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Brief History of Action Games

Brief History of Action Games

Video games are da bomb

Samantha Radocchia

June 16, 2013

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  1. Pong! Ted Dabney, Nolan Bushnell, Fred Marincic, and Al Alcorn

    – before Steve Jobs stole their shit !
  2. Pong! Pong was cool. Except you needed a friend to

    play it… So obvi not many developers at the time could play it !
  3. Breakout ! •   Released  in  1976  for  the  arcade.  

    •   Concept  by  Nolan  Bushnell  and  Steve   Bristow,  designed  by  Steve  Wozniak   •   Created  for  Atari  Inc.    
  4. SPACE INVADERS! Breakout  laid  the  foundaGon  for  space  invaders  and

      all  subsequent  acGon  video  games/compuGng  in   general.  Badass.