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40 Years Of Arcade Games – Part 1 (1972-1989)

40 Years Of Arcade Games – Part 1 (1972-1989)

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Today is Atari’s 40th Anniversary which also marks a good time to look over 40 years of arcade games in general. What is your favorite arcade game and why? Here’s something that I find

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Atari Trivia #3 plus More Atari Promo Videos

Atari Trivia #3 plus More Atari Promo Videos

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We’re fast approaching June 27th, the official day that Atari was founded 40 years ago. Leading up to that I published a history on Atari’s Arcade Prototypes and here is the next Atari Trivia

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Atari Prototypes Over the Years Mega Post

Atari Prototypes Over the Years Mega Post

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One thing Atari became famous for over the years were its prototype games. As we celebrate 40 years of Atari this month, it is a fascinating avenue to go down. Many never made it

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Atari Trivia # 2 and the Ultimate Atari History Timeline

Atari Trivia # 2 and the Ultimate Atari History Timeline

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Continuing our 40 years of Atari celebration comes another interactive trivia quiz game and a detailed history of Atari that has been compiled by Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report over years of his

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Atari Arcade Conventions & Promos of the Past

Atari Arcade Conventions & Promos of the Past

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As this week marks the E3 convention for the gaming world and it’s Atari’s 40th anniversary this month, what better way to reminisce than to check out videos and photos from past trade shows

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Atari Trivia To Kick Off Atari Month

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40 years ago in June 1972 a business was created that would launch off an industry that would influence and entertain millions of people, while also providing an economic boost to many. That was

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The Making of Retro Arcade Cabinets

The Making of Retro Arcade Cabinets

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Old footage of arcade machines is often an interesting subject, particularly when we have come across trade show footage of the past. Now how about some arcade factory footage from the 80s? That’s what

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Namco to Open New Facility in Japan; tiny Star Wars Arcade playable cabinet; DNA US Conference Moved

Namco to Open New Facility in Japan; tiny Star Wars Arcade playable cabinet; DNA US Conference Moved

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Newsfeed 1195 & 1196 via Most of our location opening news comes from out West but the occasional news from the East doesn’t hurt either. Namco has a new facility that is opening tomorrow

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For the Weekend: Taito Gamestation Video, eBay Pick of The Week

For the Weekend: Taito Gamestation Video, eBay Pick of The Week

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Rarely is there any news coming at us on a weekend so some general arcade interest stuff should suffice for us. First here’s a video taken recently at a new Taito Gamestation that opened

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Two Books About Atari’s Arcade Days Coming In June

Two Books About Atari’s Arcade Days Coming In June

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Ever since I was a kid, I have had a little infatuation for Atari, starting with the discovery of the Atari 2600 and later on their many other systems and arcade games. So if

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Arcade Retro Throwback Cereal Boxes At Target

Arcade Retro Throwback Cereal Boxes At Target

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When I was a kid I enjoyed breakfast cereal just like anyone else and I have a couple of memories of the cereal boxes back then. I remember this E.T. cereal and these weird

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Coin-op alumni brought together to make new iPad games

Coin-op alumni brought together to make new iPad games

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Newsfeed 1165 via I can’t say I particularly care for this trend of news that deals with more with mobile devices lately than actual arcades, but the kind of news that we generally focus

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