Video games are electronic games that are played via a video device. Video games include games played on computers, home game consoles, hand held games, arcade games, and more.

Ultima Online Popularized MMORPGs

Ultima Online Popularized MMORPGs

Ultima Online (1997) popularized the MMORPG genre, and it’s creator even coined the term MMORPG, but the first MMORPG was Meridian 59 (1995).

Nintendo Started as a Playing Card Company

Nintendo Started as a Trading Card Company

Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a playing card (hanafuda) company, nearly a century before the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985.

Pong Was the First Arcade Video Game

Computer Space became the first mass produced arcade video game in 1971. It was released the year before it’s creators formed Atari and created Pong

The Konami Code Ends in Start or Select Start

Does the Konami Code End in Start or Select Start?

The “Konami code” (a cheat code first popularized by the NES version of Contra) doesn’t end in start or select start, it’s simply ‘↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B A’.