interesting facts about games

interesting facts about games:

interesting facts about games

  • 30% of all bingo players are under the age of 35

  • The best selling game in history for coin operated machines is Pac Man

  • In a five card poker game there are 2,598,960 possible hands

  • In United Kingdom three million people play bingo every year

  • Surveys indicate that the number one reason people play Bingo is for leisure

  • The markings that are found on dice are called pips

  • Atari had to bury millions of unsold ET game cartridges in a New Mexico desert landfill in 1982

  • Mr Butt invented the game Scrabble the game was originally called Criss Cross Words

  • In 2013, a 14 years old Romanian boy collapsed and was hospitalized because had been playing Counter Strike for nine days in a row

  • The first incorporated game was Duke Nukem 3D. In this game when the player shot his gun in the water the sound would be muffled and gurgly

  • The 80's arcade game Phoenix was the first game ever to introduce the  concept of end level bosses . The game had players shoot their way through an alien mother ship's defenses

  • The Liberty Bell "game" was the first mechanical slot machine which was invented by Charles Fey, a car mechanic in 1895

  • Milton Bradley originally wanted to name the game Twister Pretzel but he could not since the name was copyrighted

  • Tohru Iwatani the inventor of the video game Pac Man came up with the idea when he saw a pizza with a slice missing at a dinner party

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