All About The Company – Sinclair

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Sinclair Research Ltd is the company that designed and manufactured the classic ZX Spectrum range of computers, their best-known and revered product. Originally established by Sir Clive Sinclair in 1973, the second company was set up by Clive after Sinclair Radionics. The company changed names several times beyond its inception in 1973. It was originally incorporated as … Read more

All About The Company – Nintendo

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Nintendo is one of the oldest companies that is still making video gaming products to this day. Originally set up in 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi, they started life producing playing cards. Over the following decades, the business expanded into a number of areas including toy manufacturing in the 1960s. It was not until 1974 did … Read more

About The Company – Commodore

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Before making home computers, Commodore produced other consumer electronics up until the 1977 release of the PET. The PET was more successful in education and business than with home users but established Commodore as a serious player. Sights were then set on the home market with the introduction of the VIC-20 in 1981. They aggressively marketed the VIC-20 … Read more

About The Company – Sega

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Founded in 1960, Sega’s origins can be traced back to 1940. American businessmen Irving Bromberg, Martin Bromley and James Humpert set up a company called Standard Games. Their business was set up to supply coin-op amusement machines to military bases during World War 2. After the war they sold the company, Service Games started life. … Read more

About The Company – Atari

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Atari has a rich history in terms of its contribution to video gaming as well as how the company evolved. Starting off life in 1972, Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney incorporated the company. It would not be until 1976 that they released the Atari 2600. This was the first massively popular home console that utilised … Read more