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Licensing and controls
Developers rush to sign up, despite strict rules.
Established zero bug tolerance.
Adopted a set of rules similar to Hays Code and the Comics Code.
By 1989 23% of all toys sold in the US were a Ni
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Blood and gore were highly controversial.
But nothing more so than the fatalities.
Each character had a special finishing move meant to reward the winner and
humiliate the loser.
Also released in October 1992, for
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Through a case of mistaken identity, molyneuxs company Taurus ended up
with free Amigas shipped from Commodore.
Decided to move to video game development and changed company name to
First original game was Fusion publi
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Nintendo, Nes and The console comeback.
President of Nintendo 1949 2002
Nintendo was a hanafuda playing card company.
Yamauchi wanted to make Nintendo a global company.
Began experimenting with toys after discovering the
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Roots traced back to Service Games, founded in Honolulu in 1940.
Eventually moved company to Tokyo in 1951.
Developed coin op jukeboxes, games and slot machines and imported to
military bases throughout Japan.
Merged with Rosen
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Video Game Violence The Cd-rom and 3d gaming.
Born February 24, 1942.
Long time political career, beginning the in 1970s. Elected to the Us Senate
in 1988 as a Democrat.
Has been accused of being more conservative than many
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American Video Games.
Atari/Namco 1978 licensing deal gave Atari exclusive console rights to
Moved 12 million units of Pac-Man, olus sold many more Atari 2600.
Pulled into commanding lead ahead of intellivision.
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Birth of the Japanese RPG
Henk Rogers, American ex-pat avid D&D player.
Developed and launched The Black Onyx in 1984.
Initial Launch was a complete failure.
Subsequently sold 10K copies per month after holding magazine editors
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Open World Games; Sega / Nintendo rivalry.
Born January 20th, 1960. Raised in Atlanta and Baton Rouge.
Obsessed with model making and robots.
Interested in artificial intelligence and simulation due to interest inwrting
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The American video game boom and crash.
The Video game boom
1982: Home and arcade video game revenues were 5313 million/year.
Millions of Atari 2600s installed in homes.
Vectorbeam developed by Larry Rosen