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Play ‘New’ Atari Games at Denny’s! [Video]
The folks at Denny's are jumping on the retro bandwagon!
Just like your favorite radio station 98.7 WFGR is a haven for all things retro (especially on Fridays and Saturdays when we are all '80s -- Friday and Saturday night '80s!), Denny's is now giving you three classic Atari gam…
E.T’s Home Found in the New Mexico Landfill [Video]
As a gaming history geek, it was a very exciting weekend. For years, I have been reading of the rise and fall of Atari and the gaming industry. Many myths and legends have been spoken of over the years, some true and some not. It's not everyday that we get a rare chance to see someone figure out a m…
The First Video Game Console I Played Named Atari 2600 [Video]
I was born in 1987. Around this time in video gaming, the Nintendo Entertainment System was dominating the video game market and everyone at the time already forgot about that wood paneled console named Atari 2600. Bleeps and Boops on the screen, and squares battling squares. It was primitive, but f…
WFGR Retrovision-Computers!
For Steve the Web Guy, here's the latest WFGR Retrovision installment-Computer Ads from the 70's and 80's! Remember when NO ONE had a computer? Or if the rich family down the block had one, it cost thousands of dollars, or it was a Commodore 64 and the kid was a nerd? Of course EVERYO…
Happy Birthday Chuck E. Cheese!
Yep, the big grey mouse is 35! Happy Birthday, Mr. Cheese! Wonder if he celebrates with tokens, pizza, his animatronic friends and tickets? ;) The guy who founded Atari (remember that?) Nolan Bushnell, started Chuck E. Cheese back in 1977. And long after Atari is just a memory to us who played video…