December 3, 2012

Atari Teenage Riot: How Video Games Were Born

Chris Walker, Buzz Feed


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On Nov. 29, 1972, a crude table-tennis arcade game in a garish orange cabinet was delivered to bars and pizza parlors around California, and a multi-billion-dollar industry was born. Here's how that happened, direct from the freaks and geeks who invented a culture and paved the way for today's tech moguls.

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