Blog Post 1. Analysing and first understanding the online world of gaming and power

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Video gaming has been around since the early 1970’s through various shapes, forms, programs, softwares, gadgets, and technologies that has been an evolving industry full of innovation and creativity. 

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To start off when I first began to research more into gaming itself I thought we should begin with gaming milestones : 

  • The release of the Space Invaders arcade game in 1976
  • The launch of Activision, the first third-party game developer (which develops software without making consoles or arcade cabinets), in 1979
  • The introduction to the United States of Japan’s hugely popular Pac-Man
  • Nintendo’s creation of Donkey Kong, which introduced the world to the character Mario
  • Microsoft’s release of its first Flight Simulator game

 Reasons I begin with this is that I myself am not a gamer, and for this digital artefact to evolve I needed to start with the basic knowledge and understanding, in the background of…

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