The Video Game Crash of 1983

GenXGrownUp Podcast

Dec 21 2023 • 1 hr 3 mins

Four decades ago, just when video games seemed to be the next big thing, the bottom dropped out. Compounding problems like market confusion, consumer confidence, and game quality to name just a few, nearly demolished a seemingly unstoppable new industry. They ultimately made a comeback, but the future looked bleak when the Video Game Crash of 1983 swept across North America.  Discord » Facebook » Twitter » Website » Podcast » Merchandise » Shop » Theme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » Apple » Google » GenXGrownUp Podcast ( Pocket Casts » TuneIn » Spotify » iHeart »… Amazon Music » Show Notes Watch Jon’s videos about getting his copy of E.T. The Video Game Crash of 1983: How Nintendo Saved the Industry » What Was the Video Game Crash of 1983 and Why Did It Happen? » 10 Factors That Caused The Video Game Crash Of 1983 » VIDEO GAMES INDUSTRY COMES DOWN TO EARTH » The Great Video Game Crash of 1983: What Caused It And Why? » Atari’s Bad E.T. Game Wasn’t Responsible For The 1983 Video Game Crash, Capitalism Was » Mail the show » Visit us on YouTube » Learn more about your ad choices. Visit