video game

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a game played against a computer

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Avec la Magnavox Odyssey, en 1972, les menages americains s'emparent de ce nouveau loisir.
The first video game system, the Magnavox Odyssey, and the first successful game, Atari's Pong, were launched.
They may have wanted one of the first video games consoles when they were a kid - a Magnavox Odyssey or one of the other early consoles - but now they have the disposable income they still want one.
Before Sony Playstation or Xbox there was the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home videogame console--but six years before even that, in 1966, a TV engineer named Ralph Baer began the industry at a bus stop.
WHEN Starsky and Hutch first swaggered onto TV screens in the mid 1970s, gamers were getting their kicks from Pong on the pioneering Magnavox Odyssey home console.
Ralph Baer developed the Brown Box and the Magnavox Odyssey interactive TV/video gaming systems.
Baer 1972: The demonstration of the "Brown Box" leads to the licensing of the technology by Magnavox, resulting in the release of the first official home video game console - Magnavox Odyssey.
To make a long and boring story short, Atari's Nolan Bushnell is said to have stolen Ralph Bare's idea for a little game known as Pong and started selling it as an arcade game around the same time that Bare released the game as a home console called the Magnavox Odyssey.
It was inspired by a Ping-Pong game designed by German Ralf Baer for the early games console, Magnavox Odyssey, and was spotted by Nolan Bushell who founded the firm Atari and made his version, Pong, its first release.
When Starsky and Hutch first swaggered onto the world's TV screens in the mid-70s, gamers were getting their kicks from Pong on the pioneering Magnavox Odyssey home console.