The video gaming market has technologically evolved over the past 42 years into what we know and love today. Its had its ups and down with several market crashes throughout the 70′s and 80′s but none the less the gaming market has survived and come out the other end giving us fond child hood memories and smash hit titles such as Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog, Nintendo’s Mario, Microsoft’s Halo, Sony’s Gran Tourismo series and even Pokemon which are all responsible for a gaming centric generation, but do you know how we ended up where we are?
Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? This infographic from Knewton looks at this in more detail.
As you probably already know, the popular game Flappy Bird has been removed from the app store. For some this is probably a good thing. Check out the following infographic to learn about the rise and fall of the popular mobile app.
The roots of the million dollar blockbuster role playing games that we play today can be traced back to the early paper, pencil and dice days played on tabletops in kitchens, living-rooms and bedrooms as far back as the 1970′s. The Forevergeek Kickstarter Store has put together an infographic of the history of role playing games from the lowly paper and pencil origins to the current generation computer and console versions.
Businesses have been using games ever since early 80’s when McDonalds and Coca-Cola started the trend. But why are games so interesting? And more importantly, why are games effective tools for companies?
This infographic from Xpango is in the style of an old vintage boxing poster, pitching a knock-out fight between the forthcoming Xbox One and PS4 consoles. Sure, there were a few infographics on this subject when the new consoles were announced a few months ago. But they wanted to do an interesting visual take on it, especially as final launch dates have now been announced.
We’ve all probably experienced that one Facebook game that we just couldn’t stop playing. Check out the infographic below to learn about the addictive nature of Facebook games.
In July 2013 the U.S. Government officially recognized game players as professional athletes. Check out the infographic below to learn more.
Are you still wondering why so many people nowadays are playing online bingo? A very intriguing infographic prepared by the folks over at bingofind.com clearly illustrates that million pound jackpots are a pretty good reason to entice even the most conservative players, or the ones who are used to playing bingo in a hall near them using those classic daubers to mark their numbers.
It’s played all over the world with Gamepop.co enjoying a huge Indian following from Temple Run fans, many of whom are active on the Facebook fan page which has over 114,000 friends now. Just how big a hit has it been in the 2 years since it was first released on iOS? This infographic takes a look.
She loves you, wants to make you have fun and never ever wants you to leave. Nope, we’re not talking about a crazy girlfriend here but rather the Xbox One! Kensignton looks at the Xbox One in this infographic.
Simple video games have been around since 1947, but they have come a long way since then. This infographic presented by National Geographic takes a look at the evolution of video games. Check it out below to learn more.
The following infographic from Palicomp contains all the information you ever wanted to know about Lara Croft and the history of one of gaming’s most successful franchises.