WITH THERE BEING SO MANY CONSOLES AROUND AND NEW ONES ON THE HORIZON ALL THE TIME, WE THOUGHT WE WOULD REVIEW THEM OLD AND NEW. FROM RETRO 8- BIT CLASSICS TO MORE MODERN DIGITAL-AGE POWERHOUSES.
Microsoft entered the console market with the XBOX and have gone on to steadily grow and create their own line of consoles cummalating in the powerful Xbox One.
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Sega were Nintendo's biggest rivals in the early console era, then bad decisions and poor sales saw them bow out of the markets to concentrate on games development instead.
and Bedrooms. It was a once-in-a-lifetime, no-holds-barred conflict that pitted gamer against gamer. Nowadays with Sega out of the picture a new rivalry has opened up between both Playstation and Xbox gamers, though it is nothing as intense as the original, it just goes to show that the fighting never ends.
In 1990, Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on the video game industry. Sega, on the other hand, was just a faltering arcade company with big aspirations but with the arrival of Tom Kalinske, with his unconventional tactics, and bold ideas of his renegade employees, transformed Sega and took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the video game industry. The battle was vicious, relentless, and highly profitable, eventually sparking a global corporate war that would be fought on several fronts: from living rooms and schoolyards to boardrooms
Sony first made their mark with the Playstation in the 90's and have created some of the best selling consoles to date. Expectations are high for their next release.
Atari were the founders of the console market and reigned supreme for a while. However after the release of the Ill-fated Jaguar they became third party software developers.
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The Nintendo NES was synominus with gaming in the 80's and the company have being innovators in their field. Now they concentrate more on the Handheld market.