Tuesday, February 08, 2011

VIDEO: The (very) brief history of gaming

Gaming is arguably one of the fastest moving markets in the world - with millions of us likeminded addicts sitting at home each day fragging, strafing and pwning. Who would have thought that just a few decades ago this was all completely unfathomable and people had to do things like read or go out with friends? Pah.

Check out this homage to the history of gaming - cleverly put together by a group of German design students. Clearly, there are a few omissions but it still provides a good idea of how quickly our favourite past time has evolved...

History of Gaming from Florian Smolka on Vimeo.