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Games conference pulls award for Atari founder after outcry

Nolan Bushnell apologized on Twitter for actions that "offended or caused pain" to anyone at his companies.        
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Atari founder Nolan Bushnell has teamed up with a small Amsterdam studio to develop and publish new mobile games. Bushnell created the iconic Atari brand in 1972, and oversaw the release of classic systems such as the Atari 2600. He...

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One of Atari's co-founders and most prominent faces, Nolan Bushnell, was set to get an award at this year's Game Developers Conference. The "Pioneer Award" was being given to Bushnell, "which honors breakthrough business and game de...

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Tim Schafer, Rami Ismail, Nolan Bushnell earn Game Developers Choice Awards honors

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The Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) will be handing out accolades to Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, Vlambeer founder Rami Ismail, and Double Fine Productions founder Tim Schafer. It’s the award show’s 18th year, and it will be h...

GDC rescinds Atari founder Nolan Bushnell’s Pioneer Award after #MeToo protests

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