Videogame Industry History

By DanielF
  • First Graphical Computer Game

    First Graphical Computer Game
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    A.S. Douglas created the first graphical computer game - a version of Tic-Tac-Toe. The game was programmed on a EDSAC vaccuum-tube computer, which had a cathode ray tube display.
  • Beginnig of Videogame industry

    Beginnig of Videogame industry
    Computer Space
    The videogame industry began in 1971, with the creation of the Computer space, an arcade game. The developer was Nutting Associates.
  • Magnavox Odyssey

    Magnavox Odyssey
    First videogame consoleIt was the first video game console created by Ralph Baer
  • Videogame 1st Generation

    Videogame 1st Generation
    The first generations starts with the release of Magnavox Odyssey. Here videogames consoles posses very simple controllers, with 1 or 2 buttons.
  • Videogame 2nd Generation

    Videogame 2nd Generation
    The early 8 bit era, began with the Fairchildchannel F and Radofin 1292 Advanced Programmable Video System.
  • The Videogame Crash

    The Videogame Crash
    With so many copies of same games, and failures of trying to create movie's games, the videogame industry started to posses to much stocks of inumerous games, which were not being selled (the best example is ET, for Atari 2600), which caused Fairchild and RCA to abandon their game consoles. The only survivors of this event was Atari and Magnavox.
  • Videogame 3rd Generation

    Videogame 3rd Generation
    Began with the Japanese release of both the Nintendo Family Computer (later known as the Nintendo Entertainment System in the rest of the world) and Sega SG-1000. Also, this was a generation which it ended the North America dominance in the videogame market, which began to be a controled by Japan. Also, there was the transition from single-screen or flip-screen graphics to scrolling graphics.
  • Videogame 4th Generation

    Videogame 4th Generation
    The 16 bit era began by the release of Nippon Electric Companie's PC engine. Also, this era is know as the begining of rivarly between Nintendo and Sega. Alos, it began the release of portable consoles, like the Game Boy and Atari Lynx.
  • Videogame 5th Generation

    Videogame 5th Generation
    By releasing the Nintendo 64 bit, Playstation and Sega Saturn, began the 5th generation, also knew as 32 bit era. The most iportant evolution is the creation of 3d games in videogame consoles. It also the begginign of the creation of emulators for past videogames generations.
  • Videogame 6th generation

    Videogame 6th generation
    With the 4 most powerful videogame corporations, Sony, Nintando, Microsoft and Sega created the Playstation 2, Gamecube, the Xbox and teh Dreamcast (which was the first one to be created of those 4). Also, it is the beggining of Microsoft in the videogame industry. This period is known as the 128 bit era, and was the beginnig for videogames with much better graphics and use of numerous technologies.
  • Videogame 7th Generation

    Videogame 7th Generation
    This era is just formed by Nintendo (Wii and Ds), Sony (Playstation 3 and PSP) and Microsoft (Xbox 360). Nevertheless, this is the period with more inovations than any other generation. Here began the use of wireless controlers, wi-fi games, 3D games, sensro games and it still bringing more news.
  • Nintendo 3DS

    Nintendo 3DS
    Official SiteFirst video game created with graphics in 3d and no use of special glasses. 3DS was made by Nintendo.