Tag: Atari 2600

My First Video Game

Back in the late 1970’s the very first video games machines started to arrive in people’s homes, one of which was the Atari 2600.  My parents had one and so did my aunty Helen, my very first memory of playing any form of video game was me playing Pac-man in front of what seemed like a very big television to… Read more →

The world’s worst game

Can you imagine it, it’s Christmas and your parents buy you a game so darn bad that the manufacturer ends up burying it in the ground with thousands of returned and unsold copies? This actually happened with Atari’s E.T The Extra Terrestrial for their 2600 console. I didn’t believe it at first either but it’s real. You can find out… Read more →