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Superpong  

Superpong was a one or two player contest. This game was an evolution over Pong that used variable ball speeds, angles and three paddles vertically aligned for each player. To further spiceup the game, the ball was served from random positions on the screen. Atari described Superpong as not easily mastered, but since it is a relatively unknown game, it was probably too hard at a time where ball and paddle games were losing their appeal. Pong competition was too fierce at this point in the coinop world for Superpong to make any sort of impact. The hardware featured a discreet logic design.



 SOFTWARE RELATIONS:

    Superpong is the sequel of Pong (*multiple ports*)


 OTHER VERSIONS OF THE SAME SOFT:

    Super Pong (1976) for the Atari Super Pong (C140)
    Super Pong (1977) for the Atari Ultra Pong Double


SCREENSHOTS


LINKS
 
 detailed info on Killer List of Video Games
 detailed info on The Arcade Flyer Archive


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Arcade cabinet

year of release 1974
companies Atari
type game
media arcade cabinet
systems Arcade
number of players 1 - 2 players (versus)
staff unknown
tags ball and paddle



 
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