- any of various interactive games played using a specialized electronic gaming device or a computer or mobile device and a television or other display screen, along with a means to control graphic images.
- any of various games played using a microchip-controlled device, as an arcade machine or handheld toy.
Origin of video game
First recorded in 1970–75
Also called electronic game.
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“Michael Lannan came up with the original character and it was important that Patrick was a video-game designer,” answers Haigh.HBO’s ‘Looking,’ Gays, and Sex: Are We All Expecting Too Much?
January 17, 2014
- any of various games that can be played by using an electronic control to move points of light or graphical symbols on the screen of a visual display unit
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