Article exploring the history of Mahjongg, the different versions that can be played and who plays it today.
The history of Backgammon, and how the game has changed over the last 5000 years.
The history of the video game does not go back for centuries, but it goes back farther than you may have imagined. The earliest ancestor of the game we play today is a game called “Tennis for Two” that was introduced by inventor John Higginbotham back in 1958.
Of all the things that the 1970’s produced, there are few that made as big of a cultural impact as video games. There’s no question about it: video games have been a significant force in society and one of the most popular leisure pursuits. Chances are if you’re under the age of 40, you played them, some of us a lot. There was Atari, Intellivision and Colecovision. Don’t forget Sega and Nintendo. Today there are web sites that allow you to download free online games.
With the vast technological advancements we are enjoying right now, the world of the computer fishing game has become more fun, more exciting and more challenging.
The history of chess isn’t especially clear there’s hardly a country in the world that doesn’t claim to have invented it, including China, Egypt, Greece, Uzbekistan and (most unbelievably) Ireland.
A recent online survey of PC gamers has revealed that “The Sims” is one of the most popular and best-selling games of all time. Electronic Arts, distributors of the game, announced that the virtual-life game created by Will Wright and Maxis, has sold over 7 million copies worldwide (2002) to dethrone Myst as the top-selling computer game of all time.
Bingo in its current form, grew out of the depression and was immediately a big hit with the Americans looking for a diversion from the everyday drudgery of life. As its fundraising potential was realized by churches and various groups, Bingo grew out of proportions and spread from coast to coast rapidly.
Backgammon has a long fascinating history of more than 5000 years, making it one of the oldest games in civilization. The earliest backgammon board, from an early version of the game, was found circa 3000 B.C. in the royal cemetery in Ur of the Chaldees in southern Mesopotamia(now called Iraq), the birthplace of Abraham.
A quick (and not fully inclusive) rundown of the history of RPG gaming’s flagship title. From the first, bankruptcy induced title to the promises of next generation gaming. Where it’s been and where it’s going
Zelda has long been one of the greatest gaming franchises around. Where did the little boy in green get his start though and why is it called Zelda and not Link?
Sudoku, as a puzzle, has captured the minds of tens of thousands of people. It’s a puzzle that is here to stay, but be warned, once you pick Sudoku up, you may struggle to put it down again.
Runescape is an extremely popular Multi Massive Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG), that was created by Andrew Gower, and is currently owned and operated by Jagex, Ltd. The game offers to methods of play: free and paid. Runescape currently has over 9 millions active Free players, and more then 800,000 subscribed paying members.
If you’re a video game developer or hope to become one, sooner or later you’re going to have a sit-down with a distributor. Check out this article to find out how event sponsorship- yes, event sponsorship- can make that meeting turn in your favor!
To build the best gaming computer is not difficult at all. Follow the tips listed in this article and you will be owning the best gaming computer among your peers.
When you think of video games, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Generation X relive your childhood and introduce your kids to the popular games that you played when you were a teenager.
The article explores the history of RTS games. It might surprise you where it all started.
Today, video games are a lucrative entertainment industry, rivaling films for popularity and even intertwining with Hollywood. Video games did not achieve world wide success overnight, but rather over a long period of time and in fits and starts.
Even though personal computers have been around for a very long time, they really became popular in the 1980’s and have evolved into almost a necessity of life for many people. However, video games really began with the invention of the Atari video game system which would eventually evolve into more in-depth and more powerful game systems. One of the earliest hunting games developed was Duck Hunt which was made for the Nintendo game system.
The video game industry has grown a lot since it’s birth many years ago. As the industry grew, so did it’s user-base that loves to play those games. Is it actually possible to be paid to test them?