-Introduction- History of Video Games Rahul Panchal (100638207) Shan Shan Lu  (100644879) April 9, 2010
-Table of Contents- <ul><li>Introduction to video games……………………..  3 </li></ul><ul><li>How it all began…………………………………...  4...
Introduction <ul><li>The era of video games has been in existence since the late 1950s. (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Is an electr...
How it all began… <ul><li>What is the first video game? </li></ul><ul><li>Where was it created? </li></ul><ul><li>Who crea...
History of Video Games <ul><li>First video game (1958) created was a “Ping Pong” Tennis on an oscilloscope screen.  (1) </...
Tennis for Two
History of Video Games <ul><li>Spacewar was developed for a science open warehouse at MIT.  </li></ul>1961:
History of Video Games <ul><li>Odyssey-complex was launched </li></ul><ul><li>First to be available for TV as a home video...
History of Video Games <ul><li>Nolan Bushnell produces “Pong”   (1) </li></ul><ul><li>It is a simple tennis game for two f...
History of Video Games <ul><li>Space invaders </li></ul><ul><li>  is released by </li></ul><ul><li>  Tatio </li></ul>1978:
History of Video Games <ul><li>Pacman is released </li></ul><ul><li>in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>To be played a on </li></ul...
History of Video Games <ul><li>Mario is </li></ul><ul><li>released. </li></ul>1983:
History of Video Games <ul><li>Tetris is produced. </li></ul>1989:
History of Video Games <ul><li>Sonic is  </li></ul><ul><li>produced </li></ul><ul><li>to compete  </li></ul><ul><li>with N...
History of Video Games <ul><li>Wolfenstein 3D was created as a very popular first-person shooting game. </li></ul><ul><li>...
History of Video Games <ul><li>Halo was introduced </li></ul><ul><li>First-person shooting game </li></ul><ul><li>Multipla...
History of Video Games Rating (3) <ul><li>E- content suitable for all ages  (Legend of Zelda, Mario) </li></ul><ul><li>T- ...
History of Video Games Rating (4) <ul><li>Video Game Rating Council  formed in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Depending on the lev...
Benefits of Video Games (5) <ul><li>Better visual-motor skills such as resistance to distraction and greater peripheral vi...
Controversy in Video Games History (6) <ul><li>Some video games have been criticized for causing addictions and violent be...
Controversy in Video Game (7) <ul><li>Columbine High School Massacre, April 20 th  1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Eric Harris and ...
Conclusion <ul><li>Video games have come a long way since they were first created </li></ul><ul><li>They are now faster wi...
Conclusion <ul><li>Example : Tennis </li></ul>Then Now
Conclusion <ul><li>Example:  First-person shooting game </li></ul>Maze War  C.O.D. 2
Bibliography <ul><li>(1)   &quot;History of Video Games Timeline.&quot;  A digital dreamer . Digital Dreamer, 2010. Web. 8...
Bibliography <ul><li>(4)  &quot;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entertainment_Software_Rating_Board.&quot;  Entertainment Sof...
Bibliography <ul><li>(6)  Console Watcher. 2006.  http://www.consolewatcher.com/2006/01/grand-theft-auto-makers-sued-by-la...
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  1. 1. -Introduction- History of Video Games Rahul Panchal (100638207) Shan Shan Lu (100644879) April 9, 2010
  2. 2. -Table of Contents- <ul><li>Introduction to video games…………………….. 3 </li></ul><ul><li>How it all began…………………………………... 4 </li></ul><ul><li>History of Video Games.………………………… 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Video Games Rating…..………………………… 17 </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of Video Games……………………….. 20 </li></ul><ul><li>Controversies..…………………………………… 21 </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion..………………………………………. 23 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>The era of video games has been in existence since the late 1950s. (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Is an electronic game involving interaction with the user interface, creating visual feedback. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How it all began… <ul><li>What is the first video game? </li></ul><ul><li>Where was it created? </li></ul><ul><li>Who created it? </li></ul><ul><li>Why was it created? </li></ul>William Higinbotham (2)
  5. 5. History of Video Games <ul><li>First video game (1958) created was a “Ping Pong” Tennis on an oscilloscope screen. (1) </li></ul><ul><li>At Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) (1) </li></ul><ul><li>By William Higinbotham (1) </li></ul><ul><li>To show what could be possible. ( 2) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tennis for Two
  7. 7. History of Video Games <ul><li>Spacewar was developed for a science open warehouse at MIT. </li></ul>1961:
  8. 8. History of Video Games <ul><li>Odyssey-complex was launched </li></ul><ul><li>First to be available for TV as a home video game (1) </li></ul>1972:
  9. 9. History of Video Games <ul><li>Nolan Bushnell produces “Pong” (1) </li></ul><ul><li>It is a simple tennis game for two from a plan- view </li></ul>1972 :
  10. 10. History of Video Games <ul><li>Space invaders </li></ul><ul><li> is released by </li></ul><ul><li> Tatio </li></ul>1978:
  11. 11. History of Video Games <ul><li>Pacman is released </li></ul><ul><li>in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>To be played a on </li></ul><ul><li>micro computer </li></ul>1980:
  12. 12. History of Video Games <ul><li>Mario is </li></ul><ul><li>released. </li></ul>1983:
  13. 13. History of Video Games <ul><li>Tetris is produced. </li></ul>1989:
  14. 14. History of Video Games <ul><li>Sonic is </li></ul><ul><li>produced </li></ul><ul><li>to compete </li></ul><ul><li>with Nintendo's </li></ul><ul><li>Mario. </li></ul>1991:
  15. 15. History of Video Games <ul><li>Wolfenstein 3D was created as a very popular first-person shooting game. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal of the game is to kill all the Nazi soldiers and get to Hitler and kill him as well </li></ul>1992:
  16. 16. History of Video Games <ul><li>Halo was introduced </li></ul><ul><li>First-person shooting game </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplayer game </li></ul>2001:
  17. 17. History of Video Games Rating (3) <ul><li>E- content suitable for all ages (Legend of Zelda, Mario) </li></ul><ul><li>T- content not suitable for children under 13 (The Sims, Guitar Hero) </li></ul><ul><li>M- content suitable for mature people over the age of 17 (Halo, Dead Space) </li></ul><ul><li>AO-content not suitable for individuals under the age of 18 (Grand Theft Auto) </li></ul>
  18. 18.
  19. 19. History of Video Games Rating (4) <ul><li>Video Game Rating Council formed in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Depending on the level of violence and sexual content </li></ul><ul><li>Criticisms include- lowered ratings on violent content </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Theft Auto originally M rating </li></ul>
  20. 20. Benefits of Video Games (5) <ul><li>Better visual-motor skills such as resistance to distraction and greater peripheral vision </li></ul><ul><li>Some games require great amount of analytical ability and attention span </li></ul><ul><li>Some games improve the players ability to problem solve as well as improving memory </li></ul>
  21. 21. Controversy in Video Games History (6) <ul><li>Some video games have been criticized for causing addictions and violent behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Theft Auto accused of causing race based hate crimes, as well as cases of sexual assault </li></ul>
  22. 22. Controversy in Video Game (7) <ul><li>Columbine High School Massacre, April 20 th 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 12 students and 1 teacher and injured 21 other students </li></ul><ul><li>Fans of the game DOOM </li></ul>
  23. 23. Conclusion <ul><li>Video games have come a long way since they were first created </li></ul><ul><li>They are now faster with better graphics, sounds, control, storyline and have become a customary activity amongst kids, teens and adults </li></ul>
  24. 24. Conclusion <ul><li>Example : Tennis </li></ul>Then Now
  25. 25. Conclusion <ul><li>Example: First-person shooting game </li></ul>Maze War C.O.D. 2
  26. 26. Bibliography <ul><li>(1) &quot;History of Video Games Timeline.&quot; A digital dreamer . Digital Dreamer, 2010. Web. 8 Apr 2010. <http://www.adigitaldreamer.com/articles/history-of-video-games.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>(2) &quot;Video Games – Did They Begin at Brookhaven?.&quot; Video Games . Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1981. Web. 8 Apr 2010. <http://www.osti.gov/accomplishments/videogame.html#>. </li></ul><ul><li>(3) &quot;Game Ratings & Descriptor Guide.&quot; Entertainment Software Rating Board . ESRB, 2008. Web. 8 Apr 2010. <http://www.esrb.org/ratings/ratings_guide.jsp>. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Bibliography <ul><li>(4) &quot;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entertainment_Software_Rating_Board.&quot; Entertainment Software Rating Board . ESRB, 2008. Web. 8 Apr 2010. <http://www.esrb.org/about/index.jsp>. </li></ul><ul><li>(5) Green, Shawn C. &quot;Action video game modifies visual selective attention.&quot; Nature . nature.com, 29/05/2003. Web. 8 Apr 2010. <http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v423/n6939/full/nature01647.html>. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Bibliography <ul><li>(6) Console Watcher. 2006. http://www.consolewatcher.com/2006/01/grand-theft-auto-makers-sued-by-la-attorney-for-hidden-porn/ . Retrieved October 26, 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>(7) Block, Jerald J. &quot;LESSONS FROM COLUMBINE: VIRTUAL AND REAL RAGE.&quot; AMERICAN JOURNAL OF FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY 28.2 (2007): 1. Web. 8 Apr 2010. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Thank you. <ul><li>Are there any questions? </li></ul>
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