What was the most popular game console in 2013?
And the best-selling console for 2013 was… Sony’s last-gen PlayStation 3 topped the global hardware sales chart with more than 14.7 million units sold in the year. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 came in second with 13.8 million units.
What games were big in 2013?
The biggest gaming releases of 2013
- NI NO KUNI: WRATH OF THE WHITE WITCH. PS3, 22 Jan, Namco Bandai, £39.99.
- ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES. PS3, XBOX, PC, 12 Feb, SEGA, £24.99 – £39.99.
- METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE.
- TOMB RAIDER.
- GEARS OF WAR: JUDGEMENT.
- BIOSHOCK INFINITE.
- BEYOND: TWO SOULS.
- THE ELDER SCROLLS ONLINE.
What are gaming technologies?
11 Unbelievable Advances in Gaming Technology
- FACIAL RECOGNITION.
- VOICE RECOGNITION.
- GESTURE CONTROL.
- AMAZING GRAPHICS.
- HIGH-DEF DISPLAYS.
- VIRTUAL REALITY.
- AUGMENTED REALITY.
- WEARABLE GAMING.
When was the first gaming console created?
In 1972, the humble television set was transformed from a passive device into an interactive one, with the launch of the first commercial home videogame console, the Magnavox Odyssey.
When did videogames become popular?
Video gaming reached mainstream popularity in the 1970s and 1980s, when arcade video games, gaming consoles and home computer games were introduced to the general public. Since then, video gaming has become a popular form of entertainment and a part of modern culture in most parts of the world.
What console came out in 2013?
New video game consoles released in 2013 include the PlayStation 4 from Sony Computer Entertainment and the Xbox One from Microsoft.
When was the ps4 released?
PlayStation 4 Pro/Release Date
What is gaming used for?
Playing video games fulfills a purpose in their lives. This could include gaming for: relaxation, opportunities to exert control, enjoyment, creativity, socialization, prevent boredom, challenge, and achievement. It could also be used as a coping method or stress management.