Video Game History Timeline

Timeline created by Stex105
  • VIdeo games technically actually begin

    VIdeo games technically actually begin
    the first interactive electronic game with an electronic display is invented in 1947
  • David Rosen

    David Rosen
    One of the Founders of Sega there are 5 more people who founded it but all I could get was one picture of the founder who is still alive today
  • Video Games Begin

    Video Games Begin
    First video games are made and distributed (Commercial video industry starts)
  • First Coin operated game

    First Coin operated game
    The first every coin operated game also known as an arcade game was made
  • Atari Begins

    Atari Begins
    In 1972, Nolan Bushnell and Ted Delaney decided to strike out on their own and incorporated their preexisting partnership as Atari.
  • Pacman

    Pacman
    Being mostly in arcade games later released with the Gameboy to be a portable version of Pacman well later but as of this it was released when arcade games were popular
  • The infamous Atari Game

    The infamous Atari Game
    often called as one of the worst video games of all time and one of the biggest commercial failures in video game history. It is cited as a major contributing factor to the video game industry crash of 1983
  • Video Came Crash of 1983

    Video Came Crash of 1983
    The North American video game industry experienced a major "Crash" due to a number of factors
  • Alexey Pajitnov

    Alexey Pajitnov
    The maker of Tetris!
  • Tetris

    Tetris
    Tetris was also released at the time of the Arcade era being a strategy game where you have to build up blocks and make sure you have a line to get rid of it so you can progress throughout the level
  • Nintendo Entertainment system (NES)

    Nintendo Entertainment system (NES)
    Arguably the most influencial video game console. Including such classics as Super Mario Bros, Contra and Duck Hunt
  • Super Mario Bros

    Super Mario Bros
    One of the biggest games to be released of all time released in Japan and made it's way to North America
  • Fusajiro Yamauchi

    Fusajiro Yamauchi
    The Founder of Nintendo sadly passing away on January 1, 1940
  • SG-1000

    SG-1000
    This was one of the first-ever Sega consoles to be released only in japan till 1985
  • Sega master system (SMS)

    Sega master system (SMS)
    This is the first ever Sega console
  • Super Mario Bros 2 (Old)

    Super Mario Bros 2 (Old)
    After Mario Bros spread worldwide the game developers at Nintendo began to make Super Mario Bros 2!
  • Mario Bros 3

    Mario Bros 3
    After Mario bros 2 it took a while for Mario bros 3 to come out but they released it in the same month and in the same year but with different days
  • Gameboy

    Gameboy
    selling nearly 120 million copies as of today, the game boy marked the spawn of marketing powerhouse and beloved series "Pokemon"'s gaming franchise and is one of the first-ever portable consoles
  • Sega Genesis

    Sega Genesis
    The sega genesis was one of the best selling consoles to be released having games that put a smile on kids faces later having their mascot sonic added with the sega genesis
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

    Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
    After the game boy got released Nintendo decided to work on another console and it's the SNES!
  • Tetsuya Nomura

    Tetsuya Nomura
    The maker of Final Fantasy!
  • Sonic the Hedgehog

    Sonic the Hedgehog
    Sonic was released with the sega genesis and now starting to Rival Nintendo as Sonic being their main mascot for Sega
  • Final Fantasy IV

    Final Fantasy IV
    Being one of the games we all know today released during when the SNES was at its peak is a game-changer for most people
  • The First Playsation!

    The First Playsation!
    After Sony saw how well its Rival Nintendo was doing in the game business Sony decided to make the first-ever PlayStation!
  • Pokemon (Red & Blue)

    Pokemon (Red & Blue)
    Pokemon Red and Blue was released with the game boy changing peoples perspectives on games
  • Resident Evil

    Resident Evil
    Being one of the Major horror games to come out on the first PlayStation did really well and sold really well
  • Mario 64

    Mario 64
    With the release of the N64 Nintendo made a 3d game known as Mario 64 being one of the first-ever (Kinda) free roam games but also later being released in America later on of the N64's release
  • Nintendo 64 (N64)

    Nintendo 64 (N64)
    After PlayStation coming out with a better console than Nintendo, Nintendo decided to make a console that was better than PlayStation making the N64 which was one of a kind console making 3d games possible but was only released in America later on
  • Grand Theft Auto (GTA)

    Grand Theft Auto (GTA)
    During the PlayStations release the game Grand theft auto came out after a while being the first-ever game to be able to let you move around freely in the world
  • Hideo Kojima

    Hideo Kojima
    Maker of the Metal Gear Solid Series!
  • Metal Gear Solid

    Metal Gear Solid
    Metal Gear Solid is a game released in 1998 for the play station and is the best stealth game to be ever made (Not Ninja Gaiden that's too hard)
  • Playstation 2 (PS2)

    Playstation 2 (PS2)
    The PlayStation 2 later came out as being one of the better consoles so far rivaling Nintendo of the N64
  • Andrew Gower

    Andrew Gower
    The person who made Runescape!
  • Runescape

    Runescape
    All I have to say is just Runescape
  • The Xbox

    The Xbox
    After Sony had its fair share of Rivaling Nintendo for the spot of glory Microsoft decided to produce a game console known as "Xbox" starting the war of Which console was better
  • Halo 2

    Halo 2
    Being one of the Iconic games a lot of people know of, it released with the Xbox and was one of the best games to exist at the time
  • Nintendo Dual Screen (DS)

    Nintendo Dual Screen (DS)
    After a while, Nintendo wanted to make something that was portable and can be carried anywhere so this is where the Nintendo DS comes in to play as being one of the most favorited portable consoles
  • Nintendogs

    Nintendogs
    Nintendogs was a game released for the DS and you may ask why not choose any other game than this one? well you see I the one typing this had it myself and I enjoyed the game as a kid
  • Xbox 360

    Xbox 360
    The Xbox 360 the one we all know and love well for Xbox players, of course, this was a step up from the original Xbox beating Nintendo and Sony at the time with amazing graphics well at the time of course
  • Mortal Kombat Armageddon

    Mortal Kombat Armageddon
    Being one of the Classic games you would see in the arcades has came to be a ps2 game just being one of the best games being on a game console
  • Black ops 2 (BO2)

    Black ops 2 (BO2)
    Being one of the Not so friendly games it was a great step for Xbox and being one of the later older games of the Xbox 360 was a really good game and if you didn't play this you won't know how it feels to be kicked off the bus while the zombies are chasing after the bus