Posts Tagged ‘atari’

Coin Op Capers: Atari Vault Review

by Andrew Corbanon 01/04/2016
Atari is a name synonymous with the birth of the gaming industry, and its part in the brief death of the aforementioned industry in 1983. Their back catalogue includes 14 consoles and 100’s of games. So it’s no surprise then that Atari in these leaner years wants to dip back into its varied bag of […]

Atari-Land ’83 – When Video Games Fell to Earth

by trekkiemarkon 24/02/2016
In the late 70’s/early 80’s video games ruled the earth. Pixelated adventures such as Pac Man, Missile Command and Space Invaders ate coins across the globe at an alarming rate. The video game giants at the time decided to transfer the excitement of the arcade to the living room. A long way from the EA […]

My Top 5 Retro Arcade Games

by redhotbearon 15/02/2016
Being a 37 year old male, it’s safe to say I have sampled most of what the gaming world has had to offer. NOW, I won’t be including games like Space Invaders or Pac-man as they have there own place in the history books. This article is about the games that caught a young, impressionable […]

Gamer Girls

by TheWookieon 08/07/2013
Gamer Girls Fact or Fiction? By: Brittany Gurkin aka TheWookie     As a female gamer, I have heard it all from Gamer guys when it comes to insults. Today I’m here to clear a few things up. No I will not go make you a sandwich. I’m old enough to be your mother, you […]

Geek-Pride Exclusive Interview: Smooth McGroove

by Stephen Breweron 30/06/2013
Recently I managed to catch up with Youtube sensation and video-game a-capella singer Smooth McGroove (Max Gleason) and ask him a few questions. These ranged from the possibility of touring to the evolution of his musical work and favourite games. Dear Mr Gleason, in your interview with Daily Dot you said, ‘I’d eventually like to […]

Death of a Next-Gen Gamer

by Stephen Breweron 17/06/2013
When the news of the latest consoles broke I was one of the happiest people on earth. I consider myself one of the second generation of gamers. I wasn’t there for the Magnavox Odyssey (1972) or the Phillips Odyssey (1976). But I was around for the rest, the Ataris, the Amigas, the Sega Master System […]

New Mexico E.T. landfill to be resurrected for new documentary film

by Sai Mealingon 04/06/2013
As well as the reported hidden military bases and the left overs of alien experiments, the New Mexico desert has also provided the burial ground for another extra-terrestrial monstrosity for the last 31 years. In 1982 Atari famously released one of the worst games ever made. Rushed through it’s entire Atari 2600 development cycle within 6 […]