Pc Games: the Highly Graphical Scenarios

By: Alden Jerry

Generally known as PC games, personal computer games are video games played on personal computer. This brings a feeling of enchantment to the gamer. Also known as video game, this is entirely different from the games played on a video game console. The production of video games involves one or more game developers along with specialists. Most often these games are distributed through DVDs and CDs or through online delivery services such as Direct2Drive and Stream. Generally, the user may require a specialized hardware in the personal computer to play the personal computer games. Even though there are criticisms from various corners regarding the game addiction and its impact on minors, the market of games is growing day by day.

The authorities in certain countries like the United Kingdom have even regulated the sales of certain games though regulation.

Spacewar! by PDP-1 is considered as the first ever computer game which got released in 1961. It consisted of two player-controlled spaceships maneuvering around a central star, fighting each other. The first generation of PC games came with text adventures or interactive fiction. By the middle of eighties, the popularity of personal computers increased and this led to the use of graphics as an important factor. The video game market suffered a major crash in the beginning of eighties because of the flooding of the poor-quality games into the market. Big names including Atari recorded losses in the crash. This made different companies to rethink over the marketing strategies. It was the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System that brought back resurgence to the console market in the United Kingdom.

The contemporary gaming world is entirely different from its infant days. Technological advancements including high quality graphics have made latest PC games a different experience. The success of 3D console titles like Super Mario 64 sparked interest in hardware accelerated 3D graphics on PC. The post 1995 PC game market witnessed some best PC games like Tomb Raider which revolutionised the video gaming world. With the support of graphics accelerators and improved CPU technology the kids PC Games got expanded to brighten phases of entertainment.

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