The Colorful History of Video Games

Via Scoop.itDigital Media

Our current generation of video game consoles (xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3) is the 7th generation, with the first starting in the 1970s. A lot can happen in several generations! If you think about generations in human terms (in the US it’s around 25 years) then video games have been around since the early 1800s… and way back then we were just getting some technologies like the automated printing press, the first photo and first telegraph. In a way those early technologies helped us end up with the visual, connected video games we have today.

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