History of Video Games (1972-2007)




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Published on Apr 25, 2007

1972 Pong (Atari, Arcade)
1980 Space Invaders (Atari, Atari 2600)
1980 Defender (Williams, Arcade)
1981 Pac-Man (Namco, Arcade)
1981 Ultima (California Pacific, Apple II)
1981 Frogger (Konami, Atari 2600)
1982 Pitfall (Atari, Atari 2600)
1982 Donkey Kong (Nintendo, NES)
1984 King's Quest (Sierra, PC)
1985 Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo, NES)
1985 Duck Hunt (Nintendo, NES)
1986 Bubble Bobble (Taito, Arcade)
1987 Leisure Suit Larry (Sierra, PC)
1987 Final Fantasy (Nintendo, NES)
1987 Afterburner (Sega, Arcade)
1988 Double Dragon (Tradewest, NES)
1988 Battle Chess (Interplay, PC)
1989 Prince of Persia (Broderbund, PC)
1989 Tetris (Nintendo, Nintendo Gameboy)
1989 SimCity (Maxis, PC)
1989 Golden Axe (Sega, Arcade)
1990 Commander Keen (ID Software, PC)
1990 Secret of Monkey Island (LucasArts, PC)
1991 Lemmings (Psygnosis, PC)
1991 Sonic the Hedgehog (Sega, Sega Genesis)
1991 Zelda: A Link to the Past (Nintendo, SNES)
1992 Wolfenstein 3D (ID Software, PC)
1992 Indiana Jones & the Fate of Atlantis (LucasArts, PC)
1992 Super Mario Kart (Nintendo, SNES)
1992 Street Fighter II (Capcom, SNES)
1992 Mortal Kombat (Midway, Sega Genesis)
1992 Minesweeper (Windows Desktop Game)
1993 Sam & Max Hit the Road (LucasArts, PC)
1993 Doom (ID Software, PC)
1993 Myst (Broderbund, PC)
1993 FIFA Soccer '94 (Electronic Arts, Sega Genesis)
1994 Earthworm Jim (Shiny Entertainment, Sega Genesis)
1994 Need for Speed (Electronic Arts, 3DO)
1995 Command & Conquer (Westwood Studios, PC)
1995 Rayman (Ubisoft, Atari Jaguar)
1995 Virtua Fighter (Sega, Sega Saturn)
1995 Tekken (Namco, Sony Playstation)
1996 Tomb Raider (Eidos Interactive, Sony Playstation)
1996 Quake (ID Software, PC)
1996 Super Mario 64 (Nintendo, Nintendo 64)
2000 The Sims (Maxis, PC)
2001 Halo (Bungie Studios, Xbox)
2001 Grand Theft Auto III (Rockstar Games, Playstation 2)
2004 Rome Total War (Sega, PC)
2005 World of Warcraft (Blizzard, PC)
2006 Final Fantasy XII (Square Enix, Playstation 2)
2006 FIFA Soccer '07 (Electronic Arts, Xbox 360)
2006 Gears of War (Microsoft, Xbox 360)
2006 Wii Sports (Nintendo, Nintendo Wii)
2007 MotorStorm (Sony, Sony Playstation 3)

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