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What was Atari’s best-selling game of all time?

What was Atari’s best-selling arcade game of all time? If you answered Asteroids you are correct! Released in November 1979, what do you remember most from that time in history?

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"Released in November 1979, what do you remember most from that time in history?"

 

November 1979 — The Iran Hostage Crisis! Every day, for 444 days, the evening news led with a graphic behind most anchors reading "Day 23," "Day 166," "Day 378," up until they were released. I was in grade school and didn't understand what was going on. But I remember the news coverage.

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Control the spaceship to destroy asteroids and flying saucers in this classic arcade multi-directional shooter video game by Atari. Be careful not to collide with the asteroids that are all around you, and avoid counter-fire from the saucers. Play Atari Asteroids on AARP Games today!

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