By Tim Lapetino,Various

ATARI is without doubt one of the such a lot famous names on the planet. on account that its formation in 1972, the corporate pioneered 1000s of iconic titles together with Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command. as well as 1000s of video games created for arcades, domestic video structures, and desktops, unique paintings used to be particularly commissioned to reinforce the Atari event, additional engaging childrens and adults to include and revel in the recent period of digital leisure. paintings OF ATARI is the 1st respectable choice of such paintings. Sourced from museums and personal collections world wide, this booklet spans over forty years of the company's distinct illustrations utilized in packaging, ads, catalogs, and extra! paintings OF ATARI comprises behind-the-scenes information on how dozens of video games featured inside of have been conceived of, illustrated, licensed (or rejected), and taken to existence. even if you are a fan, collector, fanatic, or new to the area of games, this publication deals the main whole selection of ATARI art ever produced! incorporates a specific Foreword via long island occasions bestseller Ernest Cline, writer of Armada and prepared participant One, quickly to be a movie directed via Steven Spielberg: "For me, revisiting the gorgeous art offered during this booklet is nearly nearly as good as taking a visit in document Brown's time computer again to that halcyon period on the sunrise of the electronic age. yet be warned, viewing those photographs may possibly depart you with an overpowering wish to revisit the traditional pixelated battlefields they every one depict as well." -- from the Foreword by way of Ernest Cline. "Having labored within the leisure box as a expert in popular culture, i've got obvious with my very own eyes the destruction of unique resources in desire of electronic conversions to save lots of businesses time and cash on long term garage. as a result, I clearly assumed the unique Atari art fell prey to related disposal or robbery or had easily been forgotten approximately all jointly. because of paintings OF ATARI, no longer any more!" -- from the Afterword through Robert V. Conte.

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