Atari Founder Thinks Human-Driven Cars Will Be Illegal In Cities In 20 Years And Weirder Things

Nolan Bushnell is, generally, a guy who’s proven to be pretty good at guessing what the future holds. He saw some geeks playing Spacewar on a huge old computer, and made the prescient leap that someday we’d all be playing games on computers, for example. He also thinks it’ll be illegal to drive your own car in cities… »11/10/15 1:54am11/10/15 1:54am


'On a Path to Irrelevance': Atari founding father Nolan Bushnell, who knows a thing or two about fai

'On a Path to Irrelevance': Atari founding father Nolan Bushnell, who knows a thing or two about failed consoles, thinks Nintendo is pinched. The hardware it does well—handheld gaming-only devices—"don't make sense" compared to tablets or mobile phones. And he thinks the Wii U's target audience is limited. »9/07/13 2:30pm9/07/13 2:30pm

The Best Quotes of GDC Online (and Things I Noticed While I Was There)

Last week, I attended the Game Developers' Conference Online in Austin. I was there to give a talk about game storytelling, but I stayed for the entire event, and caught a good number of talks, workshops, and keynotes. On Monday, Gamasutra (who helps put on GDC each year) ran a fun collection of quotes from the event,… »10/19/11 10:00pm10/19/11 10:00pm

We Will Have Neural-Implant Gaming in 20 Years (and Parents Will Hate It), Says Prediction-Happy Atari Founder

When do we get the Seinfeld of video games? Why won't there be any major new gaming consoles? And just when will get video game technology implanted in our brains? At GDC Online in Austin, Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell predicted and expounded upon many things. »10/10/11 11:00pm10/10/11 11:00pm

Original Chuck E. Cheese Added to Registry of Historic Gaming Locations

The most terrifying all animal band in history is finally getting the recognition it deserves. The Registry of Historic Gaming locations is adding the site of the original Chuck E. Cheese's to it's list of historic sites. First built in San Jose, California in 1977, Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre was the first… »7/25/11 11:00am7/25/11 11:00am