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INTRODUCTION: The history of video games has its origins in the 1940s when, after the end of World War II, the victorious powers supercomputers built the first programmable as the ENIAC, the 1946.nota 1 The first attempts to implement a recreational program (initially chess programs) soon appeared, and were repeated for the next decades.1 The first modern games appeared in the 60's , and since then the world of video games has continued to grow and develop with the only limit imposed upon the creativity of the developers and the evolution of tecnología.2 In recent years, we are witnessing an era of technological progress dominated by an industry that promotes a model of consumption where the new super fast becoming obsolete in a few months, but where both a group of people and institutions aware of the role-pioneer programs, companies that defined the market and the large visionaries had on the development of the industry, have initiated the formal study of the history of gaming
PONG, THE FIRST GAME
PONG: was a game of the first generation of consoles published by Atari, Nolan Bushnell created and launched on November 29, 1972. Pong is based on the sport of table tennis (or ping pong). The word Pong is a registered trademark of Atari Interactive, while the generic word "pong" is used to describe the genre of video games "bat and ball." Pong's popularity resulted in a patent infringement lawsuit and won by the makers of the Magnavox Odyssey, which had a similar game.
The category consoles
Game console: A console is a small electronic system that is designed to run games developed on a personal computer or server. Like personal computers, can take different shapes and sizes thus can be desktop, ie need to be connected to a television for viewing the game, and the mains for power, which often consume 12 volt electronic device or the handheld game console, with an integrated display and an internal power supply (batteries or batteries). Video games can take the form of protective plastic cartridges with chips plate is stored in the software, or even on disk, memory card, compact disk (such as PlayStation), records "GOD" (in the case Nintendo GameCube), DVD (such as PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox and Xbox 360), or Blu-ray (in the case of the PlayStation 3). The latter two are optical storage formats that have been imposed as standard in the seventh generation consoles. The cartridge format was used primarily for portable game consoles or video games in past generations, most notable being the last Nintendo 64 and Game Boy Advance. Today, PlayStation Portable uses UMD, Sony's proprietary format and Nintendo DS handheld devices using SD cards.
Videoconsoles SECOND GENERATION
Game console SECOND GENERATION: In this generation stressed Atari 2600, Colecovision, Mattel Intellivision, Atari 5200, SG-1000 and TV-Game 6 was the absolute dominance Atari, but had at least two notable rivals. Colecovision with twice the color of the 2600 and Intellivision Mattel for the first time in history includes a 16-bit CPU. Japanese firms today considered legendary as Sega or Nintendo, made their timid inroads domestically.
Videoconsoles OF THIRD GENERATION[/ size]
Game console THIRD GENERATION: After the crisis of video games, consoles the world of Japanese is practically a monopoly. In this generation consoles like the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) and Famicom (NES and was called in Japan) and the Sega Master System had 8 bits. The NES, dominates almost alone until the arrival of Mega Drive in 1988.
FOURTH GENERATION Game console
Game console FOURTH GENERATION: In 1987 NEC and Hudson, take the console in Japan or Turbografx PCEngine the rest of the world who have an 8-bit CPU but a 16-bit graphics chip. In 1988, Sega introduced the console with a 16-bit CPU known as Sega Genesis in America and Sega Mega Drive in Europe and Asia. In 1990 Nintendo brings its 16-bit Super Nintendo console and this year, the producer gets SNK Neo Geo arcade games, the most powerful console of this generation called the Rolls Royce of consoles due to its high price. This generation stands for graphics chips added to the cartridge, like the Super FX added SVP and Mega Drive, Mega CD and 32X Mega. Concepts appear as multitasking, multimedia, vector graphics, etc ... Super Nintendo is the best selling console with 49 million units, although the most sold in Europe is Mega Drive.
Fifth Generation Game console
Fifth Generation Video Game Console: In the fifth generation there were a variety of different equipment manufacturers had similar characteristics to that of a personal computer. Game development companies began to file titles in a 3D environment, taking advantage of the hardware capabilities of the equipment. This generation is known as the "era of the 32-bit" but occasionally some people refer to this generation as the "era of the 64-bit" since Nintendo launched two years later a system that would break the nickname, it is Nintendo 64 console and rarely also called the "era 3D." This is a generation of the move from 2D to 3D three-dimensional environments and began in 1994 when Sega launched the Sega Saturn and Sony the PlayStation, which marked the debut of this company in the world of videogames. Basically the market was dominated by three consoles, Sega Saturn (1994), PlayStation (1994) and Nintendo 64 (1996). Demographics in console sales varied considerably, but these consoles defined the console war of this era. 3DO Interactive Multiplayer The Atari Jaguar and were also part of this era, but their marketing was poor and failed to creating impact. This era also saw two updated versions of Nintendo's Game Boy: Game Boy Color and Game Boy Light (Japan only).
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