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Dec 22, 2022

While Warner was crashing due to lower than expected holiday sales from their Atari unit, the rest of the market, competing consoles like Colecovision and Intellivision, as well as game makers like Activision, Imagic, and Parker Brothers, all felt the seismic repercussions of the goliath's fall.

In this second part of our look back at the Video Game Crash, we find out what happened to all the other players on the market, delve deeper into retail saturation and the fallout of the crash.

Recorded December 2022

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