Pac-Man (Original)

Name: Pac-Man (Original) Year:   Japan release May 22,1980 North America release October 25, 1980 Genre: Maze Developer: Namco Publisher: Japan- Namco North America- Midway Designer: Toru Iwatani Programmer: Shigeo Funaki Composer: Toshio Kai Platforms: Arcade, Computer, Various Mode: Single-player Description Pac-man is an arcade game developed by Namco. It’s first release was in Japan … Continue reading Pac-Man (Original)


Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue

Release: February 27, 1996 (Japan) Designer: Satoshi Tajiri Artist: Ken Sugimori Developer: Game Freak Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Game Boy   1996 marked the first appearance of any Pokémon product/s: Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue. Emerging from Japan, the game came in two different versions, both named simply after colors. Now-famed catchphrase, “gotta catch ‘em all!” … Continue reading Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue

Donkey Kong

Release Date: 1981 Development Team: Nintendo Research & Development 1, Ikegami Tsushinki Publisher: Nintendo Director: Shigeru Miyamoto Producer: Gunpei Yokoi Graphics Designer: Shigeru Miyamoto, Gunpei Yokoi Platform: Arcade   Description: Donkey Kong is one of the most huge successes from Nintendo in the United States and created a breakthrough as one of the best-selling arcade games back in the eighties. It is … Continue reading Donkey Kong

Pac-Man: Eat up the World

Basic Information Name: Pac-Man Release Date: May 22, 1980 (Japan), October 25, 1980 (North America) Designer: Toru Iwatani Developer: Namco Publisher: Namco (Japan), Midway (North America) Platform: Arcade, and various electronic platforms including Genre: Maze Gameplay The basic target of the game is simple: The player acts as the Pac-Man, eating up all the Pac-Dots in a stage in order to proceed to the … Continue reading Pac-Man: Eat up the World

Super Mario World (1990)- Anusha Chintalapati

Release Date: 1990 Development Team: Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development (EAD) Director: Takashi Tezuka Producer: Shigeru Miyamoto Graphics Designer: Shigefumi Hino Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) Gameplay and Plot: Super Mario World has gameplay that is similar to previous games in the Super Mario series such as Super Mario Bros 1, 2 and … Continue reading Super Mario World (1990)- Anusha Chintalapati

Final Fantasy 7

Release Date: January 31, 1997 Developers: Square Enix Publishers: JP: Square, WW, Sony Computer Entertainment, Microsoft Windows, Eidos Interactive Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Playstation (and eventually released on PlayStation 4, Ios, and Android) Genre: Japanese Role Playing Game (JRPGs) Background: Being the seventh installment in the Final Fantasy franchise, this game was the first since Final Fantasy II to have completely flipped the industry … Continue reading Final Fantasy 7