1971 in video games

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At the beginning of the 1970s, video games existed almost entirely as novelties passed around by programmers and technicians with access to computers, primarily at research institutions and large companies. The history of video games transitioned into a new era early in the decade, however, with the rise of the commercial video game industry.

List of years in video games
Computer Space was released in 1971.



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  1. ^ Smith, Alexander (2014-08-07). "One, Two, Three, Four I Declare a Space War". They Create Worlds. Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-18.
  2. ^ "Galaxy-Game machine". infolab.stanford.edu. Retrieved 21 February 2018.