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Atari, Denny’s Collaborate On New Menu Choices, Mobile Games

Our favorite diner chain is joining together with Atari to debut a new retro game-themed menu along with some Grand Slam mobile titles.

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E.T’s Home Found in the New Mexico Landfill [Video]

As a gaming history geek, it was a very exciting weekend. For years, I have been reading of the rise and fall of Atari and the gaming industry. Many myths and legends have been spoken of over the years, some true and some not. It's not everyday that we get a rare chance to see someone figure out a myth, and front the cost for it. Perhaps one of the biggest myths that was solved this weekend was the infamous 'Atari Landfill Burial of ET.'

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The Search for ‘E.T’ Game Carts to Continue in New Mexico [Video]

This is always a story that has fascinated me, for no real reason. All it really is, is a story about a company dumping massive amounts of product into a landfill. However, it's really the cove-up that's the interesting thing about it. This story has garnerd so much interest, that a small film company has been granted and 'excavation' permit to find the games!

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The First Video Game Console I Played Named Atari 2600 [Video]

I was born in 1987. Around this time in video gaming, the Nintendo Entertainment System was dominating the video game market and everyone at the time already forgot about that wood paneled console named Atari 2600. Bleeps and Boops on the screen, and squares battling squares. It was primitive, but for it's time, it was groundbreaking.

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Preteen Jack Black Pitches For Atari in ’80s Commercial

A preteen-looking Jack Black delivers his trademark overexcited delivery in this 1980s clip for the classic Atari game ‘Pitfall.’ It's hilarious! You gotta give the kid credit for nailing down his shtick early and sticking to it. 

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Atari Files For Bankruptcy

Atari's US arm is trying to break off from its France-based parent company, Atari SA. It's filed for bankruptcy and is selling all its assets.

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Happy 40th Birthday To The Game That Started It All — Pong

On November 29th, 1972 a game was released that would change the world of video games forever.  It was first released by Atari Incorporated as a multiplayer arcade game.  The game became wildly popular and is now recognized as the first commercially successful video game.  

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Games to Try Before You Die: Circus Atari

So I may be dating myself here pretty hardcore, cause I wasn't even born when this game graced the Atari 2600. The cool thing about Atari games, is that you can get some amazing drinking games out of them. Since it is all about scoring the highest score. One of the best drinking games could come from CIRCUS ATARI!

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