Google's AI can learn to play video games
It's machines all the way down
Microsoft brings eight classic Atari games to HTML5-enabled browsers
Microsoft and Atari are partnering to launch eight classic browser-based games.
Watch this: 'Looper' reimagined as a retro video game
What would Looper look like as a pixelated video game? One fan decided to create a trailer to see.
'Super Mario Bros.' gets remade for the Atari 2600
If the original SMB is too modern for you, check out this version for the Atari 2600.
PBS 'Off Book' looks at the influence of 8-bit games on art and culture
The latest episode of PBS' Off Book series looks at the influence of 8-bit video games on 30 years of culture.
Visual computing student archives the graphics of 80s and early 90s home computer systems
Werner Randelshofer of ETH Zurich university maintains an online archive of the fledgling computer graphics of eighties and nineties home computers.
Steve Jobs memo and working Apple I motherboard up for auction on June 15th
Sothebys.com is set to auction an Atari memo written by Steve Jobs and and a working Apple I motherboard on June 15th in New York City.
12-inch 'Star Wars' arcade machine replica actually works
For those lacking in space, someone has built a working 12-inch-tall replica of the 1983 Star Wars arcade cabinet.
Classic arcade game 'Star Castle' finally ported to Atari 2600 three decades later
More than 30 years after its initial release, the arcade game Star Castle is finally getting an Atari 2600 port.
The 'Intelligent Encyclopedia' of the future as imagined in 1982
A series of images from 1982 imagine an "Intelligent Encyclopedia" that can bring up information on almost anything and connect to other technology.
'Asteroids' goes multiplayer with HTML5 game
Asteroids has been re-imagined as a massively multiplayer game you can play in a web browser.
cTrix's gAtari turns gaming chiptunes into a full-blown rave
Australian chiptune hacker cTrix has taken music geekery to a new level, incorporating an Atari 2600 and some effects pedals into a guitar-like body to create the gAtari.
Portable Atari Jaguar mod lets you play Cannon Fodder on the go
A modder from Bacteria Forums has created his own portable version of the Atari Jaguar.
Toys R Us Black Friday deals
Toys R Us has announced a slate of discounts and deals for this year's Black Friday. Brick and mortar locations are opening Thanksgiving night to get the ball rolling early, with the deals also available online, unless noted otherwise. Read on to see what you'll find!
Atari's Greatest Hits now available for Android
Atari's Greatest Hits has been available on iOS since April but now it has finally come to Android. The app is free and comes with Missile Commander or you can buy 4-packs of games for $0.99 or the entire catalog of 100 games for $9.99. Available titles include Asteroids, Centipede, and Lunar Lander, Battlezone and more.
Twin Peaks has been turned into an Atari 2600 game
Twin Peaks the television series gets the Atari 2600 treatment.