• Tag Archives atari
  • Antic – September 1986


    Source: Antic – Volume 5, Number 5 – September 1986

  • Atari Space Invaders Tournament 1980

    Atari Space Invaders Tournament 1980. The world’s first electronic sports event, it attracted more than 10,000 participants.


  • Inside Atari 1981 Atari Promotional Video

    Go inside Atari in this informative expose on the legendary video game company. From their humble roots in Sunnyvale California, to their rise to fame in the late 1970’s, Atari is the company that laid the foundation for the modern video game industry. This video is a rare look inside the company during the height of its fame and power. The video gives a brief overview of the rise of Atari, from their first hit with Pong to their acquisition by Warner Communications.

    This classic corporate promotional video explores the three divisions of Atari. Coin-Operated Arcade Games, the Computer Division, and the Home Video Game Console Division. This video was frequently shown to investors and at consumer electronic trade shows.

    The original Atari, Inc. founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney was a pioneer in arcade games, home video game consoles, and home computers. The company’s products, such as Pong and the Atari 2600, helped define the electronic entertainment industry from the 1970s to the mid-1980s.