Atari Files for Bankruptcy

Atari bankruptThe iconic maker of Pong, Asteroids and Centipede has filed for Chapter 11. They were credited as: The 30-year-old firm was one of the original gaming pioneers. But also: The company began life in 1972 and produced some of the earliest games consoles, including the Atari 2600. Which would make them forty years old. I’ll bet a lot of folks would love to have the math of SkyNews talking for them. . .

4 thoughts on “Atari Files for Bankruptcy”

  1. Still got an Atari 400 that I juiced up with a whole 64KB of RAM, an 815 interface module and an 820 dual disk drive.

    1. Hey, I used to have an Atari 400. The one with the no-spill keyboard. I used to write Basic programs, turning the screen blue and then red. Making triangles and that sort of thing. . .

  2. The French corporation that has owned the rights to use the Atari trademark and just recently changed its name to Atari (from Infrogames) was founded in 1983.

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