Founded in 1972, creator of Pong; Atari helped define the electronic entertainment industry.
Popularized the use of microprocessor-based hardware and ROM cartridges..
Using almost identical hardware to that of Ataris 8-bit computers..
The first console to have backward compatibility without the use of additional modules..
Marketed as being the first 64-bit console while competing with 16-bit consoles..
Holds the distinction of being the worlds first handheld electronic game with a color LCD..