But atari never really went anywhere—that is the interesting thing.
Space Invaders had just been introduced in America, and atari was looking for a game that would do it one better.
For Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, it was spending his teenage years inside a dark room fiddling with atari BASIC Programming.
Most of the atari employees I saw projected an aura of almost delirious bliss.
It is also the home of atari Inc., the manufacturer of Asteroids.
“atari is where it started, for a lot of people,” Gerstmann said.
Hot summer days spent programming atari PCs, competitive Frogger, and campfire songs about Qbert!
atari, the pioneer of the video game industry, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
He came to atari seven years ago, immediately after graduating from Berkeley.
atari has grown phenomenally in the eight years it has been in existence.