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No Console for Old Men

Todd Levin, chronicling every videogame console he has known, on the Atari 2600: The joystick’s distinct shape provided me with hours of sophisticated entertainment, especially as I blindly turned the corner of sexual awareness. When Beth Rubenstein came over to … Continue reading

History of Atari Retrospective

Atari is turning 30 this year. It’s also, in its current incarnation as a games publisher, about to die. Again. Rather than focus on the sad state of a once legend, soon to be relegated to bankruptcy courts and nostalgic … Continue reading

Atari 2600 (VCS) 30-Year Anniversary

Image: Early prototype of the Atari CX2600 Video Computer System Retro Thing has been celebrating the 30-year anniversary of the Atari 2600 this week with a series of articles looking back at its often not-so-illustrious history. Rob Fulop was a … Continue reading