Atari Co-founder Ted Dabney Dies At Age 81

Ted Dabney, the co-founder of Atari and one of the first figures of the video game industry, has died at the age of 81. Video game historian and close friend Leonard Herman announced through Facebook that Dabney had passed, stating "Your legacy will live on a long time!" Eurogamer reported that late last year, Dabney was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and chose not to seek medical treatment. Ted Dabney (left) and Nolan Bushnell (right).Continue reading…

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