Classic Ads: Asteroids (1979)

Released in November 1979 by Atari Inc. Asteroids was one of the most popular and influential games of the Golden Age of Arcade Games, selling 70,000 arcade cabinets. The game was conceived by Lyle Rains and programmed and designed by Dominic Walsh and Ed Logg.

Asteroids was a hit in the United States and became Atari’s best selling game of all time. It was so popular that video arcade operators sometimes had to install larger boxes to hold the number of coins that were spent by players [Wiki]

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