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what was the first video game and who invented it?

my husband and I were having a conversation about it, and we obviously don't know. we made some guesses, which are probably wrong too. i thought maybe pong was first, since it seemed so basic.

Asked By: missNewBooty - 1/13/2009
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The answer: Well, as a lot of things in life, there is no easy answer to that question. It depends on your own definition of the term "video game". For example: When you talk about "the first video game", do you mean the first video game that was commercially-made, or the first console game, or maybe the first... More
Answered By: JMK - 1/13/2009
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It was PONG!
Answered By: el_santuario - 1/13/2009
 
Fifty years ago, before either arcades or home video games, visitors waited in line at Brookhaven National Laboratory to play “Tennis for Two,” an electronic tennis game that is unquestionably a forerunner of the modern video game... More
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Answered By: jurydoc - 1/13/2009
 
First video games were arcade games. First home video game was PONG. I don't know who developed it but I think it was Atari.
Answered By: biggpwnt98 - 1/13/2009
 
Pong, atari
Answered By: SDR - 1/13/2009
 
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