Third-party trademarks are used solely for distributing the games indexed herein and no license or other affiliation is implied.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.Each game used different means of display: NIMROD used a panel of lights to play the game of Nim, In 1971, Computer Space, created by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney, was the first commercially sold, coin-operated video game.
With table-top games, the users typically sit to play.
In the 1990s and 2000s, some arcade games offered players a choice of multiple games.
In the 1990s and 2000s, a number of handheld games used cartridges, which enabled them to be used to play many different games.
"Arcade game" generally refers to a game played on an even more specialized type of electronic device that is typically designed to play only one game and is encased in a special, large coin-operated cabinet which has one built-in console, controllers (joystick, buttons, etc.), a CRT screen, and audio amplifier and speakers.
Handheld hardware usually is less powerful than PC or console hardware.