Atari console pioneer Steve Bristow passes away
Steve Bristow, who Nolan Bushnell referred to as one of many world’s strongest gaming pioneers, has died, in response to Atari historian Marty Goldberg. Bristow was an early Atari worker who helped develop the Atari 2600 (initially referred to as the Atari Video pc System, or VCS) again in 1977. The pioneering house console was one of many first to make use of a microprocessor and recreation cartridges, and bought over 10 million copies by 1982. Bristow additionally headed Atari’s coin-op arcade division throughout its heyday and helped develop basic video games like Tank and Breakout. In case you loved the unique video games or remakes, why not hoist a drink to the person who constructed them (and his magnificent muttonchops).
- Key specs
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- Recreation format Cartridge
- Controller sort Wired
- Video outputs Antenna / RF
- Dimensions three.5 x thirteen.5 x 9 in