7 October 2017, 5:55 am
Bringing you a double-dose of David, I bring you the tale of David Crane. This particular David is U.S. born and raised. He received his education from DeVry and graduated in 1975. Other than his contributions to the video game industry, which I will get to, David had a hand in several hardware products as well. While at Atari he would help design the operation system for the Atari 800. He would also create the Display Processor Chip and other innovations used in the gaming industry.
Autor: E. Bolognesi
12 September 2017, 12:02 pm
In 1980 Steve Jobs gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal claiming: "When we invented the personal computer, we created a new kind of bicycle”. In the box placed in the middle of the title you can read: “Steve Jobs invented the first personal computer in 1976 with his partner Steve Wozniak”.
Autor: Henry Blake
9 September 2017, 6:14 am
The Oregon Trail was developed way back in 1971 on university mainframes then jumped over to early 8-bit home computer systems. Continuing through 4 decades it has reappeared in many editions (at least 10), was a colossal commercial success in its heyday, and remains popular today, though interest is now largely relegated to the retro-gaming community.
2 July 2017, 10:18 am
When people think about video game creators, they always have this idea of brilliant programmers having fun and doing what they love, making money being not really important for them. UK native David Lester is the exception to that rule.
20 May 2017, 5:22 pm
Good news, everyone! We are officially popping our NES cherry! I am particularly excited because our first is one of my favorite games, Contra.
14 May 2017, 8:09 am
Continuing on our quest through legendary game designers we will discuss another multi-talented individual and the mind behind the Prince of Persia series, Jordan Mechner.