Python has been in use since 1991, but has recently seen a surge in popularity. The language has consistently been highly rated by the TIOBE Programming Community Index, along with Java and C. In 2018, it was ranked the programming language of the year. Python is clear, readable, and can be used for many purposes. It is quickly becoming the most frequently taught first language at universities. Students will make clones of popular classic arcade games. Students will understand the properties that make Python unique and powerful.