Time Slices

March 22, 2019 AtariCrypt

I sometimes receive requests for game reviews or demos which somebody’s not seen since back in the day. Today, I was asked by STS to make a video of Time Slices by Defence Force for his awesome demoscene blog. This is a monochrome demo for the Atari STe which was …

Atari 8Bit

XL/XE Podcast – Ghostbusters & Seven Cities of Gold

March 22, 2019 atari8bit

Adam and Bob are back and discussing some of my favourite games! The guys are laugh out loud funny as usual *Note: not all the language is PG rated* as they reminisce and replay some of the best games on the Atari. This time they cover the iffy politics of …


Atari Computer Exhibit at Vintage Computer Festival East

March 20, 2019 AtariAge

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of the Atari 400/800 computers, and to help celebrate this event, the Atari Museum has been working with one of the original Atari 400/800 computer engineers, Joe Decuir, to put on an exhibit at the annual Vintage Computer Festival East. This …


Ghostbusters & Seven Cities of Gold

March 16, 2019 xlxe

Wherein we muse over the gameplay vs. morality of Seven Cities of Gold, and try to put Mr. Staypuft in a gender box. Come join the banter and find out more about Hacker, Wargames and open world games. Also, will Adam’s proton pack last out over Bob’s containment unit? Find …

Into the Vertical Blank

Bonus #2 Friday Display List: Feedback and response

March 16, 2019 Jeff Fulton

This week, 8bitjeff gets into a some awesome listener feedback and provides some of his own for the Atari 5200 Podcast.  First up some questions and answers for Tony Longworth, who’s Into The Vertical Blank song gets its own full length airing in the episode. Next up is an incredible


Ep. 22: Special Episode: Phase 2

March 14, 2019 Wade Ripowski

Introducing Phase 2 of the Player/Missile extended podcastimatic universe. The magazine coverage will stay the same, but instead of a typical game review, I will focus on reverse engineering to discover interesting game programming techniques used by the authors of these classic games. I intend it to be …


New Jaguar Games from Piko Interactive

March 13, 2019 AtariAge

Our friends at Piko Interactive have opened up pre-ordering for their next two Atari Jaguar titles, Head over Heels and Impossamole! The games will be available for pre-order until April 15 2019. During the pre-order period they are discounted $5 and will see a price hike on and after April …

Atari 8Bit

Into the Vertical Blank Podcast S2 E1:

March 10, 2019 atari8bit

The Into the Vertical Blank Podcast is back for a new season (and with a new logo!), this time Jeff and Steve bring their unique podcasting style and banter to focus on the Atari classic “Food Fight” and specifically why it hasn’t appeared on any of the Atari retro game …