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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  ...

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Video games timeline from the first in 1958 on an oscilloscope to present day consoles.

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 ...

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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!

www.pbs.org/kcts/videogamerevolution/history/timeline_flash.html

Video Game Revolution is the companion site to the PBS program. ... HISTORY OF GAMING. Interactive Timeline ... Interactive Timeline of Game History ...

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 ...

content.time.com/time/interactive/0,31813,2029221,00.html

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 ...