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THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF THE VIDEO GAMES MARKET
Before the heroics of Super Mario and Lara Croft captured our imaginations, video games were primarily used on an academic basis.In the 1950s, scientists built the first video games as instructional tools or to demonstrate the capabilities of new technologies. Academics tested out rudimentary forms of artificial intelligence on games like tic-tac-toe or chess, while showcasing their findings to the public at events like the Canadian National Exhibition or the Festival of Britain. It wasn’t until the incorporation of newly-invented technologies like transistors or random access memory (RAM) that the cost and size of these computers went down. DOWNLOAD