Tag Archives: Atari 2600

Ultimate 80s Mashup – Atari 2600 + Sony Walkman

  This is the ultimate mashup of the Atari 2600 and Sony Walkman Professional! It’s a custom programmed FPGA circuit board enclosed in a 3D printed walkman-like device with working buttons, HDMI output and 100% compatibility with accessories and cartridges. …

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National Video Game Museum Tour

  Retro Eric and Retro Mo hit up the National Video Game Museum in Frisco, Texas. For additional videos by the Midwest Retro Gamers: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/ Star Wars fan? Then check out our sister site: http://swnut77.com  

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Is E.T. for Atari 2600 the Worst Game Ever? | RGT 85

E.T. for the Atari 2600 is commonly referred to as the worst game ever. But is it really, or is this just an over-exaggeration drummed up from people? RGT 85 investigates by finally playing E.T. for the first time ever! …

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Let’s Play H.E.R.O. with Metal Jesus Rocks

  The game H.E.R.O. by Activision is considered one of the best games for the Atari 2600 and it just happens to be one of my favorite games of all time! The game was pretty advanced for the time and …

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Atari 7800 Review from a Noob | 5 Fun Atari 7800 Games

  The Atari 7800 was always a system that caught my eye, but I’ll admit it: I know nothing about Atari since the NES was my first console. I recently picked up an Atari 7800 with some games, and decided …

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Berzerk Atari 2600 Review (1982)

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Quick Step Atari 2600 Review

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River Raid (Atari 2600) Review – 8-Bit Tidbit – 8-Bit Eric

8-bit Eric reviews River Raid for the Atari 2600. + Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… + 8-Bit Eric T-SHIRTS!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h1hl… + Support me on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/8biteric +Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/the8bitericshow +Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/the8bitericshow + Download the 8-Bit Eric App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/8-bit… For additional posts by 8biteric: Click Here …

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Atari 2600 Buying Guide & Best Games

  A collecting guide for the new Atari 2600 owner! Learn about the hardware variations, how to connect to your TV, controller types and also some rockin’ game recommendations for day 1. Games Shown: Joust Pitfall II Millipede River Raid …

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Atari 2600 Covers We Love – w/John Hancock

  Take a rare look at our favorite vintage Atari 2600 boxes and cover art with The Immortal John Hancock & Metal Jesus Rocks. GAMES SHOWN: Marauder Demon Attack Tanks but no Tanks Threshold Pitfall! Mega Force Missile Command Radar …

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Playaround 2-1 adult game for the Atari 2600 Review

  In this video I review the 2 in 1 adult game for the Atari 2600, including the games Bachelorette Party and Burning Desire. Gamester81 Shirts: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/category_s/1951.htm Website: http://gamester81.com My Star Wars fan site: http://swnut77.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81FanPage …

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Building a Nintendo & Atari 2600 Clone Console

  Watch as Dave from Rabbit Engineering builds a custom clone Atari 2600 & NES system with 3D Printers, Laser Cutters & soldering irons with his own retro designs. For additional posts by MetalJesusRocks:  Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum Star …

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ColecoVision Module #2 with Turbo Game Review

  In this video I review the ColecoVisoin Module #2, which is a steering wheel, gas pedal and Turbo video game by Sega. Check out this new SNES game I’m working on: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/439982171/new-snes-game-sydney-hunter-and-the-caverns-of-dea Gamester81 Shirts: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/category_s/1951.htm Website: http://gamester81.com My Star …

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New Atari Flashback 5 System Review

I review the new Atari Flashback 5 system with 92 built in Atari 2600 games. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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How do you keep track of your collection?

How do you keep track of your gaming collection? I share some really cool apps that allow you to easily inventory your collection, as well as tells you the current value on games. Here is my collection so far: http://my.puregaming.org/?u=81754152 Check …

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New Intellivision Flashback System Review

Here is a review over the new Intellivision Flashback 60 in 1 system. Is it worth getting? Find out here. Check out Stoneagegamer.com: http://stoneagegamer.com For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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GCW Zero Handheld System Review

Part 1: Overview & Unboxing: Part 2: Gameplay & Final Thoughts: I review the GCW Zero handheld system, which enables you to play emulators on the go.  So how is? Find out here… Available at: http://www.thinkgeek.com/ Check out: http://www.stoneagegamer.com/ For …

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Atari 5200 System Review

I review the Atari 5200 which came out in 1982. Some consider it one of the worst systems of all time.  So how is it really? Check out Stoneagegamer.com here:  http://www.stoneagegamer.com/ For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 …

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Atari 2600 E.T. copies found buried in New Mexico!

Rumors are confirmed!  Atari did end up burying extra E.T. copies and more. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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8-Bit Tidbit: Space Invaders (Atari 2600) Review | 8-Bit Eric

8-Bit Eric takes a look at Space Invaders for the Atari 2600 For additional posts by 8biteric: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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Spider Fighter (Atari 2600) | 8-Bit Eric

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Battle of Hoth Review-ColecoVision

I review Battle of Hoth, the newest ColecoVision homebrew based on original Empire Strikes Back for the Atari 2600 and Intellvision. Available at: http://teampixelboy.com   For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Pac-Man Collection for the ColecoVision-Review

I review the Pac-Man Collection game set for the ColecoVision.  This is a rare fairly recent homebrew game that shows some very impressive home ports for both Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man.   For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 …

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10 Best Activision games for Atari 2600

  Activision made some of the BEST Atari 2600 games & here is my Top 10 Favorites! What other 2600 game developers did you also enjoy? Imagic, Parker Bros, Froggo, etc… Let us know in the Forums! For additional posts …

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Wrestle Reviews: Title Match Pro Wrestling

Wrestle Reviews Title Match Pro Wrestling Release 1987/89 Format Atari 2600 Atari 7800 Background Despite its popularity in the 1980’s pro wrestling would not make much of an impact on the Atari 2600. When it comes to wrestling games for …

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Top 5 Atari 2600 Games

This time around on the top 5, Joe takes a look at some of his favorite Atari 2600 Games. This video was submitted byJoe Goes Retro’s channel  Click here to check out more videos, and to subscribe to his channel. Submit …

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History of Consoles: Telegames Personal Arcade System (1988)

Console: Telegames Personal Arcade Manufacturer: Telegames Availability:  1988 Original Cost: $40 ($89.93 including inflation) History:  On February 1986 Bit Corporation released the DINA 2 in 1 system, or often times known simply as DINA.  Bit Corporation was a Taiwanese company that had previously released …

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Rare Atari 2700 Prototype System Review

I sit down and talk with Joe Cody from atari2600.com  and we review the Atari 2700 prototype system.  We talk about the history of the console, explain what it can do and why it never came to be.  This is the …

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Video Game History – Moon Patrol

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Video Game History – Space Invaders

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History of Consoles: Atari 7800 (1986)

Console: Atari 7800 ProSystem Manufacturer: Atari, Inc Availability: January 1986 Cost: $140 ($297.56 with inflation) History: Atari Inc first announced the Atari 7800 Pro System (also known as simply the Atari 7800) in 1984.  It was the first Atari system …

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History of Consoles: Atari 5200 (1982)

Console: Atari 5200 Manufacturer: Atari Availability: 1982 History: In the early 1980’s Atari was still successful with their Atari 2600 console, but soon there were many competitors including Mattel’s Intellivision (released 1979) that were taking some of the gaming marketshare …

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Retro with Joe: Home-brew Video Games Part 2

   Joe Cody owner of Atari2600.com and I sit down and continue our discussion of home-brew video games.  We talk about value and the best way to collect.  Joe’s website: www.atari2600.com For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the new …

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Retro with Joe: Talking Homebrew Games

  I sit down with my good friend Joe Cody (Owner of Atari2600.com), and we talk about homebrew games for the Atari 2600. What do you look for? How do you collect? Where do you find them? Even, what are …

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Retro with Joe: Want To Sell Your Video Games Professionally?

I sit down with Joe Cody from Atari2600.com and he shares some insight and answers some questions about selling video games professionally. Atari2600’s website: http://www.atari2600.com/ For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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Rare Chase the Chuckwagon Review-Atari 2600

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Retro With Joe Episode 5: Game Manual Collecting

  Joe Cody from Atari2600.com sits down with me and we discuss video game manual collecting.  Who would have thought that there is a huge market for these! Check out Joe’s site and buy manuals and other vintage games and …

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Retro With Joe Episode 4-A Journey on Grading Games

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History of Consoles: APF MP1000 (1978)

  Console: APF MP 10000 Manufacturer: APF Electronics Inc Availability: 1978 Price: $130 ($459.34 with inflation) History: In 1978 APF Electronics Inc decided to enter the home video computer market by introducing the APF MP1000 home console. APF also released …

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Talking Retro with Joe

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History of Consoles: ColecoVision (1982)

Console: ColecoVision Manufacturer: Coleco Availability: 1982 Consoles Sold: 6 Million+ Original Retail Price: $175 ($415.47 including inflation) History: The company Coleco was founded in Connecticut in 1932 originally as a manufacturer of leather supplies and as a shoemaker.  Eventually Coleco …

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All Gen Games Podcast: Episode 106

  Have you Played Atari Today?   This week we are joined by Joe, the owner of Atari2600.com to talk about managing such a huge online store stocking thousands of rare and retro games, the Atari 2600 price guide, and a slew of …

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History of Consoles: Mattel Intellivision (1980)

Console: Intellivision Manufactured By; Mattel Electronics Availability: 1980 Original Retail Price: $299 ($832.69 including inflation History:   In 1978 major toy manufacturer Mattel decided to enter the home video game market after seeing Atari’s success with the Atari VCS (2600).  Mattel …

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History of Consoles: Bally Astrocade (1978)

Console: Bally Astrocade Manufactured By: Bally, Astrovision Availability: December 1977, but not shipped until 1978 Original Retail Price: $299 ($1,052.36 today’s dollars) History: By 1977 the home console market was growing in popularity with the release of the Fairchild Channel …

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History of Consoles-Atari Video Music (1976)

Atari Video Music History: In 1976 Atari released the Atari Video Music system.  Though technically the Atari Video Music system isn’t a gaming console, it was designed by Robert Brown, who was one of the guys who had worked on …

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History of Consoles-Studio II (1977)

Console: Studio II Manufactured By: RCA Year Released: January 1977 Discontinued: 1979 Price: $149.95 ($568.66 w/inflation) History: Ralph Baer creator of the original Odyssey system had approached RCA initially about backing up his invention.  At that time RCA passed on …

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History of Consoles-Channel F (1976)

Console: Fairchild Channel F Manufactured By: Fairchild Semiconductors Year Released: August 1976 Discontinued: Late 1982 Price: $169.95 ($691.04 w/inflation) Units Sold: 250,000 History: Fairchild Semiconductor released the Fairchild Channel F in August 1976, and it retailed for $169.95.  Fairchild Semiconductor …

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JUNGLE HUNT review for the Atari 2600

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Amazing Video Game Collection with Joe from Atari2600.com

     Joe and I discuss rare and retro video games: An amazing video game tour: www.atari2600.com

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