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The History of Atari

This video is a feature-length documentary on the history of the Atari company.

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Anyone with even a passing interest in the early development of coin-op and home video games, home computers, mini-computers, and the dawn of the modern computer revolution should find this video interesting.

The original Atari, Inc. was founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney. Atari's products which include Pong and the Atari 2600, helped revolutionize and define the computer entertainment industry from the 70s to the mid 80s up until today.

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