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.
As the games were developed, original artwork was specially commissioned to enhance the Atari experience, further enticing children and adults to embrace and enjoy the new era of electronic entertainment. ART OF ATARI is the first official collection of such artwork. The book spans over 40 years of the company’s unique illustrations used in packaging, advertisements, catalogs, and more.
- Includes behind-the-scenes details on how dozens of games featured within were conceived of, illustrated, approved (or rejected), and brought to life.
- Special foreword by New York Times bestseller Ernest Cline.
- Feel like taking a trip in Doc Brown’s time machine back to that halcyon era at the dawn of the digital age.
- Be warned, viewing these images may leave you with an overwhelming desire to revisit the ancient pixelated battlefields they each depict as well.
- Hardcover: 352 pages