Phantasy Star is particularly notable for its sci fi elements pre defined

Phantasy star is particularly notable for its sci fi

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- Phantasy Star is particularly notable for its sci-fi elements, pre-defined characters (with unique backstories and personalities), and pseudo-3D dungeon graphics. - Phantasy Star is one of the earliest games to feature a female main character. King’s Quest: - Released in 1984 by Sierra for the IBM PCjr. An expanded version was later released for other computer models. - The player must aid Sir Graham on a quest to retrieve three stolen treasures and become king. - It was the first animated adventure game, though players controlled Sir Graham by typing in commands. Little Computer People: - Released by Activision in 1985 for various home computer models. - A little person goes about this daily life while the player interacts with him and furnishes his house. - While not especially successful, it was an inspiration for The Sims. - A Japanese NES port created by Square, titled Apple Town Story, was a precursor to the Tomagotchi and other digital pets. Might and Magic Book 1: - Released by New World Computer in 1986 for various home computer models. - Players choose from several different races and classes to create a group of six characters and search for the secret of the Inner Sanctum. - Notable features include a massive game world, a high degree of player freedom, and the way that the characters’ race and gender affect gameplay. Tetris:
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- Developed in the mid 80’s by Russian programmer Alexey Pajitnov. - Released in the US in 1986 on the IBM PC and Commodore 64 and later ported to just about everything else. - Players must arrange falling blocks to create lines. - One of the most well-known and influential games of all time. - The best selling game of all time by a very large margin if all versions are counted together, with over 495 million copies sold. Approximately 425 million were sold on mobile devices. Individually, the NES and Gameboy versions are the only ones with especially notable sales numbers. Metroid: - Released by Nintendo in 1987. - Players control inter-galactic bounty hunter Samus Aran on a quest to retrieve a Metroid used by the Space Pirates as a bio-weapon. - The gameplay features a mixture of action and exploration. Players must often return to previously visited areas after obtaining new powers in order to reach previously inaccessible areas. - Metroid was one of the first games to feature permanent power-ups and multiple endings. - Metroid was one of the earliest games to feature a female main character. - It also introduced a password system for saving games. Punch-Out!! - Released by Nintendo in 1987. - Based on the arcade games of the same name. - Players control boxer Little Mac as he works his way up in the boxing world. - The game is closer to a puzzle game than a fighting game. To win, player’s must memorize the opponents’ patterns and weak points.
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  • Fall '19
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