Atari® Hotels May Be Coming to Your City

Atari®, a trailblazer in the gaming industry, is launching a new concept for a unique lodging experience combining the iconic brand with a one-of-a-kind video game-themed destination. Announced this week the launch of the hotels is in partnership with GSD Group, a leading innovation and strategy agency, led by founder Shelly Murphy and partner Napoleon Smith III. With this new collaboration, both companies will acquire the rights to build video game-themed Atari Hotels in the United States, with the first location breaking ground in Phoenix, AZ later this year. The initial additional hotels planned in Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose and our own hometown of Austin, Texas!

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Atari® Announces New Partnership With Antstream Arcade To Deliver Thousands Of Retro Games To The Atari VCS™ Video Computer System

In March of 2020 Atari®, the iconic consumer brand and interactive entertainment producer, returns to the living room with its newest modern gaming and video computer system, the Atari VCS™. Atari® has just announced a partnership with the retro gaming platform Antstream Arcade. This partnership brings an enhanced and exclusive “Atari Edition” of Antstream’s game streaming service to the upcoming Atari VCS™ home gaming and entertainment system. 

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Newest Atari VCS Industrial Design Changes for 2019 Production

After their presence at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) and the new AMD Ryzen chipset upgrade, Atari announced their latest Atari VCS structural improvements and feature adjustments. We put together the short version of their latest announcement of the Atari VCS update.

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Atari Introduces Two Different Pong Arcade Tables

Over the past week Atari has made two pong table announcements, the Atari Pong Arcade Table and the Atari Pong Cocktail Table. Below are the product specs and more information for both Pong tables. Continue Reading →

AtGames Digital Media Announces Blast! Gaming Series And Legends Flashback Console Available October 1st

Just in time for the holidays, today AtGames Digital Media Inc unveiled their latest classic video gaming releases: the Blast! and their “Legends Flashback” consoleThe Blast! is an HDMI dongle with wireless controllers bundle with classic games while Legends Flashback console has builtin games. Below are the specifications for both AtGames “the Blast!” and “Legends Flashback” announced today. Continue Reading →

The Sega Genesis May Make a Come Back in a Mini Version This Year

For the past couple years gaming consoles like Nintendo and Atari have been releasing or announcing mini versions of their old school products from back in the day. It looks like Sega wants to join in on the success with their rumored announcement of their Sega Mega Drive, called the Sega Genesis in the U.S. that will be released later this year. Continue Reading →

Atari Announces Re-branding of the Ataribox to Atari VCS at GDC 2018

The much awaited Ataribox by Atari that was set for pre-ordering in December 2017 has been rebranded. This week at Game Developers Conference (GDC) Atari® announced the “Atari VCS”, previously known as “Ataribox, as the official name of its new retro-inspired gaming and entertainment platform.” During GDC in San Francisco Atari shared prototypes of the Atari VCS, Classic Joystick and Modern Controller with press. They revealed the exclusive pre-order date for the Atari VCS will now be during the month of April 2018. Continue Reading →

Ataribox Pre-Order is Just In Time for the Holidays 2017


For any 80’s baby the name Atari was a great past time and maybe their first console. After leaving the hardware business in 1996 most thought they wouldn’t hear about Atari again. In a great surprise, Atari is back with their new Ataribox gaming console concept. In June of this year Atari teased E3 attendees and journalist with this Ataribox trailer video. Continue Reading →

Classic Game Fest 2017 Recap

Last weekend was a huge weekend in Austin gaming wise with the Brick Fest Live Lego Fan Experience, Bullock Museum’s opening of the Classic Game Expo and lastly the Classic Game Fest 2017. Crazy enough I attended all 3 over the weekend! Continue Reading →