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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.

History of video games - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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  ...

The History of Video Games - How Video Game Systems Work ...

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Video games have been around since the early 1970s. The first commercial arcade video game, Computer Space by Nutting Associates, was introduced in 1971 ...

The Video Game Revolution: History of Gaming | PBS

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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.

The History Of Gaming: An Evolving Community | TechCrunch

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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 ...

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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 ...

The evolution of gaming, from the console to the cloud - Mashable

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Jan 8, 2015 ... Today, video games are an entrenched part of our cultures and routines ... That same year, consumers spent $21.5 billion on video games, the association reported .... Home smart home: A history of connected household tech.

History of Video Games - List Enthusiast

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Sep 1, 2016 ... To make easier for you, we have an infographic to show you the bigger changes happened in the history of video games -- from the beginning ...

The History Of Video Games, By The Numbers | The Huffington Post

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Jul 10, 2015 ... 111 billion: according to research firms, that's how much revenue the video game industry will generate in 2015. (It's also roughly the same ...