History of computer and video games

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Video games were introduced as an entertainment medium in 1971, becoming the start for a big entertainment industry in the late 1970s/early 1980s in the United States, Japan, and Europe. After a bad industry collapse in 1983 and a rebirth two years later, the video game industry has experienced large growth for over twenty years. Now it is a $10 billion industry, and now it earns almost as much money as the motion picture industry. Nowadays we have companies such as Sony PlayStation and Nintendo that are very popular in most countries.