This day in Videogame History – November 24th
1982 – Todd Rogers scores a world record 653,990 on the Gorf arcade game.
1992 – Sega releases the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 video game for the Genesis and Game Gear game systems. Sega calls the day “Sonic 2sday”.
1995 – At the Shoshinkai show in Chiba, Japan, Nintendo displays the 64-bit cartridge-based Nintendo 64 video game system. Target ship date is April 21, for 25,000 yen (US$250). Games demonstrated are Super Mario 64 and Kirby’s Air Ride. Nintendo gives details of the 64DD add-on for the Nintendo 64, with a 64 MB hard drive.
1995 – Hudson releases the Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire video game for the PC Engine in Japan. The game is only released at the Shoshinkai game show.
1998 – Eidos releases the Tomb Raider III video game for the PlayStation in the US.
2002 – The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. A character says various words, trying to remember a code word. One of the words he says is “Nintendo”.
2010 – Sony Computer Entertainment releases the Gran Turismo 5 video game for the PlayStation 3 in the US.