Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception
in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari,
SA (ASA). The original Atari, I...
Selling Atari 2600 units all year round proves to be a major marketing move for
Atari, and a ... Atari's first licensed title for its 2600 game console is released…
The arcade game Pong was created by Nolan Bushnell (with help from Al Alcorn)
a year later in 1972. Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney started Atari (a term from ...
Atari's PONG arcade machine was so popular in 1973 that Atari decided to
market the .... Sega released the Master System II in the very same year after
In 1977, Atari released what is perhaps the most famous of the pre-Nintendo ...
same year, Warner Communications sold a large portion of their interests in Atari,
Nolan Bushnell, the inventor of pong and founder of Atari, wound up leaving the
... Atari released Pac-Man and E.T. that year, two incredibly hyped games which ...
May 5, 2008 ... His patents predated the founding of Atari by a couple of years. ... for a patent for
Pong, and didn't have a case for proving he'd invented it.
Jun 29, 2012 ... Assorted FunFacts about Nolan Bushnell, inventor, gamer, and ... He spent 15
years engaged in a legal battle with Merrill Lynch that ended up, ...
Atari started out as a coin-operated video game company and released classic
titles such as "Pong" and "Tank" for arcades across America. Soon they figured ...
Fascinating facts about the invention of the Pong Video Game by Nolan Bushnell
in 1972. ... The home version was Introduced by Atari, Bushnell's company, ...
until 1977, while Magnavox abandoned Odyssey about a year after its 1972