The 1950s and 1960s brought in a couple of academic projects that could be also considered video games.These were, for example, Spacewar and Tennis for Two.In 1961 an arcade video game Pong was created by Atari and this contributed to the fact helped to establish video game industry.
The success of video entertainment was growing bigger due to the appearance of such titles as Pac-Man or Space Invaders which were created n 1970s.Depending on what genre a given game belongs to, there are various tasks to be performed by the player.It also happens that certain games combine features of several different genres.The simplest division, although not completely full, distinguishes eight basic types.These are: puzzle, role-playing, sports, adventure, racing, simulation, strategy, and action.
Among them, many sub-genres can be distinguished.In role-playing games, the players control a virtual character (or a party of characters) who develop their skills and become stronger throughout the entire game. .The heroes can improve his abilities and learn new ones, and we have full control over what tasks he performs and how he behaves towards other in-game characters.Simulation games are technical and detailed simulations of various aspects of life. .