Short: Pong is one of the oldest old-school video games, originally released in its arcade form by Atari in 1972 before helping establish the video game industry. There have been countless versions of the table tennis-themed title since then, but there has been a limited amount of variation when it comes to hitting the ball with the paddle. However, with the Qomp 2, you are the ball.
Atari says that Qomp 2 is a creative sequel to the seminal classic Pong, which begs the question: What if the ball escaped the paddle? Watch the trailer, fight for your survival in a brutal maze filled with spikes, puzzles and floating T-Rex heads.
games steam listing Turns out that Qomp 2 offers mind boggling puzzles throughout its 30 levels spread across four different worlds. The way the players control the ball definitely looks interesting. Only two buttons are used: one of them changes direction in 45-degree increments, while the other pushes the ball forward when caught and released.
Qomp 2 promises new features, mechanics, enemies, traps and hazards as well as changed gameplay aspects. There are also four different bosses to take on at the end of each world. Atari said the game features a suspenseful tale of doubt, fear, and self-acceptance that you don’t usually associate with classic Pong.
If it’s a creative sequel to Pong, why is it called Qump 2? upcoming game sequel 2021 qomp, The predecessor Pong follows the same concept of escaping the ball with a paddle, although it is much shorter at 1 – 3 hours of gameplay.
The first QoMP was developed by Stuffed Wombat, but the original creator seems pleased to see Atari take over the reins. The studio posted that it is delighted to find a home for its IP with one of the most renowned gaming companies in the world.
Really excited to see how Atari is taking our work forward!
It’s been a strange journey building QoMP for so long and then finding a home for the IP with one of the most renowned gaming companies in the world!
— Stuffed Wombat (@wombatsuff) 29 August 2023
Qomp 2 will be available sometime next year on PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series X|S, Atari VCS, and iOS and Android.