The Atari 2600 (or Atari VCS before 1982) is a home video game console
released on .... Soon many of the clone companies were out of business, and
both Fairchild and Atari Inc. were selling to a pub...
Steve would come back and deliver a PC board design that reduced 50 ... Kassar
would later find out about this and compliment the programmer for his ingenuity.
... Originally Atari did not want to license the game, but through some licensing ...
The Atari 2600, first known as the Atari VCS, hit the market on Sept. 11, 1977.
The original console was available for sale at Macy's and Sears department
This system, later renamed the Atari 2600, would come to dominate the ... was
just too much product to meet the demand, and as it turned out there was. ... and
Ghostbusters, but with little fanfare or marketing, these games did not sell well.
Atari did not make the first home video game system—that honor belonged to ...
game changer came out two years later: Atari 2600 Video Computer System.
Video gaming has come a long way since the early days of Pong and Pac-man.
... Did you know that there were more than 70 different consoles to date? .... Atari
was slowly slipping out of the console market despite yet another undertaking in
A History of Gaming Platforms: Atari 2600 Video Computer System/VCS ... better
than games for rival systems, their variety hinted at what was to come. ... By 1984,
The Great Videogame Crash had taken a lot of companies out of ..... through a
seemingly endless series of nearly inescapable pits did not have wide appeal.
May 23, 2016 ... Nintendo was founded in September 23, 1889 as a Japanese company that
made playing cards. Over time it evolved into a multinational ...
Oct 15, 2013 ... Launched in September of 1977, the Atari 2600 cost $199.99. ... The Wii U,
having only come out last year, suffers from only a 1.9 percent ...
Following this huge success, Atari released its own version of PONG in 1976. ...
This version did not reach the market for unknown reasons, but a Sears version ...