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Video Games

List Of Safe Social Distance Activities (That Were Arou...

June 23, 2020

circa 1955: A boy, who has just completed making a model of a F 92 jet plane at the Hunter College Elementary School in New York City. (Photo by Jacobsen /Three...

Early Nintendo: With 1966's 'Ultra Hand,' Future Game B...

September 16, 2019

What's the symbol of Nintendo -- Mario the plumber? True, the little guy with the mustache, and his brother Luigi, and Princess Peach and Bowser... there's a...

History-Changing Events That Took Place In The 1960s

December 22, 2018

The 1960s brought many changes to America that changed the course of our history.In 1960, Chubby Checker brought a new dance craze, ‘The Twist.’ A quirky dance mo...

How Pong Kicked Off The Video Game Craze In 1972

November 6, 2017

Thanks to Atari and Pong, video games are a pillar of the entertainment industry today. In 1972, Atari released a simple game based on ping pong, packaged in an uprigh...

First Video Game? Try Spacewar!, Which Beat Pong By A D...

November 29, 2016

Everybody knows that Pong was the first video game, right? Spacewar! seems to have had it beat, though -- by about a decade. Pong, which resembles ping-pong,...