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Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France.
An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.
Ars Technica (a Latin-derived term that the site translates as the "art of technology") is a website covering news and opinions in technology, science, politics, and society, created by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998.
Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA.
The Atari 2600 (or Atari Video Computer System before November 1982) is a home video game console from Atari, Inc. Released on September 11, 1977, it is credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and games contained on ROM cartridges, a format first used with the Fairchild Channel F in 1976.
Atari Games Corporation was an American producer of arcade games.
Australasia, a region of Oceania, comprises Australia, New Zealand, neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean and, sometimes, the island of New Guinea (which is usually considered to be part of Melanesia).
is a 1983 video game from Nintendo, one of the first early titles for the Family Computer.
BASIC (an acronym for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use.
Blockbuster LLC, formerly Blockbuster Entertainment, Inc., and also known as Blockbuster Video or simply Blockbuster, was an American-based provider of home movie and video game rental services through video rental shops, DVD-by-mail, streaming, video on demand, and cinema theater.
A business model describes the rationale of how an organization creates, delivers, and captures value,Business Model Generation, Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Alan Smith, and 470 practitioners from 45 countries, self-published, 2010 in economic, social, cultural or other contexts.
is a Japanese video game developer and publisher known for creating numerous multi-million selling game franchises, including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ace Attorney, Monster Hunter, and Dead Rising, as well as games based on the Disney animated properties.
Castlevania is a series of gothic fantasy action-adventure video games created and developed by Konami, centered on the Belmont family, a clan of vampire hunters, and their fight with Dracula.
A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.
A chip famine is a phenomenon in the integrated circuit (chip) industry that appears approximately every four years where demand for silicon chips outstrips supply.
A Christian video game, or Bible game, is a video game based on teachings of Christianity.
The Checking Integrated Circuit, or CIC, is a lockout chip designed for the Nintendo Entertainment System which had three main purposes.
In computing, a clone is a hardware or software system that is designed to function in the same way as another system.
is an arcade and Nintendo Entertainment System game released in 1984 in Japan, later released in North America in 1985 as a Nintendo Entertainment System launch title, and in Europe in 1987.
Coleco Industries, Inc. was an American company founded in 1932 by Maurice Greenberg as The Connecticut Leather Company.
The Coleco Adam is a home computer, and expansion for the ColecoVision (port 3), released in 1983 by American toy and video game manufacturer Coleco Industries, Inc..
The ColecoVision is Coleco Industries' second-generation home video-game console that was released in August 1982.
Color Dreams (d/b/a StarDot Technologies) is an American company formerly known for developing and publishing unlicensed video games for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
is a series of five home dedicated consoles, created by Nintendo and released in Japan only.
The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982).
Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies.
CES (formerly an acronym for Consumer Electronics Show but now the official name) is an annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association.
Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.
In computing, a crash (or system crash) occurs when a computer program, such as a software application or an operating system, stops functioning properly and exits.
A D-pad (short for directional pad or digital pad; also known as a control pad) is a flat, usually thumb-operated four-way directional control with one button on each point, found on nearly all modern video game console gamepads, game controllers, on the remote control units of some television and DVD players, and smart phones.
The D-subminiature or D-sub is a common type of electrical connector.
Dendy (Де́нди) is a Taiwanese hardware clone of the Family Computer (the Japanese version of the Nintendo Entertainment System), produced for the Russian market.
Differential pulse-code modulation (DPCM) is a signal encoder that uses the baseline of pulse-code modulation (PCM) but adds some functionalities based on the prediction of the samples of the signal.
The display resolution or display modes of a digital television, computer monitor or display device is the number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed.
is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981.
is a 1982 arcade-style platform video game by Nintendo.
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Dragon Quest, published as Dragon Warrior in North America until 2005, is a series of console role-playing video games created by Yuji Horii and his studio Armor Project.
is a light gun shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) video game console.
DuckTales is an American animated television series, produced by Walt Disney Television Animation and distributed by Buena Vista Television.
DuckTales: Remastered is a Metroidvania style platform video game developed by WayForward Technologies and published by Capcom and Disney Interactive Studios.
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.
Electronic Games was the first dedicated video game magazine published in the United States and ran from October 15, 1981 to 1997 under different titles.
Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.
was a Japanese video game publisher that produced video games, anime and manga.
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is an American self-regulatory organization that assigns age and content ratings to consumer video games.
is a motocross racing video game franchise made by Nintendo.
Exhalation (or expiration) is the flow of the breath out of an organism.
The Famicom 3D System is a Japan-exclusive accessory for the Family Computer releasedPlunkett, Luke.
Family BASIC or Famicom BASIC is the consumer product for programming Nintendo's Family Computer video game console of Japan.
The, sometimes shortened as the or simply the, and abbreviated as the FDS or FCD, is a peripheral for Nintendo's Family Computer home video game console, released only in Japan on February 21, 1986.
The, also known as the Famicom Net System or Famicom Modem, is a video game peripheral for Nintendo's Family Computer, released in September 1988 only in Japan.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
Final Fantasy is a science fiction and fantasy media franchise created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, and developed and owned by Square Enix (formerly Square).
A floppy disk, also called a floppy, diskette, or just disk, is a type of disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage medium, sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure lined with fabric that removes dust particles.
Game & Watch (Gēmu & Uotchi; called Tricotronic in West Germany and Austria) is a line of handheld electronic games produced by Nintendo from 1980 to 1991.
A game controller is a device used with games or entertainment systems to provide input to a video game, typically to control an object or character in the game.
Game Genie is the name of a line of video game cheat cartridges originally designed by Codemasters and sold by Camerica and Galoob.
GamePro was an American multiplatform video game magazine media company that published online and print content covering the video game industry, video game hardware and video game software.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
GameSpy was a provider of online multiplayer and matchmaking middleware for video games.
This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.
is a sports-simulation video game developed and released by Nintendo in 1984 for the NES.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
, sometimes transliterated Gumpei Yokoi, was a Japanese video game designer.
Gyromite, also known as, is a video game released in 1985 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, designed for use with the Robotic Operating Buddy.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
was a Japanese businessman.
The history of Nintendo traces back to 1889, when it was founded to produce handmade hanafuda cards.
is a 1984 video game by Nintendo.
A home video game console, or simply home console, is a video game device that is primarily used for home gamers, as opposed to in arcades or some other commercial establishment.
Hyundai Group is a multinational (conglomerate) headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
is a vertical platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Family Computer in Japan and the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America in 1985.
Imagine Publishing was a UK-based magazine publisher, which published a number of video games, computing, creative and lifestyle magazines.
International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
There have been disputes between Japan and Korea (both North and South) on numerous issues over the years.
The is the official currency of Japan.
A joystick is an input device consisting of a stick that pivots on a base and reports its angle or direction to the device it is controlling.
The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
A kiosk is a small, separated garden pavilion open on some or all sides.
, commonly referred to as Konami, is a Japanese entertainment and gaming conglomerate.
Kung-Fu Master is a side-scrolling beat 'em up game produced by Irem as arcade game in and distributed by Data East in North America.
A light gun is a pointing device for computers and a control device for arcade and video games, typically shaped to resemble a pistol.
A video game console is a standardized computing device tailored for video gaming that requires a monitor or television set as an output.
This is a list of accessories released for the Nintendo Entertainment System (known in Japan as the Family Computer, or Famicom) by Nintendo and other various Third Party manufacturers.
A screw drive is a system used to turn a screw.
In a general sense, a lockout chip is a chip within an electronic device to prevent other manufacturers from using a company's device to perform certain functions.
is a futuristic driving video game created by Nintendo.
Maniac Mansion is a 1987 graphic adventure video game developed and published by Lucasfilm Games.
The franchise is a video game franchise published and produced by Nintendo starring the fictional Italian-American character Mario.
The is a third-generation home video game console that was manufactured by Sega.
is a 1994 platform game released by Hudson Soft for the Family Computer; it was the final game released for the console, 9 years before its discontinuation in 2003.
The original Mega Man series is the first series of Mega Man action platform video games from Capcom, which debuted in Japan on December 17, 1987 on the Famicom with the release of Mega Man.
Multi-memory controllers or memory management controllers (MMC) are different kinds of special chips designed by various video game developers for use in Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) cartridges.
Metroid is an action game franchise created by Nintendo.
Micro Genius is a brand name used for Famicom clone consoles marketed in several countries around the world, particularly areas where Nintendo did not have an official presence, including the Middle East, Southeast Asia, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and East Asian countries excluding Japan and South Korea.
A microphone, colloquially nicknamed mic or mike, is a transducer that converts sound into an electrical signal.
A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a central processing unit on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits.
The MOS Technology 6502 (typically "sixty-five-oh-two" or "six-five-oh-two") William Mensch and the moderator both pronounce the 6502 microprocessor as "sixty-five-oh-two".
A motherboard (sometimes alternatively known as the mainboard, system board, baseboard, planar board or logic board, or colloquially, a mobo) is the main printed circuit board (PCB) found in general purpose microcomputers and other expandable systems.
MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.
In video game parlance, a multicart is a cartridge that contains more than one game.
A multitap is a video game console peripheral that increases the number of controller ports available to the player, allowing additional controllers to be used in play, similar to a USB hub or a power strip.
The NES Advantage is an arcade style controller released by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987.
Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, known as Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe and Australia and in Japan, is a dedicated video game console by Nintendo, which emulates the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
The NES Four Score is a multitap accessory created by Nintendo in 1990 for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
The NES Satellite is a Nintendo Entertainment System multiplayer adaptor accessory (multitap), created by Nintendo and released in 1989 as a part of the NES Sports Set.
The NES Zapper, also known as The Gun or Beam Gun in Japan, is an electronic light gun accessory for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and the Japanese Famicom.
NESticle is an NES emulator for DOS, created by Icer Addis of Bloodlust Software.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
The Nintendo 3DS is a handheld game console produced by Nintendo.
The, stylized as NINTENDO64 and abbreviated to N64, is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market.
The NES-101 model of the Nintendo Entertainment System (informally known as the NES 2, the top-loading model, or simply the Top Loader) is a compact, top-loading redesign of the original Nintendo Entertainment System video game console released by Nintendo in 1993.
Following the popularity and longevity of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES; known in Japan as the Family Computer, or Famicom), the system has seen many clone video game consoles.
"Nintendo hard" refers to the extreme difficulty of several video games that were developed and released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in the 1980s and 1990s, such as Contra (1988), Ninja Gaiden (1988), and Battletoads (1991).
The Nintendo Player’s Guides are a series of video game strategy guides from Nintendo based on Nintendo Power magazine.
The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.
The Nintendo World Championships (NWC) is a video game competition series, organized by Nintendo of America.
Nintendo World Cup is a soccer video game for the Family Computer/NES and Game Boy, developed by Technōs Japan and released in 1990.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia.
, stylized as PAC-MAN, is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan as Puck Man in May 1980.
Phase Alternating Line (PAL) is a color encoding system for analogue television used in broadcast television systems in most countries broadcasting at 625-line / 50 field (25 frame) per second (576i).
In computer graphics, a palette is a finite set of colors.
PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.
The PC-8000 series was a line of personal computers developed for the Japanese market by NEC.
Pegasus was a video game system sold in Poland, Serbia, and Bosnia.
A peripheral device is "an ancillary device used to put information into and get information out of the computer." Three categories of peripheral devices exist based on their relationship with the computer.
The PPU (Picture Processing Unit), more specifically known as Ricoh RP2C02 (NTSC version) / RP2C07 (PAL version), is the integrated circuit in the Nintendo Entertainment System responsible for generating video signals from graphic data stored in memory.
A pin is a device used for fastening objects or material together.
Pinball (ピンボール) is a 1983 pinball video game developed and released by Nintendo for their Nintendo Entertainment System.
In electronics, a pinout (sometimes written "pin-out") is a cross-reference between the contacts, or pins, of an electrical connector or electronic component, and their functions.
A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.
The PlayStation (officially abbreviated to PS, and commonly known as the PS1 or its codename, PSX) is a home video game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
is a 1983 arcade platform game developed and released by Nintendo based on the Popeye characters licensed from King Features Syndicate strips and animated shorts.
In software engineering, porting is the process of adapting software for the purpose of achieving some form of execution in a computing environment that is different from the one that a given program (meant for such execution) was originally designed for (e.g. different CPU, operating system, or third party library).
The Power Glove is a controller accessory for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
The Power Pad (known in Japan as Family Trainer, and in Europe and briefly in the United States as Family Fun Fitness) is a floor mat game controller for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
A product recall is a request to return a product after the discovery of safety issues or product defects that might endanger the consumer or put the maker/seller at risk of legal action.
A programmable sound generator, or PSG, is a sound chip that generates sound waves by synthesizing multiple basic waveforms, and often some kind of noise generator (all controlled by writing data to dedicated registers in the sound chip, hence the name) and combining and mixing these waveforms into a complex waveform, then shaping the amplitude envelope of the resulting waveform using attack, decay, sustain, and release time periods, so that the resulting waveform then mimics a certain kind of sound.
Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public.
R.O.B. (Robotic Operating Buddy), released in Japan as the, is an accessory for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
Raid on Bungeling Bay was the first video game designed by Will Wright.
Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used.
Raymond Edward Kassar (January 2, 1928 – December 10, 2017) was president, and later CEO, of Atari Inc. from 1978 to 1983.
An RCA connector, sometimes called a phono connector or (in other languages) Cinch connector, is a type of electrical connector commonly used to carry audio and video signals.
Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games.
Reverse engineering, also called back engineering, is the process by which a man-made object is deconstructed to reveal its designs, architecture, or to extract knowledge from the object; similar to scientific research, the only difference being that scientific research is about a natural phenomenon.
An RF modulator (or radio frequency modulator) is an electronic device whose input is a baseband signal which is used to modulate a radio frequency source.
is a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company.
RP2A03E The Ricoh 2A03 or RP2A03 (NTSC version) / Ricoh 2A07 or RP2A07 (PAL version) is the 8-bit microprocessor in the Nintendo Entertainment System video game console manufactured by Ricoh.
A ROM cartridge, sometimes referred to simply as a cartridge or cart, is a removable enclosure containing ROM designed to be connected to a consumer electronics device such as a home computer, video game console and to a lesser extent, electronic musical instruments.
Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.
The Sega Genesis, known as the in regions outside of North America, is a 16-bit home video game console developed and sold by Sega.
is a Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products, headquartered in Sakai-ku, Sakai.
The Sharp Nintendo Television (often described as the C1 NES TV; originally released for Japanese markets as) is a television produced by Sharp Corporation with a built-in licensed Nintendo Entertainment System.
A side-scrolling game, side-scroller or 2D is a video game in which the gameplay action is viewed from a side-view camera angle, and the onscreen characters can generally only move to the left or right.
Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters for use in mainland China.
SK Hynix Inc. is a South Korean memory semiconductor supplier of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips and flash memory chips.
Smart antennas (also known as adaptive array antennas, digital antenna arrays, multiple antennas and, recently, MIMO) are antenna arrays with smart signal processing algorithms used to identify spatial signal signatures such as the direction of arrival (DOA) of the signal, and use them to calculate beamforming vectors which are used to track and locate the antenna beam on the mobile/target.
is a video game produced by Intelligent Systems and Nintendo as part of its Sports Series for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
A software protection dongle (commonly known as a dongle or key) is an electronic copy protection and content protection device which, when attached to a computer or other electronic appliance, unlocks software functionality or decodes content.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
In computer graphics, a sprite is a two-dimensional bitmap that is integrated into a larger scene.
was a Japanese video game company founded in September 1986 by Masafumi Miyamoto.
Stack-Up (also known as Robot Block and simply in Japan) is a video game released in 1985 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, designed for use with R.O.B. the Robotic Operating Buddy.
Super Mario Bros. is a platform video game developed and published by Nintendo.
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros.
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.
A system on a chip or system on chip (SoC) is an integrated circuit (also known as an "IC" or "chip") that integrates all components of a computer or other electronic systems.
Tarnish is a thin layer of corrosion that forms over copper, brass, silver, aluminum, magnesium, neodymium and other similar metals as their outermost layer undergoes a chemical reaction.
Tengen was an American video game publisher and developer that was created by the arcade game manufacturer Atari Games and focused on computer and console games.
is a sports game developed and released by Nintendo for the NES.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Legend of Zelda is a high-fantasy action-adventure video game series created by Japanese game designers Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka.
The Legend of Zelda is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo and designed by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka.
The Lion King is a platformer video game based on Disney's popular animated film of the same name.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Wizard is a 1989 American family film directed by Todd Holland, written by David Chisholm, and starring Fred Savage, Christian Slater, Jenny Lewis, Beau Bridges, and Luke Edwards.
In the history of computer and video games, the third generation (sometimes referred to as the 8-bit era) began on July 15, 1983, with the Japanese release of both the Family Computer (referred to in Japan in the abbreviated form "Famicom", and later known as the Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES, in the rest of the world) and SG-1000.
The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, known in Japan and France as the, is a home video game console jointly developed by Hudson Soft and NEC Home Electronics, released in Japan on October 30, 1987 and in the United States on August 29, 1989.
The is a video game console system that was produced by Sharp Corporation in 1986 and was only released in Japan.
The U-Force is a game controller made by Brøderbund for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
U.S. Championship V'Ball, also known simply as V'Ball, is a 1988 beach volleyball sports game released for the arcades by Technōs Japan Corporation.
Ultra Software Corporation was a shell corporation and publishing label created in 1988 as a subsidiary of Konami of America, in an effort to get around Nintendo of America's strict licensing rules in place at the time for the North American Konami releases of games for Nintendo consoles.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.
A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.
A video game console emulator is a type of emulator that allows a computing device to emulate a video game console's hardware and play its games on the emulating platform.
The video game crash of 1983 (known as the Atari shock in Japan) was a large-scale recession in the video game industry that occurred from 1983 to 1985, primarily in North America, because of market saturation.
A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.
Video game journalism is a branch of journalism concerned with the reporting and discussion of video games.
A video rental shop/store is a physical retail business that rents home videos such as movies, prerecorded TV shows, video game discs and other content.
A videocassette recorder, VCR, or video recorder is an electromechanical device that records analog audio and analog video from broadcast television or other source on a removable, magnetic tape videocassette, and can play back the recording.
Videotape is magnetic tape used for storing video and usually sound in addition.
, also abbreviated as VC, is a line of downloadable video games (mostly unaltered) for Nintendo's Wii and Wii U home gaming consoles and the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console.
is a puzzle game developed and published by Nintendo, released on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Super NES (SNES) video game consoles.
Wavetable synthesis is a sound synthesis technique used to create periodic waveforms.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
The Wii Remote, also known colloquially as the Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendo's Wii console.
The Wii U is a home video game console developed by Nintendo, and the successor to the Wii.
is a light gun shooter game created by Nintendo.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
Wisdom Tree is an American developer and publisher of Christian video games for the Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, PC, Mac, and Sega Genesis, headquartered in Pima County, Tucson, Arizona, United States.
is a action game developed and published by Nintendo.
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is an action role-playing video game with platforming elements.
Zero insertion force (ZIF) is a type of IC socket or electrical connector that requires very little force for insertion.
is a American football arcade game that was developed and published in Japan by Irem and published in the United States by Taito and in Europe by Electrocoin.
16-bit microcomputers are computers in which 16-bit microprocessors were the norm.
8-bit is also a generation of microcomputers in which 8-bit microprocessors were the norm.
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