LASER VIDEO DOESN'T CUT IT:
1984 May 08 (NB) -- Less than a year ago, the first laserdisk videogame, "Dragon's Lair" was introduced. Already the laserdisk is being labelled "a fad who's time has past" by many video arcade owners. "BusinessWeek" is reporting that laser machines are only generating half the quarters of conventional video games. Meanwhile, the arcade units are filling up warehouses; thousands remain unsold. Apparently the laserdisk's unique graphics were not enough to keep game players excited, plus the sophisticated machinery has a history of break-downs.
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