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The history of games dates to the ancient human past. Games are an integral part of all cultures and are one of the oldest forms of human social interaction. Games are formalized expressions of play which allow people to go beyond immediate imagination and direct physical activity. Common features of games include ...

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 their research. Video gaming did not reach mainstream popularity until the 1970s and 1980s, when video arcade games and gaming consoles using joysticks, ...

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

1940. 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 up the last matchstick. Tens of thousands of people play it, and the computer wins at least 90% of the games. See the full patent document.

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Jan 21, 2016 ... The Royal Game of Ur 2600 BC. Within the past few years board games have gone through an explosion of growth. In 2012 The Guardian went as far as dubbing it “A Golden Age for Board Games”, stating board games have seen a growth rate as high as 40% year over year. It's also quickly becoming one ...

www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/a-brief-history-of-games

Dec 10, 2016 ... Human history and games are inextricably intertwined. Irrefutable evidence resounds down through the ages that fun and games are not frivolous pursuits per se—instead, they come naturally to us as essential parts of being alive. When you understand the evolution of games, you can begin to make ...

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It may be hard to believe, but not too long ago major American cities banned pinball out of fear of the arcade game's effect on crime, juvenile delinquency and morality. Read More · How Johnny Carson Saved Twister. November 2, 2016 By Christopher Klein. Find out how a late-night television show rescued the game from ...

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

Oct 31, 2015 ... The mobile technology boom in recent years has revolutionized the industry and opened the doors to a new generation of gamers. Indeed, gaming has become so integrated with modern popular culture that now even grandmas know what Angry Birds is, and more than 42 percent of Americans are gamers ...

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Jan 12, 2011 ... This is a university video-project made by "Game Design"-students from munich. Done in a single-shot fashion...well almost single shot =) The film covers dif...

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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. In 1972, Atari introduced Pong to the arcades. An interesting item to note is that Atari was formed by Nolan Bushnell, the man who developed Computer Space.