By the mid 1960’s video games were starting to become more and more popular across the country. Soon, the Magnavox Odyssey will be released and the world will welcome the start of a new type of game system, the home video game console. This video looks at the history of video games from 1965 through 1971, covering a few of the most important games and people from those years. This is… The History of Video Games: 1965 - 1971.
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The History of Video Games: 1965 - 1971 (in text form)
Welcome to 1965. 1965 was a slow year for video game history. Basic games continued to be developed and played, but they still weren’t as widespread as they’d soon become. While games on huge computers were still being made, other advancements in a different field of games were also being made. Now games were really becoming interactive, thanks to games like Sega’s Periscope, released in 1967. Periscope was developed by then CEO of Sega, David Rosen. The game is similar in it’s physical design to many arcade games of the era. The game’s backdrop was an ocean, fitting for a game called Periscope.
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