Gaming History

Gaming History

RPG Game Concepts: What Games Got Us Here?

The computer role-playing game expanded upon the tradition of pen-and-paper campaigns, though to a more limited extent. How much do you know about it? Answer these 26 questions and find out.

Game Console History 2000 – 2011

An interesting account of console history, this article covers the recent history of game consoles from 2000 up to 2011, otherwise the present day. As such, all the noteworthy consoles of the period from the PlayStation 2 up to the Nintendo Wii are included.

History of PC games in the 2000s

This article covers the history of PC games from 2000 up to the present, and examines the biggest trends throughout the decade. This includes the FPS revolution, the rise of 3D, the rebirth of adventure games and the birth of the Havok physics engine. Read more below to see these historic changes.

The History of Computer Games

Few gamers are as old as video games themselves, which are actually a post-War development. A brief look at the history of video games will take us from the labs of electronics pioneers, to smoky arcades, to your living room, and finally, onto the web and around the world.

This Day in Video Game History: December 20

Today marks the anniversary of World of Warcraft surpassing 5 million users and PC World’s pronouncement that the PS3 was one the worst tech mistakes of 2006. Read more in “This Day in Video Game History”, a chronology of events in and related to the video game industry on this day in history

This Day in Video Game History: December 17

Today marks the anniversary of the release of the popular Final Fantasy II and Final Fantasy X games. Read about them and more in “This Day in Video Game History”, a chronology of notable business, film, game, and media events in and related to the video game industry on this day in history.

This Day in Video Game History: December 9

Today marks the anniversary of the the beginning of the Senate hearings on video game violence that lead to the ESRB system. Read more in “This Day in Video Game History”, a chronology of notable business, film, game, and media events in and related to the video game industry on this day in history