1990's Computer History

Computer Game Design class

Consoles of the 90's

Their were 5 main game consoles in the 90's. The Nintendo 64, SNES, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Atari Jaguar, and 3DO Interactive Multiplayer.


There were tons of games out in the 90's including the original Grand Theft Auto, Mario Kart 64, NBA Jam, SimCity, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time, and Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

Graphics and Sound Quality

The graphics were good for the time period. Most games graphics were pixelated but they didn't have the same technology then as they do now. The sounds on most games were not very realistic but they sounded close enough that the player would know what happened.

Impact on Gaming Industry

This time period of gaming changed a lot. The graphics got much better, the sounds were different, and there were much more interesting and fun games and consoles.

Target Audience

The target audience for the games were pretty much everybody. They wanted lots of people to play their game so they advertised their game for all ages.

Top 15 Best video games of the 90's


Games like Grand Theft Auto, Zelda, and NBA Jam were some of the most popular games of the 90's. Many people looked for these games when they went shopping for games and consoles.

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