Tesla releases system update 9, adds Atari games, dash-cam functionality

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Tesla,Electric It will also add software that will eventually enhance Autopilot. Continue reading Tesla releases system update 9, adds Atari games, dash-cam functionality Tesla releases system update 9, adds Atari games, dash-cam functionality originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

Atari co-founder Ted Dabney dies

The game industry has lost one of its most influential early figures. Ted Dabney, who co-founded Atari along with Nolan Bushnell, has died after deciding against treatment for esophageal cancer. He and Bushnell created Atari’s predecessor Syzygy in 1971 and produced Computer Space, the first commercially available arcade game. They then used that experience as […]

An actual gaming Easter egg was unlocked on an Atari Jaguar cartridge today

The term “Easter egg” has long been used to describe hidden goodies inside of software and video games, but it’s not often that game companies use the designated Easter holiday to actually announce the things. That changed on Sunday with an out-of-nowhere announcement from AtariAge, a modern-day retro publisher known for releasing games for Atari […]

Atari will use cryptocurrency to bolster its online gambling business

In its latest bid for relevance, Atari is glomming onto the cryptocurrency craze. The company is hoping to bolster its gambling business in Europe with Atari Token, according to Bloomberg. “Our aim is to take strategic positions with a limited cash risk, in order to best create value with the assets and Atari brand,” CEO […]

Atari just announced its own cryptocurrency — and its stock already spiked over 60%

Getty/Sascha Steinbach Atari is taking a major step back from video games. The company is creating a new cryptocurrency named “Atari Token.” The Atari Token is being created specifically for use on a new digital platform that Atari is working with an outside party to build. The new platform is being built on blockchain technology. […]

Amid furor over past sexism, Atari co-founder loses prestigious award

Enlarge / Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell applauded the Game Developers Conference for rescinding his own award, apologizing “if my personal actions or the actions of anyone who ever worked with me offended or caused pain to anyone at our companies.” (credit: Flickr / CampusPartyMexico) On Tuesday, the Game Developers Conference announced its prestigious Pioneer Award […]

GDC rescinds Atari founder Nolan Bushnell’s Pioneer Award after #MeToo protests

The Game Developers Conference has rescinded its Pioneer Award to Atari founder Nolan Bushnell. The former Atari executive has admitted to sexually inappropriate behavior in multiple interviews throughout the years. His stories usually come in the form of “wild” anecdotes about office environments in the 1970s, where the objectification of women colleagues wasn’t viewed as harassment […]

Ben Heck’s Atari Dragster: Testing the world record

Can the Ben Heck Show team recreate the fabled 5.51 world record with micro-controller hardware? In an effort to find out, the team invites world record holder Todd Rogers into the workshop to help train the simulation. Can Ben’s hardware beat the fastest-ever time? Find out, and let us know what you think over on […]