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
Links to the secret update I've been going on about. Games include AStar, Big Bird's Egg Catch, Conquest of Mars, Fall Down and Pac-Man 4K.
The sequel to Adventure my butt...
I'm sorry my latest update has been slow in coming, and unfortunately I'm going to have to ask for your patience a little longer. As of tonight I am getting a long-awaited kidney and will likely be in hospital for at least a week thereafter, so there won't be any updates until that time. Look … Continue reading I’m getting a kidney (or why my update will be late)!
First of all, apologies for my recent lack of posting activity. As you might imagine, the holiday season has been busy -- busy playing video games, that is. My nephew got a Nintendo Switch for Christmas and I have to say it's quite an impressive unit. I'm not sure if I care for the controls … Continue reading Happy New Year from Woodgrain Wonderland!
A new online find is a refreshing pre-crash look at video games' golden era.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJNbhekKShI For most of the world, the words September 11 carry some heavily negative connotations for some pretty obvious reasons. But the notorious date also belongs to an earlier and far happier anniversary, as it was on September 11, 1977 that the Atari Video Computer System, carrying a model number of CX2600, made its commercial … Continue reading The Atari 2600 is 40 years young today
Hi everybody. I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their support and readership over the past year. The blog's audience has grown steadily and I'm pleased that I've been able to make it halfway through the alphabet of Atari 2600 titles. I've been getting a lot more correspondence lately so I … Continue reading Woodgrain Wonderland: where we’re at
Apologies for the lack of updates lately -- just want to let you know that even when I'm busy, I'm still committed to this blog. Expect a new set of reviews in a few days. In the meantime, come on over to the AtariAge forums and join the High Score Club. The HSC just started … Continue reading AtariAge High Score Club – it’s on!