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The Ataribox: what is it?

So a couple months ago Atari teased that they would be releasing their first console in 24 years since the Jaguar in 1993. This tease has actually turned out to be true and the company is currently working on their new console, the interestingly dubbed ‘ 537 more words


Un-Real Tennis: the early history of tennis video games and how they helped shape the medium

The great Billie Jean King allegedly once described tennis as “a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility”. Whilst this speaks perfectly to the juxtaposition of on-court struggle and respectful, tradition-laden presentation epitomised by Wimbledon, it’s also a description that could be applied to many video game experiences. 1,298 more words

Video Game History

Pong translated from Codea into Processing

Simon translating the game of Pong from Codea (Lua) into Processing (Java).


Ping Pong Ball Stuck in an Iron Grate in the Middle of the Road

“After all, we were young. We were fourteen and fifteen, scornful of childhood, remote from the world of stern and ludicrous adults. We were bored, we were restless, we longed to be seized by any whim or passion and follow it to the farthest reaches of our natures.

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2nd week of Project and Portfolio

The second assignment we had in our Project and Portfolio class was to create the game Pong. This was a pretty nice assignment to do since we were able to work more with Unity and actually play this game. 87 more words


I just finished my second public game project on GitHub! To be honest, it’s actually the same Pong game that I previously implemented with HTML5 JavaScript (see the post… 901 more words


My Life With... Tomy Demon Driver

Now we’re going right back into my early gaming days! The first video game I remember playing was Tennis (Pong) on something with a wooden box my uncle bought in the late 70’s – we knew it was a special occasion when we were allowed into “the parlour” on our weekly Friday night visit to my Grandma and Grandad’s small mid-terrace house to see it! 403 more words

Retro Gaming