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The History Of Video Games

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The History Of Video Games

  1. 1. The History of Video Games Chih-Mei Ho Marianne Lamorena March 31, 2010
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>The Early Years </li></ul><ul><li>1970s </li></ul><ul><li>1980s </li></ul><ul><li>1990s </li></ul><ul><li>2000s </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Early Years <ul><li>Tennis for Two </li></ul><ul><li>Year: 1958 </li></ul><ul><li>Author: William Higinbotham </li></ul><ul><li>First graphical display </li></ul><ul><li>Game uses an oscilloscope </li></ul>1
  4. 4. 1970s <ul><li>Pong </li></ul><ul><li>Year: 1972 </li></ul><ul><li>Earliest arcade video games </li></ul><ul><li>Two-dimensional graphics </li></ul><ul><li>First commercially successful video game </li></ul>2 , 3
  5. 5. 1970s <ul><li>Space Invaders </li></ul><ul><li>Year: 1978 </li></ul><ul><li>Earliest shooting games </li></ul><ul><li>Two-dimensional graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Most popular arcade games ever made </li></ul>4
  6. 6. 1970s <ul><li>MazeWar </li></ul><ul><li>One of the earliest first-person shooters </li></ul>5
  7. 7. 1980s <ul><li>Pac-Man </li></ul><ul><li>Year:1980 </li></ul><ul><li>Most famous arcade game </li></ul>6
  8. 8. 1980s <ul><li>Donkey Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Year: 1981 </li></ul><ul><li>Released by Nintendo </li></ul><ul><li>Early platform game </li></ul>7, 8
  9. 9. 1980s <ul><li>Pole Position </li></ul><ul><li>Year: 1982 </li></ul><ul><li>Released by Namco </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most popular racing games use sprite based </li></ul><ul><li>True 3D graphics feel </li></ul>9
  10. 10. 1980s <ul><li>NARC </li></ul><ul><li>Year: 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>Designed: Eugene Jarvis </li></ul><ul><li>First ultra-violent video game </li></ul><ul><li>Written for 32-bit processor </li></ul>10
  11. 11. 1990s <ul><li>Wolfenstein 3D </li></ul><ul><li>Year: 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>First-person shooter </li></ul>11
  12. 12. 1990s <ul><li>Doom </li></ul><ul><li>Year:1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Networked multiplayer gaming </li></ul><ul><li>True three-dimension feel </li></ul>12
  13. 13. 1990s <ul><li>Half-life </li></ul><ul><li>Year:1998 </li></ul><ul><li>First-person shooter </li></ul><ul><li>PlayStation 2 </li></ul>13
  14. 14. 2000s <ul><li>The Sims </li></ul><ul><li>Best-selling PC game </li></ul>14
  15. 15. 2000s <ul><li>Halo 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Developed Xbox 360 </li></ul>15
  16. 16. 2000s <ul><li>Sky Siege </li></ul><ul><li>Augmented reality game for iPhone </li></ul>16
  17. 17. Summary and Conclusion
  18. 18. References <ul><li>Photo bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Virgin . 2009. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.virginmedia.com/images/Tennis_for_Two-tennis-431.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.virginmedia.com/games/inpictures/top-tennis-video-games.php%3Fssid%3D10&usg=__A-8N15l_EYhsuHbBFsApWFMScL0=&h=300&w=431&sz=22&hl=en&start=4&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=o1STxUYmJBRToM:&tbnh=88&tbnw=126&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dtennis%2Bfor%2Btwo%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1T4ADRA_enCA341CA342%26tbs%3Disch:1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. Wikipedia . 25 Mar. 2010. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pong>. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. Wikipedia . 25 Mar. 2010. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pong>. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. Who’s up for a Bit of Nostalgia? Johann, 27 Nov. 2009. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://ilearn.amorphous.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/spaceinvaders1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://ilearn.amorphous.net/cool/who%25E2%2580%2599s-up-for-a-bit-of-nostalgia/&usg=__AJggXBSaYcnRKSuxFhzX9bsWZWQ=&h=411&w=501&sz=38&hl=en&start=7&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=yNsuem0TuQEzsM:&tbnh=107&tbnw=130&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dspace%2Binvaders%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1T4ADRA_enCA341CA342%26tbs%3Disch:1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Players wander around a maze, being capable of moving backward or forwards, and turning right or left, and peeking through doorways. Other players are seen as eyeballs. When a player sees another player, they can shoot them. Players gain points for shooting other players </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. Pocketberry . The Pocketberry Team, Aug. 2009. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.pocketberry.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/pacman.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.pocketberry.com/2009/08/28/pacman-for-blackberry-ota-download/&usg=__jCIXKPlvmwnEQ31QH-J0ujAGsIw=&h=480&w=640&sz=10&hl=en&start=1&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=N4SUkZ8OTq9ztM:&tbnh=103&tbnw=137&prev=/images%3Fq%3DPacman%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1T4ADRA_enCA341CA342%26tbs%3Disch:1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Donkey Kong . Photograph. Www.yahooimage.com . Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://www.filebuzz.com/software_screenshot/full/donkey_kong-48374.jpg>. </li></ul>
  19. 19. References <ul><li>Donkey Kong . Photograph. Www.yahooimage.com . Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://gamersofperu.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/donkey-kong-arcade.jpeg>. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. Chronology of the Histroy of Video Games . Ted Stahl, 21 Mar. 2010. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.thocp.net/software/games/pictures/pole_position_large.png&imgrefurl=http://www.thocp.net/software/games/golden_age.htm&usg=__lEoZRFHAhRE4F00vUEUjK84twow=&h=480&w=640&sz=34&hl=en&start=11&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=xtue8sZLLICz4M:&tbnh=103&tbnw=137&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dpole%2Bposition%2Bgame%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1T4ADRA_enCA341CA342%26tbs%3Disch:1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. Maze War . 28 Jan. 2007. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.lauppert.ws/screen1/maze-war.png&imgrefurl=http://members.chello.at/theodor.lauppert/games/maze_war.htm&usg=__DgvpuSoqJh0nzlC0AYuF1r59irQ=&h=620&w=395&sz=3&hl=en&start=4&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=0_8fuwqee8u8EM:&tbnh=136&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3DMazeWar%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG%26rlz%3D1T4ADRA_enCA341CA342%26tbs%3Disch:1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. DigiBarn Computer Museum . Jost Held, 7 Nov. 2004. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.digibarn.com/collections/games/xerox-maze-war/maze-war.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.digibarn.com/collections/games/xerox-maze-war/index.html&usg=__yAAeSSiwTW2kemSiybwapPbWIP4=&h=1462&w=1000&sz=119&hl=en&start=1&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=x0uDgFYDzEPfiM:&tbnh=150&tbnw=103&prev=/images%3Fq%3DMaze%2BWar%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1T4ADRA_enCA341CA342%26tbs%3Disch:1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. UVa-New Media-Spring 2009 . Brett Castrodale, 20 Apr. 2009. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/69/Wolf3d_pc.png&imgrefurl=http://sites.google.com/site/uvanewmediaspring2009/Home/doom&h=400&w=640&sz=19&tbnid=9zXHSrrZCoOBJM:&tbnh=86&tbnw=137&prev=/images%3Fq%3DWolfenstein%2B3D&usg=__-B6K4bcyxsdT20ZaXa8ymOtXzhw=&ei=1G-tS7bRFIH78Abm95HVDw&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=4&ct=image&ved=0CBcQ9QEwAw </li></ul>
  20. 20. References <ul><li>Photograph. MixCraft . Vivek Gite. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/doom.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/doom-4.html&usg=__L6-9ZVE1fiBJWAMWyCSx0moSzKk=&h=468&w=350&sz=111&hl=en&start=7&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=fKRQMWBe-J-1VM:&tbnh=128&tbnw=96&prev=/images%3Fq%3DDoom%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1T4ADRA_enCA341CA342%26tbs%3Disch:1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Half Life . Photograph. Www.google.com . Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://defaultprime.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/halflife2.jpg&imgrefurl=http://defaultprime.com/2009/03/10/motivational-picture-of-the-day-half-life-2-over-halo/&usg=__-k070Ta_WlwQXZxyx9qjCCzZskg=&h=750&w=600&sz=79&hl=en&start=2&sig2=l2xogu3Fad8DYgJnnAUGdA&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=aE2pyQvuQi2JRM:&tbnh=141&tbnw=113&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dhalf%2Blife%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26tbs%3Disch:1&ei=6imtS47xHcL48AaavpHcCw>. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph. Bit MOB . Rob Savillo, 18 Aug. 2009. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.thesims.eagames.nl/images/pages/screenshots/566-The%2520Sims1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://bitmob.com/index.php/mobfeed/of-video-games-and-board-games.html&h=600&w=800&sz=404&tbnid=bwDJ0cGPZ-YBuM:&tbnh=107&tbnw=143&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dthe%2Bsims&usg=__EIC2-OmOgBu3TLQn0S8-S7xw3QI=&ei=sHKtS4XeLIK78gbQ54HdCw&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=5&ct=image </li></ul>
  21. 21. References <ul><li>Photograph. Bungie . Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://www.bungie.net/projects/halo3/asset_popup_viewer.aspx?at=60&cc=21&item=1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Sky Siege . Simbiotics, 18 Jan. 2010. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sky-siege/id349892759?mt=8>. </li></ul><ul><li>Video Link </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis for Two . Indavideo. Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://www.indavideo.hu/video/Tennis_for_Two_in_action/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn4good . Web. 26 Mar. 2010. <http://www.learn4good.com/games/action/invaders.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>Sky Siege Game . Simfan3D, 24 Jan. 2010. Web. 30 Mar. 2010. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWsqKDhGVo0>. </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;History of Video Game.&quot; Wikipedia. Web. 30 Mar. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_video_games>. </li></ul><ul><li>The History of Video Game . Leonard Herman, Jer Horwitz, Steve Kent, and Skyler Miller. Web. 30 Mar. 2010. <http://www.gamespot.com/gamespot/features/video/hov/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Chronology of the History of Video Games . Ted Stahl, 14 Feb. 2005. Web. 30 Mar. 2010. <http://www.thocp.net/software/games/early_years.htm#1958>. </li></ul><ul><li>The First Video Game? Brookhaven History. Web. 30 Mar. 2010. <http://www.bnl.gov/bnlweb/history/higinbotham.asp>. </li></ul><ul><li>Space Invaders . Biant Bomb. Web. 30 Mar. 2010. <http://www.giantbomb.com/space-invaders/61-5099/>. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Thank you!! </li></ul><ul><li>  Are there any questions? </li></ul>

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