Magnavox joined the programmable market in with the Odyssey 2while toy company Mattel released the Intellivision inwhich featured graphics superior to any of its competitors. It just means that the stakes will be higher for any firm that does not make a billion or more in revenues.
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As the increasing size of games in the mids made them impractical to fit on floppies, and retail publishers and developers began to earnestly mimic the practice, shareware games were replaced by shorter game demos often only one or two levels , distributed free on CDs with gaming magazines and over the Internet.
In , Sanders concluded a licensing agreement with television company Magnavox to release the system, which reached the market in September as the Magnavox Odyssey. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
It is believed to be the first network game ever written for a commercial personal computer and is recognized alongside game Maze War a networked multiplayer maze game for several research machines and Spasim a 3D multiplayer space simulation for time shared mainframes as the precursor to multiplayer games such as 's MIDI Maze , and Doom in