Tennis for Two

1958 sports video game

Tennis for two (also known as Computer Tennis) is a video game from 1958. It simulates a tennis game and is one of the oldest known games in the history of computer and video games.

Tennis for Two on a DuMont Lab Oscilloscope Type 304-A

History change

American physicist William Higinbotham designed the game in 1958 to present it at the Brookhaven National Laboratory's annual public exhibition. The game was first shown on October 18, 1958.[1]

Reproduced version of the game built at Brookhaven for the game's 25th anniversary.[2]

References change

  1. Lambert, Bruce (2008-11-07). "Brookhaven Honors a Pioneer Video Game". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-06-04.
  2. Hunter, William (2007-09-10). "The Original Video Game". The Dot Eaters. Retrieved 2018-11-25 – via YouTube.

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