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Allan Alcorn (born January 1, 1948 in San Francisco) is an American pioneering engineer and computer scientist best known for creating Pong, one of the first video games.
An amusement arcade (often referred to as "video arcade" or simply "arcade") is a venue where people play arcade games such as video games, pinball machines, electro-mechanical games, redemption games, merchandisers (such as claw cranes), or coin-operated billiards or air hockey tables.
An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.
The Atari 2600 (or Atari Video Computer System before November 1982) is a home video game console from Atari, Inc. Released on September 11, 1977, it is credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and games contained on ROM cartridges, a format first used with the Fairchild Channel F in 1976.
The Atari 5200 SuperSystem, commonly known as the Atari 5200, is a home video game console that was introduced in 1982 by Atari Inc.
The Atari 7800 ProSystem, or simply the Atari 7800, is a home video game console officially released by the Atari Corporation in 1986.
The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc. in 1979 and manufactured until 1992.
Atari Corporation was an American manufacturer of computers and video game consoles from 1984 to 1996.
Atari Games Corporation was an American producer of arcade games.
Atari Interactive is a name used by several separate groups and corporations since the mid-1990s.
The Atari Jaguar is a home video game console that was developed by Atari Corporation.
The Atari Lynx is a 16-bit handheld game console that was released by Atari Corporation in September 1989 in North America, and in Europe and Japan in 1990.
The Atari ST is a line of home computers from Atari Corporation and the successor to the Atari 8-bit family.
Atari VCS (Code Named Ataribox) is an upcoming home video game console produced by Atari, SA.
Atari, Inc. was an American video game developer and home computer company founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney.
Atari, Inc. was founded in 1993 as GT Interactive Software Corp. In 1999, Infogrames Entertainment, SA acquired a controlling interest in GT Interactive, renaming it Infogrames, Inc. As part of Infogrames Entertainment's company-wide re-branding in May 2003, Infogrames, Inc.
Atari, SA (formerly Infogrames Entertainment, SA) is a French holding company headquartered in Paris.
Chapter 11 is a chapter of Title 11, the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.
Computer Space is a space combat arcade game developed in 1971 as one of the last games created in the early history of video games.
Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic (analog or digital) equipments intended for everyday use, typically in private homes.
Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.
Cryptic Studios is an American video game developer specializing in massively multiplayer online role-playing games.
Edge is a multi-format video game magazine published by Future plc in the United Kingdom, which publishes 13 issues of the magazine per year.
Enter the Matrix is an action-adventure video game developed by Shiny Entertainment and published by Infogrames, released under the Atari brand name.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The is an 8-bit handheld game console which was developed and manufactured by Nintendo and first released on the 100th anniversary of Nintendo in Japan on, in North America on and in Europe on.
Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent.
The golden age of arcade video games was the era when arcade video games entered pop culture and became a dominant cultural force.
The city of Grass Valley is the largest city in the western region of Nevada County, California, United States.
Hasbro Interactive was an American video game production and publishing subsidiary of Hasbro, the large game and toy company.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
The history of video games goes as far back as the early 1950s, when academic computer scientists began designing simple games and simulations as part of their research.
Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming common during the 1980s.
Humongous Entertainment, Inc. was an American video game developer based in Bothell, Washington.
Jack Tramiel (born Idek Trzmiel; December 13, 1928 – April 8, 2012) was a Polish American businessman, best known for founding Commodore International.
James J. Morgan (born 1942) is a former American executive who served as CEO of Atari from 1983 to 1984 and CEO of Philip Morris USA from 1994 to 1997.
JT Storage (also known as JTS Corporation, JTS Corp and JTS) was a maker of inexpensive IDE hard drives for personal computers based in San Jose, California.
Kee Games was an arcade game manufacturer that released games from 1973 to 1978.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
Players of the game of Go often use jargon to describe situations on the board and surrounding the game.
A logo (abbreviation of logotype, from λόγος logos "word" and τύπος typos "imprint") is a graphic mark, emblem, or symbol used to aid and promote public identification and recognition.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Macy's, Inc. (originally Federated Department Stores, Inc.) is an American holding company; it was founded by Xavier Warren in 1929.
The Magnavox Odyssey is the first commercial home video game console.
Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) are a combination of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games in which a very large number of players interact with one another within a virtual world.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
is a Japanese multinational electronics and electrical equipment manufacturing company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
, located on Honshū, is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft), 2nd-highest peak of an island (volcanic) in Asia, and 7th-highest peak of an island in the world.
MX Rider is a racing video game developed by Paradigm Entertainment and published by Infogrames in 2001.
is a Japanese corporation that operates game centers and theme parks, but is best known for its previous identity as a video game developer and publisher.
Neverwinter Nights is a third-person role-playing video game developed by BioWare.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.
Nolan Kay Bushnell (born February 5, 1943) is an American electrical engineer and businessman.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Peter Folger (December 26, 1905 – August 27, 1980) was an American coffee heir, socialite, and member of the prominent United States Folger family.
Pinball is a type of arcade game, in which points are scored by a player manipulating one or more steel balls on a play field inside a glass-covered cabinet called a pinball table (or "pinball machine").
Pong is one of the earliest arcade video games.
Raymond Edward Kassar (January 2, 1928 – December 10, 2017) was president, and later CEO, of Atari Inc. from 1978 to 1983.
S.A. (and variants) designates a type of corporation in countries that mostly employ civil law.
Secure Digital (SD) is a non-volatile memory card format developed by the SD Card Association (SDA) for use in portable devices.
Silo was an electronics retailer that opened in 1947 and operated throughout the United States, and closed in 1995.
Splashdown is a water racing video game developed by Rainbow Studios and published by Infogrames originally for the PlayStation 2 and was later ported to the Xbox.
Stuntman is the name of two action-adventure racing video games; one was developed by Reflections Interactive for the PlayStation 2, and the other by Velez & Dubail for the Game Boy Advance, with both being published by Infogrames under the Atari brand name.
Sunnyvale is a city located in Santa Clara County, California.
Samuel Frederick "Ted" Dabney Jr. (May 2, 1937 – May 26, 2018) was an American electrical engineer, and the co-founder, alongside Nolan Bushnell, of Atari, Inc. He is recognized as developing the basics of video circuitry principles that were used for Computer Space and later Pong, one of the first and most successful arcade games.
Tengen was an American video game publisher and developer that was created by the arcade game manufacturer Atari Games and focused on computer and console games.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Transworld Surf (titled Transworld Surf: Next Wave on GameCube) is a sports video game developed by Angel Studios and published by Infogrames.
The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system.
USB (abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus), is an industry standard that was developed to define cables, connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between personal computers and their peripheral devices.
V-Rally 3 is a 2002 rally racing video game, developed by Eden Games and published by Infogrames, released under the Atari brand name.
VentureBeat is an American technology website.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.
The video game crash of 1983 (known as the Atari shock in Japan) was a large-scale recession in the video game industry that occurred from 1983 to 1985, primarily in North America, because of market saturation.
The video game industry is the economic sector involved in the development, marketing, and monetization of video games.
Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.
Wintel is a portmanteau of Windows and Intel, referring to personal computers using Intel x86-compatible processors running Microsoft Windows.
Xbox is a video gaming brand created and owned by Microsoft.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
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