Tag Archives: Atari

Holiday Gifts For A Retro Gamer

If you’re shopping for a retro gamer this holiday season you’re in luck. Although there are many classic video games that yield very high prices, there are still many available for a steal. We’ve selected just a few of our favorites for a few key interest groups.

If 8-bit & 16-bit is a way of life for your gamer then there are an abundant selection of games and systems to … [ Read More... ]

Cover Art: Ballistix (Amiga)

Released in 1989 on Amiga and Atari ST. It was published by Psyclapse (hence the big lettering at the bottom) and was developed by Martin Edmondson (Shadow of the Beast, Driver) and his company Reflections Interactive. They’re now owned by Ubisoft under the name Ubisoft Reflections.

The game entered you into a futuristic sport thats kind of like a cross between pinball and soccer… yeah. … [ Read More... ]

Atari Arcade: Official Atari Free To Play HTML 5 Arcade

Back in the 80s, you could play Atari games in a dark room surrounded by other machines with glowing screens. You could also play them at home. Atari now is letting you play their classics for free, right in your browser and they’re calling it the Atari Arcade. All the games are made using Javascript and HTML 5 which load natively in your web browser. Any HTML 5 compatible … [ Read More... ]

Cover Art: Haunted House on the Atari 2600

This is a pretty cool retro box art. It’s of a game called Haunted House released in 1982 for the Atari 2600. It is one of the earliest survival horror games ever made…

It’s since been rereleased for iOS, Windows and Xbox 360. Furthermore a sequel was released on Wii, Xbox 360 and Windows which has the same name but is set 30 years later.

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