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Pong hit the ‘go’ gong in ’72

Ready to ping back in time? Here is a 25-cent tour of some of the big scores in the history of arcade games: Atari released the first hugely successful arcade game, Pong, in 1972. The “ball” was a dot of light, and the game played like table tennis. The cabinet had a flat yellow front, no pictures.

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  • Headline: Pong hit the ‘go’ gong in ’72
  • Publication: Style, Pages 28 on 02/18/2014
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