Video games have become one of the most popular segments of the entertainment industry. With beautiful games like Skyrim and Red Dead Redemption it is hard to remember where all of it started. Hot on the heels of arcade games was one of the most notorious consoles, the Nintendo.
Mario and friends helped bring hundreds of thousands of people into the world of gaming and PC games like DOOM helped pioneer today’s most popular type of game: the FPS. But what powered these first games? Language C and C++ is pretty much responsible for all of the major games in the beginning, but check out the graphic for a complete history.