I won’t be talking about how these three companies have improved each of their consoles as the years go by and how one is better than the other. I will simply be explaining how Microsoft’s three generation consoles have brought to our homes and how much they have improved within the past twelve years of their existence in the video game industry. The original Xbox was Microsoft’s first video game console which was released in the United States on November 15th, 2001. It brought new features such as its integrated service known as “Xbox Live” that allowed players all around the world to play video games online, broadband support, which allowed you to download additional game content, system linking, breakaway cables, and its ability to store media to its integrated hard drive (Dyer). The Original Xbox came with a ten gigabyte hard drive used for the storage of additional game content, game saves and media for in-game custom soundtracks.
The analysis involves different variables such as how many people play video games, age of an average gamer, gender of the gamers, what games they play and so on . We divide the gamer’s field of interest into • PC GAMES • CONSOLE GAMES Gamer Demographic facts 2006-2010 After considering the changes in gamer demographics from the year 2006-2010, I was able ... ... middle of paper ... ...12]. I believe like Nintendo Wii, Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect will also reach the hot spot in no time. Conclusion Studio I started my studio 2 years back with a core aim in developing games for PC and was successful in developing some good genres. From the findings I would like to conclude that, video game console industry is growing at a faster rate and in this seventh generation of console games, Nintendo Wii has conquered the kingdom.
After using the service for only a few minutes, I mused that gaming consoles would never again dominate the market. Along with games, OnLive’s interface is also a social network. It allows users to interact and share information, such as "Brag Clips" which are user-selected 10 second clips of memorable moments in their gameplay. Perhaps most importantly OnLive can be played through nearly every new device with an Internet connection, including iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. Currently on pre-order is OnLive’s “MicroConsole", a cigarette package-sized device that can connect to OnLive to a Television.
Halo 2: Anniversary is also said to be released in November 2014. News leaks of these games says that only one game is to be released then, which in turn means that one of the games with come out sometime in 2015. It is said that Halo 2: Anniversary will be released on 11/11/14. (Halo 5 Rumors and Leaks) The Halo series has surpassed many gaming records and is a favorite among all gamers. The Halo series has been one of my favorite game series ever since I started on Xbox.
Playstation2 Late this summer, Sony will release its brainchild product dubbed PlayStation2. This is a follow up to its predecessor PlayStation1. If you are familiar with the video game entertainment market, its usual that a company releases a new console every 4 to 5 years. The Playstation2 is expected to revolutionize the video gaming industry in ways never imagined before. Who would have thought we would be able to watch DVD's on our video game player?
One of the first color game made by the U.S. is the Odyssey 500 the first American made game with colors and the Odyssey 300 was the first game made by us with a GI chip. That would not have been possible if generation one happened but let’s see what happens in generation ... ... middle of paper ... ...ics. That is the end of my research paper. Works Cited "Business & Money." A History of Video Game Consoles.
Atari once again shook up the gaming world when they released their “Atari 2600” (Time, 4). It was the world’s first popular video game console, meaning that you were able to play different video games on one system, and you only had to pay for the console and games one time, meaning you could keep playing over and over. The next actual major console was the “Nintendo Entertainment System”, or “NES”, which was released to the public in 1985, later becoming a best-selling system in no time (Time, 6). On the “NES”, many of the most popular franchises today were born, such as Super Mario Brothers, Metroid, and The Legend of Zelda. A few years after the “NES” was released, Nintendo Entertainment released the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or “SNES” (Time, 9).
For instance, a newly released game on a gaming console average around $59.99. Anyone can argue that the same game on a PC is the same price however, that is the retail version. Newly released games on personal computers have the advantage to download games for a lower price that, are almost always on sale using digital downloading. The most recent deal I received on a personal computer game is Battlefield 4. The retail version was $59.99 on the release date for both platforms.
Viral Communications Assignment To introduce the product this is what we will say to make it sell: The PlayStation 4 is the most innovative and imaginative gaming console to be unleashed that delivers new gaming experiences that have been seen before: The PlayStation 4 comes with 8 GB of unified system memory and easily modifiable processors that provide amazing graphics and in depth user capabilities. The PS4 has the capability of really getting to know the user and will pre-load content for them based on their preferences. The PS4 also lets the user play a game while they are downloading other things, and its Remote Play allows them to play a variety of PS4 games on the PS Vita system. The new dual shock controller has drastically improved since the PS3. It now incorporates trigger buttons, better analog sticks, and a touch pad that supports swiping and multi-touch motions, giving the player a better gameplay experience.
The last generation of game consoles gave the industry a much needed boost and gave the consumer another commodity. With the eighth generation of consoles just arriving, a lot of people are wondering which console to buy. There is, however, more than just the choice of games. There’s differences in processors, graphics cards, hard drives, design, operating systems, ports, versatility, stability, controllers, and, of course, the games. Microsoft has been only been in this industry for fourteen years.