Giant game of Pong to be played

A 29-story tower in Philadelphia will be transformed into a giant game of Pong, with the classic Atari video game recreated with hundreds of LED lights.

If you thought your console to projector set-up was pretty impressive, take note of what's happening in Philadelphia on April 19 and 24.

The facade of the 29-storey Cira Centre is scheduled to be transformed into a giant game of Pong, with the classic Atari video game recreated with hundreds of LED lights.

As part of Philly Tech Week, gamers will use table-mounted joysticks from a site across the Schuylkill River, with about 150 expected to play.

"My biggest fear is that I'm going to play against some 8-year-old who will destroy me," said one competitor. That's assuming the 8-year-olds aren't too busy playing Angry Birds on their iPhones.

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