"Celebrating Everything Atari Past To Present"
Posted on May 21, 2015 Filed Under Atari In The News
KFC turns Colonel Sanders' bio into an Atari style game
Burger King took a similar promotional route with its namesake, including a series of games for the Xbox and Xbox 360. Just last year, Denny's and Atari itself collaborated to reimagine classic games with a culinary theme. Those brave enough to walk in ...
KFC is bringing back Colonel Sanders
Posted on May 15, 2015 Filed Under Atari In The News
The Year Without an Atari VCS
Pac-Man had invaded popular culture. Raiders of the Lost Ark had plundered theaters. All of the local, Philadelphia sports teams were doing rather well. And, of course, the Atari Video Computer System (soon to be rebranded as the 2600) was in its heyday.
Posted on May 11, 2015 Filed Under Atari In The News
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell is still gaming's showman at 72
In 1972, Nolan Bushnell co-founded Atari with Ted Dabney. The company went on to launch seminal video games such as Pong and Breakout that defined a generation of gamers. Almost 43 years later, he's still the spokesman and showman of video games.
Posted on May 5, 2015 Filed Under Atari In The News
'Let's Play: The Shining' Imagines the Movie On the Atari!
Game designer Pippin Barr has released a short browser game titled Let's Play: The Shining that looks like it was created for the Atari 2600. Based off the film of the same name, the game goes through some of the main events from the film, such as Jack ...
Posted on May 4, 2015 Filed Under Atari In The News
Floyd Mayweather's Punch-Out Is Worse Than That E.T. Atari Game
In the mid-'80s, legend has it that former Nintendo president Minoru Arakawa attended a boxing match and was absolutely floored by the speed and tenacity of a young up-and-coming fighter. With the video game company about to release an NES console ...