IBM PC games

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The IBM PC is a range of computers released by IBM over the course of the 1980s. Aimed primarily at business users, the original IBM PC 5150 was an expensive but robust machine designed for text input, however its use off-the-shelf parts and modular design allowed the system to be tailored to a wide variety of needs, including video games.

The IBM PC is one of the most significant computers ever released, as while the design was easily replicated (to the point where IBM had stopped being the biggest supplier of so-called IBM PC compatibles by the mid-1980s), its successes in the business (and later home markets) coupled with the Microsoft operating systems MS-DOS and later Windows, mean it is the ancestor of the vast majority of computers in use today.

For information, see IBM PC.