The highest grossing game of all time is actually World of WarCraft bringing in whopping ten billion dollars over its lifetime.
Pac-Man was invented by the designer Toru Iwatani while he was eating pizza.
Dragon Quest is so popular in japan, that it is unlawful to release the game on weekdays because that resulted in children bunking their schools and adults taking sickies to ditch work to play it.
If you ever pitied Rockstar’s GTA for getting all the negative reviews, you can save your pity. Because Rockstar games paid to get negative press for its GTA series.
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Starcraft is so famous in South Korea that the top gamers receive huge salary and prizes to play the game at various competitions.
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Steve Wozniak’s (apple co-founder) favorite game was Tetris. So much that, in 1900s, he submitted his high scores to Nintendo Power so many times that they refused to print his scores. So he started sending them under another name, “Evets Kainzow” that is reversed of his name.
Improves the Brain Speed
While gaming, the brain receives multiple stimulations, both Visual and audial. According to research, individuals who play video games frequently can process these stimulators faster than others. These stimulators ensure that the brain is continuously working to interpret them.
Enhance Multitasking Skills
An action game, for example, may require you to be very observant. It requires you to be able to move your joystick or keys while looking at the various features on your screen such as energy levels, oncoming adversaries, ammunitions left, available time among other factors, all which are vital to winning. This ensures that the player can observe and react accordingly to all requirements of that particular game.
Highest number a human could press a controller button in a second
Toshuyuki Takahashi, a Japanese gamer holds the record of pressing a controller button 16 times in a second
PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS are best selling gaming consoles
The best selling gaming console of all time is PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS. Both sold about 155 million units.