Top Ten Things That Started Video Games

These are the things that started out video games and are the reasons we have PS4's and 3DS's Today!

The Top Ten

1 Game & Watch

This one is so true! Game and Watch started out Nintendo's Gaming industry and thanks to Nintendo, we have Xboxes 3ds's and PlayStations. If game and watch didn't exist, and get Nintendo into gaming, after atari's bankruptcy video games would be done but good thing these little underestimated handhelds were there!

2 Atari 2600

Saved the gaming industry
Has number 1 bestselling Mario game ever
How is this not number 1

4 Game Boy

I had one when I was little

5 Pong

This is the Mother Of All VIDEO GAMES. The one that started it all. - flamingsoul

This is the correct answer.

6 Magnavox Odyssey

The first home video game console ever - bobbythebrony

7 Asteroids
8 Super Mario Bros.
9 PC
10 GameCube

The Contenders

11 Nintendo DS
12 Game Boy Advance
13 Nintendo Color TV

The Game and Watch was not what started Nintendo's video game making career, this was. It was made in the first generation of video games, and was more advanced than things like Pong. But what was really important is that it started Nintendo's game making career, and Nintendo saved video games (in America, at least) with the NES. Also, Sonic the Hedgehog going really fast was inspired by the creator speed running World 1-1 Super Mario Bros. Nintendo also accidentally inspired the PlayStation. Sony was going to make a CD add-on for the SNES, but Nintendo stopped the deal. This led to Sony making a CD console, the PlayStation. Also, one of the first creators of a first-person shooter was inspired to make video games by Nintendo. What console has a lot of first-person shooter games? The Xbox! They also innovate video games a lot, with things like motion controllers. And how did Nintendo start? THE COLOR T.V. ! So, that is why you should vote for the Color T.V..

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