• Basic Component Of Gaming Console
• A Typical Game Console
• Sony PlayStation 4
• Microsoft Xbox One
• Comparison Between PS4 & Xbox One
• Advantage & Disadvantage of Gaming
• Benefits Of Gaming in Medical Point of View
• Advantage & Disadvantage Gaming Console
• Advantage & Disadvantage of PC
• Gaming consoles were designed for playing electronic games.
A gaming console is a highly specialized piece of hardware
that has rapidly evolved since its inception incorporating all
the latest advancements in processor technology, memory,
graphics, and sound among others to give the gamer the
ultimate gaming experience.
• Video games are most often found on video gaming consoles
that plug into your television.
• In Present there are 3 well-known companies that produces
The PC is also a major host of games.
Other media devices: Interactive TV, Handheld PCs, Palm
pilots & Mobile phones.
• A gaming console is a system that is exclusively dedicated for
gaming. It has been optimized for game playing as that is its
core function. We can play games on a PC or in a cell phone
but these are not systems dedicated for gaming, so they are not
History - 1970’s
First Generation Games :
Magnavox Odyssey Released in 1972
-Magnavox Odyssey is first game console.
-Poor marketing caused it to fail.
Second generation Games :
Atari PONG Released in 1975
-Improved version of ‘Magnavox Odyssey’
History – 1980’s
Third Generation Games :
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) debuts.
Released in 1985.
Sega Master System (SMS) established in 1986 :
released titles to compete with Nintendo Entertainment
Technologically better than Nintendo, but games less
History – 1990’s
Fourth Generation Games :
Sega Master System II
Fifth Generation Games :
Sixth Generation Games :
Sony Playstation II, Nintendo Game Cube
Seventh Generation Games
Microsoft Xbox 360
Sony Playstation 3
Eighth Generation Games
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony Playstation 4
Nintendo Wii U
Basic Components Of Gaming Console
• User control interface
• Software kernel
• Storage medium for games
• Video output
• Audio output
• Power supply
Sony Play Station 4
Sony was Launched new Gaming Console
Playstation 4 for gaming lovers at last 6th January
There has never been a games system as
advanced as PlayStation 4. Stunning graphics
performance, unparalleled customised memory
and processors with 10 times the power of
PlayStation 3 have given the most innovative
minds in the games industry free rein when it
comes to creating experiences that are bigger,
bolder, more immersive. And more than you ever
The PS4 is the most powerful games console in
the World. With more graphical power than the
Xbox One, 32 times more system memory than
Microsoft Xbox One
Announced on May 21, 2013, it is the successor
to the Xbox 360 and is the third console in
the Xbox family.
Microsoft and various publications have
classified the device as an "all-in-one
entertainment system", making it a competitor
to other home media devices such as the Apple
TV and the Google TV platforms.
A newly upgraded Kinect motion sensing
peripheral, previously an optional attachment for
the Xbox 360.
New gaming functionality(introducing 3D,
hardcore game) includes an expanded Xbox
Advantage & Disadvantage of Gaming
• Brains are trained to do multitasking.
• Games can help improve both visual attention and visual acuity
• Building Confidence.
• Encouraging Cooperation and Teamwork.
• Relationships provided by the online games.
• Constant use of thumbs, wrist and eyes can lead to problems such as eye strain and
other physical problems
• Games do not need much physical activity and so could be criticised for making
you unfit - although the new motion sensing games are extremely active!
• They can take an awful lot of hours, that time could be spent doing something more
productive or sociable
Benefits of Gaming in Medical Point of View
Absorption in a game distracts the mind from pain and discomfort.
Playing games could help children suffering from Attention deficit
Games help people who are recovery from physical injuries gain motor
skills and coordination too. Now doctors are using in physiotherapy too.
It helps players to improve hand-eye co-ordination and help players gain
Modern fast-paced action video games in particular first-person shooter
games may sharpen your vision, improve your attention and working
Advantages &Disadvantages Of Gaming Console
Cheaper than a gaming PC
Updates for console games come in first before pc games get updated.
No need to worry about hardware upgrades.
You get to play with a controller for more competitive gaming and better
first person shooter experiences for games like call of duty and battlefield.
Some great exclusives.
Low quality graphics compared to Gaming pc
Pay for multiplayer
Advantages & Disadvantages of PC
Best graphics way better than consoles
Better target control with keyboard and mouse compared to controllers
Often easier to connect to internet or share stuff
After 2-3 years you have to upgrade some parts (mostly gpu) to keep up
with new games
Some exclusives like God of War, halo, gears of war, etc. are not available.
• On the whole, gaming consoles are the better option in the long run. After
all, they are designed for gaming right from scratch. This has helped the
industry understand the basic requirements of 3D and multimedia
applications. Without a doubt, this will affect the designs of PCs in the
future and make them more gamer friendly.
• “Gaming is indeed heading in the direction of becoming a mainstream form
of entertainment. Gaming experience drives technology requirements and
in turn contributes to the growth of the IT industry. For gaming there is a
need for better graphics and better storage to be able to handle heavy data.
As games become increasingly complex, peripherals and technology can
provide significant assistance to the gamer, enhancing the gaming