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Encyclopedia > 1993 in video games

Notable events of 1993 in video gaming. See also history of computer and video games. 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... see also: 1992 in games, 1994 in games Games Released or Invented in 1993 The collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, designed by Richard Garfield, is first published by Wizards of the Coast. ... 1992 1992 in games 1991 in video gaming 1993 in video gaming Notable events of 1992 in video gaming. ... 1994 1994 in games 1993 in video gaming 1995 in video gaming Notable events of 1994 in computer and video games. ... Home video-game systems became popular during the 1970s and 80s. ...

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Doom featured the most advanced real-time 3D graphics for home PCs of its time.
Doom featured the most advanced real-time 3D graphics for home PCs of its time.
Secret of Mana could be played by three players at the same time.
Secret of Mana could be played by three players at the same time.

Image File history File links Doom_ingame_2. ... Image File history File links Doom_ingame_2. ... Doom (or DOOM)[1] is a 1993 computer game by id Software that is among the landmark titles in the first-person shooter genre. ... The rewrite of this article is being devised at Talk:3D computer graphics/Temp. ... While being one of the first personal computers, the Altair 8800 was considered a mere toy due its lack of abilities. ... Image File history File links Secret Of Mana 1st Boss battle This is a screenshot of a copyrighted computer game or video game. ... Image File history File links Secret Of Mana 1st Boss battle This is a screenshot of a copyrighted computer game or video game. ... Secret of Mana, known in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 2 , lit. ... Namcos Pac-Man was a hit, and became a cultural phenomenon. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Super PLAY (often abbreviated SP) is a Swedish video game magazine. ... Midway Games (NYSE: MWY) is an American video game publisher. ... Computer and video games have been the subject of frequent controversy and censorship, due to the depiction of graphic violence, sexual themes, racism, advertising, eavesdropping, consumption of illegal drugs, consumption of alcohol or tobacco, propaganda or profanity in some games. ... Mortal Kombat may refer to: Mortal Kombat (series) is a series of fighting, beatem up and platform video games: Mortal Kombat (video game) Mortal Kombat II Mortal Kombat 3 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 Mortal Kombat Trilogy Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance Mortal Kombat: Deception Mortal Kombat: Armageddon Mortal Kombat Mythologies... Four different video game consoles from different generations. ... Stormfront Studios is a video game developer based in San Rafael, California, and has one of the longest creative histories in the industry. ... Scott Orr is an American computer game and video game designer best known for his sports gemes and his founding of companies as an entrepreneur. ... EA redirects here. ...

Notable releases

Namco is a company based in Japan, best known for developing video games. ... Super World Stadium 93, as the name suggests, is the 6th title in the World Stadium series, released by Namco in 1993 only in Japan. ... Emeraldia is an arcade game that was released by Namco in 1993. ... Nettou! Gekitou! Quiztou!! (熱闘! 激闘! クイズ島!!) is a quiz arcade game that was released by Namco in 1993 only in Japan. ... Numan Athletics is an action sports-type arcade game released by Namco in 1993. ... Ridge Racer is a racing game created by Namco. ... Tinkle Pit (Japanese: ティンクルピット) is an arcade game that was released by Namco in 1993. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... For the entire Game Boy series of handheld consoles, see Game Boy line. ... Zork universe Zork games Zork Anthology Zork trilogy Zork I   Zork II   Zork III Beyond Zork   Zork Zero Enchanter trilogy Enchanter   Sorcerer   Spellbreaker Other games Wishbringer   Return to Zork Zork: Nemesis   Zork Grand Inquisitor Zork: The Undiscovered Underground Topics in Zork Encyclopedia Frobozzica Characters   Kings   Creatures Timeline   Magic   Calendar Zorkmid... Activision, Inc. ... Return to Zork is a 1993 adventure game in the Zork series for the PC and Apple Macintosh. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brøderbund (Danish for band of brothers) is a maker of computer games and educational software that was founded by Doug and Gary Carlston in 1980. ... Myst (or MYST) is a graphic adventure computer game designed and directed by the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 21 days before the next year. ... id Software (IPA: officially, though originally ) is an American computer game developer based in Mesquite, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. ... Doom (or DOOM)[1] is a 1993 computer game by id Software that is among the landmark titles in the first-person shooter genre. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The rewrite of this article is being devised at Talk:3D computer graphics/Temp. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... Star Fox ) (also known as Star Wing in Europe due to trademark issues) is the first game in the Star Fox series of video games. ... The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, also known as Super Nintendo, Super NES or SNES (pronounced either as a word or acronym), is a 16-bit video game console released by Nintendo in North America, Brazil, Europe, and Australia. ... The Super FX is a supplementary graphics chip used in some Super Nintendo (SNES) video game cartridges. ... Sega Corporation ) is an international video game software and hardware developing company, and a former home computer and console manufacturer. ... Virtua Fighter is a 1993 fighting game developed by the Sega studio AM2, headed by Yu Suzuki. ... The Smithsonian Institution Building or Castle on the National Mall serves as the Institutions headquarters. ... Stellar Crisis is a free, browser-based war game, which made its appearance approximately February 1993, making it the first known multi-player strategy game on the web. ... Square Co. ... Secret of Mana, known in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 2 , lit. ... A role-playing game (RPG, often roleplaying game) is a type of game in which the participants assume the roles of fictional characters and collaboratively create or follow stories. ... Kirbys Adventure , Kirby of the Stars: The Story of the Fountain of Dreams) is a NES game developed by HAL Laboratory and released by Nintendo in 1993. ... Kirby ) is a fictional character who has been the star of a number of namesake video games developed by HAL Laboratory, and has also become a popular anime character in recent years. ... Nes is: A municipality in the county of Akershus in Norway, see Nes, Akershus. ... Super Mario All-Stars, known in Japan as Super Mario Collection ), is a video game that was developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1993. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in leap years). ... Sunsoft is a video game development company founded in 1985 as a division of Sun Corporation of America. ... Blaster Master 2 is a sequel to Blaster Master for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. ... The Sega Mega Drive ) is a 16-bit video game console released by Sega in Japan in 1988, North America in 1989, and the PAL region in 1990. ... A color version of the Maxis logo, used since 1992 Maxis Software was founded as a video game developer and is now a brand name of Electronic Arts (EA). ... SimCity 2000 (SC2K) is a simulation/city building computer game and the second installment in the SimCity series of games. ...

Hardware

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Atari Jaguar was a video game console introduced to the U.S. market in November 1993 against the Sega Genesis and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System as a powerful next generation platform. ... Commodore is the commonly used name for Commodore International, an electronics company who was a major player in the 1980s home computer field. ... The Amiga CD32 was a 32-bit CD-ROM based game console. ... For the district in Saga, Japan, see Fujitsu, Saga. ... The FM Towns Marty console, which was released by Fujitsu in Japan in 1993. ... Goldstar may refer to one of the following: GoldStar, an electronics brand name used by the LG Group until the late 1990s Goldstar beer (Israel) Goldstar (DC Comics), a character in Lobo comics This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Panasonic is an international brand name for Japanese electric products manufacturer Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. ... Sanyo Electric Co. ... 3DO Interactive Multiplayer (most commonly referred to as the 3DO) was a line of video game consoles released in 1993 and 1994 by Panasonic, Sanyo and Goldstar, among other companies. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... Nes is: A municipality in the county of Akershus in Norway, see Nes, Akershus. ... Old Pioneer Logo (Until 1998) Pioneer Corporation ) (TYO: 6773 ) is a Japanese multinational corporation that specializes in digital entertainment products, based in Tokyo, Japan. ... Pioneer LaserActive CLD-A100 The Pioneer LaserActive was a short-lived Laserdisc-based game console released by Pioneer in 1993. ... Sega Corporation ) is an international video game software and hardware developing company, and a former home computer and console manufacturer. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... Tandy is a name which can refer to Tandy Corporation - former name of the RadioShack Corporation Tandy Computers was the computer division of the Tandy Corporation, which manufactured the TRS-80 and Tandy Color Computer, among others. ... Vis can refer to: Vis, a type of Polish handgun, after the Polish word for power in Latin Vis, an island in the Adriatic Vis, town and municipality on the aforementioned island See also: VIS This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ...

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