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Computer Games 1972 1972 was a landmark year in the history of computer games, because it saw the launch of the first video games console, the Magnavox Odyssey. It didn’t start out as this, the idea had been kicking around for a good few years in the mind of engineer […]

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Computer Games in 1971

The Oregon Trail

The first computer games sprung up in the 1950s and 1960s, not long after the inception of the computer. Early computer games were very basic and very few people had access to them (they were played on expensive mainframes and the ironically named ‘mini-computers’ – they were the size of […]

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