History Of Video Games

By Oran Jackson

What is the History of Video Games?

October 1958: Physicist Invents First Video Game. In October 1958, Physicist William Higinbotham created the first video game. It was a very simple tennis game, similar to the classic 1970s video game Pong, and it was a great at a Brookhaven National Laboratory open house.Pong, also by Bushnell and Dabney, used the same television set design as Computer Space, and was not released until 1972 – a year after Computer Space. It was the first successful arcade video game and gain popularity.Video gaming would not reach popularity until the 1970s and 1980s, when arcade video games, gaming consoles and home computer games were introduced to the public.Since then, video gaming has become a popular form of entertainment since then, video gaming has become a popular form of entertainment.Inventor Ralph Baer, The 'Father Of Video Games,' Dies At 92. German-American game developer Ralph Baer shows the prototype of the first games console which was invented by him during a press conference on the Games Convention.he style of the game was simple it was a 8 bit style game. And the the game was based off strategy.8-bit means the native size of information it can place into a register and process without special instructions.