Top 10 Facts About the North American Video Game Crash of 1983Remember the worst thing that happened in video game history?
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All except Atari because they made Atari 7800, Atari Lynx & Atari Jaguar. All of these eventually failed. Atari could still be alive, unless I'm wrong. If I'm right, then they should be shut down. We have Nintendo & other companies now.
When you think of bad games from the crash, you most likely think of Pac-Man (Atari 2600) & E.T. The Extraterrestrial. That's all I know & what everyone knows. Is there even any other bad video games?
This means that everybody could make their own video game on the console without getting licensed by the console manufacturer. Getting licensed by Nintendo is an example.
The first video game crash happened in 1977.
HOME CONSOLES: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Intellivision, Colecovision, etc.
There were some handheld consoles, but the only one I know is the Nintendo Game & Watch. That was awesome.
1983: Video game crash
1985: Nintendo Entertainment System
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2. Pac-Man (Atari 2600) & E.T. are so bad, the Atari cartridges were buried in a landfill.
3. Arcades survived, despite this occurring.
2. A lot of video game companies went out of business.
3. Personal computers were more superior than consoles as they are today.