The world of 3D Games<br />Image Source<br />
Early Days<br />The earliest video games were developed in the late 40s and then during the 50s<br />During the 60s, "Spac...
1974 and the Origin of 3D<br />In 1974, "Maze War" and "Spasim" both began early experimentation into 3D gaming.<br />"Maz...
The 1980s<br />The 80s saw the rise of pseudo-3D graphics.<br />Game programmers used physical graphical projections to gi...
3D Racing Games<br />While other 3D technologies were quick to advance, in racing games this system survived long after th...
1990s and First Person Shooters<br />First person shooters were constantly redeveloping the possibilities of 3D technology...
The Fifth Generation of Games Consoles<br />Towards the end of the 90s, the fifth generation marked the turning point towa...
2011…<br />Nintendo launched its ground-breaking 3DS handheld console - the first to offer 3D images without the need for ...
Image Source<br />http://gamespot3d.com/<br />
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The 3D game industry has developed in leaps and bounds in the last decade and it is supposed to boom in the coming years. Here we trace the history of this industry

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  1. 1. The world of 3D Games<br />Image Source<br />
  2. 2. Early Days<br />The earliest video games were developed in the late 40s and then during the 50s<br />During the 60s, "Spacewar!" was developed, which was one of the first video games to be distributed<br />Image Source<br />
  3. 3. 1974 and the Origin of 3D<br />In 1974, "Maze War" and "Spasim" both began early experimentation into 3D gaming.<br />"Maze War" set the precedence for all first person shooters that would follow.<br />In "Maze War," you could move forward, backward, left and right and shoot<br />Image Source<br />
  4. 4. The 1980s<br />The 80s saw the rise of pseudo-3D graphics.<br />Game programmers used physical graphical projections to give the illusion of 3D<br />The first home computer 3D game was released in 1981 called "3D Monster Maze."<br />Image Source<br />
  5. 5. 3D Racing Games<br />While other 3D technologies were quick to advance, in racing games this system survived long after the late-90s switch to real 3D as the preferred view for the genre. <br />The first example of this was Namco's "Pole Position."<br />Image Source<br />
  6. 6. 1990s and First Person Shooters<br />First person shooters were constantly redeveloping the possibilities of 3D technology.<br />"Wolfenstein 3D" was one of the first video games to feature texture mapping where graphical textures are wrapped around 3D objects.<br />Image Source<br />
  7. 7. The Fifth Generation of Games Consoles<br />Towards the end of the 90s, the fifth generation marked the turning point towards real-3D games.<br /> With the advent of games such as "Super Mario 64" and "Sonic Adventure," all video games were gearing towards the 3D market that only first person shooters and driving games had attempted before.<br />Image Source<br />
  8. 8. 2011…<br />Nintendo launched its ground-breaking 3DS handheld console - the first to offer 3D images without the need for special glasses.<br />Nintendo 3DS includes two screens. The bottom touch screen makes use of a telescoping stylus that is stored in the unit itself. The top screen displays 3D visuals to the naked eye. <br />Image Source<br />
  9. 9. Image Source<br />http://gamespot3d.com/<br />
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