Geek Out: System of the Century Retro

Video games have been part of our lives since the 1970s. while there were massive computers able to play simple games in the 50s and 60s, using vector displays, it wasn’t until Magnavox released the Odyssey in 1972, a system that could be connected to your TV set, that we had true home console gaming. Things really kicked off when Atari’s Pong was released on the Odyssey 100 and Atari’s own home console.

On the computer side we had Spacewar! In 1961, but you need a mainframe to run it.

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