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Category: Gaming History

Video Games And The Law: The Rise Of The ESRB

As games got more and more powerful in their graphics, games could show more detail and graphic content. The rise of more graphic content was also a response to the bit wars between Nintendo and Sega; the thinking was to make games that could show off graphic content and using better visuals was what the […]

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The Bit Wars: Graphics Aren’t Everything

Last time we talked about how Nintendo and SEGA had come to dominate the console video game markets of the 1980’s and 90’s. This success was mostly down to business practices that included things like seals of quality, kinds of games, marketing, and relationships with developers. We also talked about how nobody really understood hardware […]

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The Rise of Nintendo – How To Restart A Dead Industry

Last time we were here we talked about the great video game crash of North America where, due to an oversaturation of consoles, a flood of bad repetitive and boring games, combined with customers being fed up with how expensive the games were compared to the low quality, the market crashed. At the time people […]

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The Western Video Game Crash of 1983 – Atari Shock!

Video game historian dives into the rise and fall of Atari in the 1980’s.

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Miura In Mourning

By Markie Rustad | On the evening of May 19th, 2021, the news was released that Kentaro Miura, creator of the widely popular manga Berserk, had passed away earlier in the month. Instantly his fans were rocked by the news that the 54-year-old was taken from the world so soon, and started sharing experiences they […]

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