National Video Games Day | September 12
Tue Sep 12th

National Video Games Day

National Video Games Day, September 12th, honors all the ways we enjoy a good video game challenge.


This day, video game players from around the United States are enjoying this holiday with a slew of excitement. Video games have been a mash-up of art form and industry from their very early days.

The United States National Video Game Team was formed by Walter Day and the Twin Galaxies Intergalactic Scoreboard in Ottumwa, Iowa, on July 25, 1983. Their early games featured interactive electronic devices with various display sizes. In 1947, Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. and Estle Ray Mann filed the first patent for an interactive electronic device. It was called the "Cathode ray tube amusement Device" and was named "Cathode ray tube amusement Device."

Among other early examples include:: Some other early examples include::

  • (1951) The Nimrod computer at the Festival of Britain (1951) The Nimrod computer at the Festival of Britain (1951)
  • 0X0 – Alexander S. Douglas's EDSAC (1952) a tic-tac-toe computer game by a tic-tac-toe computer game. (1952) a tic-tac-toe computer game
  • Tennis For Two (William (1958) – William Higinbotham (1958) – An electronic interactive game engineered by William Higinbotham (1958) – Tennis For Two – An electronic interactive game engineered by William Higinbotham (1958) – Tennis For Two – An electronic interactive game engineered by William Higinbotham (1958) – Tennis For Two – An electronic interactive game engineered by William Higinbotham (1958)
  • Spacewar (1961)

Each game had a different method of display. Some of them used a panel of lights or a graphic display. Several others were also on display, such as an oscilloscope or the DEC PDP-1 vector display.

  • It was the first commercially sold coin-operated video game
  • In 1972, Magnavox Odyssey introduced the first home console
  • Pong's Pong was released in 1972 as an arcade version and a home version in 1975

How to watch national video games day

Let the video game competitions begin! Be sure you get a game in whether you invite friends to join you in the latest video game or go it alone. You also need to make sure you have plenty of snacks on hand.

  • Arcade galleries are making a comeback. Give them a shout-out if there is one near you
  • Your children will love to play your new video game. Have them share their favorites with you
  • A video game tournament is being hosted by the Host
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To post on social media, use #NationalVideoGamesDay.

The national video games day celebrations in the United States have a long tradition

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Does video arcades still exist? Q. Is there still exist? Yes, they do. Though they dropped in the 1990s, it's not game over for video arcades. Arcades throughout the United States have enriched through the years. Some are tucked into themed restaurants and bowling alleys. Some of the retro-loving crowd are portrayed. Some others, on the other hand, highlight the arcade with delectable food and beverage options available to a more mature crowd.

Q. Is it free to play video games? Q. Is it paid to play video games?

A. Yes. Yes. First, there are those people hired to test and demonstrate video games. There are those who compete worldwide in tournaments for cash and prizes. Many gamers play their games for money, so the more people who watch them play, the more likely they will get a paycheck. Coupons and other prizes are given to customers in some games.