Saturday, June 11, 2011

The history of video games

The History of Video Games

The history of video games has its origins in the 1940's when, after the end of World War II,
the victorious powers supercomputers built the first programmable as the ENIAC,
1946. The first attempts to implement programs playful (initially chess programs) soon appeared,

and were repeated during the following decades. The first modern games appeared in the 60's, and since then the world of video games has continued to grow and develop with the only limit imposed upon the creativity of the developers and the evolution of technology.

In recent years, we are witnessing an era of technological progress dominated by an industry that promotes a model of consumption where the new super fast becoming obsolete in a few months, but where both a group of people and institutions aware of the role- pioneer programs, companies that defined the market and had the great visionaries in the development of the industry, have initiated the formal study of the history of video games.

Video games are all interactive electronic game, regardless of their support either internal CD-ROM,
cartridge, CD, online gaming and technology platform such as a computer or a console. In 1971 he developed the first game, called Computer Space, but the gameplay
was very confused and was a commercial failure. PONG appeared in

1972, developed by Atari. Their content was very simple: a game of tennis as rudimentary.
In 1977, Atari released the first video game system cartridge, which had great success in America. This led to concern about possible negative effects of video games on children, such as violence,
aggression. After a quick process, together with the evolution of the memories and microporocesadores.

Also with the technological advances have changed the quality and reality of video games on different consoles. it is expected that all areas of evolution of video games continue to grow with the technology even though it is a great financial engine in the world.