Video Game System Advertising History of Video Games The first gaming companies were based off of pinball and other such coin-operated games. The first known patent for an electronic game device was a cathode ray missile simulator, patented by Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr and Ray Mann in 1948.
The pioneers of the early video game industry could not have even imagined how the buisiness is now. The video game industry is often compared to Hollywood and the film industry. Massive advertising campaigns whose budget equals the development costs of the project rake in huge sums of cash. Halo 3, a popular video game, made more sales in it's opening night than Spiderman 3 did during it's entire box office run.
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