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The Early History of Gaming – Part 3

In 1980, we saw the introduction of Space Invaders for the Atari VCS, thanks to the integration of the microprocessor, which suggested that gaming had awoken to a brand-new era. Part of that new era was an increase in sales: the same year saw a 2mn increase in sales for the Atari 2600. The gaming […]

The Early History of Gaming – Part 2

Tech guys recognised that they were onto something. From 1972-1985, over 15 firms started to develop video games for the growing market. The birth of multiplayer gaming In the 70’s, a group of U.S. chain restaurants took advantage of the new trend by installing video games. These games encouraged competition among users as they were […]

The Early History of Gaming – Part 1

Since it made its first steps in the commercial fore in the 50s as something of a technological oddity at a science fair, gaming has evolved into one of the world’s more profitable forms of entertainment. The recent explosion in mobile technology has seen gaming go through its latest revolution and pave the way for […]