'Pong' Turns 40, But It's Not the Oldest Video Game

By Mark Milian and Marcus Chan - 2012-11-16T01:14:36Z

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"Computer Space" (November 1971)

Before founding Atari, Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney created "Computer Space," which is considered the first commercially sold coin-operated video game. Players control a rocket ship that's under attack by flying saucers. Among the game's claims to fame, it made a cameo in the movie "Jaws."