Watch The History Of Gaming Pass Before Your Eyes

What's striking about this quick visual chronicle of the history of video games isn't just how games have become more advanced but how much better our TVs have become.

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It's also striking that the personal computer wasn't part of the history of gaming, as recreated by the Munich-based quartet of game design students responsible for this video. Then again, were there really any PC games as significant to gaming history as God of War III?

The video is very well done. More history should be recounted through the first-person perspective, a perspective popularized by video games such as.... was it GoldenEye? Halo?

History of Gaming [Vimeo]

DISCUSSION

I got sad realizing that his inputs weren't matching the screens. Just a step up from crummy TV acting— without the hard leaning and shaking arms with every button-press.