Evolution of video games Did you know that there are seven generations of video games so far? Video games have evolved for many years. I will be explaining to you all about: The first conception of video games, the mid-development of video games, and the video games of today. Knowing About What Started it All Video games have come a long way in terms of graphics and sound technology. Although video games didnâ€™t exist a hundred years ago, the enhancement in graphics and sound technology revolutionized on what people think of video games today.Unlike what you see in video games today that has amazing 3D and realistic graphics and sounds, it all started out with a video game called the Computer Space. This video game was released by Nutting Associates in 1970 and was the first coin-operated arcade video game. In 1972, the Odyssey 100 video game system was introduced. This particular video game can be attached to a standard television to display the graphics and play the game. In the same year, Atari launched Pong. The real video game revolution began in the late 70s.