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14h 24min, jun 6, 1962 y - The start of arcade (PDP-1)

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Steve Russell invents first computer-based video game. This game was called Spacewar, it was on the PDP-1 which was the first computer. The game has two spaceships that are controlled by two players who have to fight each other while in a star's gravity well. The game was initially controlled by switches on the PDP-1. This game paved the way for future video games.

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PDP-1)

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14h 24min, jun 6, 1962 y
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