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What do you get when you mix the titans from Titanfall with Atari's popular retro game Asteroids? You get Titanfall's titans in Asteroids silly, what else could you possibly have expected? Respawn Entertainment recently thought it fitting to launch a small, free retro game portal dubbed "Titanfall...

March 5th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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A new platform means a new chance for Atari to sell its classics. For Windows 8 tablets, it's partnered with Microsoft for a browser-based "Atari Arcade," featuring updated, remade games like Pong, Missile Command, and Centipede, done in HTML5.They're designed to work in all "modern" browsers, but...

August 30th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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You gotta hand it to THQ, despite posting a $56 million loss last quarter, the publisher is still willing to take a risk on bringing a fresh-faced developer into the fold. Of course, when you take into account that said developer is staffed by a who's who list of classic game designers, the proposi...

February 4th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments

This here is another one of those posts that takes us three hours to write, because we accidentally become infatuated with the subject we're writing about. Atari and online game developer OMGPop recently launched a completely renovated, web-based version of Missile Command. It retains the same stea...

February 25th 2010 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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According to the L.A. Times, Missile Command has joined the growing list of old games you probably don't care about that are being shopped in Hollywood as cinematic properties. Following in the footsteps of Joust and Asteroids!, the retro classic is being pitched to several studios by Atari, with F...

February 24th 2010 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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If you're like us, then you've probably been enjoying Dr Mario Express and trying to find a place where you can enjoy WarioWare Snapped. And that's probably where your free 1,000 DSi points went, so how else can you enjoy free games on your DSi? Enter DSiCade.com.DSiCade allows you to play games on...

April 27th 2009 at 10:25am 0 Comments
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This is a topic we spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about, as seen in our previous ruminations on the subject. The rise of the MMO, and its continuing ascent to prominence in mainstream media, however, means that sooner or later, it will fall to the dreaded Remake Syndrome, where old clas...

March 19th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments