studios (Developer) = MotorStorm. 4. Gearbox Software (Developer) = Hells Highway. 5. Pandemic Studios (Developer) = Star Wars Battle Front 1 and 2 Publishers Game publishers are a company that publish games by selling the games on the market which would be the front cover of the game and pay to get the games made onto disc or SD card. ...read more.

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Activations have a lot of studios 13 most of which are in the USA but two are in the UK. TIGA TIGA is the national trade association representing which are mostly about games software developers in the UK and Europe. TIGA is a business helping national trade between countries games and representing the business and commercial interest of game developers. ELSPA ELSPA (the Entertainment & Leisure Software Publishers Association) was first designed and made in 1989 to be the British computer and video games industry. Conclusion I think that computer games have improved by the graphics and the way you play yours games like the Nintendo wii were you can use their 11 axis controllers to get into the game. The graphics of the games have improved the most this is proven by the old and the new games e.g. Submarine on the Magnavox Odyssey to the Call of Duty 5 on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. The Ai of the games has improved as well making the shooting games faster and more responsive to play, UK games market is worth about �4 billion ...read more.

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