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|History of Computer Games|

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In 1961, computers were seriously big, seriously expensive, and seriously serious. Then came SpaceWar! Although there are many other earlier computer games, most consider the first true computer game to be "Spacewar!". This game was programmed by Steve Russell and first released in February 1962. The game ran on the DEC PDP-1 computer, and consisted of two spaceships that move around a star that pulled at the ships with its gravity.
The objective of the game was to avoid colliding with the star while trying to shoot the other ship with missiles. Obstacle 1 Obstacle 2 Obstacle 3 Goal Start Playing on Computers Space invaders are a arcade video game designed by Tomohiro Nishikado and was released in 1978. Space invaders were one of the earliest shooting games.
The objective of this game was to defeat different waves of aliens to earn points. The developer of this game was the Taito Corporation. IN 1980 In 1991, Sonic The Hedgehog was introduces. This game was created by Sega, it was created to compete with Nintendo Super Mario. This game was available for the Sega Mega Drive system.
Its namesake character became the mascot of Sega and one of the most recognizable video game characters. By: Liyana Safawi IN 1952 IN 1961 IN 1978 Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco and licensed for distribution in the U.S. by Midway, first released in Japan on May 22, 1980. Immensely popular in the United States from its original release to the present day, Pac-Man is universally considered as one of the classics of the medium, virtually synonymous with video games. History of Computer Games IN 1994 To find an earliest computer games, you have to find the earliest computer. Games have always been part of computing.Games illustrate that “fun” or “entertaining” need not mean “simple.” Their increasingly experienced hardware and software reflects the increase and transformations in the involvement, power, and size of computers. A game called OXO (Noughts and Crosses) was a tic-tac-toe computer game made for the EDSAC computer at Cambridge in 1952. It was the first known graphical game to run on a computer. This first graphical computer game was created Alexander Sandy Douglas. Bushnell and Dabney felt they did not receive enough earnings by licensing Computer Space to Nutting Associates and founded Atari, Inc.In 1972 before releasing their next game: Pong. Pong was the first arcade video game with widespread success. Atari releases Pong, the first commercial video game on November 29, 1972. In 1983 In 1983 Nintendo release their first computer, and Super Mario is released at the same time. Super Mario Bros. was desighned by Shigeru Miyamoto, Hiroshi Yamauchi and Takashi Tezuka and it is an arcade game published by Entertainment System It is the first of the Super Mario series of games. IN 1989 Game Boy, introduced by Nintendo in 1989 with the best-selling game Tetris, blazed the trail. More than 100 million Game Boys were sold in 20 years. Tetris is produced for the Game Boy in Russia and designed by Alexey Pajitnov. Tetris became one of the most significant puzzle games of all time following its release. IN 1991 In 1994,Sony released the Playstation in Japan.The Sony Playstation was released by Sony Computer Entertainment. The Playstation used disk games instead of cartridges. The Playstation or PSX due to its internal code name PlayStation eXperimental is a 32-bit 5th generation video game console. The Sims is a strategic life-simulation computer game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts. It was created by game designer Will Wright, also known for developing SimCity. The Sims was first released on February 4, 2000.
By March 22, 2002, The Sims had sold more than 6.3 million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling PC game in history; the game has shipped 16 million copies worldwide as of February 7, 2005 IN 1972 Microsoft releases the Xbox 360, the second generation of their popular game console November 16, 2005.Microsoft's Xbox 360 gained an early lead in terms of market share, largely due to its established Xbox Live online gaming system, and its early launch date which was one year before its rivals. The Xbox is a sixth-generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was Microsoft's first invasion in gaming console market.
The Xbox was released on Nov 15, 2001 in North America, February 22, 2002 in Japan, and March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. It is the predecessor to Microsoft's Xbox 360 console. The NintendoWii was released in the united kingdom on the 8th on December 2006 as a 7th generation console.This console was a new generation of the whole gaming experience. IN 2000 IN 2001 IN 2005 IN 2006 IN 2009 Minecraft is a computer video game created by Markus Persson and inspired by the Infiniminer, Dwarf Fortress, and Dungeon Keeper games. Minecraft was publicly released May 17, 2009 and by January 2011, it sold one million units in less than a month while still in Beta. As of November 2011, it had sold over four million units. More info..... That's IT! Did You See how It Developed? Let's see the future computer games! :) MahjouriM,Mohammed. "HISTORY OF COMPUTER GAMES". timetoast. 6 Feb 2013 >>http://www.timetoast.com/timelines/history-of-computer-games--2<< Chantler, Ryan. "History Of Computer Games". timetoast. 10 Feb 2013 >>http://www.timetoast.com/timelines/5022<< Damer, Bruce & more. "Playing on Computer", "The Incredible Shrinking Console". Computer History Museum. 21 Feb 2013 >>http://www.computerhistory.org/revolution/computer-games/16/intro<< Computer Hope. "Game History". Computer Hope. 22 Feb 2013 >>http://www.computerhope.com/history/game.htm<< Jose, Savio. "History of Computer Games". TEST funda, Enabilon Learning Private Limited. 21 Oct 2009. Web Blog Timeline. 6 Feb 2013. >>http://testfunda.com/examprep/mba-resource/testfunda-contests/timeline/history-of-computer-games.htm?assetid=37d645b5-24c3-40a0-b9f3-1ce120491b9b<<
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