Timeline: Video Games
Physicist Willy Higinbotham invents the first "video game" at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York. His game, a table tennis-like game, was played on an oscilloscope.
Steve Russell, a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), creates Spacewar, the first interactive computer game.
Ralph Baer, an engineer at Sanders Associates, receives support from his company (a military electronics consulting firm in NH) to explore his idea of creating interactive games using a television.
The history of video games goes as far back as the early 1950s, when academic
computer scientists began designing simple games and simulations as part of ...
For the Westinghouse display at the World's Fair, Edward U. Condon designs a
computer that plays the traditional game Nim in which players try to avoid picking
Video games have been around since the early 1970s. The first commercial
arcade video game, Computer Space by Nutting Associates, was introduced in
Over the past 30 years, video games have become an integral part of our culture,
and the video game industry has become a multi-billion dollar behemoth.
Oct 31, 2015 ... Tech-heads realized they were onto a big thing; between 1972 and 1985, more
than 15 companies began to develop video games for the ...
Jan 8, 2015 ... From the laboratory to arcades and, later, onto shelves and into the cloud, video
games have radically evolved in the past 50 years.
Jul 10, 2015 ... For a little Friday fun, we blew the dust off all our old cartridges and dug deep to
tell the history of the biggest video games of all time — by the ...
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Sep 16, 2013 ... Facebook: http://facebook.com/XboxAhoy Twitter: http://twitter.com/xboxahoy The
entire history of video games, from their earliest origins all the ...