Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Page 2 of 6
« prevnext »

Tag: Atari

Princess Rescue for the Atari 2600: Sorry Mario, But Our Princess is in Another Console

Princess Rescue for the Atari 2600: Sorry Mario, But Our Princess is in Another Console
Demakes are one of the ways that creative gamers to express their nostalgia for the games they grew up with. Though I must say, I never expected I’d see a demake of the already ancient Super…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari World Combines 8-Bit and Real Life

Atari World Combines 8-Bit and Real Life
When I was growing up, the Atari 2600 was a staple in family rooms everywhere. But despite the countless hours of entertainment these gaming systems provided, there’s no question they had primitive graphics. Imagine though if…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari’s E.T. Landfill to Be Exhumed

Atari’s E.T. Landfill to Be Exhumed
You’ve heard the stories about Atari suffering such poor sales with the E.T. game for the Atari 2600 that they were forced to dump millions of copies into a landfill somewhere. Is it true? There seems…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Halo Game for the Atari 2600 Released in Cartridge Form: Combat Devolved

Halo Game for the Atari 2600 Released in Cartridge Form: Combat Devolved
Back in 2010, Ed Fries – former Vice-President of Game Publishing in Microsoft and one of the co-creators of the Xbox – created a “demake” of Halo for the Atari 2600 called Halo 2600 (Fries also…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari 2600 Hot Wheels: Car-tridges

Atari 2600 Hot Wheels: Car-tridges
I like to think that I’m pretty plugged into retro geek culture, but I have to hand it to the guys over at You Found a Secret Area! for turning up something I’ve not seen before…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari Flashback 4: 75 Classic Games, 2 Wireless Controllers, 1 Box of Nostalgia

Atari Flashback 4: 75 Classic Games, 2 Wireless Controllers, 1 Box of Nostalgia
Another year, another Atari Flashback. But this year’s edition of the old school console has significant improvements from the Atari Flashback 3. Theoretically. More on that later.…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari Giving Away Xbox 360 Portable That Looks Like an Atari 2600

Atari Giving Away Xbox 360 Portable That Looks Like an Atari 2600
How’d you like a sweet Xbox 360 portable? How about if we sweetened the pot even more by making it look like an old Atari 2600? Well if you enter this contest over on Facebook now,…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Video Game Pasta Bowl: Spaghetti Invaders?

Video Game Pasta Bowl: Spaghetti Invaders?
If you know me, you know two of my greatest loves are video games and carbs. Now, I can enjoy these two pleasant pastimes simultaneously, thanks to this video game inspired pasta bowl.…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari Paddle Earrings and Cufflinks Help You Breakout of Your Fashion Rut

Atari Paddle Earrings and Cufflinks Help You Breakout of Your Fashion Rut
I always wonder what became of paddle controllers. You know, like the ones that you used to play the Atari 2600 with back in the day. There are certain types of games – especially paddle ball…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari 2600 Joystick Earrings are a Joy to Wear

Atari 2600 Joystick Earrings are a Joy to Wear
Gamer girls with a taste for retro consoles will get a tiny thrill from these handmade earrings, done up to look like miniature Atari 2600 joysticks. I always loved the firm, digital feeling of the old…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Unity Project: The 20-in-1 Console

Unity Project: The 20-in-1 Console
You think a hack that houses 8 consoles is insane? How about one super console that can play 20 different videogame formats? It’s called a PC with emulators Unity, a super console project by veteran modder…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Vintage Arcade Mega Poster, Gotta Play Them All

Vintage Arcade Mega Poster, Gotta Play Them All
I love vintage arcade games. I love the art on the cabinets, I love the sound they make and I love the games. Probably because I grew up with them. There’s nothing quite like those great…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari 2600 Speaker Dock: iTunes Goes 8-Bit

Atari 2600 Speaker Dock: iTunes Goes 8-Bit
Most of us who have a need for a speaker dock for our iPhones or media players already have one. But if you’re among the few who haven’t already invested in one of the myriad docks…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari Flashback 3: 60 Retro Games for the Price of One New Game

Atari Flashback 3: 60 Retro Games for the Price of One New Game
The Atari Flashback 3 is an officially licensed console with has 60 Atari 2600 games built-in. It’s a great gift for the old-school gamer who’s been nice. Or the young gamer who’s been naughty: “I got…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Atari Arcade Duo Joystick for iPad Takes on iCade

Atari Arcade Duo Joystick for iPad Takes on iCade
I was grabbing the latest update to Atari’s Greatest Hits on my iPad yesterday, when I noticed a mention of something in the release notes. They mentioned that the game was now compatible with the “Atari®…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

HxC SD Card Drive Emulates 3.5″ Floppy Disks

HxC SD Card Drive Emulates 3.5″ Floppy Disks
If you ever wanted a better way to get tons of data onto an old gadget that used floppy drives, I might just have the trick. This nifty little gadget replaces old 3.5″ floppy drives with…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation Click to DisableClick to Enable