This day in Videogame History – December 4th
1995 – At the Personal Computer Outlook conference in California, Apple Computer shows the Pippin multimedia device. Bandai has a license to make and sell the systems, initially in Japan.
1995 – Nintendo releases the Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest video game for the Super NES game system in the USA.
1996 – Shares of GT Interactive Software drop 37.6 percent in Nasdaq trading, after the company reported that its games for the Nintendo 64 would be delayed.
2003 – In Japan, Sony releases the Gran Turismo 4: Prologue Version video game for the PlayStation 2. The game includes about fifty cars and five race courses. Price is 2980 yen (about US$25).
2003 – Nintendo releases the 1080: Avalanche video game for the GameCube in the US.
2011 – Nintendo releases the Mario Kart 7 video game for the Nintendo 3DS in the US.
2012 – Ubisoft releases the Far Cry 3 video game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.