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.
A timeline of video game console releases. See also History of video games.
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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
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The first arcade video game is released, but the public finds it too difficult to play.
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Atari releases its Video Computer System (VCS) later renamed the Atari 2600.
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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.