MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2017
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017
Since the dawn of video games, conflict has been used as a motivation for the player. 1977's Combat, from Atari, offered unbridled conflict for home console owners.
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Mon., Sept. 5, 2016
The Atari 2600 was one of the first home consoles to popularize game cartridges. Chopper Command built upon the popularity of the arcade game "Defender."
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Mon., April 11, 2016
MONDAY, AUG. 3, 2015
Mon., Aug. 3, 2015
One of Atari's first hits, which saw input from Apple founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, is available to play free, in your browser, straight from Atari!
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015
Mon., July 27, 2015
It's the dog days of summer, and if you can't be on the river relaxing with a cold beverage, we've got you covered with Atari's 1988 arcade classic.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015
Mon., July 20, 2015
It's a jungle out there. Try to tame it with Activision's 1982 classic, Pitfall, widely considered one of the first great platformers, free in your browser!
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Wed., Nov. 5, 2014
Video games being a relatively nascent medium in comparison to film, literature, and television, the realm of classic video game preservation is just beginning to emerge. Downloadable emulators allow PC enthusiasts to access huge classic game libraries, but their questionable legality and confusing reliance on...
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