International Journal of Computer Games Technology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

An Overview of Serious Games

Table 1

Milestones in the history of serious games.

YearSerious gameApplication

1970Serious Games book by C. AbtAcademic book
1972Magnavox OdysseyEducation
1973The Oregon TrailEducation
1980BattleZoneTraining
1981The Bradley TrainerTraining
1982/1983Pole Position/Atari VCS 2600 consoleTraining
1996Marine DoomMilitary
2002America’s ArmyMilitary
2003DARWARSMilitary
2005VBS1Military
2006BiLATInterpersonal communication
2009VBS2/Game After AmbushMilitary
2012X-Plane 10Training

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