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A Little About Game.co.uk
The History of Game
Game do sell a wide choice of pre owned games and consoles which are fully tested and have 12 months guarantees.
They do sell gaming merchandise and collectable items from the best and favourite games like Fortnite and Call of Duty. Plus a plethora of gifts and collectables from TV shows and films.
Game have a list of the anticipated video games due out for all consoles. These are all available for pre ordering.
The Game website has a dedicated deals section where you will find great bargains on gaming bundles and clearance items plus console accessories offers.
They are the main gaming retailer on the UK high street with more than 300 Game shops. Retailing games, consoles and gaming lifestyle goods.
A short history of gaming
The UK gaming market is the biggest in Europe and the 6th biggest in the world, with an estimated half of the UK playing video games at some point. Gaming is huge worldwide with the average age of the gamer around 39 years and playing about 8 ours a week. But where did it all start?
The pinnacle of human evolution can be placed around 1972 with the release of Pong by Atari. The earliest known arcade video game known to man. This game of tennis skill was played with basic two dimension graphics and all praise to creator and master game making wizard Allan Alcorn. Atari later came out with another fantastic video game trend setter with Asteroids. Shoot and explode the the incoming asteroids and the occasionally alien spaceship.
By 1978 we were defending the earth from lines alien invaders shooting them with a laser before they reached earth. This came in the form of Space Invaders by the Japanese video game company Taito developed by Tomohiro Nishikado. A fantastic famous retro game that is still popular today with gamers. The format proved so marketable that it’s been used to make loads more shoot em up games.
Gaming in the 1980's
Since the 1980s, video gaming has become a popular form of entertainment and a part of modern popular culture in most parts of the world. One of the early games was Spacewar!, which was developed by computer scientists. Early arcade video games developed from 1972 to 1978. The 80’s was the time when video games really took off and every kid wanted a Nintendo or Sega games console for Christmas.
One of the original arcade games was Pac Man it was released in the early 1980’s by Namco. This was a great age for games with the release of our favourite Italian plumber Super Mario and the legendary game that is Final Fantasy was born. I do not have the time to list the iconic video games through the decades I am trying to fight the criminal underworld in Grand Theft Auto.