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Timeline: Video Games
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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_video_games

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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_video_game_console_releases

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

www.museumofplay.org/about/icheg/video-game-history/timeline

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  ...

www.infoplease.com/spot/timeline-video-games

Video games timeline from the first in 1958 on an oscilloscope to present day consoles. ... Computer Space becomes first video arcade game ever released. ... and educational videos from animals and landmarks to language arts and history .

www.onlineeducation.net/videogame_timeline

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 ...

www.computerhistory.org/timeline/graphics-games

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 ...

www.pbs.org/kcts/videogamerevolution/history

Video Game Revolution is the companion site to the PBS program. ... Interactive Timeline · Best and Worst ... HISTORY OF GAMING - A Look at How it All Began.

www.secured-app.com/ieee/historic-gaming-timeline

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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Xbox's greatest success. proves to be Halo: Combat Evolved, one of the. most popular titles in video game history. Game Boy. Nintendo scores its second smash ...