The Bizarre Story of the Mythical Polybius Arcade Game

Was this a government-created video game — or just an urban legend?

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We all love an urban legend, but the legend of the Polybius arcade game may have some facts behind it to back it up.

The Polybius arcade game supposedly came out in 1981 in Portland, Oregon. The urban legend revolves around it being used by the government for mind control, and…