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The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
The History Of Video Games
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  • 1. History Of Computer Games
    By: Justin Francois
    Jermaine Ramsay
  • 2. Table Of Contents
    3 – The Early Years
    7 – The Golden Age
    8 – The Modern Age
    13 – Games Of Today
    21 – Conclusion
    22 – Thank You!
    23 – References
  • 3. The Early Years
    In 1952, A.S. Douglas writes a version of Tic-Tac Toe for the EDSAC.
    [1]
  • 4. In 1958, William Higinbotham creates a basic form of electronic tennis.
    [2]
    The Early Years
  • 5. In 1962, Steve Russell creates Spacewar!
    [3]
    The Early Years
  • 6. In 1970, Magnavox signs a deal with Ralph Baer to develop the Odyssey. Nolan Bushnell begins to develop Computer Space, which is a free-standing version of Spacewar! That people would pay to play.
    [4]
    The Early Years
  • 7. The Golden Age
    In 1971, Nolan completed his project and sold his free-standing version of Spacewar!
    [5]
  • 8. The Modern Age
    In 1980, Namco introduces Pac-Man to the arcades.
    [6]
  • 9. In 1982, Sega creates the 3D isometric shooter Zaxxon and inflicts it upon the gaming public.
    [7]
    The Modern Age
  • 10. [7]
    In 1989, Maxis brings Will Wright's vision of simple simulation strategy to the people in the form of SimCity.
    The Modern Age
  • 11. Toward the end of 1993, Cyan releases one of the most popular video games of all time – Myst.
    [9]
    The Modern Age
  • 12. In February of 2000 Maxis releases what is to be the best selling computer game to date. The Sims takes the throne from Myst as it sells more than 16 million copies and is translated into over 17 languages.
    [10]
    The Modern Age
  • 13. Games Of Today
    Today we have many different games that are categorized in genres.
    The main genres include: Fighting
    Then – Heavy Weight Champ 1976
    Now – Mortal Combat 2011
    [11/12]
  • 14. Shooter
    Then – Outlaw 1979
    Now – Black Ops 2010
    [13/14]
    Games Of Today
  • 15. Adventure
    Then – Adventure 1979
    Now – Journey 2010
    [15/16]
    Games Of Today
  • 16. Action-Adventure
    Then – Legend Of Zelda 1986
    Now – Dead Space 2 2010
    [17/16]
    Games Of Today
  • 17. Role Playing
    Then - Dungeon Master 1987
    Now – Valkyria Chronicles 2 2011 [17/16]
    Games Of Today
  • 18. Strategy
    Then – Stonkers 1983
    Now – Shogun 2: Total War 2011
    [21/16]
    Games Of Today
  • 19. Vehicle Simulation
    Then – Night Driver 1976
    Now – Gran Turismo 5 2011
    [13/16]
    Games Of Today
  • 20. Sports
    Then – Tennis For Two 1958
    Now – EA Sports MMA 2011
    [2/16]
    Games Of Today
  • 21. Conclusion
    In Conclusion, video games have changed over the years. From a simple game of bouncing a ball from side to side on a black and white screen to being able to see the sweat coming from your characters face.
  • 22. Thank You!Are There Any Questions?
  • 23. References
    1 - http://serious.gameclassification.com/EN/games/14983-Oxo/index.html
    2 - http://arstechnica.com/old/content/2005/10/gaming-evolution.ars/2
    3 - http://itscoolweb.blogspot.com/2008/10/important-moments-of-20th-century.html
    4 – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Space
    5 – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Space
    6 - http://www.virginmedia.com/games/inpictures/gaming-through-the-decades-the-80s.php
    7 – http://cyberpingui.free.fr/80s.htm
    8 – http://san-diego.siggraph.org/sigkids/Influences.html
    9 – http://www.colleendavidson.com/blog/2011/03/remembering-myst/
    10 - http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/videogames/detail-page/SimsTripleExpan1-6.jpg
    11 - http://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=8099
  • 24. References
    12 - http://www.filez.st/file.php?id=MzQyMzg4
    13 - http://www.videogamecritic.net/2600mo.htm
    14 - http://game.wakesidevision.com/2010/11/call-of-duty-black-ops-review/
    15 - http://www.videogamecritic.net/2600aa.htm
    16 - http://www.gamespot.com/
    17 -http://www.gametrailers.com/users/RetroChris15/gamepad/?action=viewreview&id=79491
    18 -http://www.gamesetwatch.com/2006/11/dungeon_master_gets_some_muchw_1.php
    19 - http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=154789

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