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Super Mario Bros., Tetris, Doom, And More Make Strong Museum's Hall Of Fame
on June 04, 2015 at 11:02 AM
The Strong National Museum of Play has revealed the six games that are being added to the museum's World Video Game Hall of Fame. The games, culled from 15 finalists , include an era-spanning selection from Pong to World of Warcraft. Here are the games that have been chosen for the World Video Game...
Ralph Baer, Al Alcorn To Receive AIAS Pioneer Awards
on January 09, 2015 at 10:22 AM
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has announced the recipients of its 2015 Pioneer Award, which is given to people who have made significant contributions to the game industry. This year, Ralph Baer and Al Alcorn will be honored for their work in the earliest days of video gaming. Baer ...
Pong's Creator Goes To Kickstarter To Fund His Smartphone Powered Card Game
on July 14, 2013 at 01:34 PM
The creator of Pong, Allan Alcorn, has an idea for a smartphone enhanced card game, and he has taken to Kickstarter to get the game funded. Alcorn and his collaborator Roger Hector are seeking $100,000 to fund the project. Seriously?! is a card game that uses a smartphone companion app to scan cards...
Pong, Space Invaders, And Minecraft Enter MoMA Design Exhibit
on June 28, 2013 at 07:57 PM
Last year the Smithsonian made headlines when it decided to run an exhibit focusing on video games, but it wasn't the only museum with video games on display. The Museum of Modern Art in New York added 14 games to its collection, and this year it's adding six more. MoMA's collection of games...
Researcher From Duke University Creates Mind-Controlled Pong
on June 23, 2013 at 02:51 PM
Duke University Ph.D. student David Schwarz has created a device that tracks your brain waves and uses them to play Pong. Schwarz showed off his device at Duke’s Summer Science Sleuths, a summer program that tries to find ways to encourages high school students to pursue science as a career or...
A Short History Of Atari's Founder
on April 05, 2013 at 07:53 PM
Interested to know more about the history of the video game industry, but only want to devote about a minute of your day to it? You're in luck. We just wish school was this easy. Nolan Bushnell helped kick off the video game industry by founding Atari and helping inspire Pong. Check out this short...
Celebrate Pong's 40th Anniversary With A Mobile Game
on November 29, 2012 at 07:29 PM
Today is Pong's 40th Anniversary. Atari is celebrating it's most historic title with a new mobile game called Pong World and a contest for a Atari 2600-themed Xbox 360. Pong World just released, and it looks like a fun little update to the arcade classic. And it's free! Check out the trailer...
Atari Celebrates 40 Years
on June 27, 2012 at 07:54 PM
In celebration of Atari's 40 years, it has put together a video and an infographic outlining the company's history. You can see the video below, and you can see the infographic by clicking the image above or by clicking here . You can also check out Atari's Facebook page to enter into the...
Motherboard Interviews Video Game Pioneer Ralph Baer
on November 18, 2009 at 01:10 PM
Motherboard has posted a fascinating video interview with video game pioneer Ralph Baer , best known for inventing Pong, the popular 1970s handheld game Simon, and the Magnavox Odyssey, the world's first home video game console. In the video, Baer discusses his life story, which includes fleeing...
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