Pong (1972)

Video Game  -  Sport  -  September 1972 (USA)
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Two players play a video version of table tennis. The first to score 11 points wins.

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Two players play a video version of table tennis. The ball bounces off the walls and the paddles. The paddles are controlled by the players by using the paddle knobs on the machine. When a ball gets by one player's paddle, the other player scores a point. When someone scores 11 points, they win and it's game over. Written by wvoutlaw2002@wmconnect.com

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The original Pong arcade game (the one that debuted at Andy Capp's) now belongs to co-creator Al Alcorn. See more »

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The First Video Game Ever
10 August 2006 | by (Canada(Montreal,Quebec)) – See all my reviews

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Pong is one of if not the first video game ever made.Released in 1972 for the Atari.I live in Canada and one day in my cereal I found a CD called Atari The 80 Classic Games.Pong was one of the games on it.That CD is probably the only place you can find any Atari game.There is no plot to the game and because its the first video game ever it will not excel in Graphics or Gameplay.The game is very simple.You are one paddle and the CPU is another paddle.There is a ball which goes back and forth and the objective is you must make the CPU miss.Each time the CPU misses you get a point and likewise.The one who has the most points wins.Pong was a revolutionary game when it first came out.Now its dated of course but if you can find it its pretty fun to play.

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