• Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies at Age 81

    28 days ago - By IGN

    Ted Dabney, the co-founder of Atari and one of the first figures of the video game industry, has died at the age of 81.
    Video game historian and close friend Leonard Herman announced through Facebook that Dabney had passed, stating "Your legacy will live on a long time!"
    Eurogamer reported that late last year, Dabney was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and chose not to seek medical treatment.
    Ted Dabney and Nolan Bushnell.
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  • Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Passes Away At Age 80

    Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Passes Away At Age 80

    28 days ago - By GameInformer

    Video game pioneer and Atari co-founder Ted Dabney has passed away at age 80.
    The news comes from close friend Leonard Herman .
    Dabney was instrumental in the early history of Atari and video games, but is often left unsung. Originally one of the people behind Syzygy back in 1971, he helped create much of the company's early hardware, including Pong, one of the biggest games in the world. He eventually left the company under disputed circumstances, with Dabney claiming he was forced out by Bushnell and the board of directors.
    For an in-depth account of Dabney's role at Atari and his many...
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  • Atari co-founder Ted Dabney dies aged 80

    Atari co-founder Ted Dabney dies aged 80

    28 days ago - By N4G

    Atari co-founder Ted Dabney has died aged 80, according to a close friend. Historian Leonard Herman, who told Dabney's story in an article for Edge magazine published in 2009, announced Dabney's death in a post on Facebook:
    "I just learned that my good friend, Ted Dabney, the co-founder of Atari, passed away at the age of 80. RIP good friend. Your legacy will live on a long time!"
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