By Tim Lapetino,Various

ATARI is among the such a lot famous names on this planet. considering the fact that its formation in 1972, the corporate pioneered 1000s of iconic titles together with Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command. as well as countless numbers of video games created for arcades, domestic video platforms, and pcs, unique paintings was once especially commissioned to augment the Atari adventure, extra attractive young children and adults to embody and revel in the hot period of digital leisure. artwork OF ATARI is the 1st legitimate number of such paintings. Sourced from museums and personal collections around the world, this ebook spans over forty years of the company's particular illustrations utilized in packaging, ads, catalogs, and extra! artwork OF ATARI contains behind-the-scenes information on how dozens of video games featured inside of have been conceived of, illustrated, licensed (or rejected), and taken to lifestyles. even if you are a fan, collector, fanatic, or new to the realm of games, this e-book deals the main entire choice of ATARI art ever produced! encompasses a precise Foreword via ny instances bestseller Ernest Cline, writer of Armada and prepared participant One, quickly to be a movie directed by way of Steven Spielberg: "For me, revisiting the gorgeous paintings awarded during this e-book is nearly nearly as good as taking a visit in document Brown's time laptop again to that halcyon period on the sunrise of the electronic age. yet be warned, viewing those pictures may well go away you with an overpowering wish to revisit the traditional pixelated battlefields they each one depict as well." -- from the Foreword by way of Ernest Cline. "Having labored within the leisure box as a specialist in popular culture, i've got obvious with my very own eyes the destruction of unique resources in prefer of electronic conversions to save lots of firms money and time on long term garage. accordingly, 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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