[Worldkings] Top 100 pioneers in all fields (P. 69) Ralph Henry Baer (Germany): Father of the video game industry
(Worldkings.org) Ralph Henry Baer is considered to have been the inventor of video games, specifically of the concept of the home video game console. In 1966, while an employee at Sanders Associates, Baer started to explore the possibility of playing games on television screens.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Sega: The company to release the first commercial video game in stereoscopic 3-D
(WorldKings.org) Sega Corporation is a Japanese multinational video game and entertainment company headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Highlights of 26 years of development in the video game industry of NCSoft Corporation (1997)
(worldkings.org) NCSoft Corporation is a South Korean video game developer and publisher headquartered in Pangyo, Seongnam, South Korea.
[Worldkings] Top 50 annual creative events in the world (P. 38) Electronic Entertainment Expo (USA): The world's largest video game trade show
(Worldkings.org) Electronic Entertainment Expo is the global video game industry's largest annual trade show and largest gaming conference, organized by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Milestones in the 27-year history of Creatures Inc. in video game industry, one of the companies that own Pokémon (1995)
(worldkings.org) Creatures Inc. is a Japanese video game company affiliated with Game Freak, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company, and one of the owners of the Pokémon franchise.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2023] 32nd anniversary of establishment of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc (February 8, 1991 - February 8, 2023)
(WorldKings.org) Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher based in Irvine, California. A subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, the company was founded on February 8, 1991, under the name Silicon & Synapse, Inc. by three graduates of the University of California, Los Angeles: Michael Morhaime, Frank Pearce and Allen Adham.
[WorldKings - World Almanac Event 2022] 8th year anniversary of the establishment of Hangar 13 ( December 4, 2014 – December 4, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) 2K Czech, the developer of previous entries in the Mafia series, had a supporting role in the game's development. Mafia III was released on October 7, 2016, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. In 2017, 2K Czech was merged into Hangar 13.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 133rd anniversary of establishment of Nintendo (September 23, 1889 – September 23, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) It gained international recognition with the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985. It was founded on September 23, 1889.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Computerspielemuseum Berlin: World’s first video game museum
(WorldKings.org) The Computerspielemuseum (Computer Game Museum) is a video game museum in Berlin.
Top 50 largest companies in the world 2022 (P.28) Tencent: World's largest video game vendor
(WorldKings.org) Tencent is the world's largest video game vendor, as well as one of the most financially valuable companies.