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The Evolution of Video Games

Gaming has had a long, fascinating history dating back to the first console, the Magnavox Odyssey, in 1972. By the way, did you know the first computer games appeared back in the 1950’s? Read this quick history of the game OXO. Because they were based around vector displays, they obviously took some time to really catch on…unlike the hula-hoop.

Check out the chart below. How many of these gaming systems did you have? Bonus points for being able to name them all.


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