Tag: video games
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?
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.
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.
The following infographic by Big Fish Games reveals which states have the top salaries, studios, and schools for different professions in the gaming industry.
The following infographic published by ComputerandVideoGames.com charts 40 years of racing games including the Atari Space Race arcade game introduced in 1973, through to the release of Forza Motorsport 4 in 2011.
I still remember the days growing up as a kid and playing Atari games such as Pong, Asteroids and one of my all-time favorites, Centipede. Being the old guy that I am now, I still favor those games over today’s virtual reality types of games. When I cam across this Atari timeline infographic at Mashable, I just had to post it here.
You would think that new feature film releases would outsell new video game releases, right? Not so! This infographic from G Plus shows that the release of new video games consistently rank in more money than the release of new films.