Nov 29, 2020
Midway's lawyers are on a tear,
Atari's profits are breaking records,
Apple bets on the luck of the Irish
These stories and many more on this episode of the Video Game Newsroom Time Machine
We celebrate our second anniversary with a change to our
Now, instead of a giant ep a month, you'll get three weekly ones, each covering one of our jumps through the history of video game news.
This episode we will look back at the biggest stories in and
around the video game industry in November of 1980.
As always, we'll mostly be using magazine cover dates, and those are of course always a bit behind the actual events.
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Universal settles suit with Midway
Replay Nov, 1980, pg. 120
Midway files suit against Artic for Galaxian speed up kits
PlayMeter Nov. 15, 1980
Columbia Pictures' Gottlieb amusement machine division shows a
Atari more than doubles revenue, quadruples profits
Toy and Hobby World, Nov 1980
Atari is seeking the Space Invader champion
Sublogic Flight Simulator reviewed by Kilobaud Magazine
Broderbund's Galactic Empire trilogy gets reviewed in Softalk
Acorn Atom introduced at the PCW show
Apple goes Irish
The sad fate of MITS
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