Presentation on theme: "Game Design Did You Know ?. How many people play computer games world wide? Over 69% of the world's population plays video games! Forty-two percent of."— Presentation transcript:
How many people play computer games world wide? Over 69% of the world's population plays video games! Forty-two percent of online gamers said they spent at least four hours playing games during an average week, compared with 26 percent of those who don't play online.
When was the first video game designed? 1958: Tennis for Two In 1958, William Higinbotham made an interactive computer game named Tennis for Two.William HiginbothamTennis for Two http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2E9iSQfGdg
How much do Nintendo spend on video game research? £155 MILLION A YEAR
Did Nintendo always design computer games? NO! Nintendo Company, Limited, a Japanese multinational corporation was originally founded to produce handmade hanafuda cards. It eventually became one of the most prominent figures in today's video game industry. NintendoJapanese multinational corporation hanafudavideo game industry
How much money can be made from one video game? USD$500 million USD Today, the video game industry has a major impact on the economy through the sales of major systems and games such as, Grand Theft Auto IV, which took in over USD$500 million in sales during its opening weekGrand Theft Auto IVUSD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwcLwN6wpcc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hmQ84b1arQ