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Games that Changed the Game Industry – Part 1

In this series we will discover some of the games that revolutionized the games we play. We all have favorite games that we bonded with when we were kids or maybe liked when we grew up but your favorite list of games might not be others or might not include  games that changed the interactive software industry. Let’s try to list the games that changed the Game Stage starting with design to technology what are the games that revolutionized our world.

1. Pong

When we talk about classics one come to mind is Pong the story is pong was inspired by the first video game that was produced by Ralph H. Baer an electrical engineer and the inventor of the Video Game Console. Ralph called his game console the “Brown Box” and it was the first console before the game industry get started.

FILE – In this July 2009 file picture , German-American game developer Ralph Baer shows the prototype of the first games console, invented by him during a press conference at the Games Convention Online in Leipzig, Germany. The video game pioneer who created both the precursor to “Pong” and the electronic memory game “Simon” has died. Ralph Baer also was leader of the team that developed the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home video game console. Baer, who was born in Germany and escaped the Holocaust with his family, was a longtime resident of Manchester, New Hampshire. The Goodwin Funeral Home confirmed Monday Dec. 8, 2014 that he died at his home Saturday. He was 92. (AP Photo/dpa,Jens Wolf,File)

2. Asteroids

Asteroids was an arcade space shooter game released by Atari inc. in 1979  designed by  Lyle Rains, Ed Logg and Dominic Walsh. the game was so popular and easily can be considered one of the icons of space shooter games.

Here you see Asteroids an Arcade game released by Atari inc. in 1979

3. Super Mario Bros

Super Mario Bros. was one of the first game in Mario sequel it was one of  the forces that contributed to Nintendo being able to restart the gaming  industry after its crash in 1983. designed by Shigeru Miyamoto.

Super Mario Bros. 1985 Nintendo Entertainment System

To be continued…