The 70’s are over and the 80’s are here. Like the Kool-Aid Man on crack, Pac-Man has arrived in a dramatic fashion, selling over 300,000 Pac-Man machines in less than 2 years. In this video, i’ll be going over the events that transpired in 1980 in the history of video games. This is… The History of Video Games: 1980.
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The History of Video Games: 1980 (in text form)
Well, here we are. The 70’s are officially over. It’s been quite a journey so far. Video games have gone from being nonexistent, to simple programs shared amongst computer science students, to arcade games played by thousands, to home console games that could be played on your own television screen. But our adventure through time isn’t even close to being over yet, we’ve still got 36 years to go.
We’re gonna start 1980 off with a big fucking bang. This game needs no flashy introduction. Pac-Man is here. Pac-man was developed by Namco and first released in Japan in late May 1980. The player takes the role of the titular character and must collect al…