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...
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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 ...
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.
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.
Originally Atari started out selling home game consoles such as PONG, Super
Pong, ... people grew bored and wanted a new product to come out) was short
lived. ... but unlike other companies it lived on for quite sometime and so did the
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
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
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 ...
Atari 5200 SuperSystem, or simply the Atari 5200, is a video game console that
.... The one wire out the back makes it easy to move the console off a shelf, onto ...
sega, did well but not enough..then the 7800 didnt sell all that well either. ... The
Atari 7800 was a great system, but by the time it had come out, Nintendo had ...