Video Game History: Nintendo On Atari 2600

While Nintendo is known for never releasing games outside their own consoles (even PC) there have been a few exceptions in the early days. For example the old arcade games they released were ported to some other platforms before the NES came out. One of those was none other than the Atari 2600. Is thatContinue reading “Video Game History: Nintendo On Atari 2600”

Video Game History: Atari Lynx

The Atari Lynx was a full-color video game system released by Atari in 1989, the same year as the Nintendo Game Boy. Even though its graphics and color far outmatched the Game Boy on technical terms, it flopped when it came to the market. Only a small number of games were ever released for itContinue reading “Video Game History: Atari Lynx”

Video Game History: CVC Gameline (Atari 2600)

The CVC Gameline was a device that looked like an Atari 2600 cartridge but would plug into the console and use the phone jack to download video games. You would download games for a fee, and have temporary use of them. After it was gone you had to pay to re-download them. The system featuredContinue reading “Video Game History: CVC Gameline (Atari 2600)”