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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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Review: Asteroids Deluxe by Atari

Shaggy January 30, 2009 0

While we eagerly await our ATEI coverage to be posted (it should be up very soon so stay tuned) I figured it might be nice to get in a video review before hand. I’ve

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Atari Joystick Lamp

Twisted Supreme January 10, 2009 0

Keeping on the things for the home, made from joystick vibe, here’s are rather bad ass giant atari joystick lamp. I know it’s strictly not arcade but come on, this one was too cool to

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Retro Gamer #52 – King of Kong, Atari interviews and more

HeavyElectricity June 20, 2008 2

The new issue of UK publication Retro Gamer has hit newsagents, and it features a lot of interesting material for fans of classic arcade games. For fans of juicy gossip, the first port of

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Atari's Sprint8/Indy 800 sort of returns with Konami's Motor X

Shaggy June 15, 2008 0

(Click to enlarge) So there are quite a number of new arcade games in development this year and for whatever reason quite a few of them are racing games. Now the racer has been

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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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Leonardo DiCaprio as Nolan Bushnell in new movie called "Atari"

Shaggy June 8, 2008 2

I have never really liked movies based upon video games – they always seem to miss the mark by a mile and end up disappointing. But it is not often that Hollywood decides to

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Game Design Essentials: 20 Atari games

Shaggy June 1, 2008 2

I’ve never held back on the fact that I’m an Atari fan at heart and I always have been – that doesn’t mean that I don’t appreciate games from other companies, I just happen

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Location Review : Phoenix Arcade @ The Summit

SaraAB87 May 27, 2008 3

Here in Niagara Falls, NY there is a mall called The Summit and in addition to the Krow’s Nest with the bowling machines there is another arcade called Phoenix arcade. They have 2 storefronts

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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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Rochester Game Room Show Coverage

SaraAB87 April 19, 2008 0

I am sorry I am a little late with the coverage but here’s some videos from last week’s Rochester Game Room Show: Overview Part 1 Overview Part 2 Some of the parts that were

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Missing In Action: Tanks, Planes, Mechs and more

Shaggy March 24, 2008 6

Missing in Action is an editorial series that discusses the kinds of games that at one time were prevalent in arcades or the types of games that would make great arcade games but aren’t

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