|George Edward Logg|
Logg in 1999, standing next to a very rare "Gold Asteroids" cabinet at Atari
|Born||1948 (age 65–66)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Occupation||Retired video game designer|
|Known for||Designing several classic arcade games|
Logg was impressed with the Atari 2600 (then known as "Atari Video Computer System") and joined Atari's coin-op division and worked on Dirt Bike, which was never released due to an unsuccessful field test. He developed Super Breakout after hearing that Nolan Bushnell, co-founder of Atari, wanted Breakout updated. He co-developed the video game Asteroids with Lyle Rains. Other games designed or co-designed by Logg include Centipede, Millipede, the Gauntlet series (with inspiration from John Palevich), Wayne Gretzky's 3D Hockey and the San Francisco Rush series.
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- History of Atari's Asteroids
- Arcade-history.com entry for Ed Logg
- Article at The Dot Eaters, featuring Logg and a history of Asteroids
- #43 at IGN's Top 100 Game Creators of All Time
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