Pong is one of the earliest arcade video games. It is a table tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics. Developed by Atari in 1972, it became a popular and commercially successful video game. Apart from the development of Pong other Atari games included Pac-Man and Asteroids.
Atari is a video game company which was founded by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney in Santa Clara, California. It was incorporated on June 27th 1972. It was a pioneer in the development of game consoles and home computers. Atari released its first home video console, the Atari 2600 on September 11th 1977.
Pong, the first commercially successful video game, was released by Atari in the year 1972 On This Day.
Vintage Pong cabinet from the 70s