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Arcade1Up's home arcade cabinets look fabulous

Pre-orders have opened for a line of 3/4 scale arcade cabinets from Arcade1Up featuring games like Centipede, Rampage, Ghosts N' Goblins, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo. The machines are a little under four feet tall, use a 17" LCD scree...

 
 
 
 
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Atari co-founder Ted Dabney passes away at 81

Samuel "Ted" Dabney, electronics engineer and co-founder of legendary studio Atari, passed away this weekend at the age of 81. The sad news was broken by friend and gaming historian Leonard Herman.Dabney, who was born in San Francisco in 19...

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 slides off Steam and GOG

You don't know what you've got till it's gone, and this week our dear old friend RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is missing. The theme park management sim is unexpectedly no longer available for purchase on PC. The game still has a landing page on S...

 
 
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Atari VCS pre-orders will go live May 30 on Indiegogo

The announcement of the Atari VCS was pretty exciting. Here was a seemingly dead company coming back from the grave to re-release its most successful console in 2018. While no one knew if this was simply a modern take on classic hardware, t...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Games are still releasing for Atari Jaguar

If you had asked me what an Atari Jaguar was back in the mid-'90s, a roughly eight-year-old Kevin Mersereau would have probably assumed it was a sports car or maybe even an exotic animal of some sort. There is absolutely no chance whatsoeve...

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic is sliding onto Steam

While I'm over here waiting for my dear beloved Zoo Tycoon to find its way to Steam, here's an interesting one: RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, a remaster of the first two games, is coming to the platform tomorrow. It was previously available...

 
 
 
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Footage surfaces for Jeff Minter's Tempest 4000

Screens and gameplay footage has been released for the upcoming Atari game Tempest 4000, brought back to life, once again, by series overlord Jeff Minter.The new game, which releases later this year, brings the neon lights, geometric graphi...

 
 
 
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Atari announces Tempest 4000, Jeff Minter involved

The very first thing I posted on Destructoid as a staff writer was a love letter to Jeff Minter, the creator of Tempest 2000 for the Atari Jaguar, the “visualizer” you see on many consoles and PCs when you put a music CD in, and...

 
 
 
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Man finds rare Atari 2700 prototype at thrift store

Atari has been in the news a lot lately, whether it be their new console, presence in the Blade Runner sequel, or not at all incredibly stupid speaker hats. This time the story is less about Atari's new brand and more about the old one. Red...

 
 
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Ataribox pictures and details surface, nostalgia reigns

In an email newsletter sent out to fans, Atari have given the first glimpse at it's mysterious upcoming console; the 'Ataribox' which is clearly hearkening back to the company's first foray into home-gaming with the wood-panelled Atari 2600...

 
 
 
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What? Atari is working on a new console

A lot of you probably didn't even know Atari had put out a teaser for a new console, much less confirmed it at E3, but that's just what they did. According to CEO Fred Chesnais in an interview with VentureBeat, Atari is "back in the hardwar...

 
 
 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic for iOS and Android sounds great

The original RollerCoaster Tycoon games from Chris Sawyer remain my favorite in the genre and, to this day, I still get a kick out of messing with park guests in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. Anyone else? Today, Atari has put out a surpris...

 
 
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Spectacular Minecraft build emulates the Atari 2600

We've shown you some impressive Minecraft projects before, but this one takes things to a whole new level. Minecraft has been great for people who want to look backwards at the history of video games. It's easy...

 
 




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