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Weekend videos: Atari' Hercules Pinball and Taito's Ice Cold Beer

Shaggy April 25, 2010 1

What do you do when there’s not much news to discuss? Find some videos showcasing the stranger or cooler products found in arcade days past. here are two videos from TNT Amusements, who has

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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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Check out these Atari glasses

Shaggy February 2, 2010 1

Most of the news regarding Atari over the past few years has been negative – of the company barely holding on, churning through CEO’s at an alarming pace and not releasing many games that

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The Atari flight yoke controller returns

Shaggy December 29, 2009 14

One of those things that I hate to admit is that I have never had the pleasure of playing the original Atari Star Wars on the original hardware. Only once did I ever come

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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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This collection of arcade art is pretty groovy

Shaggy August 20, 2009 0

I always enjoy looking at the artwork that has been used on arcades over the decades and even though I’ve seen a lot of different art, there’s always something out there that you haven’t

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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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Fascinating interview with Rusty Dawes, ex-Atari Games employee

Shaggy June 25, 2009 1

If you are like me and you enjoy delving into stories of what creating arcade games is like, then this interview is for you. Coinopspace has posted a raw transcript of an interview they

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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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