OXO (also Noughts and Crosses ) is the oldest known by name and first graphical computer game. It is a Tic -Tac- Toe game and was invented in 1952 on a EDSAC computer from Sandy A. Douglas. There is also a patent from the years 1947-1948, in which a missile simulation is described in a computer game using a cathode ray tube.
9 8 7 Noughts and crosses 6 5 4 BY 3 2 1 A S DOUGLAS, c.1952 LOADING PLEASE WAIT ... EDSAC / USER FIRST ( DIAL 0/1): program flow
EDSAC / USER FIRST ( DIAL 0/ 1): 1 DIAL MOVE: 6 DIAL MOVE: 1 DIAL MOVE: 2 DIAL MOVE: 7 DIAL MOVE: 9 DRAWN GAME ... EDSAC / USER FIRST ( DIAL 0/1): see also
- History of video games
- Tennis for Two ( 1958, is also seen as the first game with a graphical output (video game). )
- Spacewar! ( 1962 computer game)