Video Game Consoles
What’s in a video game system? We'll explore the answers, highlighting games such as Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and the Wii, among others.
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While the Nintendo Switch has been carving out a nice niche for itself, everyone knows that serious console gaming still comes down to PlayStation vs. Xbox. The PlayStation 4 has enjoyed overwhelming success over the Xbox One since both consoles launched back in 2013, with the PS4 outselling its competitor by a ratio of about […] The post 10 Reasons To Choose PlayStation 4 Over Xbox One appeared first on Goliath.
When it comes to video games, Nintendo is the oldest player in town and I mean that quite literally. The company entered the industry in the 1970s, but has actually been around for more than 125 years, beginning life as a card and toy manufacturer long before making the jump to video games. Any company […] The post 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Nintendo appeared first on Goliath.
Microsoft really struck gold when decided to add Xbox Achievements to their games. It may have been seen as a cute gimmick at first, but gamers really took to it. Hunting down achievements added a ton of replay value to games, and comparing Gamerscore turned into a friendly competition between friends. These days, there are […] The post The 12 Hardest Xbox Achievements To Unlock appeared first on Goliath.
By Devon Taylor (@DevonTaylor113)
Drinkbox Studios recently released Severed, by most accounts a great game that very well could end up being the last of its kind on PlayStation Vita. While it would be easy to declare Severed as the point where the Vita figuratively dies, the truth is that the handheld has been “dead” for awhile, with Sony themselves […] The post 10 Reasons Why The PlayStation Vita Failed appeared first on Goliath.
Microsoft announced this week that after ten-and-a-half years, they were finally calling it quits on the Xbox 360, at least in terms of manufacturing the console. While the Xbox 360 will continue to be supported — there are still games being released for it, and the system’s Xbox Live features are still fully intact — […] The post 10 Ways That Xbox 360 Was Superior To PlayStation 3 appeared first on Goliath.
Sony’s PlayStation 2 home gaming console launched in North America on October 26, 2000, going onto sell over 150 million units worldwide by 2011 and putting itself in a distant first place in terms of sales against its closest competitors, Microsoft’s Xbox and Nintendo’s GameCube (24 million and 21.7 million units sold, respectively) in the process. […] The post 10 Reasons Why The PS2 Beat The Xbox And GameCube appeared first on Goliath.
The Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo’s fourth home console, entered its respective generation as an underdog for the first time since Nintendo entered the gaming industry. While the N64 was viewed as a step backwards for the company in terms of commercial success, the GameCube actually sold fewer units than the N64, even with the industry as a whole […] The post Here’s Why The Nintendo GameCube Failed appeared first on Goliath.
By Colin Anderson
The Sega Dreamcast, remembered nowadays as a cult favorite, was the unsuccessful gaming console that attempted to compete with the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube. Released on 9/9/99, the Dreamcast is often described as “ahead of its time,” as it did a lot of things well but ultimately failed to establish itself as a viable alternative to Sony’s […] The post 10 Reasons Why The Sega Dreamcast Failed appeared first on Goliath.
By Colin Anderson
The Xbox One, Microsoft’s third generation home console, has proven quite profitable for the company. It is currently outpacing the Xbox 360 in terms of both hardware and software sales at this respective point in its lifecycle. With the Xbox 360 generally deemed a commercial success, it stands to reason that the Xbox One would be viewed […] The post 10 Reasons To Choose Xbox One Over PlayStation 4 appeared first on Goliath.
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When the Kinect for Xbox 360 emerged on the scene, it was immediately apparent to creative users that the potential of the device stretched far beyond gaming. Now, Microsoft is truly putting the power in your hands -- what will you do with it?
Video games have become an incredibly popular -- and diverse -- pastime since their introduction. Explore the history of video game systems, from the Atari to the Xbox 360.