Introduction to Atari games

Atari, Inc. was an American video game developer and home computer company founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney. In 1976, Bushnell developed the Atari video computer system, or Atari VCS (later renamed Atari 2600). Atari VCS was a flexible console that was capable of playing the existing Atari games, which included a console, two joysticks, a pair of paddles, and the combat game cartridge. The following screenshot depicts an Atari console:

Atari 2600 has more than 500 games that were published by Atari, Sears, and some third parties. Some famous games are Breakout, Pac-Man, Pitfall!, Atlantis, Seaquest, ...

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