This day in Videogame History – March 11th

This day in Videogame History – March 11th

1983 – Atari and Coleco Industries settle their legal disputes. Coleco is licensed to continue making and selling the Expansion Module No. 1 for the Colecovision, and is licensed to produce the Gemini video game system.
1999 – Sony files three requests with the San Francisco Federal District Court, regarding Connectix’s Virtual GameStation product. Sony demands that Connectix cease use of the PlayStation BIOS, deliver all copies of the BIOS to Sony, and give Sony all prototypes of the Windows version of the software. The court rejects all requests.
2001 – The Fox Broadcasting Company airs the Futurama TV show in the US. A character with a wrist computer says “… I’ve got Tetris on this thing.”.
2004 – Lions Gate Films releases the film Phil the Alien to theaters in Canada. A Nintendo Zapper light-gun controller is worn like a real gun.
2007 – The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the USA. A recreation room includes arcade game “Triangle Wars”.
2008 – Sega releases the Condemned 2: Bloodshot for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the USA.
2014 – Electronic Arts releases the Titanfall video game for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 in the USA.
2014 – Bandai Namco releases the Dark Souls II video game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the USA.

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