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Mega Man demo released for Atari 2600

If Mega Man 9 isn't retro enough for you, you might enjoy the enormous, jagged pixels found in the Atari 2600 demo version of Mega Man created for 2007's I Am 8-Bit show. David Galloway has finally released the demo on Atari Age's forum, which means that you can download the game and play it on an A...

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How to make Atari games look better by making them look worse

You might find it comical that someone's concerned with the graphical presentation of emulated Atari games -- after all, they're pretty much beyond help, right? It might be even more amusing to think that emulation (and modern TV technology) makes Atari games look too good. But it's true! Atari VCS ...

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Jenny McCarthy has been gaming longer than you

When she's not busy appearing in Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 or starring in commercials for amazing PS1 games, Jenny McCarthy is a gaming mom. Speaking to WhatTheyPlay this week, McCarthy says she started playing Pac-Man at the age of eight. "I even made my own Atari glove because I had bli...

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What would Super Mario Bros. look like on Atari?

Ah, Atari 2600 -- where would we be without ye? But, now that you're older, we've moved on to newer, prettier models. We're sure you understand. What's that? You don't understand? You think that games like Super Mario Bros. would look just fine on you? Well, let's take a look. The video ab...

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The Joystiq Weekend: September 29 - October 1, 2007

It's time to celebrate the Atari 2600, who turns 30 this month. He hasn't aged too well, unfortunately, but the old behemoth still knows how to have a good time. While the console attempts to blow out the birthday candles, check out the highlights for the weekend: Tokyo Game Show Goodies Joystiq vs...

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