History of Video Games 1988

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    Electronic Arts publishes John Madden Football, beginning a 35-year partnership with Coach Madden on the storied football video game franchise which becomes known as EA SPORTS Madden NFL.

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    Pool of Radiance, the first computer game officially based on Dungeons and Dragons, is released by SSI under the “Gold Box” series.