Posted by | November 26, 2012 18:15 | Filed under: Top Stories

The game that launched the video game industry turns 40 Thursday.

The simple two-dimensional simulation of ping pong, consists merely of two paddles which moved up and down to pass a moving spot between each player.

Yet its addictive gameplay captured the imagination of thousands of players around the world, building Atari’s status as an early video games giant.

By: Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.