Video Game Consoles David Yang Veronica Davis Overview Game consoles are dedicated devices for playing video games. Have been around since 1970’s. Now 3 major competitors. Advertising aimed at fun and excitement. Industry faces many challenges.
Mario Brothers becomes a hugely popular game for Nintendo, spawning many sequels.
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Work by various groups has forced the video game industry to adopt a ratings system similar to TV and movies.