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1958: 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.
1961: Steve Russell, a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), creates Spacewar, the first interactive computer game.
1966: 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.

Timeline of video game console releases - Wikipedia

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A timeline of video game console releases. See also History of video games. Date, Console, Date production was discontinued. 1972. Autumn, Magnavox ...

Video Game History Timeline | The Strong

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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  ...

A Video Game Timeline (1967-Present) - OnlineEducation.net

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In the history of consumer products the history of video games is a relatively short one. But it has had a significant impact on how people play games especially X ...

A History of Video Game Consoles - TIME

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A History of Video Game Consoles. Digg; Facebook · Twitter · Linkedin; Email. Press start to begin... More Graphics » · Home · U.S. · Politics · World · Business ...

A Timeline of Video Game Controversies

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The first arcade video game is released, but the public finds it too difficult to play. The following year, Pong, a simple tennis video game, is released in a local bar ...

IEEE Historic Gaming Timeline

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Jun 12, 2015 ... When's the last time you played a video game? ... get gaming nostalgic by exploring and engaging with our homage to console gaming history!

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Atari releases its Video Computer System (VCS) later renamed the Atari 2600. The VCS was the first widely successful video game system, selling more than ...

A History of Video Games timeline | Timetoast timelines

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Apr 12, 2016 ... A History of Video Games, a timeline made with Timetoast's free interactive timeline making software.

HISTORY OF COMPUTER GAMES timeline | Timetoast timelines

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Created by American physicist William Higinbotham, it is important in the history of video games as one of the first electronic games to use a graphical display.