1980 in video gaming

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List of years in video gaming

1980 has seen many sequels and prequels in video games and several new titles such as Pac-Man, Battlezone and Crazy Climber.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Video Game Myth Busters - Did the "Crash" of 1983/84 Affect Arcades?, The Golden Age Arcade Historian (December 27, 2013)
  2. ^ Steve L. Kent (2001), The ultimate history of video games: from Pong to Pokémon and beyond: the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world, Prima, p. 143, ISBN 0-7615-3643-4, retrieved May 1, 2011, Despite the success of his game, Iwatani never received much attention. Rumors emerged that the unknown creator of Pac-Man had left the industry when he received only a $3500 bonus for creating the highest-grossing video game of all time. 
  3. ^ The Essential 50 - Pac-Man, 1UP
  4. ^ Playing With Power: Great Ideas That Have Changed Gaming Forever, 1UP
  5. ^ Gaming's Most Important Evolutions Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., GamesRadar+