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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 22:18:15 GMT

Cartridge Gaming offers a blast from the past  -  Lima Ohio
Located at 3000 Elida Road, Cartridge Gaming carries a wide variety of vintage video games and consoles that date back to 1977, the year Atari 2600 was released. With its collection of video games from the 1970s, 80s, 90s, 2000s and today, the shop has ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:48:51 GMT

Humanity Embraced Through The Power Of Football  -  Huffington Post UK
Currently 5,000 kids are playing football at Za'atari, some on specially imported grass pitches, others on sheer gravel. They also have classrooms and learning centres which provide a basic education but football is what they love most. Of that figure ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:00:41 GMT
With David Oh, Meta Scores a Three-in-One Trifecta  -  Business Wire (press release)
“I grew up with an Atari joystick in my hand, and became hooked on Nintendo's pioneering moving gloved-hands game, Game and Watch. Now that was magical. The joy these video games gave me ultimately brought me to a tech-based career. “Remarkably ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:32:07 GMT

GameStop Now Accepting Trade-Ins Of Select Retro Games And Gear  -  Kotaku
... age (it's a great place to buy Pop! vinyl toys and video game socks now), GameStop is not taking in several pages' worth of games from the original Nintendo Entertainment System on up (I had no Colecovision, Intellivision or Atari cartridges on hand).
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:03:10 GMT

VR's quintessential innovators  -  Polygon
"Alan kept encouraging us to think 10, at least 20 years down the road," he says. "The Atari 800 or 1200 or whatever became Atari's console was meant to run the home of the future. It was going to go beyond entertainment and be the center of the smart ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:00:50 GMT

GameON Earphones from Atari by ROAM  -  OhGizmo! (blog)
Introducing the GameON Headphones from Atari, by ROAM. They wanted their first co-branded project with Atari to not only be sensational but SIMPLE at the same time. An easy-to-use product that is classic, but comes with an undeniably modern look ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:37:00 GMT

This Awesomely Retro New Book Depicts Classic Atari Game Art  -  Maxim
Disappointment happens. There's the buzz-worthy new film that doesn't live up to the hype. That cute new convertible that rides like a Radio Flyer wagon. But we were all conditioned for disappointment by the amazing artwork that Atari used to showcase ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:44:47 GMT

Crash, Bang, Wallop  -  The Mancunion
The Atari 2600, released in 1977, was an instant hit because it could play more than one game! It had these things called “cartridges” that had different games on them! It also had colours and sound! To a market that had just spent the better part of a ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:10:30 GMT

Exclusive Extended Previews Of Wolf Cop #1, Vampirella Archives Vol 15 And Art Of Atari  -  Bleeding Cool News
This weeks group of exclusive extended previews is pretty diverse. We have an art book, an archive, a collection and a first issue. We start off with the highly anticipated Art of Atari, Wolf Cop #1, Vampirella Archives Vol 15 and finally The Shadow ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:13:13 GMT
Atari Teams Up With ROAM to Launch Indiegogo Campaign For Games & Music Lovers Earphones  -  Crowdfund Insider
On Tuesday, gaming giant Atari and audio company ROAM launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $50,000 for their new sure-fit earphones, GameON. This news comes just a few months after the companies announced their partnership.