Today is the 40th Anniversary of the Atari 2600 (September 11, 1977)! Being my first gaming console, it holds a special place in my heart! Here are Atari 2600 Games that DON’T SUCK:
This is the ultimate mashup of the Atari 2600 and Sony Walkman Professional! It’s a custom programmed FPGA circuit board enclosed in a 3D printed walkman-like device with working buttons, HDMI output and 100% compatibility with accessories and cartridges.
HDMI video and audio output
Analog audio output
Perfect Atari 2600 core hardware implementation
Compact enclosure that resembles a Walkman
Uses standard size Atari 2600 game cartridges
Works with all Atari 2600 peripherals
Support for odd size Atari 2600 cartridges
William Morrow asks: Do you play any AtariAge homebrews, hacks, and or games reproductions? What is your opinion of these games? The Immortal John Hancock helps me answer this question by showing you some of his amazing boxed AtariAge 2600 and 7800 games!
Zippy the Porcupine
Frenzy / Berzerk
Armor Attack II
Take a rare look at our favorite vintage Atari 2600 boxes and cover art with The Immortal John Hancock & Metal Jesus Rocks.
Tanks but no Tanks
Return of the Jedi: Death Star Battle
The Jaguar was Atari’s last hurrah into the video game console market. And while it only sold for a couple short years, this sleek console left an impressive with its powerful processors, quirky joystick and a handful of classic games.
Even more awesome Atari 2600 games that are actually fun to play today!
Sometimes when you rediscover your childhood treasures, they aren’t quite as polished when you are an adult. Have no fear! I take it upon myself this week to compile the Atari 2600 games that are still a lot of fun even today. In an age of 3D HD graphics, surround sound and multi-core processors, there is still a lot of fun to be had in many old Atari games from 30 years ago.
The Atari 5200 is a forgotten console from the early 80s, that had some cool design ideas, fun games and shoddy controller. This retrospective goes over what makes the console great and not so good…
Atari’s 7800 gaming console is often misunderstood, slightly flawed, and yet a lot of fun to collect for. I review the history of the 7800, show some gameplay footage and celebrate 8-bit gaming goodness!
The Starpath SuperCharger was a powerful add-on for the Atari 2600 that allowed games to be loaded from cassette with better graphics and deeper gameplay. The Immortal John Hancock shows us all the games for it plus much more.