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Encyclopedia > 2000 in video gaming

Notable events of 2000 in video gaming. See also history of computer and video games. This article is about the year 2000. ... see also: 1999 in games, 2001 in games Games Released or Invented in 2000 Amber Sparks:Ultimate Destruction Magi-Nation Duel Game awards given in 2000 Spiel des Jahres: Torres - Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling, Ravensburger Categories: Game stubs | 2000 ... 1999 1999 in games 1998 in video gaming 2000 in video gaming Notable events of 1999 in video gaming. ... 2001 2001 in games 2000 in video gaming 2002 in video gaming Notable events of 2001 in video gaming. ... Home video-game systems became popular during the 1970s and 80s. ...

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Events

May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... E³ logo Presented by the Entertainment Software Association, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known and composed as E3 (besides the organiser’s usage of E³, the superscript version is rarely used), is the worlds largest annual trade show for the computer and video games industry. ... The Game Critics Awards for the Best of E³ have been held annually at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E³) since 1998. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is a non-profit organization designed to promote, and strengthen the video game industry, and have computer games recognised as an art form. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... PS2 redirects here. ... EA redirects here. ... Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA) is an international holding company headquartered in Lyon, France. ... The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is a non-profit organization that promotes entertainment software, such as video and computer games, with its Interactive Achievement Awards ceremony held annually since 1998. ... The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has been hosting the Interactive Achievement Awards for video game publication anually since 1998. ... Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of Final Fantasy series Hironobu Sakaguchi (坂口 博信, born 1962) was the Director of Planning and Development for Square Co. ... SQUARE ENIX (Japanese: スクウェア・エニックス) is a Japanese producer of popular video games and manga. ... Since 1998, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has annually inducted into its Hall of Fame video game developers that have made revolutionary and innovative achievements in the computer and video game industry. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) annually hosted the BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards[1][2] for multimedia entertainment between 1998 and 2003. ... David Bowie (born David Robert Jones on January 8, 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer whose work spans more than four decades. ... One of the first PCs from IBM - the IBM PC model 5150. ... The Game Developers Conference has annually hosted the Independent Games Festival (IGF) since 1999 to reward innovative games produced by independent video game developers as well as full-time college and high school students. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (Japanese: 任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 ) 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. ... Sega Corporation ) is an international video game software and hardware developing company, and a former home computer and console manufacturer. ... SegaNet was a short-lived internet service operated by Sega, geared for dial-up based online gaming on their Dreamcast game console. ... Sonic Adventure ) is a video game created by Sonic Team and released on December 23, 1998 in Japan by Sega for the Sega Dreamcast. ...

Notable releases

January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Sims is a strategic life simulation computer game created by game designer Will Wright, published by Maxis, and distributed by Electronic Arts. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... February 29th, or bissextile day, is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... Dead or Alive 2 is a fighting game in the Dead or Alive series. ... The Sega Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト; code-named Dural and Katana during development) was Segas fourth and final video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... February 29th, or bissextile day, is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... The Sega Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト; code-named Dural and Katana during development) was Segas fourth and final video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... February 29th, or bissextile day, is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... Tony Hawks Pro Skater (1999) (called Tony Hawks Skateboarding in Europe) is a skateboarding video game, and the first in the legendary Tony Hawks Series. ... The Game Boy Color came in a myriad of different colors, as did earlier incarnations of the Game Boy. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section can be improved by converting lengthy lists to text. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... It has been proposed below that The Ruins of Kunark be renamed and moved to Everquest: The Ruins of Kunark. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Ultima Online: Renaissance is the second expansion to the popular Ultima Online (UO) MMORPG. Released on April 3, 2000, it added content, fixed bugs, and made gameplay changes in response to common player complaints. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Vagrant Story ) is a unique action RPG released for the PlayStation in 2000. ... For other versions of PlayStation, please see PlayStation (disambiguation) The PlayStation ) is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Perfect Dark is a first-person shooter video game for the Nintendo 64 game console. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section can be improved by converting lengthy lists to text. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Shogun: Total War Categories: Computer and video game stubs | Real-time strategy computer games ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Deus Ex (commonly abbreviated DX) is a first-person shooter/computer role-playing game developed by Ion Storm Inc. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Icewind Dale is a computer role-playing game (CRPG) developed by Black Isle Studios. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Tony Hawks Pro Skater (1999) (called Tony Hawks Skateboarding in Europe) is a skateboarding video game, and the first in the legendary Tony Hawks Series. ... The Sega Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト; code-named Dural and Katana during development) was Segas fourth and final video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... The original Homeworld: Cataclysm box. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Final Fantasy IX ) is a console role-playing game developed by Square Co. ... For other versions of PlayStation, please see PlayStation (disambiguation) The PlayStation ) is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Chrono Cross ) is a PlayStation RPG created by Square Co. ... For other versions of PlayStation, please see PlayStation (disambiguation) The PlayStation ) is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... The Conquerors is the expansion to the 2000 real-time strategy game Age of Empires II, itself the second installment of the Empires series by Microsoft and Ensemble Studios. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2 is the second skateboarding game in the Tony Hawks Series. ... For other versions of PlayStation, please see PlayStation (disambiguation) The PlayStation ) is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... Quake III Arena or Quake 3, abbreviated as Q3A or Q3, is a multiplayer first-person shooter released on December 2, 1999. ... The Sega Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト; code-named Dural and Katana during development) was Segas fourth and final video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... PS2 redirects here. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... Tekken Tag Tournament is an update to Tekken 3 and is the fourth installment in the popular Tekken fighting game series. ... PS2 redirects here. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining. ... Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2 is the second skateboarding game in the Tony Hawks Series. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2 is the second skateboarding game in the Tony Hawks Series. ... The Sega Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト; code-named Dural and Katana during development) was Segas fourth and final video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... Counter-Strike (CS) is a popular team-based mod of Valves first-person shooter (FPS) Half-Life. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... Escape from Monkey Island (EMI) is the fourth, and currently final, game in the Monkey Island series of computer adventure games, released in 2000 by LucasArts, following the successful games The Secret of Monkey Island (SMI), Monkey Island 2: LeChucks Revenge (MI2), and The Curse of Monkey Island (CMI). ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... No One Lives Forever, commonly abbreviated NOLF, is the name of a computer game and video game series by Monolith Productions. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... Kessen is a PlayStation 2 launch title produced by Koei and published by Electronic Arts. ... PS2 redirects here. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... Skies of Arcadia is a console role-playing game developed for the Sega Dreamcast by Overworks, a division of Sega. ... The Sega Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト; code-named Dural and Katana during development) was Segas fourth and final video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining until the end of the year. ... Final Fantasy IX ) is a console role-playing game developed by Square Co. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... For other versions of PlayStation, please see PlayStation (disambiguation) The PlayStation ) is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Marcus Aurelius and members of the Imperial family offer sacrifice in gratitude for success against Germanic tribes: contemporary bas-relief, Capitoline Museum, Rome Sacrifice (from a Middle English verb meaning to make sacred, from Old French, from Latin sacrificium : sacer, sacred; sacred + facere, to make) is commonly known as the... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... The Longest Journey is a 1999 point-and-click adventure game by Norwegian studio Funcom. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Banjo-Tooie (Japanese title: バンジョーとカズーイの大冒険2, Rōmaji: Banjō to KazÅ«i no Daibōken 2, English translation: Banjo & Kazooies Great Adventure 2, Japanese English title: Banjo-Kazooie 2) is the sequel to the 1998 Nintendo 64 game Banjo-Kazooie. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section can be improved by converting lengthy lists to text. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Scars of Velious (SoV, Velious, or simply the Velious expansion) is the second expansion released for EverQuest — a massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ... In the Gregorian Calendar, December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years), at which point there will be 13 days remaining to the end of the year. ... Quake III Arena or Quake 3, abbreviated as Q3A or Q3, is a multiplayer first-person shooter released on December 2, 1999. ... A personal computer (PC) is usually a microcomputer whose price, size, and capabilities make it suitable for personal usage. ...

Hardware

This article is about the Japanese toy manufacturer. ... WonderSwan Color The WonderSwan Color is a handheld game console designed by Bandai. ... 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. ... PS2 redirects here. ...

Business

EA redirects here. ... EA Los Angeles (formerly DreamWorks Interactive) was founded in 1995. ... The DreamWorks Boy on the Moon Logo DreamWorks SKG (Spielberg, Katzenberg, Geffen) is a Big Ten studio in the United States of America which develops, produces, and distributes films, music, and television programming. ... Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA) is an international holding company headquartered in Lyon, France. ... Hasbro Interactive was a video game production and publishing subsidiary of Hasbro, the game and toy giant. ... The title of this article should be game. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Paradigm Entertainment is a videogame studio based in Carrollton, Texas. ... The Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... Bungie Studios is a video game developer founded in 1991 under the name Bungie Software by two undergraduate students at the University of Chicago, Alex Seropian and Jason Jones. ... NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) is a major supplier of graphics processors (graphics processing units, GPUs), graphics cards, and media and communications devices for PCs and game consoles such as the original Xbox and the upcoming PlayStation 3. ... 3dfx Interactive was a company which specialized in the manufacturing of cutting-edge 3D graphics processing units and, later, graphics cards. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) is a computer game development division of Sony that mostly creates massively multiplayer online games. ... Looking Glass Studios was a computer game development company during the 1990s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Volition is the study of will, choice, and decision. ... Ubisoft Entertainment (formerly Ubi Soft) is a computer and video game publisher and developer headquarted in Montreuil-sous-Bois, France. ... Red Storm is a computer architecture designed for the ASCI Thors Hammer supercomputer at Sandia National Laboratory and built by Cray, Inc as the XT3. ... SNK Playmore (formerly SNK) is a Japanese video game hardware and software company. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Smilebit is a Japanese computer and video game developer founded in 2000. ... Purported Yeti scalp at Khumjung monastery The Yeti, sometimes referred to as the Abominable Snowman, is a humanoid cryptid that some say inhabits areas of the Himalaya. ... Mattel Inc. ... 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. ...

Lawsuits

  • Nintendo of America, Sega America, Electronic Arts, Inc v. Yahoo!, Inc.; The lawsuit is over piracy negligence and profiting from counterfeit video game products sold on Yahoo! Auctions. The lawsuit is fully dropped in 2001 in order to cooperate against piracy.
  • Nintendo commits over USD$80 million to issuing gloves to over 1,000,000 children after numerous reports of serious hand injuries from the controllers while playing certain stages of Mario Party (for N64)

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