MEAN SANTA! is now available for the Odyssey2 and Videopac.
In this game, which is inspired by "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
by Dr. Seuss, you play the role of an evil Santa Claus. Instead of giving
presents to the good boys and girls, you must steal the presents from 16
households in the village without getting caught. Click here to read about it!


Insights and feedback on THE INCREDIBLE WIZARD,  ( Bally Astrocade version of WIZARD OF WOR)
 Includes a comparison of the coin-op machine and a "how to" for playing both games under emulation.

Click here to read about it!

GOSUB, our first game for the Mattel Intellivision, is released on 
Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo.  Click here to read about it!

Read the interview with Óscar Toledo Gutiérrez. Óscar programmed SPACE RAID for the Atari 2600.
He is also the creator of the IntyBASIC programming language for the Intellivision and
also the creator of the COOLCV Colecovision emulator. Click here to read it!

ATGAMES is going to release an ATARI FLASHBACK PORTABLE and the ATARI FLASHBACK 7 for the Christmas 2016 season. Although not ideal and perfect, it is still wonderful to see these 2600 products! Check out this Youtube video by the No Swear Gamer

The winner of the High Score Competition for our Odyssey2 / Videopac game CHIEF CHEF is announced.

The Art of Atari book planned for fall release; preorders now being taken

Space Cavern , the 1982 space shooter by Games By Apollo for the 2600, is ported to the Odyssey2

Atari Vault collection by Code Mystics now available on Steam

Portable Atari VCS in a cartridge shell!

Former Atari alumni Brad Fuller and Dave Needle have passed away.

The Strong Museum Acquires Collection of Atari Design Materials

Exclusive interview with Ed Fries

4 hidden VCS games in Activision's Black Ops 2!

2 new VCS games from veteran designers Bob Smith and David Crane!

New VCS game from Sparrow called Arkyology has surfaced!

Sales of unearthed Atari games have thus far totaled more than $100,000!

Dynamite To Publish Atari Comics, Including Reprinting Atari Force

Jeff Minter releases Minotaur Rescue for the iOS featuring VCS graphics

Kickstarter project for the KADE miniConsole+ retro controller device

The Atari 2600 Encyclopedia: Volume One: Official Gamer's Guide book released

Howard Scott Warshaw at GDC 2015: Classic Game Postmortem: Yars' Revenge

Howard Scott Warshaw reflects on having his past dug up - literally

Good Deal Games to release special edition of Ralph Baer's O2 Pinball game

Exclusive interview with Todd Marshall

Video game industry legend, Ralph Baer, passes away

Nolan Bushnell, Allan Alcorn, and Ted Dabney talk about Pong

The documentary "Atari: Game Over" is now available for FREE online!

Alamogordo, NM landfill selling unearthed Atari games on Ebay

Former Atari artist Cliff Spohn selling copies of the last video game-related painting

XBOX Studios trailer for Atari: Game Over documentary

The Silicon Valley Therapist comes to Ottawa, Canada

Atari tries again to resurrect Haunted House

Adventure VR for the Oculus Rift headset being developed

The 'big dig' is a success

New Mexico grants approval for 3 (!) companies to dig at Alamogordo landfill

Alamogordo excavation on hold due to red tape

Fuel Entertainment's official Dumping The Alien website

High Score Contest for nearly 100 different games!

Our controller FAQ now features nearly 400 controllers and accessories!

New book to cover artists of Atari VCS/2600 box art

Xbox Entertainment to debut Atari E.T. documentary

Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell is featured in series, Rollin' with Nolan

How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands

Comedian Conan O'Brien shows why he's a "clueless gamer" at some Atari VCS games!

Exclusive interviews with former Electronic Fun writers Randi Hacker and Michael Blanchet

Infamous "Atari dump" in Alamogordo, NM to be excavated

Asteroids Hot Wheels car to debut at 2013 San Diego Comic-Con!

Exclusive interview with former Atari designer Roger Hector!

Try your hand at our Activision game box art quizzes! QUIZ 1 and QUIZ 2

Portable wooden Atari 2600

Hot Wheels custom Atari game cars

The oldest home video game record turns 30

Exclusive interview with Doug Leighty

1UP presents "A Stella Anniversary: 35 Years of Atari 2600"

Exclusive interview with Games By Apollo programmer Ernie Runyon

Custom Atari VCS/2600 PCs made by Hard Drives Northwest & signed by Nolan Bushnell!

THE STACKS - latest homebrew game from Mike Mika and Kevin Wilson

The "unlimited edition" of our MEAN SANTA game cartridge is now available!

The first 50 issues of the 2600 Connection newsletter are now available in book form!



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