Draughts – Mainframe – 1951

Publisher: –Developer: Christopher StracheyRelease Date: 1951. FebruaryPlatform: Mainframe – Pilot Ace, Manchester Mark 1Type: DraughtsCountry:  U.KMore info: – The first draughts video game was made by Christopher Strachey at the National Physical Laboratory on a Pilot Ace computer. Later he ported to the Manchester Read more…

Robot Chess – Mainframe – 1951

Publisher: FerrantiDeveloper: Dietrich Gunther PrinzRelease Date: 1951. NovemberPlatform: Mainframe – Ferranti Mark IType: ChessCountry:  U.KMore info: Ferranti Mark 1 Robot Chess was an early chess program from 1951, where the player plays against the computer.Prinz basically wanted to write a program wich solve structure and Read more…

Nimrod – Arcade – 1951

Publisher: FerrantiDeveloper: John Makepeace Bennett,Raymond Stuart-Williams Release Date: 1951 May 5.Platform: ArcadeType: NimCountry: U.K.More info: Wikipedia Description: The Nimrod is one of the earliest video game ever made. It was built for the 1951’s Festival of Britain for demonstrate the Read more…

Bertie the Brain – Arcade – 1950

Publisher: Rogers Majestic Corporation Ltd.Developer: Rogers Majestic Corporation Ltd. (Josef Kates)Release Date: 1950 August 25Platform: ArcadeType: Tic-tac-toeCountry:  CanadaOther informations: Wikipedia Description:Bertie the Brain was an early tic-tac-toe game. Built for the Canadian National Exhibition and allowed the player to play against the Read more…