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    World's largest game of Pong played on Philadelphia skyscrapers
    Video games have been around for decades, and one of the very first still has name-power notoriety: Pong, that perfect two-player competition, that test of reflexes and precision, that bouncing-ball overhead tennis simulator. For many, it...
  • 29-story video game
    29-story video game: Philly skyscraper turns into world's largest game of 'Pong'
    Some people have never had the honor of playing the classic video game, "Pong," and probably because they are too young for it. Everyone should know what it is though, and NPR.com revealed on Sunday, April 21, 2013, that people can learn...
  • Cira Centre turned into world's largest game of 'Pong'
    Cira Centre turned into world's largest game of 'Pong'
    Over one hundred people gathered at the Cira Centre in Philadelphia on an April 19 night on the eve of this year's Philly Tech Week. The 29-story office building was a perfectly lit and sized building to play Atari's classic 1972 video...
  • Atari
    Iconic video game company Atari reaches 40th anniversary
    The creators of video game entertainment's first hit games are turning 40 years old.Atari, once the top brand name in all of video game entertainment, was first incorporated on June 27, 1972. While not the creators of the very first video...
  • Pong color stack iPhone covers
    A new revolution is here: Pong cell phone and iPad covers
    We hear more and more about the harmful effects of radiation exposure through the use of cellular telephones.Phones are an essential part of our lives and let’s be realistic we cannot live without them.What should we do to reduce radiation...
  • Atari Inc. announces Indie Pong Challenge
    Atari Inc. announces Indie Pong Challenge
    In a press release today, Atari Inc. announced the launch of the Pong Indie Developer Challenge. Atari is looking for talented developers to recreate the original Pong game on Apple iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices. Developers will have a chance to...
  • Two interesting history lessons for presenters
    Two interesting history lessons for presenters
    While a knowledge of history is not a front of the platform presentation skill, it is important that trainers, teachers, speakers and Military briefers have a sense of place. More specifically, knowing what predated us helps us be wiser about what...
  • Atari
    Amazon Appstore's Free App for Dec.25, 2011: Atari's Greatest Hits PRO
    Amazon.com has promised to make a paid app free every day in the Amazon Appstore, and today's app isAtari's Greatest Hits PRO (9 games included).Follow me on Twitterandon Facebookandon Google+Atari's Greatest Hits PRO (9 games included...
  • Ghosts of Christmas Past
    Ghosts of Christmas Past: A look at video gaming's holiday history
    It's that time of year again. The turkey is thawing out, the pies are in the oven, the Christmas sales flyers are on the dining room table and Uncle Whats-His-Name is coming by this year. Yep, it's the holiday season.One of the hottest...
  • Innovation in video gaming
    Innovation has never been the cornerstone of the video game industry
    (The following is an opinion article backed with historical industry information. The opinions are that of the author and the author only, not any of the other organizations or websites he is affilated with. Before ranting below it, please realize...
  • Pong cano
    Pong Cano Needs Your Help
    Bouncing a ball into a cupshould bea simple task but, inPongCanoit will be anything but that. Being developed by Joe B. here on Long Island, PongCanois a unique twist on a basic concept.PongCanois designedfor 2 or more players who are over the age...
  • Pong
    Video games and their relationship with our imaginations - part 2
    Video and computer games of the early to mid-70s relied on very low resolution, black-and-white graphics. Many of the space ships, monsters, and anything else on the screen were made up of little dots, lines, or a combination of the two.When...