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Break out of a boring day by searching “Atari Breakout” on Google

By: Ryan Chapman
on Monday, May 20th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Scanning the web the other day, I came across an amusing Easter egg from Google. If you search for “Atari Breakout” on Google image search, the results will morph into their own version of Breakout, complete with sound effects. After beating the first level, another set of images comes up (mine happened to be imagesRead More…

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Browse Your Favourite Atari Classic Games

on Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
Posted in: Gaming Gear, Geek Toys, News

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary since the launch of Pong, Atari and Microsoft have partnered to allow gamers to play eight classic Atari video games via any HTML5-enabled browser. Asteroids, Combat, Centipede, Lunar Lander, Missile Command, Pong, Super Breakout, and Yar’s Revenge are available to play in Atari’s Arcade. For Microsoft, it’s an opportunity to demonstrate the power of HTML5. For Atari,Read More…

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Atari Arcade – Duo Powered Joystick for iPad

on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Apparently Atari was pleased with the reception received by their iCade controller done in conjunction with ThinkGeek.  They are introducing their own Atari Arcade – Duo Powered Joystick for iPad.  Atari is apparently working with Discovery Bay Games to make/sell the controller.  There isn’t much information available at Discovery Bay – just that it’s comingRead More…