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The first video game ever is created, using a CRT as a screen and inspired by radar and WWII missiles.
The first major video games console is released, the Atari 2600.
The first 3D game ever, 3D Monster Maze for the Sinclair ZX81, is released.
SuperSet Software creates the first online video game called 'Snipes'
The Nintendo Entertainment System is released, saving video games and ending the crash of 1983
The Nintendo Virtual Boy is Released as the first Video Game system to use Virtual Reality(VR)
The first 64-bit games console is released, the Nintendo 64
The EyeToy, the first motion-capture system that does not use a controller, is released as an add-on for the PlayStation 2
GTA 5, one of the most successful and popular games of all time, is released by Rockstar Games.
The Video Game crash of 1983 nearly kills video games.
The PlayStation 2 is released by Sony, and is the highest-selling game console of all time, creating some of the most revolutionary and famous games.
The PlayStation 2 is discontinued by Sony, ending production of the longest-running game console ever.
The reveal of the Xbox One is horribly recieved, damaging the credibility of Microsoft and the video games market.
Tetris, the highest selling game of all time, is released, and has currently sold over 170 million copies.
Minecraft is released by Mojang, and is one of only 2 games, the other being Tetris, to sell over 100 million copies.
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