Major Video Game History Makers and Milestones
From D.S. Cohen, former About.com Guide
- The Complete History of Video Games - A Timeline
- The History of Nintendo
- Consoles and the Games That Made Them Great
The Complete History of Video Games - A Timeline
From Nintendo getting its start in the 19th century to the rise and fall of video arcades, and through each generation of video game consoles, this complete history of all the major milestones of retro gaming takes you through the fascinating history that made video games what they are today.
- The Age of Discovery
- The Golden Age and First Generation
- The Second Generation
- The Industry Crash and Rebirth
- The CD-ROM Revolution
The History of Nintendo
The Nintendo Corporation's domination of the gaming industry didn't start with their first video game console. As a matter of fact they had already established themselves as a quality game company almost 70 years before the first video game was invented. Not only did Nintendo bring back the popularity of video games after the industry crash of 1983 , but they first established themselves in the 19th century when they brought back the popularity of card games to Japan.
- From Playing Cards to Electronic Toys
- Goodbye Cards - Hello Video Games
- Video Game World Domination
- Fusajiro Yamauchi - Founder of Nintendo
Consoles and the Games That Made Them Great
What would retro games be without the console systems to play them? Even more to the point what would those classic consoles be without all those groovy games? This is a look at the very best, most important, and just plain cool historic classic video games and console systems.