Thursday, July 29


atari, Atari 2600, Atari Flashback 2, Videojuegos

Atari Flashback 2: forerunner of mini consoles | Digital Trends Spanish

When it comes to video games, the Atari name has generally been associated with those who paved the way for what was to come later. They did it first with arcades and home consoles in the 70s and did it again in the mid-2000s, although in a fact that would go a bit more unnoticed. In mid-2005, Atari launched its Atari Flashback 2, the second version of a kind of miniconsole that replicated, in a more convenient format, what its consoles of the past were. Just as Nintendo would do the same with the NES and SNES mini in the following decade, Atari was once again ahead of the game by offering a console made for the memory and for those nostalgic for another era. The Atari Flashback 2 was a smaller replica of the Atari 2600, which came with 40 games saved in internal memory. And it also ...
atari, Noticias, Videojuegos

Atari Announces It Will Be Dedicated To Premium Games Only | Digital Trends Spanish

Atari is a legendary company in the world of video games, however, it has not been able to green up in recent years, since it has mainly dedicated itself to exploiting its classic catalog. However, that could change in the future as it will shift towards premium products. It's a statement, the firm explained that it will put aside some games type free to play which launches for mobile phones and will instead bet on premium products oriented to consoles and PCs. "Our intention is always to glimpse accessible and meaningful experiences," they write from Atari. This has been a core part of the company's business both in the past and in the future, therefore "we feel that premium experiences are more representative of Atari's DNA." As part of this decision, Atari advises that five of its ...
atari, Nolan Bushnell, Ted Dabney, Videojuegos

Atari, the first stone of modern video games | Digital Trends Spanish

Anyone who enjoys video games today should know what happened on June 27, 1972. On that day, two electrical engineers registered the Atari name and re-founded the company that would be the starting point for the modern video game industry. . Atari as such exists since that date, but the company created by Nolan bushnell Y Ted dabney It had existed a little earlier and had another name, which they had to put aside because there was already another company with it (Syzygy). And the first product of the then fledgling society was a title called Computer Space, in which you had to shoot some flying saucers. But in Bushnell's view, Computer space it was very complex for the players of the time. It was necessary to create something simpler, that anyone could enjoy and that ideally the rules...
atari, Galaxy Note 7, Google Nexus, Tendencias

From horror: the most terrifying technology in history | Digital Trends Spanish

The world of technology offers multiple examples of how the terror it is not necessarily so obvious at first glance. Just as an attractive image can hide the cruelest witch or a thirsty vampire, an attractive presentation can be hiding dark and sinister mysteries. From outrageous business failures, downright disastrous designs, or products that just don't have practical use in the real world, we've rounded up some of the most terrifying devices, platforms, and apps ever. ET the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) A fast-paced production of just four weeks turned this game, based on the movie of the same name, into one of those responsible for the 1983 Atari debacle. When it was released for Christmas 1982, it had multiple bugs, so many users saw it. Atari 2600 console returned it. Millions...
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The classic Pong returns in a new retro console from Atari | Digital Trends Spanish

Pong, one of the first and most popular video games in history, has returned from the hand of a new retro console from Atari. It is the Atari Mini Pong Jr. which, unlike other proposals revival, It has a single pre-installed game, precisely Pong. This version consists of a desktop console designed for two players to face off "face to face" in the traditional game to see which of the two gets the most points. The idea is that this console can be carried everywhere, which is why it can be considered as a combination between a portable and a desktop console. Atari. Thanks to its dimensions of 30 x 12 x 7.7 it can be easily loaded inside a bag or backpack; it is also light since it weighs only one kilo. For its operation, the Atari Mini Pong Jr. can be used with batteries or through a...