Geek Trivia: What is the ‘real’ reason Atari developed the original Pong? | TechRepublic

A mere 40 years ago this month, arcade video gaming got its first success story; on Nov. 29, 1972, Atari officially announced the release of Pong, the first commercially profitable arcade video game ever made. How Pong came upon its success — and how it even came into existence — is one of the more fascinating stories in video game history.

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