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10 Things You Probably Never Knew About Atari

Are you the ultimate Atari nerd? Let's see if you knew all of these facts. And to experience all the joy of Atari without the joystick, visit arcade.atari.com. It's gaming reimagined by Internet Explorer.

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2. A young Jack Black was in one of their commercials

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3. Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Mario Andretti, and Pele were also in commercials.

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4. The first Atari Football game was created in 1973, but it wasn't released until 1978.

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It was delayed because games couldn't scroll then! When it was finally released, it was the first game to use scrolling, a key part in lots of games today!