History of Computer Gaming. Matt Ormrod Mike Fleece Vin Kacerguis. The Beginning. 1947- Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. and Estle Ray Mann. Cathode Ray Tube Computer System used 8 vacuum tubes Game was not named (patent # 2 455 992) The game simulated a missile being fired at a certain target.
Game was not named (patent # 2 455 992)
to hit the ball and use the
dial to adjust the
angle of the ball.
created Atari, which is
renown for the game “Pong”.
1998-present: Japan 1999-2002: U.S., Europe
Sony Play station 2
2000-present: Japan, U.S., Europe
Xbox 360 (Microsoft)
November 22, 2005-Present
Atari Flashback 2
2001-present: U.S., 2002-present: Europe, Japan
Nintendo Game cube
2001-present: Japan, U.S., Europe
November 19th 2006 (U.S. and Canada), December 2nd 2006 (Japan), December 7th/8th(Aus, Europe), December 9th (Spain)
Evo Phase 1 (Envisions Computer Entertainment)
October 20, 2006
Sony Play station 3
November 17, 2006 (U.S.)