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The first video game was "Tennis For Two," which was invented at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The two-player tennis game was first shown publicly on Oct. 18, 1958. Its inventor ...

"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.

First video game


There are numerous debates over which game should be considered the first video game, with the answer depending largely on how video games are defined .

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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, ...

What was the first computer game released? - Computer Hope


Information and related links about the first computer game release.

Who Invented the First Video Game? | Wonderopolis


Dec 4, 2014 ... The first true video game wouldn't be invented until 1967 when an engineer named Ralph H. Baer created the first prototype of what would ...

The Father of the Video Game: The Ralph Baer Prototypes and ...


11 items ... This result was the “Brown Box,” a prototype for the first multiplayer, multiprogram video game system. Sanders licensed the system to Magnavox.

The History of Computer and Video Games - Inventors - About.com


William Higinbotham created the first video game ever in 1958. His game, called "Tennis for Two," was created and played on a Brookhaven National Laboratory ...

The World's First Video Game - Neatorama


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.

Ralph Baer, inventor of first video game console, dies at 92 | The ...


Dec 7, 2014 ... Ralph Baer, a German immigrant and inventor, created the very first home video game console in the late '60s. It was simply called the "Brown ...

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More than fifty years ago, before either arcades or home video games, visitors ... Tennis for Two was first introduced on October 18, 1958, at one of the Lab's ...

This Month in Physics History - October 1958: Physicist Invents First ...


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  ...

Video Games: Timeline - Infoplease


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  ...

The Very First Video Game Ever Released (and It's not Pong)


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 ...