how chuck e. cheese came to be

Did you know that the co-founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell, is the man who brought Chuck E. Cheese to life? The idea came about when Nolan wanted to break into a new demographic and had a dream of creating a gaming space dedicated entirely to kids, but families were a bit hesitant to introduce their children to the world of video games. So Nolan created the friendly and infamous mascot: Chuck E. Cheese.