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Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dead At 81
Dabney developed the first commercially available video game.
The Guy Who Coined The Term 'Easter Egg' Just Realized It Was A Thing
Not until "Black Panther" came out did it dawn on former Atari employee Steve Wright.
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Check Out The Toys From Your Childhood That Are Making A Comeback
By Michele Wojciechowski, Next Avenue
Take a trip back in time with retro and classic versions of games we played as kids.
Quirky Retro Video Shows Evolution Of The Video Game Controller
From Atari to Xbox, they're all there.
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RZA Partners With Atari For New Album Inspired By Game Music
RZA is adding another bullet point to his lengthy resume with a new partnership with Atari, Billboard can exclusively report
What Was So Great About a Gen X Childhood?
The Hispanic Fanatic
I'm here to tell you that growing up the way we did was not a long-term favor or blessed accomplishment. Let me be clear that I don't blame my parents. No, my disdain for nostalgia has more to do with cold, hard facts and unpleasant anecdotes than personal issues.
I'm With Stupid: Hapless Luddite Prevails Over Modern Technology
Buckler of swashes
Thinking we'd finally done everything we needed to do to play the stinking game, we turned back to the Xbox, which had frozen up completely. No worries. We turned it off and let it reboot, but when it came back on, it immediately froze up again.
The Producer's Work: An Interview With Denis Friedman
Marcin J. Sobczak
Transmedia Producer, Communication Strategist and Entrepreneur...
We do know that the producers are a group of outstanding, creative and charismatic personalities. That is why we would like to introduce to you
The Producer's Work
10 Reasons Why Being a Kid in the '80s Was the Best
writer, editor, blogger at Mommy, for Real
Despite being somewhat aesthetically unappealing, we children of the '80s had it pretty good.
Atari To Introduce Gay-Inclusive 'Pridefest' Video Game
Curtis M. Wong
“It’s extremely important that we see these large publishers like Atari stepping up to the plate," he said in an email statement
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My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984
Award-Winning Writer, Filmmaker
Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.
Nolan Bushnell: A Life in Entrepreneurship
Steve Mariotti is the founder of the Network for Teaching Entr...
The founder of Atari revolutionized the gaming industry with one of the most successful gaming companies ever. His son Brent Bushnell is also an entrepreneur, running a company called Two Bit Circus, a purveyor of novel out-of-home entertainment.
HOME & LIVING
Got Chores? There's A Vintage 1980s Atari App For That
Productivity and organizing apps are in vogue right now, but they've existed longer than you'd think. Nearly 25 years, if
'Clueless Gamer': Conan Plays Classic Video Games On Atari 2600, Is Totally Baffled (VIDEO)
Conan O'Brien's web series "Clueless Gamer" got a vintage twist this week: He played selections from the dawn of video games
Legendary Atari Landfill, Site Of Massive E.T. Video Game Dump, Is Poised For Excavation
The small town of Alamogordo, New Mexico, is home to a landfill and an urban legend. Soon it will be the site of a documentary
Life Has No Cheat Codes
Writer and blogger, grahamscrackers.com
Instead of putting in the mental exertion or time commitment to try and solve a puzzle -- and develop their critical thinking at the same time -- a kid's first recourse is to beg Dad to go online for a cheat code.
Atari files for bankruptcy, hopes to avoid game over
STYLE & BEAUTY
Star Trek, Pac-Man And Other Shirts That Only The Coolest Geeks Would Wear (PHOTOS)
Those nerdy kids in high school were right all along. Not only do they now have the coolest jobs at companies like Google
How to Remake
Blogger, Feed It to My Goldfish
There's still ample potential for this movie, so let's not count it out yet.
Smithsonian 'Art Of Video Games' Exhibit Opens (PHOTOS)
Even Elizabeth Brouin, a director at the Smithsonian American Art Museum who admitted to being a little unfamiliar with video
THE WORLD POST
Cultural Revolution Redux... Little Red Book and Little Grey Apple Hook Up
Writes on sports and politics.
In an effort to accommodate Western businesses, China tolerates Taiwanese companies like Foxconn who assemble Apple products
21 Reasons Why 80s Nostalgia Is Dumb
The modern pop culture machine chewed up and crapped out the 60s and 70s long ago, leaving 1980-89. Which would be fine, except
Stop Motion Gummy Bears Animate Old School Video Games (VIDEO)
File this under "All Our Favorite Things In One Video": gummy bears, 8-bit games, stop motion and triumph. Basically, this
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