Video Games

aka: Videogames Of Note
"The game is of such a character that it requires care and skill in playing it or operating the device with which the game is played. Skill can be increased with practice and the exercise of care contributes to success."
1947 Patent for the Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device

Electronic games that rely on the input of a human through user interface. The idea of operating games electronically is old Ur Example  but the first "pure" video game is considered to be Tennis For Two in 1958.

Video games by virtue of their interactive nature have unique tropes associated with them, the Videogame Tropes.

See also Choose Your Own Adventure for a literary precursor to modern video games; Pinball, the distinguished Arcade Gaming predecessor of video games; and Visual Novel for videogamelike works in the narrative style of literature.

Video games and video game series:

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Alternative Title(s):

Video Game, Videogames Of Note, Video And Computer Games