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ⓘ 1994 in video gaming




1994 in video gaming
                                     

ⓘ 1994 in video gaming

  • Alpex Computer Corp. v. Nintendo lawsuit: Alpex sues Nintendo over patent infringements related to the NES. Nintendo loses the case. In 1996 this ruling was reversed by an appeals court, which determined that no patents had been infringed upon.
  • September 14 - Video gaming magazine Nintendomagasinet is cancelled after four years. Number 9 of 1994 would have been released on this day, but instead the magazine joins Super Power.
  • Nintendo of America, Inc. v. Dragon Pacific Intern
  • Blizzard Entertainment is renamed from Silicon & Synapse.
  • SSI sold to Mindscape
  • Apogee establishes the 3D Realms Entertainment division.
  • New companies: Neversoft
  • Defunct: Commodore, Tradewest
                                     

1. Sales

Highest-selling console and handheld titles according to Babbages

Babbages, an American video game retailer, released an Electronic Gaming Monthly -exclusive monthly list of the chains highest-selling console and handheld titles.

Highest-selling 3DO titles of 1994 Highest-selling SNES titles of 1994 Highest-selling Sega Genesis titles of 1994 Highest-selling Sega CD titles of 1994 Highest-selling Game Gear titles of 1994

Highest-renting console titles according to Blockbuster Video

Blockbuster Video, an American chain of video rental shops, released a GamePro -exclusive monthly list of the chains highest-renting console titles.

Highest-renting NES titles of 1994 Highest-renting SNES titles of 1994 Highest-renting Sega Genesis titles of 1994 Highest-renting Sega CD titles of 1994