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 » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrownUp.com Podcast » GenXGrownUp.com/pod Merchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merch Shop » genxgrownup.com/amazon Theme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.com Apple » itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/genxgrownup-podcast/id1268365641 Google » GenXGrownUp Podcast (google.com) Pocket Casts » pca.st/8iuL TuneIn » tunein.com/radio/GenXGrownUp-Podcast-p1020342/ Spotify » spoti.fi/2TB4LR7 iHeart » www.iheart.com/podcast… Amazon Music » amzn.to/33IKfEK Show Notes Watch Jon’s videos about getting his copy of E.T. youtu.be/eODuuB4C6nY?si=SPfCaYZcQ6PjBq_H youtu.be/DLWfa2Phq4w?si=1Ngr7XecHkzF8-Yc The Video Game Crash of 1983: How Nintendo Saved the Industry » bit.ly/3GzXmMh What Was the Video Game Crash of 1983 and Why Did It Happen? » bit.ly/41leC12 10 Factors That Caused The Video Game Crash Of 1983 » bit.ly/41gHKqg VIDEO GAMES INDUSTRY COMES DOWN TO EARTH » nyti.ms/41mlrzM The Great Video Game Crash of 1983: What Caused It And Why? » bit.ly/3Rf3w9v Atari’s Bad E.T. Game Wasn’t Responsible For The 1983 Video Game Crash, Capitalism Was » bit.ly/3RDmR5w Mail the show » podcast@genxgrownup.com Visit us on YouTube » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices