Chronology of Personal Computer Software

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1994

January (month)
  • Top selling MS-DOS/Windows computer game in the USA during the month: SimCity 2000. [1509.184]
  • Top selling Amiga computer game in the USA during the month: AD&D Gateway to the Savage Frontier. [1509.184]
  • Top selling Macintosh computer game in the USA during the month: SimCity 2000. [1509.184]
February (month)
  • Top selling MS-DOS/Windows computer game in the USA during the month: SimCity 2000. [1510.176]
  • Top selling Amiga computer game in the USA during the month: AD&D Gateway to the Savage Frontier. [1510.176]
  • Top selling Macintosh computer game in the USA during the month: SimCity 2000. [1510.176]
May 16
  • At the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple Computer distributes CDs of beta release of Dylan programming language for the Macintosh. [2605.196]
August 24
  • Folk singer Bob Dylan files suit in US Central District Court of California in Los Angeles for trademark infringement of Apple Computer's Dylan programming language. pple quickly settles out of court, licensing use of the trademark name. [2605.196]
August (month)
  • Top selling computer game in the USA for the month: Doom. [2230.54]
October 10
  • GT Interactive releases Doom II - Hell of Earth for personal computers in the USA. [1512.16] [1536.28] [2585.39]
December 19
  • Kaleida Labs releases Media Player and ScriptX language. [2605.70]

1995

April (month)
  • Top selling computer game in the USA for the month: Dark Forces. [1768.22]
May (month)
  • Top selling computer game in the USA for the month: Myst. [1768.22]
November 17
  • Apple Computer abandons release of Dylan programming language due to the success of Java. [2605.197]
November (month)
  • Top selling computer game in the USA for the month: Myst. [2159.23]

End of 1994-1995. Next: 1996.
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