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  • The Nintendo Entertainment System

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    gaming systems. You can be standing, sitting down, using controllers, or not using any controllers at all. There are at least many different types of movement motions involved in both types of electronics made by different companies. The Kinect may have more free motion, but the Wii seems more enjoyable for families to use and have fun. The Nintendo Entertainment System was introduced in 1985 which became an instant hit, selling over sixty million units. In 2006, Nintendo introduced

  • The Effects Of Video Games On Pop Culture

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    and a Japanese company by the name of Nintendo decided it wanted to enter the market. Nintendo’s Family Computer, or Famicom, was doing well in Japan and Nintendo wanted to try and find success in North America. This proved to be difficult because America was still wary on the idea of game consoles after the crash. To try and avoid the skepticism that came with items labeled as a game console, Nintendo rebranded the Famicom as the Nintendo Entertainment System and marketed it as a toy. Believe it

  • Nintendo Research Paper

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    The birth of Nintendo dates back over 100 years ago and originally made only Japanese playing cards. This paper will explore how Nintendo started out as a playing card company and became one of the biggest gaming corporations that are alive today. It will also explore the success and failures of the company and how it achieved the status it has today. We will discuss the technology of gaming and how it evolved over time. Nintendo: How it changed our world The life of Nintendo dates back to

  • Research Paper On Nintendo

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    This essay will talk about how Nintendo is currently the best company in the video game race. It will discuss all of Nintendo’s innovations to the video gaming industry as a whole and how without Nintendo, the video game industry would be drastically different. An example of an event that would have altered the video game industry without Nintendo would be the Video Game Crash of 1983, where video games were being reproduced at a rate where all copies couldn’t be sold and how all of the games at

  • Video Games : Video Game Console

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    Although the first video games appeared in the 1950s,[1] they were played on massive computers connected to vector displays, not analog televisions. Ralph H. Baer conceived the idea of a home video game in 1951. In the late 1960s while working for Sanders Associates he created a series of video game console designs. One of these designs, which gained the nickname of the "Brown Box", featured changeable game modes and was demonstrated to several TV manufactures ultimately leading to an agreement between

  • Nintendo : A Video Game Company

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    Nintendo is a wonderful company, although there is much more to Nintendo than just a video game company. The company has been around for a while, and there’s proof that shows: over multiple years, Nintendo has made many games and many consoles. Nowadays, Nintendo consoles have been tossed aside, forgotten as people play on their Xboxes and Playstations, yet Nintendo still works to make consoles for people’s entertainment. Nintendo tries to make game consoles that’ll please everyone, although that

  • Video Game Industry : Nintendo And Sony

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    ahead. Big giant’s companies as Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft are constantly competing and technology and innovation are vital to keep pace with this demanding and challenging field. This essay will discuss two companies within the video games industry, Nintendo and Sony, trying to define their international strategies and their procedures in entering markets abroad, crossing the national borders and consolidating a strong multinational presence. The choice of Nintendo and Sony is due to different reasons

  • Nintendo DS Analysis Essay

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    Introduction The product I have chosen to study is the Nintendo DS. This product is one of Nintendo’s most recently released games consoles. I will explain what the Nintendo DS does. It is a handheld games console that consists of a book like structure. It has a small LCD screen on each side. One is a touch screen and the other is a viewing screen. The console also incorporates a microphone and has Wi-Fi capabilities. This allows the user to operate the game by using a small stylus on the touch

  • How Video Games Changed Throughout History

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    being very few games to begin with. However, all of this changed when the Atari 2600 was released. At the time, Atari was known for their home computers and their hit arcade game “Pong”. Though the Atari 2600 might not have been the first video game system, it was definitely the most successful at that time and a great success for Atari’s first attempt at a home video game console. Thanks to the success of the 2600, video games began to take off and arcades started popping up all over the world with

  • The History of Video Games Essay

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    first home video game system, named Odyssey, is released by Magnavox. This main games featured on this system were a light gun game and a tennis game. During the same time, a game by the name of Pong is a success in the public. It is because people wanted to play Pong in the comfort of their own homes, that they bought Odyssey. The system only sold around 100,000 units since Magnavox only sold the game system from their own stores, making consumers believe that the game system would only work on