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Philadelphia's Cira Centre Being Transformed Into Massive 'Pong' Game

April 8, 2013

Dr. Frank Lee, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Drexel Game Design Program, was mentioned and quoted in a number of stories on April 4 about his work to turn the 29-story Cira Centre into a giant version of the 1980s arcade game "Pong." An Associated Press article originally written on April 4 has been republished in over a hundred other news publications. Lee was quoted about the project in an April 4 MTV Geek blog post that was picked up by several other blogs including Internet Movie Database, GameSpasm and He was also quoted in an April 5 Philadelphia Daily News story about the event. He was interviewed for WTXF-TV (Fox-29) stories on April 5 and 8. Several tech blogs also posted stories about Lee’s project including GeekMom, Best Techie,, Slash Gear and DotGizmo.

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