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08.31.15
Sale of buried Atari cartridges nets over $107,000
08.31.15

Sale of buried Atari cartridges nets over $107,000

Who knew old, buried Atari cartridges were worth so much?

By N. Ingraham,   08.31.15
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08.01.15
A look at the evolution of modern video game controllers
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08.01.15

A look at the evolution of modern video game controllers

Joysticks; joysticks never change. Until they do.

By T. Seppala,   08.01.15
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05.01.14
The true story of the worst video game in history
05.01.14

The true story of the worst video game in history

"E.T. was the death of Atari." If you believe the urban legend, then that game, based on Steven Sp...

By T. Seppala,   05.01.14
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04.28.14
Watch this: Microsoft digs up long-buried E.T. games
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04.28.14

Watch this: Microsoft digs up long-buried E.T. games

This weekend, Microsoft's project to find E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial videogames buried in the dese...

By R. Lawler,   04.28.14
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04.26.14
Microsoft's E.T. game excavation hits paydirt
04.26.14

Microsoft's E.T. game excavation hits paydirt

It looks like the legend might be true after all. Microsoft has uncovered intact copies of E.T. fo...

By J. Fingas,   04.26.14
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12.26.13
Internet Archive starts preserving classic game consoles on the web
12.26.13

Internet Archive starts preserving classic game consoles on the web

Many gamers won't load a console emulator for much more than a brief nostalgia kick. The Internet...

By J. Fingas,   12.26.13
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11.27.13
Old G.I. Joes get reassembled to create action figures for classic Activision titles
11.27.13

Old G.I. Joes get reassembled to create action figures for classic Activision titles

What's the best way to celebrate classic games? Well, Chicago artist and writer Dan Polydoris deci...

By B. Steele,   11.27.13
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05.05.13
All-in-one Atari 2600 controller crafted to curtail retro gaming clutter
05.05.13

All-in-one Atari 2600 controller crafted to curtail retro gaming clutter

Ahhh, the venerable Atari 2600. The godfather of console gaming has, in recent years, seen a resur...

By M. Gorman,   05.05.13
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03.09.13
Crafter converts Atari 2600 systems into two-of-a-kind iOS speaker docks
03.09.13

Crafter converts Atari 2600 systems into two-of-a-kind iOS speaker docks

There's few things more heartbreaking to gamers than an Atari 2600 whose original components have...

By J. Fingas,   03.09.13
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