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University Archivist and Head of Special Collections, Kristen Nyitray, has had an article recently published relating to the William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection. 

Kristen’s article,  “William Alfred Higinbotham: Scientist, Activist, and Computer Game Pioneer,” was published in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 96-101, Apr.-June 2011.

http://www.computer.org/portal/web/csdl/doi/10.1109/MAHC.2011.48

William A. Higinbotham designed Tennis for Two, the first computer game to display motion and allow interactive control with handheld controllers, in 1958 at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Learn more about University Archives and Special Collections, and the William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection.

YouTube video from Brookhaven National Laboratory about "Tennis For Two":

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