Video games

History of Video Games

  • First ever video game

    First ever video game
    a game invented by Edward Condon where players had to avoid picking up the last match. It was the begginging of an era where video games will become on of the most well known objects in the world.
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  • Pong

    Pong was the first ever video game in history to be on a television screen. Pont is a game where two players go against eachother and bounce a ball off their wall (Which they control) and try and score the most points.
  • Magnavox Oddyssey

    Magnavox Oddyssey
    It was the first ever home gaming console and it was used to have fun with it and it changed the world.
  • Atari 2600

    Atari 2600
    It was created so you could use a joy stick to play games such as pacman and tetris.
  • Sega Genisis

    Sega Genisis
    The Mega Drive was originally launched to compete with the Nintendo Entertainment System and NEC's PC-Engine.
  • Playstation

    The first console in the series, the PlayStation, was the first video game console to ship 100 million units after 9 years and 6 months of its initial launch.
  • Sega Saturn

    Sega Saturn
    A step on from the sega genesis it was faster and had better graphics as it could run 32 bit games.
  • Nintendo 64

    Nintendo 64
    It was a huge hit in the late 20th century its famous for games such as Super Mario 64 and Starfox 64
  • Gameboy Adnvance

    Gameboy Adnvance
    It was Created to be the first ever hand-held video console which you could play any game on it that was compatible with this kind of device.
  • Nintendo Game Cube

    Nintendo Game Cube
    It was used to have fun in the world and so that Nintendo can get more money It was a system for the whole family. It continued making the mario games and introduced 'Super Smash Brothers Brawl'
  • Xbox

    It was Microsoft's first foray into the gaming console market, and competed with Sony's PlayStation 2, Sega's Dreamcast, and Nintendo's GameCube. The integrated Xbox Live service allowed players to play games online.
  • Xbox 360

    Xbox 360
    In 2005 the Xbox 360 launched into more countries than any other company in a year. Several major features of the Xbox 360 are its integrated Xbox Live service that allows players to compete online; download arcade games, game demos, trailers, TV shows, music and movies; and its Windows Media Center multimedia capabilities.
  • Playstation 3

    Playstation 3
    The playstation 3 was a mark in video gaming to allow online gameplay for free. With the component it came with a Blu-ray disc player and rweard cards.
  • Wii

    As of September 2011, the Wii leads the generation over the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in worldwide sales, and in December 2009 broke the record for best-selling console in a single month in the United States.
  • Wii Sports

    Wii Sports
    Wii sports was the highest selling video game in gaming history with 81.26 million sells. The reason is because with every wii console sold came with that game. It was a game the whole family could play and enjoy.