History of Video Games

Timeline created by shelbyrebeccaxo
  • First Comptuer Game Eggsac

    First Comptuer Game Eggsac
    Had subroots stored by punching holes.
  • Sega Introduces Coin Operated Games

    Sega Introduces Coin Operated Games
    Such as slot machines and jukeboxes
  • Magnavox Odessey Produced

    Magnavox Odessey Produced
    First game consolel
  • Pong Created

    Pong Created
    Similar to table tennis
  • First Chuck E. Cheese Created

    First Chuck E. Cheese Created
    Created for young children
  • Space Invaders

    Space Invaders
    Shooting game where the players defeat waves of aliens with a laser cannon to earn as many points as possible.
  • Intellivision

    Test marketed in California, with four games available, and nationwide in 1980 with a price tag of $299
  • Donkey Kong

    Donkey Kong
    The player must save lady from the gorilla named Donkey Kong
  • Frogger

    Player directs frogs to their homes by crossing a busy road and navigate a river full of hazards. Skillful players obtain bonuses.
  • Galaga

    • Fixed shooter game by Namco in Japan and Midway in US.
  • Tron

    Tron is about a computer programmer transported inside the software world of a mainframe computer, where he interacts with various programs in his attempt to get back out.
  • Mario Brothers

    Mario Brothers
    In this game, Mario a Italian-American plumber and his brother Luigi, must defeat creatures from the sewers below New York.
  • Tetris

    A tile-matching game originally designed and programmed in
    the Soviet Union.
  • Video game crash

    Video game crash
    Crash lasted two years
  • Sega Master System

    Sega Master System
    A high fantasy action-adventure video game series created in Japan and published by Nintendo.
  • Atari 7800

    Atari 7800
    Designed to replace the unsuccessful Atari 5200, and re-establish Atari's market supremacy against Nintendo and Sega.
  • Final Fantasy

    Final Fantasy
    The franchise centers on a series of fantasy and science fantasy role-playing video games (RPG’s), but includes motion pictures, anime, printed media, and other merchandise.
  • Nintendos Game boy

    A handheld game console by Nintendo, for $89.95.
  • Atari Lynx

    Atari Lynx
    • The Lynx holds the distinction of being the world's first handheld electronic game with a color LCD display.
  • Sega Game Gear

    A handheld game console which was Sega's response to Nintendo's Game Boy.
  • TurboExpress

    Most advanced handheld of its time and could play all TurboGrafx-16's games which were on a small, credit-card sized media called HuCards.
  • Sony PlayStation 2

    Sony PlayStation 2
    Sony's Second game console
  • Game Cube

    Game Cube
    Sucessor to the Nintendo 64
  • Xbox360

    Microsofts first game console
  • Playstation 3

    Playstation 3
    Sonys third game console
  • Nintendo Wii

    Nintendo Wii
    5th home game console by Nintendo.