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DescriptionIf you've been playing video games for more than a few years, you've probably at least heard the name "Pong" before. Atari's Pong is the first video game in history to truly become commercially successful. Pong is a simple game using analog circuitry and black and white graphics. It is a tennis simulation. The court is a black screen, the two sides separated by a dotted white line going down the middle. You control a paddle represented by a white line. One paddle is on each side of the screen, player one on the left, and player two on the right. Each players' scores are displayed above their paddles.
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- "Tele-Games: Pong" -- Sears dedicated console release
- "Snoopy Pong" -- Unreleased free-to-play version
- "Puppy Pong" -- 1974 free-to-play version
- "Pong In-A-Barrel" -- 1973 barrel-shaped cabinet
- "Dr. Pong" -- 1974 free-to-play version found in waiting rooms
- "Barrel-Pong" -- Australian barrel-shaped cabinet
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|The game that revolutionized the amusement industry||Katakis | カタキス (43211)|
|All Game Guide||1998||100|
|The Atari Times||Apr 28, 2002||100 out of 100||100|
|The Game Hoard||Apr 02, 2022||4 out of 7||57|
|Retro Archives||Feb 24, 2022||Unscored||Unscored|
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1001 Video GamesPong appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Michael Cassidy (21119) added Pong (Arcade) on Mar 03, 2014
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