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Twin Galaxies Declares Todd Rogers Dragster Record Invalid, Bans Him Everywhere

After months of analysis and testimony, record-keeping site Twin Galaxies has made a final decision to remove Todd Rogers’ disputed Dragster 5.51 seconds time and ban him from any further…

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The Atari 2600 is Now a Handheld, Comes With 50 Games

Atari has announced that their most iconic console is being re-released in two separate variants before Christmas 2017. The Atari ‘Retro’ Handheld will cost approximately £34.99 ($41.50 USD) and features a…

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Kit Kat Accused Of Copying Atari’s Breakout

Nestlé, a maker of confectionaries and other foodstuffs around the world, has been accused of copying the classic Atari game Breakout in a 2016 advertisement as reported by the BBC. Breakout…

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Console Bloodbath: Atari 2600 vs. Intellivision

Old school, here we come! The titans of the pre-1983-crash console war were the Atari 2600 and Mattel’s Intellivison. Everyone seems to have owned or knows someone who owned an…

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Play hundreds of old console games in your browser from The Internet Archive

The Internet Archive has recently announced, and released, hundreds of games from old consoles right in your web browser. This includes games from the more well-known consoles like the Atari…

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Recovered Cartridges Of Infamous E.T. Soon to be Sold

Remember all the commotion back in April when Microsoft uncovered the rumored E.T. Atari cartridges in New Mexico? Well word has gotten out that officials will be offering a limited…