The evolution of video game had been transform from graphic paper till the 2D graphic and better 3D graphic such as Microsoft XBOX, Wii and Sony Play Station. On the other hand, computer game known as PC game had not much different than video game which computer game is design to be use on a computer but not a video display television screen with keyboard as the controller. The first computer game was invented on 1952 called “TicTacToe” by A.S. Douglas on an EDSAC vacuum-tube computer. Recently in the past few years, this gaming field had be... ... middle of paper ... ...t game presence positive impact on students. They conduct the research with a computer based game call “Fire Captain” that allow student to comprehend the role as a fire fighter.
The altercations that have come along are incredible. Consoles brought gaming out of the arcades and brought it home in a compact size. The first two generations were the start of home consoles and had very simple graphics and played games like pong. This age brought forth Atari in 1972 which because a supreme leader in consoles but slowly ended up going out of business. The first console however was the Magnavox Odyssey.
which is the earliest known digital video game. Since there was no such thing as a video game, they had started a new revolution of modern gaming as we know it today. Then, in 1966, a man by the name of Ralph Baer designed circuitry to display and control moving dots on a TV screen; he was known as the father of video gaming. Baer also helped create the first commercial console, the Magnavox Odyssey, which led to the creation of color graphics in 1981 by IBM (6). Video games can run on many different platforms today, ranging from the PC, to arcade cabinets, consoles, home TV sets, handheld/mobile, and even server based (1).
Atari once again shook up the gaming world when they released their “Atari 2600” (Time, 4). It was the world’s first popular video game console, meaning that you were able to play different video games on one system, and you only had to pay for the console and games one time, meaning you could keep playing over and over. The next actual major console was the “Nintendo Entertainment System”, or “NES”, which was released to the public in 1985, later becoming a best-selling system in no time (Time, 6). On the “NES”, many of the most popular franchises today were born, such as Super Mario Brothers, Metroid, and The Legend of Zelda. A few years after the “NES” was released, Nintendo Entertainment released the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or “SNES” (Time, 9).
Video games have been accused of contributing too many acts of violence or aggression for decades. What the media misses is that video games have many benefits we haven’t found in any other media. Society should stop being afraid of video games and instead start looking forward to how we can best use them to benefit ourselves and our children. Anyone who doesn’t understand why needs only take a quick look at our society. It is commonly known that many children in the United States play video games.
Videogames was invented in the early 20th century and many children under the age of 20 were immediately drawn to it. Many video games started as an arcade game, which in most cases were less than twenty-five cents. It then evolved into home consoles you can play on the TV. Today there are handheld consoles and improved TV consoles for a better gaming experience. Many companies such as Microsoft and Sony create videogames, but still have their other products (not game related).
Video games are no longer an activity only desired by introverts. Not since the internet has allowe... ... middle of paper ... ...nsoles, gaming hardware, and the uses of video game that were conceived in the 1970s. These innovative concepts have allowed the video game industry to improve to where it is today. The design of the gaming consoles from the 1970s have lead to the sleek, lightweight, video game consoles of today that act as home entertainment systems. The way computer hardware was first used in video game consoles from the ‘70s has paved the way for the small, powerful components we have today that allow better graphics, more interaction, and more complex controllers.
Gaming consoles have become the future with many add ons to make new advanced technology. The beginning of gaming consoles was in the year of 1967 with the name of Brown Box. With this there were many advances into this new technology in which was first thought as a failure but became a great success in the future after people from different parts in the world started to make their own inventions which could simply change the way people used gaming consoles around the world. At around the 1972 the Odyssey came out with little few changes but a big difference in materials and also better graphics than the Brown Box. The Brown Box had only 6 games that were ping pong, tennis, handball, volleyball, etc.
Next year they succeed, but the public finds it too hard to play. In 1972, a console named “Odyssey “is released, marking the first ever home console to be released. Later in the same year, Atari is founded. The name “Atari” is equivalent to “check” in a chess game. A man named Al Alcorn is hired to program games for Atari.
Jordan Sizemore 12/11/2014 Final Exam Nintendo was a company that originally made playing card games but decided in the 1970’s to branch out into video games. Their first few video game systems did not have much to them and were overlooked. They finally got a leg up in the industry in 1985 when they introduced the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES to the market. While it was very successful because of its superior graphics when it became coupled with a certain plumber named Mario it became the superstar console of the gaming industry. Their success continued along to their 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System or SNES, which was made in response to their competitors making their own 16-bit game systems.