Video: Chariots of Cartridge Power

Pac-Man and pals occupy the living room

It is practically unreal. A regular Pac-a-dream. Pac-Man, the obsessional game of pursuit and devour, is not just roaming the amusement arcade; increasingly, it is a house guest in the living room. May its fortunes increase; Warner Communications' certainly have.

Atari, which marketed a home version of Pac-Man only last month, just helped Warner Com, its parent company, post a record 57% increase in first-quarter profits. In 1982, according to San Francisco Securities Analyst Ted James, Atari, the world's largest supplier of home-video consoles and cartridges, should...

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