Jump to navigation Pokemon hack roms em portugues to search «Video Games» redirects here. A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
The input device used for games, the game controller, varies across platforms. In the 2010s, the commercial importance of the video game industry is increasing. The emerging Asian markets and mobile games on smartphones in particular are driving the growth of the industry. Early games used interactive electronic devices with various display formats. The earliest example is from 1947—a «Cathode ray tube Amusement Device» was filed for a patent on 25 January 1947, by Thomas T.
Estle Ray Mann, and issued on 14 December 1948, as U. In 1971, Computer Space, created by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney, was the first commercially sold, coin-operated video game. After Pong, the Atari 2600 was the first game console to achieve widespread success and awareness. The term «platform» refers to the specific combination of electronic components or computer hardware which, in conjunction with software, allows a video game to operate. The term «system» is also commonly used. The distinctions below are not always clear and there may be games that bridge one or more platforms.