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1984 saw many sequels and prequels and several new titles such as Tetris, Karate Champ, Boulder Dash, and 1942.

List of years in video gaming

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Notable releasesEdit

GamesEdit

Arcade
Computer
Console

HardwareEdit

  • January 24, Apple Inc. announces the original, 128K, floppy disc-only, Macintosh.
  • March, IBM releases the IBM PCjr in an attempt to enter the home computer market. It has improved sound and graphics over the original, business-oriented IBM PC, but is commercial failure.
  • Atari, Inc. announces the Atari 7800, a next-gen console that's compatible with Atari 2600 cartridges, but capable of greatly improved visuals. It is shelved until 1986 due to the sale of the company and legal issues.
  • Discontinued systems: Atari 5200, Magnavox Odyssey², Vectrex

ReferencesEdit

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