The original scan of a Spacewar! article published by Rolling Stone back in 1972 has been uploaded to the Internet Archive, a digital library dedicated to preserving bits of cultural artifacts that may have otherwise been lost to time.
The title should ring a bell for most developers, as Spacewar! is among the first video games to have ever been developed (back in 1962!) and contains a rich history.
While it isn't clear if this Spacewar! spread is the first time a video game was written about for Rolling Stone, it's still interesting to see how coverage has changed throughout the years.
A text-only version of the article can be viewed here as well for easier reading.