Announcing our first four experts for TC Early Stage in San Francisco

TechCrunch Early Stage is a new event series for 2020 focused on early-stage founders. The idea is to provide access to advice and networking on the level of a great accelerator program, but with a sm

Tesla is rolling out new Atari games as part of its TeslAtari feature

Tesla is adding 2048 and Atari’s Super Breakout to the list of games that drivers and passengers can play on the company’s dashboard display. The company added Atari games to its slate of

Google Commemorates The 37th Anniversary Of Atari’s Breakout With Image Search Easter Egg

If you're an old-school gaming nerd, then you might remember a little game released by Atari called Breakout. The idea was simple, just hit a ball around and break things. Don't let the ball get past

Compulsory Savings: Tetris and Breakout piggy banks

Piggy banks are boring. Tetris is not boring! Ergo, someone should make a Tetris piggy bank. Ah, there we go. If you don’t mind some of the most ear-piercing, agitating game music in the history of

Atari founder hates on FPSes, calls game industry 'race to bottom'

“Video games today are a race to the bottom. They are pure, unadulterated trash and I’m sad for that.” Thank you, Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, for saying what many of us were th