1974 in video gaming

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List of years in video gaming

1974 has several new titles such as Shark Jaws, Speed Race and Dungeon.

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Arcade games[edit]

Computer games[edit]

Maze War, an ancestor of the first-person shooter genre, was ported to a number of computer systems. The above image was created from a version of the game written for the Xerox Star 8010 in 1985.

Video game consoles[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Basketball at the Killer List of Videogames
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  6. ^ http://www.arcade-history.com/?n=speed-race&page=detail&id=19475
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  8. ^ Speed Race at the Killer List of Videogames
  9. ^ http://www.arcade-history.com/?n=tank-upright-model&page=detail&id=3383
  10. ^ "The Maze War 30 Year Retrospective". DigiBarn Games. 2004. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
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