Atari (video game company)
Remembering the Weird ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ & ‘Halloween’ Atari 2600 Game Adaptations
These rare video games, based on the classic horror films of their titles, were published by Wizard in 1983 and among the more adult-oriented Atari 2600 (VCS) titles kept quietly behind counters at the few stores that carried them.
Atari Deluxe Arcade Machine Re-Creates Retro Video-Gaming Experience
The reproduction of a classic arcade cabinet features 64 Atari games — 14 arcade favorites and 50 from the Atari 2600 home console.
A Modernized Atari 2600 Is Coming in November 2023
The Atari 2600+ will be a faithful re-creation of the four-switch Atari 2600 console released in 1980 (albeit smaller), complete with joystick and a cartridge containing 10 games, including Adventure, Missile Command and Yars’ Revenge. You can also play your old 2600 and 7800 cartridges on it!
A Space Invaders Appreciation Post: The Classic Arcade Game Turns 45
Since its debut in Japan in June 1978, following by its North American release that November, Space Invaders has never relinquished the hold it has had on Earthlings with its fun, addictive and influential gameplay.
Revisit Dan Aykroyd’s 1983 MTV Guest VJ Appearance
The actor spent an hour on MTV in May 1983 introducing music videos by Duran Duran, Michael Jackson, Prince and other artists, and also helping promote MTV’s contest tied in with his movie Doctor Detroit, which had just hit theaters.