Essays Tagged: "PlayStation"

about the competition among the 3 main video game companies...Nintendo, Sega, and Sony

here are three big companies are fighting to be the best. Nintendo's N64, Sega's Saturn, and Sony's Playstation are the three main systems in this huge market. Because there are so many games for thes ... mentioned earlier, while my friends new Nintendo machine was supposed to be amazing, both Sega and Playstation's systems looked just as good. In a few years, however, all three of those systems will ...

(4 pages) 158 0 3.1 Aug/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

oppinions on writing. this is a funny essay about lies my teacher told me about writing I got an A- on it.

one was "literature will enrich your life." With the possible exception of instruction manuals for playstation and guns, 99.9 percent of everything you'll read is either obvious, completely useless, ...

(2 pages) 414 9 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

History of Home Video Games - From Pong to Playstation. 1,833 words. Includes an abstract. Very detailed.

he progression from the most primitive of systems to the latest systems on the market today.Pong to Playstation: The History of Home Video GamesToday, when "gamers" think of video games, most think ab ... t in the end, Mario won.THE NEW ERAThe year 1994 set the standard for today's hi-tech systems. Sony Playstation was released in Japan, as was the Sega Saturn. By the end of the year, critics were hail ...

(7 pages) 360 3 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Games Sony Play.

The following case analysis describes and analyzes Sony's strategies used in launching the PlayStation - a gaming console that became one of the most popular gaming systems in the game indust ... anted to incorporate CD-ROM (Sony's technology) into their gaming system. Sony agreed to create the PlayStation, a system that would allow playing games from a CD-ROM drive. However, the two companies ...

(13 pages) 620 3 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Ethnography: Dance Dance Revoltuion Society

t the nation by storm with Nintendo and Atari systems. However, video games have since evolved into Playstations and Xboxes and more energetic games like Dance Dance Revolution and Drumania. Therefore ... starting to fill up with these DDR machines. Also, Benami came out with home systems made for Sony Playstation, so people could play and practice their Dance Dance Revolution skills at home as well. ...

(6 pages) 127 5 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Examination of Playstation 2's recent print advertising campaign.

n closer inspection though you immediately notice the bold command headline which reads "He gets: A Playstation 2 for Christmas." "You get: Foreplay before sex." Now anytime you find a way to fit the ... compromise where everyone is left feeling satisfied and having fun. With the introduction of sex to Playstation's advertising campaign their traditional slogan "Fun, anyone?" takes on a whole new mean ...

(4 pages) 112 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Gaming Console Wars: Xbox Vs PS2

It never ceases to amaze me how the sales figures for the Playstation 2 (PS2) outrun the Xbox. Even gamecube is catching up to Xbox if you look at the sales f ... eeing or giving the Xbox a chance. The PS2 also already had a fan base because of the original Sony Playstation. The Xbox was Microsoft's first gaming console, and most gamers thought it was going to ... ght it was going to flop. The PS2 had another advantage because a lot of gamers still had the first Playstation, and the PS2 has backwards compatibility to allow the original Playstation games to be p ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Eidos Interactive: business analysis.

because it is very small and you can bring it with you. But the best games are not in this platform.Playstation: The Playstation is a product of Sony. This one is very famous because it has launched a ... such as Final Fantasy VII (you can see the cover on first page). Now this platform begins to be oldPlaystation 2: The Playstation 2 is also a product of Sony and is new. It is the third generation of ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


place for a many of reasons, one such reason is the change of prices. One good example is the Sony Playstation 2 that was released a couple of years ago. Because of a high demand and its inelasticity ... rs and many stores sold out on the first day. However, as more and more people manage to obtain the Playstation 2, the demand for this gaming system began to drop and in order to prevent an excess sup ...

(1 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Strategic Management: Sony - Change of CEO.

directors' board decision. Ohga was first jealous of Idei's success when Idei gloating launched the PlayStation severely wounding Nintendo and all but exterminating Sega. However, things took an unexp ... has consensus that six other insiders, including Ando (President and COO), Idei (CEO) and Kutaragi (PlayStation mastermind) resigned after Howard takes over the helm and Howard would be given authorit ...

(11 pages) 615 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Cost/Demand Paper: Sony Playstation

rtment and electronic stores hoping to be one of the few who would be able to purchase the new Sony Playstation. A limited 400,000 units were going to be sold in all the United States and the amount o ... reselling the unit, in many cases far more than double the price. According to "a Sony Playstation 3 game console is sold every 6 seconds". The units are sold at an average of $1,275.00; ...

(2 pages) 35 1 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Electronic Arts Case Study

ompetitive rivalry in video games took on a new dimension when Sony entered the market with its new PlayStation, emerging the undisputed leader worldwide in 1998. Nintendo's market share dropped to 26 ... oper and publisher of interactive entertainment software for advanced entertainment systems such as PlayStation 2, the PlayStation, the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, Xbox video game system from M ...

(25 pages) 246 1 4.6 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Mediengestaltung: Wahrnehmung, Erlernen und der Richtige Umgang mit Medien für Kinder

ekennzeichnet und man kann jetzt schon von einer Medienüberflutung sprechen. In einer Zeit von Playstation und Videohandys kann auch der zweiseitige Einfluss auf die jüngere Generation nicht ...

(14 pages) 1689 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


e once was a kid named Drake who all his life he grew up with games. Hand held games, arcade games, PlayStation, nintendo, everything. Ever since he was 2 he has been playing games. His mom and dad ha ...

(2 pages) 548 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

College Days

David Rosser English 1101 Dr. Sims November 15, 2001 PlayStation 2 There are many different types of game stations available on the market today. A buyer ... stations available on the market today. A buyer could choose from Atari, Nintendo, Super Nintendo, PlayStation, Dream Cast, X-Box, and many other systems. Out of all these systems, the one that stand ... d many other systems. Out of all these systems, the one that stands out the most to me would be the PlayStation 2. This system is the follow-up of the early model PlayStation. The PlayStation 2 has th ...

(3 pages) 647 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


ently, the video game market has had some huge breakthroughs, with such companies as Sony and their Playstation and PS2 game consoles and Microsoft's new Xbox; both of which offer competitive products ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


(5 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Entertainment Changes

yer to your computer and load all the tracks you want. Entertainment systems such as N64 and Playstation were great hits in the 20th century. But then came the Sega Dreamcast that was going to ... re. Sony was losing customers. They did not wait long before announcing that it was going to create Playstation 2 with better graphics then Dreamcast, better sound, including a DVD Player and an Inter ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Defining Marketing Paper

s on the group of consumers which the company is trying to target. A company who produces games for Playstation 3 consoles would be wasting their money if they try to target people over the age of 60 ...

(3 pages) 26 1 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing