Hundreds of Tetris fans plan to gather in Philadelphia for a skyscraper-sized version of the classic video game.
The world’s largest video game “screen” is coming back. It’s actually the facade of the Cira Centre, next to 30th Street Station, where the Guinness record was set last year with ‘Pong.’
It’s an old-school title from the ’70s that has just set a Guinness world record thanks to a Drexel University professor and a University City skyscraper.
Turning the 27-story skyscraper into the world’s biggest video game is the brainchild of Drexel University professor Frank Lee, director of the computer game creation program there.
A skyscraper-sized game of pong is ready to go in Philadelphia, hopefully under stars and not rainclouds.
Philadelphia is getting ready for a supersized game of “Pong” — on the side of a skyscraper.
Philadelphia is one of the country’s oldest cities, and that shows up in its architecture.
Coming up: a Latin vegetarian night at Cuba Libre, a clambake at JG Domestic, and the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival!
She was booked months ago to be a moderator for the Philabundance hunger symposium. But, it was not to be. Karin left us too soon at the age of 53. And, her loss is being felt among many community organizations on whom Karin reported.