Skip to Main Navigation Skip to Content
A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

BLIP from TOMY (1977)

Released by TOMY in 1977, Blip was a hand-held version of Atari’s popular Pong video game. Although advertised as “the digital game”, Blip was almost entirely an electro-mechanical gaming option – relying on a series of cogs and motor to move the red LED back and forth across the screen.

Remember the toys and games of years past through vintage advertising – for better and for worse!