Classic Ads: Marble Madness (1984)
Marble Madness was designed by Mark Cerny, and published by Atari Games in 1984. The game was also one of the first to use true stereo sound; previous games used either monaural sound or simulated stereo.
Upon its release, Marble Madness was commercially successful, becoming a profitable arcade game. Praise among critics focused on the game’s difficulty, unique visual design, and stereo soundtrack. The game was ported to numerous platforms and inspired the development of other games. [Wiki]