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  • Blog Post: Atari and Denny's Partner Up To Remix Classic Arcade Games

    Today Atari and restaurant chain Denny’s announced a partnership to bring back classic Atari arcade games, with new twists inspired by Denny’s “Greatest Hits Remixed” menu. This partnership is the latest step in a larger corporate comeback strategy for Atari, in which the iconic... More
  • Blog Post: Pong, Space Invaders, And Minecraft Enter MoMA Design Exhibit

    Last year the Smithsonian made headlines when it decided to run an exhibit focusing on video games, but it wasn't the only museum with video games on display. The Museum of Modern Art in New York added 14 games to its collection, and this year it's adding six more. MoMA's collection of games... More
  • Blog Post: Transformers Producer Working On Space Invaders And Asteroids Movies

    If you saw that headline and clicked it hoping for good news, you're not gonna get it. The fact that movies based on Space Invaders and Asteroids are in pre-production is bad enough, but now we know a producer of questionable films like Transformers and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is on board. Lorenzo... More
  • Blog Post: Our Government’s Nerds Are Also Geeks

    The U.S. Department of Commerce is focused on managing America’s jobs and its economy, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know how to have fun with some old school gaming. Try going to commerce.gov and entering the Konami code for a fun surprise. Go to Commerce.gov and put in the Konami... More
  • Blog Post: Asteroid Record From 1982 Broken

    In a marathon session that started early Saturday morning and drew to a close just last night, John McAllister broke the standing world record for Asteroids on the classic 1979 Atari arcade cabinet. A locksmith from Seattle, McAllister defeated prior champion Scott Safran, who set the world record back... More
  • Blog Post: Atari.com Offers Free Arcade Classics

    Atari may be dead as a publisher, but classic arcade games never die. Atari.com has relaunched and it includes some Atari classics which you can play online for free. The site currently has Adventure, Battlezone, Asteroids, Crystal Castles, Lunar Lander, and Yar's Revenge. The browser-based games... More
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