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[11 May 2011 | One Comment | 4,350 views]
What’s Nolan Bushnell up to these days?

It seems that Nolan Bushnell makes a habit of popping up fairly regularly with a new project. The latest project in which Bushnell is involved is Anti-AgingGames.com, a Los Angeles company that launched just Wednesday for the purpose of providing stimulating games to healthy adults who are over the age of 35-years-old in hopes of helping them stay mentally sharp and alert.
Bushnell first made headlines when he co-founded Atari Inc., launched the coin operated video game industry in 1972 with the release of Pong and helped start the home video …

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[28 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | 3,942 views]
Atari 7800 — playing second fiddle to the NES

As any gaming enthusiast who was around in the early 1980s knows, Atari’s star faded during the Video Game Crash of 1983.
To figure out just where Atari stood after the aforementioned crash, it’s important to understand a bit of history about the company. Atari was founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney and then sold to Warner Communications in 1976. Warner made a ton of cash off its Atari brand until the bottom dropped out of the console gaming market.
Warner decided to keep the arcade gaming division of …