Cloud gaming is the future and although we're not quite there yet, very soon we will be. As cloud gaming becomes more and more prevalent, do you every wonder about when it all began? 1998? 2001? What if I told you the roots of cloud gaming could be traced all the way back to the 1950s? You wouldn't believe me right? You’d slap me in the mouth and send me on my way but it’s true! After the jump, check out this pretty impressive infographic titled “The Rise of Cloud Gaming" courtesy of Big Fish Games.
Read it closely, there are lots of interesting little nuggets. For example, I never knew that Local Area Networks (LAN) were developed in 1973. That seems ancient. After you check it out, let me know your thoughts on cloud gaming in the comments. You can also view an interactive version of the infographic here.