CNN Offers "Presidential Pong"

June 8, 2007 -
In the run-up to the 2008 presidential campaign, even CNN is getting into the video game act.

The well-known news organization is offering Presidential Pong on its website, a silly little Flash game which allows players to pit their favorite candidate against a political opponent controlled by the A.I.

Players can choose from four leading candidates from each party, including the likes of Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Rudy Giuliani. Each character has a unique powe-up available. Hillary's, for example, is the Clinton family name, while John McCain (left) benefits by being a military veteran.

Presidential Pong is mildly entertaining but more noteworthy as yet another indication of the mainstreaming of video game tech.

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CNN Offers “Presidential Pong”...

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It's pretty witty and sarcastic, I like it.

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Cute, but not a great pong game. I'm still liking white house joust over at addicting games.

funny, but not a good pong game. Pong must ble played top-down.

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