Atgames sent me a review copy of their upcoming new deluxe Flashback model. In this video, I unbox and review what I think of the new way to play classic Atari games. This product will be available September 22nd at major retailers for $79.99 (GameStop, Best Buy, Target, Toys R Us, Bed Bath & Beyond, etc. Pre-order your console today!
We recently upgraded the computer, software, joystick controller and monitor plus other physical aspects of our standup MAME arcade emulator cabinet for the game room.
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Intel Quad Core i7-6700 3.4 GHz Processor
16 GB DDR4 RAM
1 TB HDD Storage
Let me explain something to you. Um, I am not “Mr. Lebowski”. You’re Mr. Lebowski. I’m the Dude. So that’s what you call me. You know, that or, uh, His Dudeness, or uh, Duder, or El Duderino if you’re not into the whole brevity thing.
The game H.E.R.O. by Activision is considered one of the best games for the Atari 2600 and it just happens to be one of my favorite games of all time! The game was pretty advanced for the time and it is still a challenging and fun game to play today. I do my best to try and get through all 20 original levels in this video. Can I make it?
A collecting guide for the new Atari 2600 owner! Learn about the hardware variations, how to connect to your TV, controller types and also some rockin’ game recommendations for day 1.
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
Infocom crafted some of the best stories and characters in their 80s text adventures. I talk about two compilation sets that hold over 30+ games plus Leather Goddesses of Phobos.
Continue reading Text Adventures – Lost Treasures of Infocom
The Vectrex home console was a bit of an anomaly back in the early 80s, with it’s vector based graphics, built in TV and analog joysticks. Now, that classic & rare console has been lovingly brought to the iOS platform along with many of the games. I review the iPad version along with the iCade and come away impressed!
Continue reading Vectrex Regeneration iOS Review (iPad)
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.