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Atari 'Space Invaders'

In 1978 Atari, under Warner at that time, decided to enter the market of handheld gaming, establishing a new division: 'Atari Electronic Games'. The new division designed three different models of handheld games:

'TouchMe', 'Super Breakout' and 'Space Invaders'.

All three games were based on the existing coin-op versions, but only Atari's 'TouchMe' (not very successful in the arcades) made it to the market, the other ones were shelved.

Atari later on shut down all activities with its new division and dissolved 'Atari Electronic Games'.

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