The History Of Gaming Passing Before Your Eyes

What's striking about this quick visual chronicle of the history of video games isn't just how games have become more advanced but how much better our TVs have become.

It's also striking that the personal computer wasn't part of the history of gaming, as recreated by the Munich-based quartet of game design students responsible for this video. Then again, were there really any PC games as significant to gaming history as God of War III?

The video is very well done. More history should be recounted through the first-person perspective, a perspective popularised by video games such as.... was it GoldenEye? Halo?

History of Gaming [Vimeo]


    the augmented reality shades always remind me of the FBI agent off of Heavy Rain - awesome kit!

    What - no Atari? No Vectrex? No handhelds? No Duck Hunt?:-)

    I really hope Mr Totillo was kidding with the crack at PC games.
    first person, popularised by Doom and Wolfenstein, true 3d FPS popularised by Quake, still the only way to play RTS...
    I'm probably overreacting, right? Right...

    Ewww! Ewww! Ewwww! He used the B button for jump in Sonic. D=

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