Atari files for bankruptcy

Posted on: 3:38 pm, January 21, 2013, by

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NEW YORK—It’s the end of an era as video game maker Atari filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Atari, along with three of its affiliates, filed for bankruptcy protection in a New York City court.

The company was a trailblazer in developing video games in the 70’s and 80’s, including Frogger and Pac Man.

In recent years, Atari focused on smartphone apps and Internet-based games.