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.
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!