It wasn’t the craziest time of the 70’s for video games, but some noteworthy games were released this year. Home Pong brought Pong into thousands of household across the country. Gun Fight introduced human-on-human combat. And Shark Jaws, a game based on the Jaws movie, was a complete flop. In this video, i’ll be going over the events that transpired in 1975 in the history of video games. This is… The History of Video Games: 1975.
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The History of Video Games: 1974 (in text form)
It’s finally over. The Magnavox Odyssey, the first home video game console, has been discontinued. As you may have guessed, it’s 1975. Another relatively slow year for video games.
While the original Magnavox Odyssey may have been discontinued, two other Odyssey consoles were released, the Odyssey 100 and Odyssey 200. The Odyssey 100 perhaps could best be described as the first plug-and-play game, in a sense. It was the simplest of the other dedicated Odyssey consoles that Magnavox would make. The Odyssey 100 had two games, Tennis & Hockey. The Odyssey 200 was released a little while after the 100, and impr…