1961.Spacewar! The first digital video game


Spacewar (stylized Spacewar!) is a space combat video game developed in 1962 as one of the first games created in the early history of video games. It was initially designed by Steve Russell, in collaboration with Martin Graetz and Wayne Wiitanen, and programmed by Russell with assistance from others including Bob Saunders and Steve Piner for the newly installed Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-1 minicomputer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Wikipedia)

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