Video Games: Entertainment of the Future and it's History

Timeline created by Zachary Dotson7
  • Nintendo Was Founded

    Nintendo Was Founded
    In 1889, Nintendo was founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi. It turned from a playing card company to one of the best video game companires in the world.
  • The First Videogame Ever

    The First Videogame Ever
    The first video game was called "Pong." It was released by Atari in1971. It was the start of a revolutionary entertainment format that evolved into what we know today.
  • First Video Game Console

    First Video Game Console
    The first video game console was the Magnavox Odyssey. It was released by Magnavox in 1972. You had to connect it to the TV to play games.
  • The First Controller

    The First Controller
    The first game controller was the Magnavox Odyssey Paddle Controllers. They were used for the ping pong game for the Magnavox Odyssey.
  • The First Colored Game

    The first game with color was called "Galaxian." It was released in 1979 by Namco. It was a huge success.
  • The Top Selling Video Game

    The Top Selling Video Game
    Tetris was the top selling video game. It is a game where you match blocks to make a row and not to get to the top. The most recent version is Tetris 99.
  • First Nintendo Console

    First Nintendo Console
    The first Nintendo Console was the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), released in 1985. Some games that were on it included Duck Hunt, Baseball, Pinball, Ice Climber, etc.
  • The First Handheld Console

    The First Handheld Console
    The Atari Lynx was the first handheld console. It was released in 1989. It also was a colored screen.
  • First movie based off a video game

    First movie based off a video game
    The first game-based movie was the Super Mario Bros. Movie in 1993. It was based off of the Super mario franchise, mostly Super Mario World.
  • Most Popular Mobile Game

    Most Popular Mobile Game
    Minecraft, created by Notch and released in 2009, has been #1 since its release. For ten years now, Everyone has been plying it, and it continues to grow in gameplay and players.
  • Game Of The Year

    Game Of The Year
    The game of the year awards go to the best games that year. The previous 2 were The Legend Of Zeldo Breath Of The Wild in 2017 and God of War in 2018.