Video Game Facts: The First Video Game Ever Made Was Designed To Cure Boredom

"With the launch of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last year November. We have seen the evolution of video games heading in a new direction as more developers focus on social features to bring players together - But as we head into the future of video games and next generation consoles, we look back to where it all began with the very first video game ever made."

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danniellelewis1543d ago

Wow very interesting. Technology has come a long way since then. Great to read these things and know how it all started.

Frankskint1543d ago (Edited 1543d ago )

Well i wouldn't be bored if I had these two sharing my console.

trywizardo1543d ago (Edited 1543d ago )

we started gaming for that same reason . now gamers fight on consoles , graphics and hate on games -_-

brettjones4941543d ago

Its crazy how much things have evolved in such a short space of time don't you think?

ArronNelson1543d ago

Sadly it seems thats all people do on video games nowadays part from the few exceptional developers who still make games that inspire players beyond violence.

ginalee5541543d ago

People compete in gaming. its part of the competition. Games like GTA V, COD, destiny are the life blood of gaming. Its what makes it worth playing.

If we were all online singing cumbaya I am sure many players won't bother getting online to play at all.

Dante811543d ago

It would be great if those players left with their toxic bs and went back to skateboarding and breaking mailboxes like they USED to do in the 90s.

WeAreLegion1543d ago (Edited 1543d ago )

That's been going on since the second video game was made. People argue about everything.

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lisamorgan41543d ago

Some of the best things in the world are made out of a need. So glad Higinbotham thought of video games. imagine a world without video games?

charliewong9801543d ago

I couldn't imagine a world without video games. Its such a big part of who we are and our society.

KwietStorm1543d ago

I've been gaming nonstop since Intellivision, but that's a bit of a stretch.

alvinmiller921543d ago

I saw this at an expo by smithonian years ago. Its really smart the way william higinbotham developed the idea. its great inspiration for any future devs out there.

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