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Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies at Age 81

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Atari co-founder Ted Dabney has died at the age of 81.
Leonard Herman, who told Dabey's story as a video game pioneer in 2009, announced on Facebook that Dabney passed away adding, “Your legacy will live on a long time!”
Dabney and fellow Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell formed Syzygy, Atari's predecessor, in 1971 and incorporated Atari the following year. The company eventually released Pong , Atari's first successful video game. Dabney later left Atari in the 1970s after a falling out with Bushnell, according to Polygon. Aspects of Dabney's story was detailed in Herman's article on the...
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Atari cofounder Ted Dabney passes away

Atari cofounder Ted Dabney passes away

27 days ago   |   By

Ted Dabney, video game pioneer and cofounder of Atari, has passed away. Dabney was one of the people who was there at the beginning of video games, which have now become a $137.9 billion business worldwide, according to market researcher Newzoo. Marty Goldberg, administrator for the Atari Museum on Facebook, wrote, “At a loss. I just got word...
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