Video Games Evolution

  • Tennis for Two

    Tennis for Two
    Tennis for two was the very first video game ever created. Willian Higinbotham was the man who invented Tennis for Two. He made the game for an open house at his work. The game strongly impacted the industries for gaming because it was the first digital game.
  • VR

    VR is a big thing for gaming. VR means virtual reality, and to think it was invented in 1968 which is really crazy. VR is a big impact on gaming because it puts the person playing in the game. the headset that you wear tracks the whichever way your head turns or moves and the same with the controllers in your hands.
  • The Magnavox Odyssey

    The Magnavox Odyssey
    The Magnavox Odyssey was the very first gaming console ever created. The console was made by Ralph H. Baer. The console impacted the gaming industry by it being the start of people being able to play with each other from different consoles.
  • Gaming Tournament

    Gaming Tournament
    The very first gaming tournament was held at Stanford University. This impacted the gaming industry by seeing how gaming could be played by people who are really good at the game. The game they played at the tournament was "Space Wars."
  • Space Invaders

    Space Invaders
    Space Invaders was one of the most popular games ever. People are still making versions of the game today. The game was created by a Japanese company called "Taito Corp."
  • Gaming PC

    Gaming PC
    The gaming PC is a form of gaming that most people use to play more challenging games. Streamers most often play on PCs because it works because they can stream and play on the same device. Gaming PCs impacted the gaming world by allowing a lot easier online game play. PC's also run a lot faster and are less laggy then playing on a console.
  • Nintendo

    Nintendo was one of the first highly produced gaming consoles. The console had several games for you to play, like Donkey Kong, Mario, and many more classic games.
    The Nintendo console easily became one of the most popular consoles when it was released.
  • PS1

    The playstation is one of the most popular gaming consoles in the United States. Sony created the playstation and they have created many games and other things like it. The playstation is still really popular today. Sony has created 5 different playstations, with the most recent one coming out in 2020.
  • Mobile Games

    Mobile Games
    Mobile games made a big impact on gaming because people could play a game while they were out of their house like say if they went on a long car ride. They could play a game instead of being bored. The first mobile game was Snake. it was made on the Nokia phone.
  • Xbox

    The Xbox was another one of the United States most popular gaming consoles. The Xbox impacted the gaming industries by having so many different games available for the console. The Xbox is still a really popular console to this day with the most recent Xbox made being the Xbox Series X.
  • Call Of Duty

    Call Of Duty
    Call of duty is one of the biggest game series in the world. There are several different games in the games series. Call Of Duty is a first person shooting game. you can either play the campaign, play against bots, or even you can play against other real people.
  • Minecraft

    Minecraft is easily one of the most popular games in the world. minecraft can be played on all types of devices from consoles, a gaming PC's, a phone or tablet, and even vr. Minecraft has been the most popular game for a while, so it has made a giant impact on the gaming industries.