Happy Birthday, Pong

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.

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