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Pong

Average Rating: 4.92/10
Video Game Rank: 6500
Arcade Rank: 230
Android Rank: 242
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Primary Name
Pong
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Genre
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Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
1972-00-00
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Pong
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Android (Atari Greatest Hits Arcade Emulation) edition
Rel Date: 2011-11-04
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
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Developer: Code Mystics
Media: Downloadable Content
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Pong
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US Arcade edition
Rel Date: 1972-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
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Developer: Atari, Inc.
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Pong (marketed as PONG) is one of the earliest arcade video games, and is a tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics. The aim is to defeat an opponent, either computer-controlled or a second player, by earning a higher score. The game was originally manufactured by Atari Incorporated (Atari), who released it in 1972. Pong was created by Allan Alcorn as a training exercise assigned to him by Atari founder Nolan Bushnell. Bushnell based the idea on an electronic ping-pong game included in the Magnavox Odyssey, which later resulted in a lawsuit against Atari. Surprised by the quality of Alcorn's work, Atari decided to manufacture the game.

Source: Wikipedia, "Pong," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game Rank: 6500
Arcade Rank: 230
Android Rank: 242
Num Ratings: 65
Average Rating: 4.92
Standard Deviation: 2.05
Num Views: 1114
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.0
Fans: 2
Personal Comments: 15
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