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The History of Video Gaming Consoles 1972 – 2014

The History of Video Gaming Consoles 1972 – 2014

July 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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 of Education

Gamification of Education

April 25, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Flappy Bird: A Legend in Its Own Time

Flappy Bird: A Legend in Its Own Time

February 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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 History of Role-Playing Games

The History of Role-Playing Games

December 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

The Rise of Games

The Rise of Games

November 5, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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?

Xbox One Vs. PS4 – The Big Showdown

Xbox One Vs. PS4 – The Big Showdown

October 21, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Facebook Games: You Know You’re Addicted

Facebook Games: You Know You’re Addicted

October 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Gamers are the New Professional Athletes

Gamers are the New Professional Athletes

October 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

In July 2013 the U.S. Government officially recognized game players as professional athletes. Check out the infographic below to learn more.

Why the World is Going Online Bingo Mad

Why the World is Going Online Bingo Mad

August 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

How Popular Is the Game Temple Run?

How Popular Is the Game Temple Run?

August 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Will the Xbox One Be Your Overly Attached Girlfriend?

Will the Xbox One Be Your Overly Attached Girlfriend?

July 24, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Social Gaming Industry – Statistics & Trends

Social Gaming Industry – Statistics & Trends

April 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The following infographic “Social Gaming Industry – Statistics & Trends ” from GoGulf.com provides information about social gamers, worldwide social gaming market , the monetization of the social Gaming industry and lot more. Did you know the average age of social network gamer is females around 40 years old as compared to console gamer whose is male with an average age of 37 years old? Or that by 2014, 50% of social networking users and 34% of total internet users will play social games.

The Evolution of Video Games

The Evolution of Video Games

April 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Tomb Raider – Facts And Figures

Tomb Raider – Facts And Figures

February 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.