1978 in video gaming

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Events[edit]

Business[edit]

Journalism[edit]

Notable releases[edit]

Games[edit]

Arcade
Computer
  • BASIC Computer Games, microcomputer edition, was released to capitalize on gaming for home computers.

Hardware[edit]

Computer
Console

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20071222225649/http://www.replaymag.com/history.htm
  2. ^ Yuko Aoyama & Hiro Izushi (2003), Hardware gimmick or cultural innovation? Technological, cultural, and social foundations of the Japanese video game industry, Research Policy 32: 423-44
  3. ^ "Players Guide To Electronic Science Fiction Games". Electronic Games 1 (2): 35–45 [36]. March 1982. Retrieved 1 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Kohler, Chris (September 6, 2011). "Bill Kunkel, Original Gaming Journalist, Dies at 61". Wired. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Essential 50: Space Invaders". 1UP.com. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  6. ^ Edwards, Benj. "Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Space Invaders". 1UP.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  7. ^ Space Invaders (Midway) at the Arcade History database