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What would you consider to be the oldest video game? (I created a quiz once where I considered some of the oldest games. I suppose that part of the answer would include what you think makes a video game a video game.)

Question #150170. Asked by bernie73.
Last updated Nov 20 2023.
Originally posted Nov 20 2023 12:54 PM.

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A simple tennis 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 classic 1970s video game Pong, and it was quite a hit at a Brookhaven National Laboratory open house.

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Nov 20 2023, 12:57 PM
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You can play the game by downloading the app at the Google Play store:


Nov 20 2023, 3:41 PM
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