Chapter 2. Terror in Deep Space

After that inviting trip back to yesteryear and the games that existed then, we now look to the stars. Ever since computers have entered our lives, we have used them to create simulations. Some of the very first real computer games made were based on Star Trek, where the player would be in charge of a spaceship controlling it and exploring the Universe. Other games such as X-Wing have taken this type of gameplay and given it more action, putting you into the cockpit of a ship, fighting as a part of an intergalactic war. Later, Starfox showed us how to do a barrel roll in a specific kind of game called a rail-shooter. Nowadays, we can see games where the players are controlling their own ship in MMOs, such as The ...

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