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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 ...

www.history.com/topics/inventions/history-of-video-games

Sep 1, 2017 ... Today, video games make up a $100 billion global industry, and nearly two-thirds of American homes have household members who play ...

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.si.edu/spotlight/the-father-of-the-video-game-the-ralph-baer-prototypes-and-electronic-games/video-game-history

From the earliest days of computers, people have found ways to play games on them. These early computer programmers weren't just wasting time or looking for  ...

electronics.howstuffworks.com/video-game2.htm

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

www.forbes.com/sites/hnewman/2017/11/29/the-history-of-video-games-in-one-infographic

Nov 29, 2017 ... If you ever wanted to trace the history of video games in one simple chart, this is it : The folks at HistoryDegree.net have put together an ...

techcrunch.com/2015/10/31/the-history-of-gaming-an-evolving-community

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 ...

www.technologyreview.com/s/611099/video-games-could-be-serious-tools-for-historical-research

May 11, 2018 ... An undergraduate history course incorporating strategy games is just the beginning: computer simulations are allowing people to study the past ...

www.pbs.org/kcts/videogamerevolution/history

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.