ATARI is one of the most recognized names in the world. Since its formation in 1972, the company pioneered hundreds of
iconic titles including ASTEROIDS, CENTIPEDE and MISSILE COMMAND.
In addition to hundreds of games created for arcades, home video systems and computers, original artwork was specially
commissioned to enhance the Atari experience to further entice children and adults to embrace and enjoy the new era of electronic entertainment.
THE ART OF ATARI is the first official collection of such artwork. Sourced from private collections worldwide, this book spans
over 40 years of the companyís unique illustrations used in packaging, advertisements, catalogs, and more.
Includes a comprehensive retrospective collecting game production and concept artwork, photos, marketing art, with
insight from key people involved in Atariís rich history, and behind-the-scenes details on how dozens of games featured
within were conceived, illustrated, approved (or rejected), and brought to life!
Foreword by New York Times bestseller ERNEST CLINE, author of READY PLAYER ONE, soon to be a motion picture directed
by Steven Spielberg.
Afterword by ROBERT V. CONTE
Atari is a touchstone for many people. Their games and game system exposed many to video games for the first time.
Whether youíre a fan, collector, enthusiast, or new to the world of Atari, this book offers the most complete collection of
artwork ever produced!
Available through your local independent book store.