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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

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 …

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