The Very First Video Game Ever Released and Its Not Pong

Famous quotes containing the words pong, released, video and/or game:

    And you could have a new automobile
    Ping pong set and garage, but the thief
    Stole everything like a miracle.
    In his book there was a picture of treason only
    And in the garden, cries and colors.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Washington has seldom seen so numerous, so industrious or so insidious a lobby. There is every evidence that money without limit is being spent to sustain this lobby.... I know that in this I am speaking for the members of the two houses, who would rejoice as much as I would to be released from this unbearable situation.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)

    We attempt to remember our collective American childhood, the way it was, but what we often remember is a combination of real past, pieces reshaped by bitterness and love, and, of course, the video past—the portrayals of family life on such television programs as “Leave it to Beaver” and “Father Knows Best” and all the rest.
    Richard Louv (20th century)

    Lyke as a huntsman after weary chace,
    Seeing the game from him escapt away,
    Sits downe to rest him in some shady place,
    Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)