80's Videogames

Timeline created by cafupalord
  • PAC-MAN

    PAC-MAN
    A missing slice of pizza inspired Namco’s Toru Iwatani to create Pac-Man.
  • DONKEY KONG

    DONKEY KONG
    Nintendo launched the Donkey Kong video game starring Jumpman. Shigeru Miyamoto, renamed him Mario in a later game.
  • TRON

    TRON
    Disney released the movie and the videogame "Tron". An arcade game featuring many of the contests from the movie.
  • TETRIS

    TETRIS
    Russian mathematician Alexey Pajitnov created Tetris, a simple but addictive puzzle game.
  • NES

    NES
    The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) revived the video game industry in the USA.
  • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA

    THE LEGEND OF ZELDA
    Shigeru Miyamoto created Legend of Zelda
  • MADDEN

    MADDEN
    John Madden Football introduced realism to computer games, making this game—and its many console sequels—perennial best-sellers.
  • GAME BOY

    GAME BOY
    Nintendo's Game Boy popularized handheld gaming with its good game play, ease of use, and long battery life.