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"Tennis for Two," a 2-D tennis game created by nuclear physicist William Higinbotham at Brookhaven National Laboratory, may have been the first video game ever.
"Tennis for Two" was first introduced on October 18, 1958, at one of the Lab's annual visitors' days.

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The history of video games spans a period of time between the invention of the first electronic games and today, covering a long period of invention and changes  ...

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video game In October 1958, Physicist William Higinbotham created what is thought to be the first video game. It was a very simple tennis game, similar to the  ...

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Before the era of electronic ping pong, hungry yellow dots, plumbers, mushrooms , and fire-flowers, people waited in line to play video games at roller-skating ...

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Oct 21, 2008 ... Fifty years ago, before either arcades or home video games, visitors waited in line at Brookhaven National Laboratory to play Tennis for Two, ...

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What Was The First Video Game? Tennis for Two. Odyssey. Galaxy Game ... name of the first video game, usually throw out the name of the oldest arcade game ...

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When asked about the very first video game ever released most experts will tell you that it was Pong, the famous table tennis inspired video game released in ...

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For the Westinghouse display at the World's Fair, Edward U. Condon designs a computer that plays the traditional game Nim in which players try to avoid picking  ...

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Oct 21, 2013 ... He's the guy who invented the world's first video game. But he never made a cent off his invention and hardly anyone has heard of him.

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Physicist Willy Higinbotham invents the first "video game" at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York. His game, a table tennis-like game, was  ...