Tag: Atari

Ataribox is now the Atari VCS

It’s been a while since we last heard from Atari’s attempts at bringing a console back onto the market in the form of the Ataribox. It seems in that time though it’s undergone a name change. Now called the Atari VCS the machine is now using the name […]

Thoughts on the Ataribox

The Atari we know today is certainly not the Atari some of us remember back in the days of Pong, Combat and Star Raiders but it looks like they are trying to evoke memories from that era with a new bit of hardware they have been recently drip […]

Greatest Games: Star Raiders

Atari has been associated with many popular video games over the decades however there is one that is spoken little of today whose influence in multiple genres shouldn’t be forgotten as it may be one of the most important games they ever produced. Star Raiders is a real-time 3D space combat simulator developed […]

Emulation on Surface Pro – 2015 Edition

It’s been more than twelve months since I posted an article covering my experiences with running various computer and console emulators on my trusty old Surface Pro. When traveling you aren’t always guaranteed of having a network connection or television services so having a flexible entertainment device can come in very handy, especially […]

Rest in Bits: Atari

Note: updated post based on original blog page. As you might have guessed, I grew up with Atari systems from a young age. The age of pinball was coming to an end; in the arcades they were being replaced by a new generation of electronic games. The first […]