Video game genres are used to categorize video games based on their gameplay interaction, defined by a set of challenges. While some genres came out in the beginning, several video games pioneered and set the standard for such genres, changing the industry in the process. Let's start our journey in the early 1950's and shoot our way through the 2000's in this timeline, thanks to our friends from the Renters Insurance Blog.
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Source: Renters Insurance Blog