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'''''Atari''''' is a brand and company name that was formed on 1972-06-28, but has since gone through so many bankruptcies, mergers, and restructurings that it's difficult to call it a single company any more. Despite that fact, it is one of the pioneers of the [[video games|video game]] industry creating many important games, consoles, and home computers.
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'''Atari''' is a brand and company name that was formed on 1972-06-28, but has since gone through so many bankruptcies, mergers, and restructurings that it's difficult to call it a single company any more. Despite that fact, it is one of the pioneers of the [[video game]] industry creating many important games, consoles, and home computers.
  
 
I learned about Atari around 1985 when my family acquired a used [[Atari 2600]] from a garage sale. Though I loved the console and our collection of games, it became little more than a paper weight after my brother and I got a [[Nintendo Entertainment System]]. I remember reading about the impending release of the [[Jaguar]] in the mid-1990s and finding it comical that Atari was making a comeback since I still thought of them as a primitive game company. Although, still having a love for Atari, I was disappointed that the console flopped.
 
I learned about Atari around 1985 when my family acquired a used [[Atari 2600]] from a garage sale. Though I loved the console and our collection of games, it became little more than a paper weight after my brother and I got a [[Nintendo Entertainment System]]. I remember reading about the impending release of the [[Jaguar]] in the mid-1990s and finding it comical that Atari was making a comeback since I still thought of them as a primitive game company. Although, still having a love for Atari, I was disappointed that the console flopped.
  
==Hardware==
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==Platforms==
For information about games and software, see the various hardware pages.
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===Video Game Consoles===
 
 
 
* [[Atari 2600]]
 
* [[Atari 2600]]
 
* [[Atari 5200]]
 
* [[Atari 5200]]
 
* [[Atari 7800]]
 
* [[Atari 7800]]
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* [[XEGS]]
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* [[Jaguar]]
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===Handhelds===
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* [[Lynx]]
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===Computers===
 
* [[Atari 8-bit]]
 
* [[Atari 8-bit]]
* [[XEGS]]
 
 
* [[Atari ST]]
 
* [[Atari ST]]
 
* [[Falcon030]]
 
* [[Falcon030]]
* [[Lynx]]
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* [[Jaguar]]
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==Games==
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These are the games developed or published by Atari that are important to me.
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===[[Atari 2600]]===
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<gallery>
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Adventure - 2600 - USA.jpg|[[Adventure]]
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Combat - 2600 - USA.jpg|[[Combat]]
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Vanguard - 2600 - USA.jpg|[[Vanguard]]
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Yars' Revenge - 2600 - USA.jpg|[[Yars' Revenge]]
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</gallery>
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==Staff==
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* [[David Crane]]
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* [[David Payne]]
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* [[Howard Scott Warshaw]]
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* [[Joe Decuir]]
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* [[Josh Littlefield]]
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* [[Rob Fulop]]
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* [[Warren Robinett]]
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==Media==
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===Fan Art===
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<gallery>
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Atari Cabinet Silhouettes.jpg|Silhouettes of Atari arcade cabinets.
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Atari Cabinet Silhouettes v2.jpg|Silhouettes of more Atari arcade cabinets.
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</gallery>
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari] - Wikipedia.
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{{Link|Wikipedia|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari}}
* [https://www.atari.com atari.com] - Official.
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{{Link|MobyGames|https://www.mobygames.com/company/atari-inc}}
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{{Link|Official|https://www.atari.com}}
  
  
 
[[Category: Companies]]
 
[[Category: Companies]]
 
[[Category: Game Companies]]
 
[[Category: Game Companies]]
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[[Category: Video Game Companies]]

Revision as of 12:09, 1 November 2019

Atari's logo.

Atari is a brand and company name that was formed on 1972-06-28, but has since gone through so many bankruptcies, mergers, and restructurings that it's difficult to call it a single company any more. Despite that fact, it is one of the pioneers of the video game industry creating many important games, consoles, and home computers.

I learned about Atari around 1985 when my family acquired a used Atari 2600 from a garage sale. Though I loved the console and our collection of games, it became little more than a paper weight after my brother and I got a Nintendo Entertainment System. I remember reading about the impending release of the Jaguar in the mid-1990s and finding it comical that Atari was making a comeback since I still thought of them as a primitive game company. Although, still having a love for Atari, I was disappointed that the console flopped.

Platforms

Video Game Consoles

Handhelds

Computers

Games

These are the games developed or published by Atari that are important to me.

Atari 2600

Staff

Media

Fan Art

Links

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