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Unformatted text preview: Baer first conceived of his idea in 1951 while working for Loral, a television company. 1. It took 500 engineers and technicians to build the first video game console 2. Funded by the Pentagon, where they wanted a game to teach strategy and reflex-type skills Computer Games Come Home 0. 1971 – Nolan Bushnell together with Ted Dabney, created first arcade game, Computer Space, based on Steve Russell's earlier game, Spacewar! 1. Pong – created by Nolan Bushnell (with help from Al Alcorn) a year later (in 1972). 2. Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney started Atari Computers that same year. 3. 3. 1975: Atari re-released Pong as a home video game....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Mcdonald during the Fall '07 term at Ohio State.
- Fall '07
- Mass Media