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How Pong paved the way for video gaming 50 years ago
Fifty years after the original Pong arcade game console appeared, tech journalist and author David Kushner explores how the simple ping pong-inspired game changed the world of video gaming and led to the multibillion-dollar industry we know today. He writes about it in his recent graphic novel, Easy to Learn, Difficult to Master: Pong, Atari and the Dawn of the Video Game.