"In 1983 the video game industry crashed. It was primarily felt in North America, but had ramifications across the globe as companies went bankrupt, a whole generation ground to a halt and analysts lifted hammers skywards, ready to drive nails into the infant-sized coffin of the video game industry. The primary causes of the crash were a glut of consoles (which also led to a price-war), a cavalcade of terrible, reputation destroying games (led famously by E.T) and the growing popularity of the personal computer. Thankfully for all gamers, Nintendo turned up with the NES in 1985 and the tumultuous gaming seas were calm once more.
It is quite ironic then, that the next video game industry collapse could be caused by the same company that once saved it. Let us explain…" - from gameplayer