Ted Dabney, Atari co-founder, passes away at 81

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This past weekend, Samuel “Ted” Dabney, electronics engineer and co-founder of legendary studio Atari, passed away at the age of 81. The sad news was broken by his friend and gaming historian Leonard Herman. Continue reading “Ted Dabney, Atari co-founder, passes away at 81”

Chuck E. Cheese Is Now a Guitar-Wielding Rock Star

Wow. Just…REALLY?

There is a very strong chance that you have some type of opinion about Chuck E. Cheese. It can range from memories of the place being a blast when you were a kid, to realizing that the pizza itself was not very good and possible unsanitary conditions in the ball pits.  I believe that it’s safe to say that the most familiar memory shared among us would be that we are most familiar with the restaurant’s mascot, a cigar-chomping New Jersey rat named Chuck. Well, to get with the times and maintain relevance, Chuck has recently received a full 180-degree redesign, and believe me, it’s quite a departure.   Continue reading “Chuck E. Cheese Is Now a Guitar-Wielding Rock Star”