Tag Archives: Atari

  • Ataribox: Atari Announces New Console (Video)

    Ataribox: Atari Announces New Console (Video)

    It sounds like a joke, but a new console purportedly “years in the making” from those lovable misfits at Atari is supposed to be on the way, according to a new visual teaser first first unveiled by the company at E3. It’s called Ataribox, and given the craziness of the world today it would be […]

  • ‘Table Pong Project’ Brings ‘Pong’ Into the Real World

    ‘Table Pong Project’ Brings ‘Pong’ Into the Real World

    Whenever I imagined what classic Atari video game Pong would be like in the real world, I probably thought about something like air hockey or (obviously) ping pong. But I was thinking extremely small compared to the makers of the Table Pong Project, a game that physicalizes the familiar video game in a completely literal […]

  • Table Pong Project: Play Pong in Real Life (Video)

    Table Pong Project: Play Pong in Real Life (Video)

    Pong is one of the most iconic video games of all time, thanks to its position as one of the first. It was originally designed to replicate ping pong, but in a post-modern twist now a group of developers are creating a way to play Pong in the real, physical world. It’s called the Table […]

  • RZA and Atari Announce Album Inspired by Classic Video Games

    RZA and Atari Announce Album Inspired by Classic Video Games

    A recently-announced collaborative project reveals that the legendary RZA will be releasing an album that has a different reference point from his usual landscape of gangster movies, kung-fu dubs, and 70s soul tracks: Classic video games. According to a new report, RZA and Atari are teaming up for “an album chock-full of original tracks inspired by the sounds […]

  • ‘Art of Atari’ Showcases Atari Artwork in One Place

    ‘Art of Atari’ Showcases Atari Artwork in One Place

    Atari video games have reached a cultural ascendancy that’s hard to top at this point, thanks to the sturdiness of the games and perennial nostalgia for video arcades. But what about all the great artwork that used to adorn arcade cabinets, cartridges, and other marketing materials for the games? It’s that sometimes-forgotten art that is […]