This day in Videogame History – March 14th

This day in Videogame History – March 14th

1994 – Sega of America announces the Sega Genesis Super 32X cartridge for the Genesis game systems. It features two Hitachi 32-bit processors, 32,000 on-screen colors, 60 frame-per-second video, 40-MIPS processing power.
1998 – Sega announces it will release three final games for the Saturn system in the US.
2002 – Microsoft releases the Xbox video game system in Europe. Prices in England: Xbox system 299 pounds, games 44.99 pounds, controller 24.99 pounds, DVD remote controller 29.99 pounds, memory unit 29.99 pounds. Price for the Xbox in the rest of Europe: 479 euros (about US$430).
2002 – Microsoft releases the Halo: Combat Evolved video game for the Xbox in the UK.
2003 – Square releases the Final Fantasy Origins video game for the PlayStation in the US. Included are enhanced remakes of Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II.
2006 – Capcom releases the Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams video game for the PlayStation 2 in the USA.
2006 – Capcom releases the Mega Man Powered Up video game for the PlayStation Portable in the USA.
2006 – Sony CEA releases the Daxter video game for the PlayStation Portable in the USA.
2006 – Sony CEA releases the Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror video game for the PlayStation Portable in the USA.
2010 – The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the USA. The “Funtendo Zii” appears as an ad on the back page of a magazine, a parody of the Nintendo Wii.
2010 – Nintendo releases the Pokémon SoulSilver and Pokémon HeartGold video games for the Nintendo DS in the USA.

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