90's Video Game timeline

By Matt King

Microsoft (1990)

-Microsoft makes virtual card games for windows 3.0

Sega (1991)

Sega comes out with Sonic the hedgehog for the genesis.

WestWard (1992)

Westward Studios comes out with Dune ll. One of first popular

Controversy (1993)


Controversy over bloodshed in games and video game violence. In games such as Mortal Kombat.

Blizzard (1994)

Blizzard comes out with Warcraft: Orcs and Humans. Millions across the world played the game.

Sony (1995)

Sony releases Playstation for $100

Haters gotta hate in Tomb Raider (1996)

Lara Croft debuts in Tomb Raider critics think she’s an example of sexism.

Legend of Zelda comes to the world. ( 1997)

Legend of Zelda comes out full of engaging character, thought provoking puzzles, and most memorable musical instrument ever.