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  • TX-0 games

    TX-0 games
    During 1959-1961, a collection of games were created on the TX-0 such as the Mouse in Maze, HAX and Tic-Tac-Toe etc..
  • DEC PDP-1

    DEC PDP-1
    In 1961, the first game on the DEC PDP-1 was created -- Spacewar! The game lets 2 players play against each other by controlling 2 spaceships which are capable of shooting missiles. This game was credited as the first influential computer game.
  • Early arcade games

    Early arcade games
    In September 1971, the Galaxy Game was installed at a student union at Stanford University. Based on Spacewar!, this was the first video game which neede coins to operate.
  • Pong

    In 1972, a new coin-operated arcade game was created -- Pong. Pong was mainly a game base on tabletennis.
  • Atari 2600 (VCS)

    Atari 2600 (VCS)
    It made gaming more easy for people because instead of having one or more games built into it, it had game cartridges which you could plug in and out.
  • Nintendo entertainment system

    Nintendo entertainment system
    The NES has game cartridges which players can plug in and unplug.
  • Sega genesis

    Sega genesis
    The superior version of the NES. Also has game cartridges.
  • Sony playstation

    Sony playstation
    Developed by Sony, it uses game discs. The quality of graphics have also slightly improved.
  • Play station 2 (SCPH-5000x)

    Play station 2 (SCPH-5000x)
    Improved graphics and more games, the 2nd game console of the play station series.
  • Nintendo game cube

    Nintendo game cube
    Made by Nintendo, there are several different colours to the Game cube. The disc is also read from the outer-most edge going inward, the opposite of a standard DVD. This move was mainly intended to prevent piracy of GCN titles, but like most anti-piracy technology, it was eventually cracked.
  • Microsoft Xbox 360

    Microsoft Xbox 360
    Made by microsoft.
  • Play Station 3

    Play Station 3
    The 3rd console in the play station series. The first version of the PS3 could play both PS2 and PS3 games.
  • Nintendo Wii

    Nintendo Wii
    The Wii Remote is a one-handed controller that uses a combination of accelerometers and infrared detection to sense its position in 3D space.