A Brief History of Video Games. (Technology)

It’s amazing how quickly technology has accelerated over the the last 60 years, from the humble beginnings of giant supercomputers and oversized cell phones to ATMs to tiny phones that take photos, video and allow us to access the internet, all fitting in the palm of our hands. Gaming is a prime example of this dizzying rate of progression. From the very basic barebones graphics of Pong to the 3D of gaming today. It’s a fascinating journey summed up neatly in the following short by Florian Smolka, which highlights some of the most popular games and consoles over the years.

And for a more complete, detailed history of video games, check out the following video from TheDeftGamer, which examines the pioneers that helped shape gaming over the last 60 years.

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