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Comic 27: The Crash

Atari's just realized the downside to ordering too much - all those games turned into what would later be known as "The Crash of 1983", affecting not only Atari but also pretty much the whole American gaming market.

It should also be noted that this Crash mostly affected the American market - the Japanese and European gaming industry went on as normal. Still, Nintendo can't stop wondering if there's something strange going on somewhere else...

Comments:

eekee
by eekee at 16th Aug 2022, 8:45 PM

The price war between Commodore and Tandy in the home computer market hurt Atari badly too. That must have been part of the crash because prices bottomed out in 1983.

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