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This is website about history of video games and video games "Firsts". What was first color game? First racing game? First banned game? First 3D Game? You will find all these game here! Plus -Retro reviews and photos from old magazines!. All games listed chronologically. You'll find on this site - original posters and cover arts, most interesting trivia for each game, rare original videos of gameplay and more (screenshots, secrets and deleted materials from these games, first teviews and previews). All innovative games from 1947 to our times!

Video games of 1940's

1947

Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device (analog                    First video game ever

computer)

Video games of 1950's

1951

Draughts programme (NPL Pilot ACE)                                  First game to use computer memory

 

1952

OXO     (EDSAC)                                                                   First game with random-access memory

 

1954

Pool     (MIDSAC)                                                                 First real time graphics

 

Auto Test (arcade)                                                               First full motion video game

 

1958

Tennis for Two (Donner Analog Computer 3500)                 First sports videogame

 

1959

Mouse in the Maze (TX-0)                                                    First light pen video games

Tic-tac-toe        (TX-0)

Video games of 1960's

1962

Spacewar!      (DEC PDP-1)                                                    First digital computer game

 

1967
Brown Box
(dedicated console)                                             
First video game console prototype

 

1968

The Sword of Damocles  (TX-2)                                            First augmented reality and 3D graphics

 

1969

Space Travel  (GE-645)                                                          First simulator with realistic physics

 

Missile (arcade)                                                                     First game to use film as gameplay part

Video games of 1970's

1971

Star Trek (SDS Sigma 7)                                                         First game based on TV show

 

Galaxy Game (arcade)                                                            First arcade electronic video game

 

Road Runner (arcade)                                                             First holographic video game

 

Computer Space  (arcade)                                                       First game with sound

 

1972

Hunt the Wumpus (PDP-10)                                                     First adventure video game

 

Pong (arcade)                                                                          Third arcade game

 

1973

Gotcha  (arcade)                                                                       First color game

 

Space Race (arcade)                                                                  First racing game

 

Maze War (Imlac PDS-1)                                                           First 3D first person shooter

 

1974

Basketball (arcade)                                                                   First game with sprites

 

Gran Trak 10 (arcade)                                                              First car racing game

 

Speed Race (arcade)                                                                 First game with scrolling graphics

 

Spasim (PLATO)                                                                        First 3D space game

 

Balloon Gun (arcade)                                                                First two-player light gun game

 

Airfight (PLATO)                                                                       First 3D flight simulator

 

Wild Gunman (arcade)                                                              First full motion light gun video game

 

Advanced Simulator for Pilot Training (ASPT)                            First full motion CGI video simulator

 

Bulls & Cleots (HP 9800)                                                           First game for personal computer

 

1975

dnd (PLATO)                                                                             First role-playing game

 

Dungeon (PDP-10)                                                                   First RPG game to use "line of sight"

 

Atari Pong (dedicated console)                                                 First console game with sound

 

Shark Jaws (arcade)                                                                  Advanced animated characters

 

Panther (PLATO)                                                                       First 3D vehicle simulator

 

Gun Fight (arcade)                                                                    First video game with stereo sound

 

Moria (PLATO)                                                                           First 3D RPG game

 

Interceptor (arcade)                                                                   First sprite scaling

 

Gun Smoke (arcade)                                                                  Second holographic game

 

Steeplechase (arcade)                                                                First sidescrolling game

 

1976

Road Race (arcade)                                                                    First curved road scrolling racing

 

Moto-Cross (Fonz) (arcade)                                                       First haptic feedback

 

Crashing Race (arcade)                                                              First car combat

 

Death Race (arcade)                                                                   First protests against video game

 

Heavyweight Champ (arcade)                                                     First fighting game

 

Mattel Auto Race (dedicated console)                                         First handheld video game

 

Nurburgring 1 (arcade)                                                              First 3D racing game

 

Nurburgring 3 (arcade)                                                              First 3D racing with visible road and skies

 

Knights in Armor (arcade)                                                          First martial arts game with weapon

 

Starship 1 (arcade)                                                                     Advanced 3D graphics

 

1977

Air (PDP-11)                                                                              First multiplayer 3D flight combat simulator

 

Space Wars (arcade)                                                                   Advanced vector graphics

 

Star Ship (Atari 2600)                                                                First console 3D game

 

Super Bug (arcade)                                                                     First game with scrolling  playfield

 

1978

Alto Trek  (Xerox Alto)                                                               First game to use computer mouse

 

Frogs (arcade)                                                                            First jumping character

 

Space Invaders (arcade)                                                              First shoot 'em up

 

MUD1 (PDP-10)                                                                          First MUD game

 

Escape! (Apple 2)                                                                       First 3D personal computer game

 

Test Driver (arcade)                                                                   Advanced racing game to use film

 

Santa paravia en fiumaccio (TRS-80)                                          First "God" game

 

Beneath Apple Manor (Apple 2)                                                   First top-down free-roaming RPG

 

Pork Barrel   (TRS-80)                                                                 First political game      

 

Superman (Atari 2600)                                                               First licensed game based on a movie

 

Star Fire (arcade)                                                                        Advanced 3D graphics

 

1979

Starhawk (arcade)                                                                      Advanced 3D vector graphics

 

Block Buster (Microvision)                                                          First handheld game with LCD display

 

Basketball (arcade)                                                                    First sports game with advanced graphics

 

Warrior (arcade)                                                                         First motion capture game

 

Galaxian (arcade)                                                                       First enemies with individual personalities

 

Ozma Wars (arcade)                                                                   First game with separate levels

 

Nuerburgring Powerslide (arcade)                                              First color 3D racing

 

Galactic Empire (TRS-80)                                                           First real time strategy

 

Speed Freak (arcade)                                                                  First free roam 3D racing game

 

Monaco GP (arcade)                                                                    Advanced sprite scaling

 

Sheriff  (arcade)                                                                          First game with background music

 

Manbiki Shounen (Commodore Pet)                                            First stealth game

 

Video Pinball (arcade)                                                                First video game with realistic physics

 

Video games of 1980's

 

1980

Mystery House (Apple 2)                                                  First game with ending

 

Pac-Man (arcade)                                                             First cutscenes

 

Defender (arcade)                                                            Advanced side-scrolling game

 

Stratovox (arcade)                                                           First synthesized voices


Berzerk (arcade)                                                              First game that killed a player

 

Battlezone (arcade)                                                         Advanced 3D vector graphics


Red Baron (arcade)                                                          Advanced 3D flight game


Wizard and the Princess (Apple 2)                                   First adventure
color game

 

Star Castle (arcade)                                                         Advanced artificial intelligence


Space Panic (arcade)                                                       First platformer


Space Tactics (arcade)                                                     First pseudo-stereoscopic 3D effect

 

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the

Mad Overlord (Apple 2)                                                   First 3D RPG with color graphics 

 

1981

Gorf (arcade)                                                                   First game with different level design

 

Donkey Kong (arcade)                                                     First jumping over the objects

 

Quarter Horse (arcade)                                                    First game to use LaserDisc    

 

Turbo (arcade)                                                                 First third-person 3D racing

 

Football Manager (TRS-80)                                              First sports manager

 

Softp..n Adventure (Apple 2)                                           First adult game    

 

Haunted House (Atari 2600)                                            First survival horror

 

Scramble (arcade)                                                           First forced side-scrolling game

 

Jump Bug (arcade)                                                          First parallax scrolling

 

Yakyuken (MZ-80K)                                                        First adult game with graphics

 

Bradley Trainer (arcade)                                                 First 3D professional military simulator

 

1982

Zaxxon (arcade)                                                            First isometric game

 

Astron Belt (arcade)                                                       First LaserDisc game with sprites

 

Microsoft Flight Simulator 1.0 (DOS)                              First full color flight simulator

 

SubRoc-3D (arcade)                                                      First stereoscopic 3D game

 

Alien Garden (Atari 8-bit)                                              First art game 

 

Pole Position (arcade)                                                    Advanced 3D racing game

 

Xevious (arcade)                                                            First pre-rendered graphics    

 

Lolita: Yakyuken (FM-7)                                                 First anime game

 

Moon Patrol (arcade)                                                      Advanced parallax scrolling

 

Phantom Slayer (TRS-80 color)                                       First color first-person shooter

 

Wayout (Atary 8 bit)                                                       First 3D game with 360 degree freedom

 

Treasure Hunt (DOS)                                                      First third-person 3D game

 

Night Life (PC-88)                                                          Advanced adult game

 

Tumbleweeds (Atari puffer and Atari 400)                     First exergame

 

Maze Mania  (laserdisc player)                                       First  interactive live action game

 

Wabbit (Atari 2600)                                                       First depiction of female protagonist

 

AX-6: Powered Knight (NEC PC-6001)                           First Mecha game

 

1983

Dragon's Lair (arcade)                                                    First interactive animated movie

 

Moondust (Commodore 64)                                           First music game


Journey (arcade)                                                            First game with digitized graphics

 

TX-1 (arcade)                                                                First nonlinear racing game


Bruce Lee (Atari 8-bit)                                                   First beat 'em up     

 

Star Arthur Legend - Planet Mephius (FM-7)                 First point and click game

 

King's Quest (PCjr)                                                        First animated adventure game

 

Star Rider (arcade)                                                        First LaserDisc game with 3D graphics

 

Cosmo Lemans (Tomytronic 3D)                                   First stereoscopic 3D handheld game

 

I, Robot (arcade)                                                           First 3D polygonal graphics

 

NFL Football (arcade)                                                    First game on vinyl disc

 

Tropical Angel (arcade)                                                 First realistic female protagonist

 

Dancing Feats (Atari 8-bit)                                            First music simulator

 

Video Jogger (Atari 2600)                                              First game with floor game controller pad

                        

 

1984

Hogan's Alley (NES)                                                       First rail shooter

 

Astron Belt (Palcom MSX)                                              First home LaserDisc game with sprites

 

Kung-Fu Master  (arcade)                                             First sidescrolling beat 'em up

 

Karateka (Apple 2)                                                        First rotoscoping game

 

Rescue On Fractalus! (Atari 5200)                                 First 3D flight game with landscapes  

 

Pac-Land (arcade)                                                         Advanced parallax scrolling

 

Ice Climber (NES)                                                          First censored game

 

Thayer's quest (RDI Halcyon)                                        First speech recognition video game

 

1985

Hang-On (arcade)                                                        First game to use 16-bit graphics

 

Space Harrier (arcade)                                                  First shadow from player in 3D game

 

Alternate Reality: The City (Atari 8-bit)                        First game to use ray casting

 

TwinBee (arcade)                                                         First cute'em up

 

Habitat (Commodore 64)                                             First MMORPG

 

Air Race (arcade)                                                         First racing game with flat-shaded 3-D polygons

 

NASA Virtual Reality Headset (custom computer)        First Virtual Reality headset

                          

1986

Scene of the Crime (Control-vision)                             First game on a videotape

 

Athletic World (NES)                                                     Advanced floor game controller

 

Nekketsu Koha Kunio-kun (arcade)                              First isometric beat 'em up

 

Wibarm (PC-88)                                                            First  third-person 3D polygonal game

 

WEC Le Mans (arcade)                                                   First realistic road in 3D racing

 

Lock-On (arcade)                                                         First flight simulator with scaling sprites

 

Chiller  (arcade)                                                           First game to feature blood and gore

 

1987

MIDI Maze (Atari ST)                                                     First first-person shooter with visible bullets 

 

Driller (Amstrad CPC)                                                   First FPS where you can look up and down 

 

Dance Aerobics (NES)                                                   First rhythm game

 

38 Ambush Alley (Action Max)                                      First live action light gun home game

 

Xybots (arcade)                                                             First 3D third-person shooter

 

Otocky (Family Computer Disk System)                         First generative music game

 

Thunder Blade (arcade)                                                 Advanced 3D flight game

 

Assault (arcade)                                                            First massive sprite rotation

 

1988

The Colony (Macintosh)                                                 First full screen poligonal first person shooter

 

Winning Run (arcade)                                                    Advanced 3D racing game

 

NARC (arcade)                                                               First color digitized graphics

 

Reikai Doushi (arcade)                                                   First digitized fighting game

 

No Ri Ko (TurboGrafx 16 CD)                                         First game on compact disc

 

1989

Prince of Persia (Apple 2)                                               Advanced rotoscoping

 

Blue lightning (Atary Lynx)                                              First 3D handheld game

 

S.T.U.N. Runner (arcade)                                                 First high-speed 3D polygonal graphics

 

Exterminator (arcade)                                                     First 3D digitized graphics for every element of the game

 

Die Hard (DOS)                                                                First full screen third-person shooter

 

Vette! (DOS)                                                                    First 3D open world racing

 

Video games of 1990's

 

1990

Super Glove Ball (NES)                                                    First game with motion detection controller

 

U-Force power games (NES)                                           First game with infrared sensor controller

 

Corporation (Amiga)                                                       First dynamic lighting

 

Alpha Waves (Atari ST)                                                    First 3D platformer


R360 - G-Loc Air Battle (arcade)                                     First 3D 360 degree game with physically rotated player

 

Pit-Fighter (arcade)                                                         First fighting with digitized real life actors

 

Virtual Racquetball (Autodesk)                                       First standart VR video game

 

Galaxian 3 (GH-28 model) (arcade)                                 First video game amusement ride

 

The Super Spy (arcade)                                                   First shooter where arms and weapons are visible

 

Virtual s..x  (Autodesk)                                                   First VR adult game

 

Rad Mobile (arcade)                                                       First fog and rain effects in 3D game

 

International 3D Tennis (Amiga)                                    First sports 3D game

 

Tell Me Why 2 (CD-I)                                                      First home video game with CGI intro

 

 

1991
Terminator 2 - Judgment Day (arcade)                           First game voiced by celebrity

 

4-D Boxing (Macintosh)                                                  First 3D fighting

 

Ancient Ys Vanished (Sharp X68000)                              Advanced pre-rendered animation

 

Street Fighter II (arcade)                                                 First fighting game to use combos

 

Hovertank One (DOS)                                                      First FPS that imitate human walk

 

Hunter (Amiga)                                                               First open world 3D game

 

Time Traveler (arcade)                                                    First specular holographic game

 

Catacomb 3D (DOS)                                                         First FPS with texture mapping

 

Arabian Fight (arcade)                                                     Most advanced 2D video game

 

Mario and me (custom computer)                                   First live action onscreen avatar

 

The Godfather: The Action Game  (Amiga)                      First realistic gangster's game

 

Terminator (DOS)                                                           First open world 3D city

 

 

1992

Mortal Kombat (arcade)                                                  First fighting game with finishing move

 

Alone in the Dark (DOS)                                                  First 3D survival horror  

 

Comanche: Maximum Overkill (DOS)                              First game based on voxel technology

 

Gun Buster (arcade)                                                        First first-person shooter with light gun 

 

Virtua Racing  (arcade)                                                   Advanced 3D racing game

 

Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss (DOS)                  First 3D game with varying heights floors and ceilings

 

Wolfenstein 3D (DOS                                                    Advanced first person shooter

 

The 7th Guest (DOS)                                                       First 3D adventure game

 

Sim Drive   (arcade)                                                        First Gouraud shading

 

Dark Edge (arcade)                                                         First mirror reflection effect in 3D game

 

Recca (NES)                                                                     First bullet hell game

 

Cyber Dome (arcade)                                                      First arcade augmented reality game

 

1993

Hi-Ten Bomberman (NEC computer+Turbografx16)       First HD game

 

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (DOS)                         First game with profanity

 

Doom (DOS)                                                                    First game to present panoramic skies

 

Virtua Fighter (arcade)                                                     First 3D fighting with zoomed and rotated viewpoint


Batsugun (arcade)                                                           Advanced bullet hell game

 

Daytona USA  (arcade)                                                     Advanced 3D racing game

 

Scramble (IBM Simon)                                                      First mobile phone game

 

Military Flight Simulator (Custom computer)                   Advanced 3D flight simulator

 

1994

Killer Instinct (arcade)                                                     Highest quality pre-rendered fighting

 

Virtua Striker (arcade)                                                     First team sport game with 3D poligonal graphics

 

Earthbound (SNES)                                                          First postmodern video game

 

Descent (DOS)                                                                Advanced 3D textured environments


Sega Rally Championship (arcade)                                 
First game to feature driving on different surfaces

 

Rise of the Triad: Dark War (DOS)                                   First level-over-level environments

 

Magic Carpet   (DOS)                                                      First 3D water effect

 

The Horde (3DO)                                                           First strategy game with 3D elements

 

Mortal Kombat 2 (SNES)                                                 First game that supports haptic suit

 

Peg Game (Browser)                                                       First web browser game

 

Metaltech: EarthSiege (DOS)                                           First dynamic skies in 3D video game

 

1995

Terminator: Future Shock (DOS)                                     Totally free mouse-look

 

Flight Unlimited (DOS)                                                    First flight simulator to use fluid dynamic physics

 

Soul Edge (arcade)                                                          Advanced motion capture

 

Phantasmagoria (DOS)                                                    First live action avatar

 

Fade to Black  (DOS)                                                        First polygonal third-person shooter

 

BS Chrono Trigger: Character Library  (SNES)                   First DLC (Downloadable content)

 

Battle Arena Toshinden 2 (arcade)                                  First 3D breast physics

 

1996

Virtua Fighter 3 (arcade)                                                 Advanced 3D fighting game

 

Super Mario 64 (Nintendo 64)                                         First free dynamic camera system

 

Quake (DOS)                                                                   Advanced 3D first person shooter

 

SimCopter (Windows)                                                      First big 3D open world city

 

ZPC (Windows)                                                                First cel-shaded game

 

Cyber Pong (arcade)                                                        First motion detection game

 

Rocket Jockey (Windows)                                                 First game with ragdoll physics

 

Tunnel B1 (Playstation)                                                   First 3D lens flare effect

 

ReVolte (Windows)                                                          First self-shadowing

 

1997

Dragon's Lair DVD-Rom (Windows)                                First game on DVD

 

Streets of SimCity (Windows)                                          First driving and shooting ability in 3D open world city

 

Blade Runner (Windows)                                                 First real time 3D adventure game

 

Beatmania (arcade)                                                         First musical instrument simulation

 

MDK (Windows)                                                              Advanced third person shooter graphics

 

Riven: The Sequel to Myst (Windows)                              First high-dynamic-range rendering

 

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces 2 (Windows)              First 2048x1536 resolution (2K)

 

Blast Corps (Nintendo 64)                                               First 3D fire

 

Montezuma's Return  (Windows)                                     First Bump-mapping

 

Des Blood (Windows)                                                      First CGI 3D adult video game

 

1998

Dance Dance Revolution (arcade)                                   First 3D dance rhythm game

 

Unreal (Windows)                                                           First volumetric lighting

 

Half-Life (Windows)                                                       Advanced 3D graphics

 

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six (Windows)                             First fully 3D tactical shooter


Tenchu: Stealth Assassins (PlayStation)                          First 3D stealth game


Trespasser: Jurassic Park (Windows)                               Advanced ragdoll physics

 

Mizzurna Falls  (PlayStation)                                           First open world game with "walk and drive" abilities

 

I'm Your Man (DVD player)                                             First game for DVD players

 

Clock Tower 2: The Struggle Within  (Playstation)          First 3D psychological horror game

 

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64)            First cloth physics (soft body physics)

 

1999
Brave Fire Fighters (arcade)                                           First phong shading

 

Quake 3 Arena (Windows)                                              First "shader" system

 

Descent 3 (Windows)                                                     First procedural texturing

 

Shenmue (Dreamcast)                                                   Advanced open world game

 

Urban Chaos  (Windows)                                               First modern open world game

 

Gran Turismo 2 (PlayStation)                                        Best-selling single platform game

 

Outcast (Windows)                                                       First bloom lighting and depth of field

 

WinBack: Covert Operations  (Nintendo 64)                  First "cover and shoot" gameplay mechanics

 

Star Trek: Secret of Vulcan Fury (Windows)                   Advanced facial motion capture

 

Requiem: Avenging Angel  (Windows)                           First 3D bullet  time

 

Kingpin: Life of Crime (Windows)                                  First 3D gangster's game

 

Video games of 2000's

 

2000

Police 911 (arcade)                                                      First full motion detection game

 

Tread Marks (windows)                                               Advanced destructible terrain

 

ARQuake (UNIX custom computer)                              First outdoor augmented reality game

 

Harley Davidson: Wheels of Freedom (Windows)          First game with Havok physics engine

 

Star Trek: Voyager - Elite Force   (Windows)                First game with anisotropic filtering

 

Jet Set Radio (Dreamcast)                                            First fully cel-shaded game

 

Giants: Citizen Kabuto (Windows)                                First normal mapping

 

Gift (Windows)                                                             First unified lightning and shadowing

 

 

2001

Grand Theft Auto 3 (PlayStation 2)                              First modern realistic sandbox game

 

ICO (PlayStation 2)                                                      Advanced key frame animation

 

Metal Gear Solid 2:Sons of Liberty (PlayStation 2)        First postmodern philosophical action game

 

Red Faction (PlayStation 2)                                          Advanced destructible environments

 

Max Payne  (Windows)                                                 Advanced third-person shooter graphics

 

Pirates of the Caribbean (Arcade)                                 First game with multiple combined surround screens 

 

Halo: Combat Evolved (Xbox)                                       First screen space crepuscular rays

 

Silent Hill 2 (Xbox)                                                       First per-pixel lighting

 

PainStation  (arcade)                                                    First game with pain feedback     

 

Virtua Fighter 4 (arcade)                                              Advanced normal mapping

 

2002

The Legend of Zelda:The Wind Waker (GameCube)      Advanced  unified lighting

 

2003

EyeToy: Play (PlayStation 2)                                         First motion detection game with interactive display

 

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (Playstation 2)                    Advanced soft body physics

 

2004

Doom 3 (Windows)                                                     First fully dynamic per-pixel lighting

 

Half-Life 2 (Windows)                                                Advanced detailed physics simulation

 

Myst IV: Revelation  (Windows)                                   Advanced entirely pre-rendered graphics

 

Painkiller (Windows)                                                   First game with giant bosses

 

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PlayStation 2)           Best selling multiplatform game

 

Quake 3: Ray Traced (Windows)                                 First ray tracing in video games

2005

Resident Evil 4 (GameCube)                                       First over-the-shoulder viewpoint

 

Half-Life 2:  Lost Coast (Windows)                             First cube mapping

 

Condemned: Criminal Origins (Xbox 360)                  First ambient occlusion

 

Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonshard (Windows)          First game to use Physx

 

F.E.A.R.   (Windows)                                                   Advanced depth of field

 

Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (Windows)                       First game with parralax mapping

 

2006

The House of the Dead 4 Special (arcade)                  Advanced haptic feedback

 

Resistance: Fall of Man (PlayStation 3)                       First game to use Blu-Ray disc

 

Wii Sports (Wii)                                                         Advanced remote controllers techology

 

TOCA Race Driver 3 (Windows)                                 First game to use amBX

 

Natural selection 2 prototype (Windows)                  First dynamic infestation

 

Indiana Jones (Xbox 360)                                         First game with Euphoria engine

 

2007

Crysis (Windows)                                                       First screen space ambient occlusion

 

3rd Space Incursion (Windows)                                  Advanced haptic suit

 

The Eye of Judgment  (PlayStation 3)                         First modern augmented reality game


Assassin's Creed  (PlayStation 3)                               Advanced 3D cinematics, first 4K resolution

 

Dragons Lair (Blu-ray player)                                    First game for Blu ray players

 

 

2008

Crysis Warhead (Windows)                                         First global ambient lighting system

 

Battlefield: Bad Company (Xbox 360)                        Advanced destructible environments

 

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Xbox 360)              Advanced destructible environments

 

Mirror's Edge (Xbox 360)                                           Advanced 3D platform video game

 

Grand Theft Auto 4 (Xbox 360)                                  Advanced open world game

 

Alone in the Dark (Windows)                                      First dynamic fire propagation

 

Far Cry 2 (Windows)                                                  Advanced vegetation

 

2009

Project Milo (Xbox 360)                                             First 3D face and voice recognition

 

DiRT 2 (Windows)                                                      First displacement mapping

 

Video games of 2010's

 

2010

Mafia 2 (Windows)                                                    First game with Physx APEX

 

Vanquish   (PlayStation 3)                                         First 3D rocket-sliding mechanics

 

Heavy Rain  (PlayStation 3)                                        Advanced motion capture

 

Target Shooting (Nintendo 3DS)                                First stereoscopic 3D handheld game without 3D glasses

 

2011

L.A. Noire  (PlayStation 3)                                         Advanced motion capture

 

2012

Black Mesa (Windows)                                              Most advanced game mod

 

The Secret World (Windows)                                     First TXAA anti–aliasing

 

Keep of the Lich-Lord  (IPad)                                    First HD handheld game

 

2013

Displair Holographic game (custom computer)        First fog screen holographic game

 

Crysis 3 (Windows)                                                  First diffuse shadows

 

Remember Me (Windows)                                        First game with physically based rendering

 

2014

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (Windows)                First game with photogrammetry

 

2015

Streets of Fury EX (Windows)                                  Most advanced digitized game

 

2016

Quantum Break (Windows)                                      Advanced in-game graphics

 

2019

Days Gone (PlayStation 4)                                       First crowd A.I.

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