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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?

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.

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.

Top Gaming Studios, Schools & Salaries

Top Gaming Studios, Schools & Salaries

November 13, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The following infographic by Big Fish Games reveals which states have the top salaries, studios, and schools for different professions in the gaming industry.

40 Years of Racing Games

40 Years of Racing Games

July 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Atari: 40 Years of Fun!

Atari: 40 Years of Fun!

June 27, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

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.

Game Over: Video Games Vs. Movies

Game Over: Video Games Vs. Movies

December 5, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

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.