History of Video Games: The Early Years (1940-1972)

VGChartz's Taneli Palola: "The earliest examples of video game-like machines can be traced all the way back to the year 1940 and the New York World Fair. Nuclear scientist Edward U. Condon designed an early relay based computer that could be used to play the mathematics game Nim. Its impact on the overall development of video games is quite insignificant, but it is one of the earliest examples of a video game-like device ever created. It would be several years before anything similar would appear again."

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trunkswd1526d ago

That was a great read! I always enjoy learning about the history of video games. It is amazing to see how much they have changed over the years.