Atari Reveals Yars Rising With A Neon Soaked Teaser Trailer

Atari have announced Yars Rising, a spiritual sequel to 1982’s Yars’ Revenge, for release on PC and consoles in late 2024. Yars Rising is a clear departure from its best-selling Atari 2600 predecessor, with the classic sci-fi shooter gameplay stepping aside for a modern metroidvania adventure, as teased in the announcement trailer below. The announcement […]

Akka Arrh PSVR2 Review – Virtually Perfect

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I’m often conflicted by artists going back to the cutting room floor in search of old material to release in the present. One of my favourite bands of all time, Led Zeppelin, have a near-perfect collection of songs and albums that released between 1969 and 1980. Despite these triumphs, guitarist Jimmy Page continues to find […]

Atari’s Pong Sequel ‘qomp2’ Finally Gets A Release Date 50 Years Later

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Atari‘s highly anticipated sequel to Pong that has been over 50 years in the making, qomp2, just got an official release date. If you consider yourself a retro video game enthusiast, then hopefully we would not have to tell you what Pong is. This legendary game appears on our list of the best 70s toys […]

Ms. Pac-Man Joystick Player Is My Arcade’s Most Practical Miniature Yet

My Arcade Ms. Pac-Man Joystick Player

My Arcade has announced a new Ms. Pac-Man branded miniature arcade cabinet, this time as part of their Joystick Player line. If you feel like you’re having trouble keeping up with all of the My Arcade products, don’t worry – you are not alone. They’ve got the Micro Player, the Pocket Player, the Nano Player, […]

ATARI 400 Mini Heralds The Return Of Gaming Legend This March

ATARI 400 Mini

Atari and Retro Games Ltd have announced the glorious return of one of the most iconic home computers in the new ATARI 400 Mini. The legendary 1979 home computer which, appropriately for our inclination, was primarily used as a home video game console is making a comeback in miniature form, and we couldn’t be happier […]

Atari and My Arcade Announce New Products Including Gamestation Portable At CES 2024

ATARI Gamestation Portable

With the annual CES just getting started yesterday in Las Vegas, Atari and My Arcade have announced several new exciting products including the slick Atari Gamestation Portable at the 2024 event. The first new item is not entirely new, as it is essentially just a reskin of the existing Gamestation Pro home console. The “new” […]

Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story Revealed At Day Of The Devs Showcase

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Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story was revealed during the Day of the Devs showcase and will go behind the scenes with the legendary game creator. Digital Eclipse, the developers behind the incredible Atari 50 and The Making of Karateka will once again be bringing their brand of care and respect to Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter […]

Atari X Is Hosting A Christmas Giveaway Event

Atari “Cartridge In A Pear Tree”

Atari X is currently hosting a holiday themed giveaway event that they are calling “Cartridge In A Pear Tree”. So, if you’ve got some free time to be checking into Twitter between now and Christmas, you could be the lucky winner of some fun retro video game swag. Let’s take a look at how we […]

Atari CEO Confirms Focus On Retro Amid Studio Acquisitions

Atari CEO Wade Rosen has confirmed the company’s focus on retro gaming during a new interview with GamesIndustry.biz. Wade Rosen, who became the CEO of the legacy gaming firm back in April of 2021, spoke at length about Atari’s recent acquisitions, how the company could remain relevant in the modern era, and his passion for […]

Why The Atari 2600+ Pioneers Where The Original Console Didn’t

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Before you go any further, please do spend a little time with our review of the newly released Atari 2600+ console – that’ll help you get a handle on the basics of this machine, a slightly-shrunken and somewhat-modernised recreation of the 1980 CX2600-A model Atari VCS, which kept the woodgrain of the 1977 original but […]