In this weekend, exclusive slice, famed Atari founder Nolan Bushnell discusses his concerns with Apple (AAPL) and why Microsoft (MSFT) has the greatest game ever made on its hands with Minecraft. Bushnell also discusses how when Steve Jobs worked for him at Atari, Bushnell passed on the opportunity to buy 1/3 of Apple for $50,000.
These days, Bushnell is active in virtual reality projects via the companies of his five entrepreneurial sons and brings a unique perspective on Facebook’s efforts to develop and deploy the Oculus Rift VR system.
In the background of this interview, you’ll note the memorabilia from Bushnell’s long and storied career, such as some Pong signage. We also ask him about the “worst video game ever made” E.T.