The History of Atari Computers
Atari may be prominently known for creating video games and game consoles, but the company was also a big player in the personal computer market in the 1980s. After Nolan Bushnell sold the company in 1976, Raymond Kassar looked to move Atari from video... More »
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Atari - 1972 - 1984

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Atari - Cartridge Consoles

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In 1971, Nolan Bushnell together with Ted Dabney, created the first arcade game. In 1975, Atari re-released Pong as a home video game and 150,000 units were sold. In 1996, the new Atari Interactive division failed to revive the company which was taken over by JTS, a m... More »
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Atari History Museum

The Atari History Museum: The interenets premiere site for information, images and history of Atari.

IGN Presents: the History of Atari - IGN

Mar 20, 2014 ... Without Atari, the history of games would have been completely different. The story of its rise and its many, varied deaths is a fascinating one ...

The Atari Timeline -

May 7, 2002 ... Moreover, critical aspects in the Atari history are highlighted in bold text; these are areas that I feel have had the greatest impact for good or bad ...

Atari's Roller-Coaster Ride - Computer History Museum

Atari's Roller-Coaster RideSuccess came swiftly to Atari. Staying on top proved harder.Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney founded Atari in June 1972. Five months  ...

AtariAge - Atari 2600 History

The Atari 2600, originally called the Atari VCS, is the godfather of modern videogame systems, and helped spawn a multi-billion dollar industry. Atari sold over ...

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