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Atari Wanted Game Maker

atari owned game maker Wow, before YoYo Games wanted to buy Game Maker, Atari wanted to buy Game Maker.

And then YoYo Games came?

“Well that’s a nice story. I was approached by Atari America. They wanted a game creator tool offer on their website to attract people and hold. The negotiations were energetic. They sent me a signed contract. That was on my desk waiting for my autograph when I was approached by former Xbox boss Sandy Duncan. He started with a number of industry heavyweights YoYo Games and asked if I wanted to come with Game Maker thereto. “

The full interview can be read here.

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