An A to Z guide of the Atari 2600, including the games, the technology, and the visionaries who created an industry. Featuring an interview with the Grandfather of the Gaming Industry and co-founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell. This is the first in a series of Retro Gaming themed books, which will also include the NES, SNES, Commodore Amiga, and ZX Spectrum, to name a few. Starting with the history of the company itself, the book focuses mainly on the games that made the Atari 2600 (originally called the Atari VCS), as well as the programming geniuses who brought us titles like Pitfall!, Yars' Revenge, and Pong. Includes full color box art and screenshots for every game.