Tag Archives: Atari

Halloween Game Genie Review

  Mike takes a look at Halloween on the Atari 2600 For additional posts by MichaelBtheGameGenie: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum Star Wars fan? Then check out our sister site: http://swnut77.com

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Ringing In 2017 With A 30+ System Haul! Boxed Virtual Boy!

What a way to start the year!  My first large scale purchase from another local game collector including NES, SNES, Game Boy, N64, Virtual Boy, Sega Genesis, Master System, Saturn, Dreamcast, Atari Jaguar, and even a Super Disk Interceptor!. FACEBOOK: …

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A Peek Inside the ‘Art of Atari’ Book

  When I saw they had an Art of Atari book, I knew I had to have it in my collection. So many great memories, label art pieces and stories all in one low-priced, high quality book. Get yours via …

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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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Atari Jaguar Review – Crappy Cat or Frisky Feline? | RGT 85

The Atari Jaguar was touted as the first 64-bit console, but never seemed to make an impression on the industry. How does the Atari Jaguar fare today though? Is it worth playing? RGT 85 finds out! And if you wondering …

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100 Greatest Console Video Games – Book Review

This is a review of the 100 Greatest Console Video Games by Brett Weiss. Link to Purchase the Book Please subscribe and share! https://www.youtube.com/thesubcon3 Also Find me at: http://hagensalley.wordpress.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubcon3 https://www.facebook.com/completenes Twitter: https://twitter.com/GamingVgbs Instagram: https://instagram.com/thesubcon3/ For additional posts by …

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Atari Lynx handheld system review

  Here is my review over the Atari Lynx handheld system. This is one of the first handheld systems that I ever owned. Website: http://gamester81.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81Fa… Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamester81 Instagram: http://instagram.com/gamester81 Gamester81 Shirts: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/category… My other channels: Starwarsnut77: https://www.youtube.com/user/starwars… NEStalgiaholic: https://www.youtube.com/user/NEStalgi… Gamester81Arcade: https://www.youtube.com/user/gamester… For additional …

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Let’s Talk: Paperboy

  Max revisits the infamous Paperboy for the NES, Sega Genesis/Megadrive, Nintendo Gameboy, and Paperboy 2 for the SNES Shot with Blackmagic cameras Edited with Adobe Premiere CS5 Music by Max $terling MY TWITTER: https://twitter.com/maxsterling619 GAME WITH ME ON STEAM, …

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DOOM – Atari Jaguar – Let’s Play – KWKBOX

Kevin and Kyle continue their search for the best retro DOOM port on a console.  Will Atari have what they are looking for? Game: DOOM Platform: Atari Jaguar Year: 1994 Follow us on Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KWKBOX Visit our website ► …

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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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Buying Retro Games Online: Do’s and Don’ts

 Being a retro game collector can be a very difficult process, especially if there aren’t many flea markets or local sellers near you. While it’s always great to watch shows like The Game Chasers and Game Quest, most retro collectors …

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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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Plaque Attack Review – Quickie With Chris

  Plaque Attack for the Atari 2600 gets a Quickie With Chris in this Episode of a new series we are starting here on BeatEmUps! Please SUBSCRIBE, LIKE and leave a COMMENT!! If you enjoy our videos and want to …

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Midwest Retro Gamers: Game Hunting Adventures 4

  Retro Mo hits up some Garage Sales and comes across an old system in the box. Retro Eric and Toy Tony hit up the flea markets. Did they find anything good? Check it out! For additional videos by the …

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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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The 1 Up Arcade Bar in Denver, CO walkthrough

This is a walkthrough of The 1 Up Arcade bar located in downtown Denver, CO. Gamester81 shirts available at: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/product_… My Star Wars fan site: http://swnut77.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81Fa… Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamester81 Instagram: http://instagram.com/gamester81 Help support the show & buy Gamester81 T-shirts at: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/category… Video …

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Top 10 Most Underrated Game Consoles

There have been a lot of different game consoles to hit the market over the years, and some have done well and some not so much. Here is my list of top ten game systems that I feel are underrated. …

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Beercade arcade walkthrough in Omaha, NE

  I visit Beercade which is a really cool arcade bar located in Omaha, NE. They have a bunch of classic arcade and pinball games there too. Help support the show and buy a cool Gamester81Arcade shirt at: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/category_s/1951.htm Facebook Fan …

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Play free classic PC games at Archive.org

  Nonprofit website Archive.org has added thousands of classic PC games that can be played for free.  The current computers available include: Apple computer games, Atari computer games, MS-DOS games and ZX Spectrum games.  To check out the list of …

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Custom Atari 7800 ProSystem Arcade Joystick Review

This is a closer look at a new arcade joystick for the Atari 7800 system. You can purchase one of these here: http://classicjoysticks.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81Fa… Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamester81 Instagram: http://instagram.com/gamester81 Website: http://gamester81.com, http://swnut77.com Gamester81 Gear at: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/category… Check out a my new SNES game I’m …

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The Ultimate Game Hunt!

I lent my video camera to Joe Cody and his team, and they out on a long road trip covering three states in search for some classic video games. Along the way they not only find some great gaming items, …

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WII U Gamecube Joypads: Hardware Profile (Unboxing & Review)

  Numerous fightpads have been released to coincide with the release of Smash Bros on the WII U. In this video I take a look at a few. Thanks for watching Follow me on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/16bitbrit For additional videos by …

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Recent Game Pickups

Part 1: Part 2: Here are some recent video games that I’ve pickup. Check out Stoneagegamer.com. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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The 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 Book

A look at a new book covering the 100 Greatest Console Video Games from 1977-1987. Available at: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0764… Check out Stoneagegamer.com. Click Here:   For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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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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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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Classic Gaming Expo Arcade and Console Area

Here is a walkthrough of the CGE arcade and console free play area. More at: http://gamester81.com/ Intro by Vlad Iacob and Jason Heine: http://www.youtube.com/theemureview Royalty free music available at: http://incompetech.com Follow me on Facebook: Profile page: http://www.facebook.com/Gamester81 Facebook Fan Page: …

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Video Game History Museum Walkthrough from the Classic Gaming Expo

This is a walkthrough of the Video Game History Museum exhibit from from the Classic Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, NV.  There are some extremely rare games, systems and video game memorabilia all in one room.  The Video Game History Museum is …

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Dude, You Haven’t Played This Game?! Episode XXIX: Robotron 64 (N64)

  Wanna get high? Miketendo trips some serious balls thanks to Robotron 64, a relatively unknown title that belongs in more gamers’ collections. If you liked the episode, be sure to share your thoughts on Robotron 64 in the comments …

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PAX Prime 2014 Arcade Section Walkthrough

  A walkthrough of the arcade section at PAX. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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VIDEO GAME SELLERS EP. 79 – I’M BACK!!

  I return to the flea market after being gone on tour for 6 weeks! For additional posts by VideoGameSeller: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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What’s considered “retro gaming”?

What do you consider “retro gaming”? For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Castles N’ Coasters Arcade with Scott from the VideoGameSellers

I hang out with my friend Scott, and we visit a cool arcade in the Phoenix area. Scott’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/JHMDF See more of my arcade videos at: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gamester81Arcade For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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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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412 in 1 Jamma Arcade Board Review

I take a closer look at a Jamma arcade board with 412 build in arcade games. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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The Worst Gaming System Ever! The LJN Video Art System Review

I review the worst system of all time…the LJN Video Art which came out in 1987. So what makes it so bad?  Find out here. Check out Stoneagegamer.com here: http://www.stoneagegamer.com For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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Epic Gaming Haul (10,000+ Games & 300+ Systems)

  I join my good friend Joe Cody who recently traveled across the country to Florida to pick up a huge haul.  He shows what he got and tells the story of how he got it. eBay store: http://stores.ebay.com/the-video-game-gallery

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Fallout Games Walkthrough

I visit Fallout Games, an awesome retro gaming chain that has three locations in the great Phoenix area.  You’ll be amazed at the variety of different games they have in stock. Their Website: http://www.falloutgames.net Their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/FalloutGamesAZ?ref=br_tf Check out www.Stoneagegamer.com/bitbox For additional posts …

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Atari 2600 SuperCharger Add-on – MOAR POWER!

  The Starpath SuperCharger was a powerful add-on for the Atari 2600 that allowed games to be loaded from cassette with better graphics and deeper gameplay. The Immortal John Hancock shows us all the games for it plus much more. …

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Midwest Gaming Classic Arcade Area Walkthrough

Here is a walkthrough of the arcade section at the Midwest Gaming Classic. There were a lot of pinball machines too! For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Atari Combat

  Atari Combat is an awesome game. This is my little 2 minute tribute. For additional posts by TigerClawTV: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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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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Midwest Gaming Classic-Vendor Room Recap

This is a recap over the Midwest Gaming Classic’s vendor room area. 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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PIT FIGHTER – CHARGE BACK FORWARD

It’s time to show the Genesis/Mega Drive some love! I thought ‘Pit Fighter’ was horrible from memory, but as I found out this week, it’s nowhere near as bad as I thought! Two quick notes: 1. Around the 8:50 mark I talk …

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Epic Game Pickups Video 90+ Games on 25+ Consoles

Retro Games Part 1:  Retro Games Part 2: Modern Games Part 1: Modern Games Part 2: Check out Stoneagegamer.com here:    For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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John’s Arcade Year End Review Video – All Access Tour

  The John’s Arcade Year End Review video is here! In this video, John reflects on 2013 and talks about every game in great detail in his arcade. This is the definitive John’s Arcade all access tour and it’s almost …

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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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Gauntlet Legends N64 Review

Subscribe to me on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/user/vintagevideogamegeek Follow me on Twitter! https://twitter.com/VintageVGGeek Like me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/vintagevggeek For additional videos by vintagevideogamegeek: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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The 16-Bit Assessment – Alien 3 (Sega Mega Drive/Genesis)

This one is quite a while in the making. Alien 3 is a tough little title, but an incredibly rewarding one all the same. Comment down below on your impressions of the game should you have played it. As always, …

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Recent Game Pickups – 43 Games! Back from Portland

I show you the 43 games across 16 systems that I have added to my collection recently after visiting the Portland Retro Gaming Expo & with the helps of some fans of my channel. For additional posts by MetalJesusRocks:  Click Here …

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Portland Retro Gaming Expo-Arcade Section Walkthrough

The Portland Retro Gaming Expo had over 100 arcade machines, a ton of classic and new pinball tables, and a one of a kind Donkey Kong “Pauline Edition” arcade.  Here is the walkthrough of what they had. For additional posts …

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Portland Retro Gaming Expo!

Find out what my friends AlphaOmegaSin, HappyConsoleGamer, The Game Chasers, Retro Liberty and more feel about the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. Check out Stonegamer.com: stoneagegamer.com/bitbox For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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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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Rare Imagination Machine System Review

I join Joe Cody from Atari2600.com and we review one of the rarest items I’ve every reviewed before; the Imagination Machine. Joe’s website: http://atari2600.com  For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Top 25 Best Star Wars Games of All Time

#25-11 #10-1   I have two major hobbies; Star Wars and video games, so I thought it would be interesting to put together my top 25 best Star Wars games of all time. What are some of your favorite Star …

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UPDATED HD GAME ROOM TOUR!

This is an updated HD room tour showcasing all my games. Individual collections seen in this tour can be seen in detail on my channel videos and in links below. MY COMPLETE SEGA 32X COLLECTION (NTSC)-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9Hm_O… MY COMPLETE MICROVISION COLLECTION …

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Best Game Collection Ever! The Ultimate Game Room Tour

  Part 1:  Part 2: I join Videogame Collector Specialist John Hancock and he shows off his amazing game room.  John owns over 8,000+ games (most complete in box), and has over 20 different complete game libraries.  Is this the …

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Top 20 Arcade Games of All Time

#20-#11  #10-#1 Here are my top 20 arcade games of all time. What are yours?  For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Garbage Games – Dragon’s Revenge Review

A lot of editing went into this one, heh. I hope none of you bother playing this game, play Dragon’s Fury instead! For additional videos by Razor: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Game Nut Entertainment Video Games Walkthrough

I visit Game Nut Entertainment Video Games which has an awesome selection of both retro and modern games. Check it out, and here is their website: http://www.game-nut.com/ For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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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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Coleco ADAM Computer Review

Part 1: Part 2:   I join Joe Cody from Atari2600.com and we review the Coleco ADAM computer, which ultimately killed Coleco. Why did it do so bad? What could it do?  Find out more here. The ADAM and other …

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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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The Worlds Largest Retro Arcade-Funspot!

Funspot located in Laconia, New Hampshire and home to ACAM (American Classic Arcade Museum) aka the “worlds largest collection of classic arcade machines”. The majority of their machines range from the early 70’s to no later than early 90’s.  Mainly …

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Game On 2.0 Gaming Exhibit Walkthrough

I join ChargeBackFord and we hit up Game On 2.0 a gaming Exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Canada. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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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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Mike the Game Hunter X3 – World of Retro Gaming!

Now back on the World Of Retro Gaming is the new Mike the Game Hunter! Check it out and subscribe to the new channel!   Mike’s YouTube Channel: Click Here For additional videos by Mike: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 …

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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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Another Castle Video Game Store Walkthrough

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Major Changes Through Video Game History

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Rare Chase the Chuckwagon Review-Atari 2600

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TheNesPursuit – Storage War on Atari! Episode 16!

  Aaron and Ricky get some Atari stuff from Dave Hester from Storage wars.  They also have no problem getting great NES games at a great price! JOIN THEM! For additional videos by TheNESPursuit: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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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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iCade Review

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Rookie Retro Collecting Tips

  In this series of 5 Videos I share my thoughts on 5 themes which should help turn any new retro game collector into a better one! If you have any tips then comment below and share your ideas to …

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Assault on Dark Athena – Rescued from the Bin

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Pandora Handheld Review

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The Game Chasers Ep 21 – Sin City Shenanigans Part 1

  The guys decide to join some friends the day before the Classic Gaming Expo begins and do some game chasing in Vegas.One the first day of the expo, the group must recover from one of the biggest screw ups …

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Mike the Game Hunter Episode 8!

  New Mike the Game Hunter! More awesome flea market footage. For additional videos by Mike: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum/

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RetroActive: Atari Flashback 3

I recently found an Atari Flashback 3 released by At Games sitting on a shelf at Wal-Mart. So I grabbed it and now I’ll let you know if the system is worth your money as well.

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Epic Game Pickups-140+ games on 30+ Platforms

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Atari 5200 Review & Games

    The Atari 5200 is a forgotten console from the early 80’s that had some cool design ideas, fun games and shoddy controllers. This retrospective goes over what makes the console great as well as not so good… Click …

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Mike the Game Hunter Ep 7 – Back and ready to find some games!

    Mike is back doing some game hunting and he has a new episode for you! For additional videos by Mike: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum/

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GAMES I GOT RECENTLY EPISODE 1(BIG HAUL) PART 2

  This is part 2 of the games I got recently. For additional videos by Bucciful: Click Here Join the new Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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Halo 4 First Impressions – PART 1

  Max takes a first look at the highly anticipated Halo 4. In this installment we look at the “Infinity” and “Campaign” modes. ————————————— GAME WITH ME ON STEAM, XBL, AND PSN: maxsterling619 LIKE ME ON FACEBOOK: Click here FOLLOW …

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Massive Portable Pickup / Collection

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Portland Retro Gaming Expo Recap

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Digital Game Museum Interview

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Max VS Judge Dredd (Genesis/Megadrive)

  In this latest installment of Controller Throwers, Max must take down Judge Dredd for the Sega Genesis/Megadrive. Watch the playthrough on my youtube channel: http://youtube.com/controllerthrowers ————————————— GAME WITH ME ON STEAM, XBL, AND PSN: maxsterling619 LIKE ME ON FACEBOOK: …

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Pandora’s Box…Where Is the Pandora Handheld?

    Greek mythology legend explains Pandora as being the first woman who was molded from clay by the Greek gods.  She eventually opened a jar unintentionally releasing all the evils of mankind.  People refer to this small jar today …

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Classic Gaming Expo Arcade Section

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History of Consoles: Arcadia 2001 (1982)

Console: Arcadia 2001 Manufacturer: Emerson Availability: May 1981 Consoles Sold: Unknown Original Retail Price: $199 ($475.08 with inflation) History:  Emerson Radio Corp. (known for their development of affordable electronic products) decided to enter the video game home console market in …

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THE GHETTO GAMERS – Max Payne 3 Review

    We do a first impression gameplay and review of Max Payne 3 for PS3.  Leave comment below.  Please “star” and share, and be apart of the Gamester81 forums. Click here:

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Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City (PC) Playthrough- Part 3

    Part -3 Max and some random PC gamers embark on a quest through the plague infested Raccoon City. COME OUT AND GAME WITH ME ON ORIGIN, PSN, XBL, AND STEAM! USERNAME: maxsterling619 I’ll post the times and games …

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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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Joe Cody from Atari2600.com Interview at CGE in Las Vegas

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Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City (PC) Playthrough PART 2- Maxplays

    Max, with the help of some online random tear through the streets of plague-infested Raccoon City in this fun yet underrated shooter from Capcom and Slant Six. JOIN ME ONE STEAM, XBL, AND PSN Username: maxsterling619 Gameplay footage …

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Classic Gaming Expo Recap 2012

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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: Magnavox Odyssey 2 (1978)

Console: Odyssey 2 Manufacturer: Magnavox Availability: 1978 Consoles Sold: 2 Million Original Retail Price: $100 ($351.39 including inflation) History: Magnavox had been the first manufacturer to release the first home video game console to the market in 1972 with the …

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Video Game Museum Walkthrough at CGE in Vegas

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“Rare Game Review” – Bubble Bobble Part 2 on the NES

Mike reviews one of his favorite rare NES games… Bubble Bobble Part 2! Leave comments below, “like” and share, and be apart of the Gamester81 forums. Click here:

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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-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: Nintendo’s Color TV Game Consoles (1977-1979)

  History:  Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a playing card company and was based in Kyoto, Japan.  These playing cards were called “Hanafuda” and were popular during the time.  Nintendo would continue to to produce playing cards primarly until …

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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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History of Consoles: Magnavox Odyssey (1972)

Console: Odyssey Manufactured By: Magnavox Year Released: 1972 Discontinued: 1975 Units Sold: 300,000 History: When people think about the very first home video game console ever released, a lot of people may think of the Atari Pong.  It’s true that …

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Night Driver (1976) ARCADE REVIEW

Back with another arcade review from ACAM! This time we take a look at the 1976 Atari game, Night Driver! Your car is a sticker overlay and the road moves to give you the illusion that your car is moving! …

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Dodge Em 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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Tour of Funspot Family Fun Center (Arcade)

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A Gamer’s Paradise-Revisited

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Atari Return of the Jedi Arcade (1984) Review

  Atari Return of the Jedi Arcade MAME arcade available at: http://phoenixarcaderepair.com/. Discuss this episode also on the Gamester81 forum! Click here: 

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Centipede Board Game by Milton Bradley Review

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Atari 7800 Console Review + Gameplay

Atari’s 7800 gaming console is often misunderstood, slightly flawed, and yet a lot of fun to collect for. This week, the Metal Jesus reviews the history of the 7800, shows some gameplay footage and celebrates 8-bit gaming goodness! Visit MetalJesusRocks …

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Visiting Ground Kontrol Arcade in Portland, OR

Ground Kontrol is an arcade located in Portland, OR. Here is their official website: Click Here. Watch in 3D with any red/blue 3D glasses:  

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