A colorful and funny tennis game is with you! You can start the game with "Start Game" button. Choose "2 Player" section to play as 2 players mode. The following screen, select your character and game field. First player uses "WASD" and "YUI" keys and the second player uses arrow keys and "789" keys from number keypad. Have fun!
Tennis for Two is one important milestone in the history of the billion dollar computer and video game industry: It’s the first sports game. It’s the first game completely displaying the game graphics in real time. It’s the first game having two controllers for two players and thus fulfilling the ...
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Tennis For Two William Higinbotham a physicist at Brookhaven Lab’s in New York realized how most of the science exhibits were non-interactive and he wanted to change that. In the spirit to attract more attention to the annual visitor’s day at Brookhaven Higinbotham had the idea to create a tennis computer game where two players could compete against each other.
1958 video game Tennis for Two Tennis for Two on a DuMont Lab Oscilloscope Type 304-A DesignerWilliam Higinbotham PlatformAnalog computer Release NA: October 18, 1958 GenreSports ModeMultiplayer Tennis for Two is a sports video game that simulates a game of tennis, and was one of the first games developed in the early history of video games. American physicist William Higinbotham designed the game in 1958 for display at the Brookhaven National Laboratory's annual public exhibition after learning
Before 'Pong,' There Was 'Tennis for Two'. Before the era of electronic ping pong, hungry yellow dots, plumbers, mushrooms, and fire-flowers, people waited in line to play video games at roller-skating rinks, arcades, and other hangouts. More than fifty years ago, before either arcades or home video games, visitors waited in line at Brookhaven National Laboratory to play “Tennis for Two,” an electronic tennis game that is unquestionably a forerunner of the modern video game.
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By videogame1952 :: Thursday September 29th, 2011. This game requires the Adobe Flash Player. Tennis for Two was a game developed in 1958 on an analog computer, which simulates a game of tennis or ping pong on an oscilloscope. Created by American physicist William Higinbotham, it is important in the history of video games as one of the first electronic games to use a graphical display.
Tennis for Two is often regarded as one of the first video games ever created. Developed by William Higginbotham, a physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project, Tennis for Two was completed on October 18, 1958, long before the first commercial video games were ever released. Tennis for Two was released long before Pong (20 years before) was developed, and though it has a similar premise the gameplay is dramatically different and extremely simple.
To run the Tennis for Two Simulator simply click here. Download the zipped file, extract it and run TennisForTwo.exe. After selecting if you want to play a solo game, or a game against the computer (called "Tennis-O-Tron"), you will begin. There is even an option for Internet play by selecting client hosting.