Fun Video games facts for kids

Video games have always been a great source of entertainment. The majority of the kids love playing video games and continue to love it even as adults. Kids might know video games as games you play with to have fun. However, there might be many facts you did not know about the games you love. Here are some cool and interesting video game facts for all of you kids out there:

  • Did you know that the creator of the ever popular Pokemon got his inspiration from observing butterflies? Thanks to this we have a legendary cartoon and video game after it.
  • There is a wide variety of video games you can choose from. There are different genres, and under each genre, you will find a lot of video games. For example, if you are interested in adventure games you will find thousands of games under it. Isn’t that great?
  • Earlier you could play video games only through game consoles. Now you can play your favourite video game through your mobile phones, game consoles, PC, handheld systems and more.
  • Did you know that Mario’s name was originally supposed to be Mr Video Game? It was changed to Mario when it was named after the owner of the first warehouse Nintendo occupied. Some of you might have already noticed, but a lot of people don’t notice that Mario actually hits the bricks and items with his hand and not his head. Around the 1980s, the game Super Mario became so popular that many families named their new born babies Mario.
  • Inspirations have always resulted in good things. The creator of Pac Man was also inspired when he was eating a pizza. As much as it is fun to play the game, having high scores is also fun. On this note, did you know that 3333360 is the highest score you can get in this game? And yes people have broken this record.
  • If you have seen video games from the past, you will see how rough and unclear games can be. HD TVs and screens have made video game experiences much more fun. Among all the companies, Microsoft was the first one to support HD tvs through the famous Xbox.
  • In this day and era, there are three top-rated companies in the field of games. A lot of you kids might have seen their name at least once. They are Nintendo, Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox. There are different versions released by the companies with features and games being updated with every new release.
  • Among all the video games that have been released, World of Warcraft has the highest profit. Did you know that the profit is over $10 billion?
  • Today, you might find it weird if there are games without multiplayer options. But in the past, most of the video games were made for single players. The first person who created video games available for two players was William Higinbotham in 1958. It was a game for

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