A piece of video game history surfaces for the first time.
Or what Emuparadise's decision to shut down its ROM library means for the future of classic games
What Mr. Do! taught me about the perils of reviewing arcade games from the Golden Era
A new feature plus a link to some amazing historical info on Atari.
It's expensive and no one seems to be clear on what the thing even does. From what I can see, not much.
The Atari 2600 has been in the mainstream media a little more than usual lately (which is to say it’s been in the mainstream media at all). On January 29, 2018, no less of a tony publication than the Washington Post published a story on Twin Cities’ revocation of Todd Rogers’ 36-year standing record … Continue reading A hot take on Todd Rogers’ Dragster record loss
Atari 2600 or NES -- which did BurgerTime best? The first in a series of comparisons.
Well, it looks like it’ll probably take me longer than usual to post my regular review post (I had a feeling Quest for Quintana Roo would be time-consuming). Thankfully, my days in the newspaper industry required me to always have ideas to fill column-inches, and to me the same thinking applies to the empty space … Continue reading A short list of my favourite online video game vloggers and bloggers
It's a game so big it needs its own feature.
To be a hardcore Atari 2600 fan means constantly defending the console against the same old stupid complaints over graphics and sound and Pac-Man and E.T. and so on and so forth, even among fellow classic gamers. However, most classic gamers will at least concede the importance of the system to the history of video … Continue reading CNet review of Atari Flashback 8 Gold: a rant