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The history of video games goes as far back as the 1940s-195

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Kyle Bamber

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Video gaming would not reach mainstream popularity until the 1970s and 1980s when arcade video games, gaming consoles and home computer games were introduced to the public.
Game Designers
The Games Designer is the person responsible for creating the background story, the game mechanics and the whole look and feel of the game, as well as all the game levels design, characters and setting the game difficulty.
The history of video games goes as far back as the 1940s-1950s. When academics began designing simple games.
How Games Have Developed Over Time
The first video games were developed in the 1960s, but required mainframe computers and were not available to the general public. Commercial game development began in 1970s with the advent of first generation video game consoles and home computers.
History Of Computer Games
History Of Video Games
Introduced To Public
The first games created had little entertainment value, and their development focus was separate from user experience-in fact, these games required mainframe computers to play them.
William Higinbotham created the first video game ever in 1958. His game, called "Tennis for Two," was created and played on a Brookhaven National Laboratory oscilloscope.

In 1962, Steve Russell invented SpaceWar!. Spacewar! was the first game intended for computer use.
Is one of the earliest known digital computer games. It is a two-player game, with each player taking control of a starship and attempting to destroy the other. A star in the center of the screen pulls on both ships and requires maneuvering to avoid falling into it.
Space War
Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device
The game was a missile simulator inspired by radar displays from World War II. It used analog circuitry, not digital, to control the CRT beam and position a dot on the screen.
The earliest known interactive electronic game was by Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. and Estle Ray Mann on a cathode ray tube.
Childhood game
Crash Bandicoot is an American series of platform video games currently owned by Activision.
Crash bandicoot is a platform based game first came out on the Playstation one.
First release Crash Bandicoot
August 31, 1996
The series has a total of eighteen games and shipped over 40 million copies worldwide.
The original Crash Bandicoot uses a fairly linear structure.
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