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Saturday, December 03, 2005

DIEC: Atari's Founder Slams Sony, Praises Nintendo

DIEC: Atari's Founder Slams Sony, Praises Nintendo

Free Image Hosting at"“That slide’s not right. It shouldn’t read 100 megabytes,” Nolan Bushnell says. “We didn’t have 100 megabytes back then.”

He should know. Hailed as “The Father of Video Games,” Bushnell is responsible for taking Pong to the masses. And unlike today, he didn’t have the luxury of endless memory and oodles of polygons that young game developers take as a given.

“The first element of design is timing.”

Timing seems to be something he knows well. Bushnell helped spearhead the gaming boom of the 1970s and early ’80s, making a mint and getting out right before business got bad. Bushnell instead got into the restaurant business, creating Chuck E. Cheese, cashing in on pizza and arcade games." [more]

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