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We all know the big companies like Nintendo or Sega. How about Tennis for Two or Spacewar? Video games have became a multimillion dollar media and it all started from one game. The first video game’s history is shrouded in mystery. Some people think it was the 1962 game Spacewar. Others think it was was Willy Higinbotham’s 1958 game Tennis for Two. Would you believe me that it is Tic-Tac-Toe? At the time it was called OXO. In 1952, Alexander Sandy Douglas made OXO using an Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator. Why does OXO get overlooked? The reason is because it was only shown to the staff and students of Cambridge University. Video games have become popularly in recent times but why? All the video games made so far have been just for college tours or the staff. The first arcade game was Computer Space. Most people can agree that it was the second arcade…show more content…
Some of the people was SEGA. Their first console was the SG-1000. This was not a success considering it came out the same day the Famicom did. SEGA’s next console was the SG-1000 II. I did better than the first one because of the more games and detachable controllers. They did really did good with the Master System. This was the first console that was sold world wide. Fun fact Brazil still manufactures and sells Master Systems. SEGA went one on to make some great things like the Genesis, the Sega Saturn, and the Dreamcast. Sadly SEGA stopped making consoles because it lost the console wars to the Playstation 2. Now they just make games. Starting with OXO to now with the Wii U, Xbox 1 and the Playstation 4. Video games are a media that will keep growing. As long as people want to escape this world even if it is only for a little while. The only reason Willy Higinbotham created Tennis for two “It might liven up the place to have a game that could play,and which would convey the message that our scientific endeavors have relevance for
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