• Teb Dabney Co-Founder Of Atari Dies At Age 81

    3 monthes ago - By GeekTyrant

    Ted Dabney , Nolan Bushnell
    Image: Computer History Museum
    The video game industry just lost one of the most influential figures during gaming's early days. Atari's co-founder, Ted Dabney has died after he refused to undergo treatment for esophageal cancer. The news of Dabney's death was revealed in a Facebook post by historian Leonard Herman , who wrote the Phoenix series of video game history books. Dabney was notable for working with Nolan Bushnell and together, they founded and created the company Syzygy in 1971 and developed Computer Space, which became the first commercially...
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  • The History Of Video Game Fads From Pong To Fortnite

    The History Of Video Game Fads From Pong To Fortnite

    3 monthes ago - By N4G

    The video game industry is not one where originality reigns supreme. Sure, there are definitely Big Ideas that change the landscape of gaming, but for the most part publishers are content to slowly improve on stuff thats already proven profitable.
    But sometimes imitation goes beyond mere flattery to become a fad, when seemingly the entire video game world gets fixated on a single idea and starts churning out endless copies. Were seeing it now with Fortnite and the Battle Royale craze, but this isnt a new thing. Lets blow in the cartridges and revisit some of the most potent fads in video...
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