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“the walking dead” comic book’s enduring popularity gave birth not just to two television shows and an eclectic mix of merchandise, but its world also laid the groundwork for more. All this week, we're looking back at the 30-year history of dungeons & dragons-- which naturally includes the many video games that have been based on the licensesome of these games you may have played and loved some of them may be available in bargain bins or on ebay. The evolution of the video games market the following infographic comes to us from gamr , the world’s first video game technology etf it details the history and evolution of the video games market, the emergence of mobile, and the fast-growing asian sector. Chronology of the history of video games the modern age of video games hits the rest of north america with the official release of the nintendo entertainment system the game packaged with the system, super mario bros, is reason enough for many to buy the nes.
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