Goal of Game: Defeat your opponent in a table tennis-type match. Hit your ball past their paddle and hear that satisfying electronic beep of victory.
History: The first truly successful video game, and the one that set the industry on the long road to success, Pong launched Atari. It remains an incredibly simple game in concept, yet more difficult to master than it might first appear.
Sequels: Pong Doubles, Pong in a Barrel, Super Pong, Quadrapong