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Unformatted text preview: Video Gaming 360 Rudy McDaniel & Rudy Peter Telep Peter Lecture 3 Notes 1 History of Gaming Hardware History (Consoles) (Consoles) 1st generation: 1972-1979 2nd generation: 1976-1984 3rd generation: 1983-1987 4th generation: 1987-1996 5th generation: 1993-1998 6th generation: 1998-2004/2006 7th generation: 2004-Present 2 Tennis for Two (1958) Pioneered Pioneered early developments in gaming (remind you of anything)? of 3 1st Generation: Pioneering Efforts Pioneering 4 2nd Generation: Early Consoles Consoles 5 ATARI 2600 (1977) First successful video game system. First successful Introduced plug-in cartridges to the world. world. 6 3rd Generation: 8-bit Era 7 Nintendo NES (1985) 8-bit 8-bit gaming console console Introduced Introduced Super Mario Brothers to Brothers the world the 8 Turbografx 16 (1989) 8-bit system 16-bit 16-bit graphic chip graphic Had only Had one controller port port 9 4 Generation: 16-bit Era th 10 10 SEGA Genesis (1989) 16-bit 16-bit system system Direct Direct competitor to the Super Famicom Famicom 11 11 Nintendo Game Boy (1989) 12 12 Super Nintendo (1990) Became the Became best-selling console in the 16-bit era era 13 13 5 Generation: 32/64-bit Era th 14 14 Sega Saturn (1994) 15 15 Sony Playstation (1994) 16 16 Nintendo 64 (1996) 17 17 6 Generation: 128-bit Era th 18 18 Sega Dreamcast (1998) 19 19 Sony Playstation 2 (2000) Fastest selling and Fastest most popular gaming console in history (still outsells the PS3, Wii, Xbox360, Gamecube, and Xbox as of November, 2006) November, 20 20 Nintendo Gamecube (2001) Most compact Most and least expensive of 6th-generation -generation consoles consoles 21 21 Microsoft Xbox (2001) 22 22 7 Generation: Now! th 23 23 Nintendo DS (2004) DS = “dualscreen” or screen” “developers system” system” Features a Features normal and a touch-sensitive LCD screen LCD 24 24 Microsoft Xbox 360 (2005) First console to First have a simultaneous launch across 3 major reasons major First console to First provide wireless controller support at launch launch 25 25 Sony PSP (2005) 26 26 Sony Playstation 3 (2006) 27 27 Nintendo DS-Lite (2006) Improved the Improved display and brightness while reducing the overall size of the unit. of 28 28 Nintendo Wii (2006) With the Wii, With Nintendo decided to pursue innovations in gameplay and control rather than advancements in graphics graphics 29 29 ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course DIG 3930 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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