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‘Roids Aiming For A Limited Arcade Release This Summer

‘Roids Aiming For A Limited Arcade Release This Summer

arcadehero June 28, 2017 1

(Thanks to commentor Gus for alerting us to this) It’s a good time to be a fan of late 70s/early 80s Atari arcade titles. First we had the revelation a short while ago of

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Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

arcadehero May 11, 2017 3

If you were a child of the late 70s or early 80s then you very well might have come across board games based upon arcade games. The likes of Berzerk, Defender, Frogger, Pac-Man Popeye and

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Spacewar! Exhibit Opens At The Museum of the Moving Image In Astoria, NY

Spacewar! Exhibit Opens At The Museum of the Moving Image In Astoria, NY

arcadehero December 27, 2012 0

(Image above by Daniel Love, from the Exhibit website) As the year comes down to its final days, news in this sector tends to slow down as companies tend to close their doors for

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Asteroids High Score World record broken

Shaggy April 6, 2010 5

While we don’t report about every single world record that is broken on here, occasionally there are ones which are broken which are just too impressive to pass by. I heard about this on

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Panel discussion with ex-Atari alumni at California Extreme 09

Shaggy December 8, 2009 1

One thing I don’t think that I will ever tire of is getting into the history of the game industry, particularly that involving the arcade side of things. On one side I think it’s

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Time to cringe, Asteroids to be made into a feature film

Shaggy July 2, 2009 0

When Hollywood studios set their sights on adapting a video game into a film, you sadly have to worry about how badly the game will be butchered on screen. Hollywood has a terrible track

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Ed Logg recounts how Asteroids was made

Shaggy June 3, 2009 0

A lot of classic games made their mark on our culture back in the 80’s but of those, Asteroids is certainly one of the top contenders for it’s reach and influence in gaming. I

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Asteroids Watch

Twisted Supreme December 18, 2008 0

From the genius that brought you the Pong watch comes this rather cool asteroids time piece. Video after the break. Please note; game is not playable…… DAMN! [via Oh Gizmo]    [Discuss on the Forum

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25 years and still standing – the Asteroids High Score

Shaggy November 14, 2008 0

I’m sorry I missed this one yesterday but being a day late doesn’t hurt. Yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of Scott Safran setting the still unbroken high score record on Atari’s Asteroids, setting the

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The horror: Asteroids meets the shredder

Shaggy June 11, 2008 0

No not THE Shredder, villainous foe of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but an actual industrial shredder that is good at well, shredding things. Unfortunately this is not the first time I have seen

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The Asteroids Lamp

Shaggy April 26, 2008 2

Even though Atari never created many memorable characters they created plenty of icons and symbols that people easily recognize. One of those would be the rocks from Asteroids, which have been brought to the

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Asteroids blasting its way to XBLA Wednesday

Shaggy November 27, 2007 0

  (click to enlarge) We don’t mention arcade remakes coming to XBLA that often but I felt that this one is worth mentioning as it’s Asteroids. That’s right, Atari mighty classic makes it way

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