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  • Blog Post: Play Missile Command On Any YouTube Video

    As part of YouTube's Geek Week celebration, an Easter Egg has been implemented on the site to make every video a playable version of Missile Command. All you have to do is go to any video on on the YouTube website, type in the numbers '1980,' and suddenly it's up to you to defend the... More
  • Blog Post: Conan O'Brien Looks Back At The Atari 2600

    Conan O'Brien's always funny Clueless Gamer series typically looks at the most popular modern games, but for his most recent episode, he looks to the past. Conan tries a handful of Atari games including Missile Command and Pitfall, a game we just wrote a large retrospective on . A fan vote also... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox Creator's New Mobile Team Is Ready To Impress

    Last week, we reported on how Seamus Blackley, one of the architects of Microsoft's original Xbox was founding a mobile game studio with a group of Atari arcade veterans. Now Blackley has commented on how the future of games may look a lot like its history. Given THQ’s gradually sinking stock... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox Co-Creator Reunites Atari Arcade Vets For iOS Game Startup

    Seamus Blackley was one of the architects of Microsoft's original Xbox. Now, he's set his sights on the mobile market, partnering with some revered game designers from the Atari's golden age. In an exclusive interview with Venturebeat , Blackley posits that the new frontier of gaming is actually... More
  • Blog Post: Missile Command Slated For The Silver Screen

    It's no longer surprising for a game franchise heavy on narrative or character development to be optioned for the big screen. It is somewhat staggering, however, when significantly more abstract titles are given the same treatment. According to Variety, arcade classic Missile Command has been picked... More
  • Blog Post: LittleBigPlanet 2 Beta Videos Showcase Awesome Gaming Remakes

    Fans of the first LittleBigPlanet quickly fell in love with the creativity of its community. They've created over two million levels ever since its release in 2008, and many of those were homages to classic video games. With the vast number of new tools introduced in LBP2, things are about to get... More
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