The Infamous Atari Landfill Dig Is Finally Happening

Come April 26, 2014, one of gaming's greatest mysteries will finally be solved. Or maybe it will just be get even more convoluted and confusing. In either case, that is the official date Microsoft just announced for when someone is finally going to break ground on the infamous New Mexico landfill that's allegedly… »4/10/14 12:30pm4/10/14 12:30pm

Play Halo's Atari 2600 'Port' With This Cartridge Now On Sale

Almost three years ago, Ed Fries—a Microsoft executive instrumental in acquiring Bungie and making Halo the definitive Xbox series—created Halo 2600, a flash game demake that imagined the game on an old Atari VCS. Now, AtariAge.com is putting the game's ROM on a proper cartridge, with period box and label art and an… »3/31/13 5:30pm3/31/13 5:30pm

Console Gaming's Oldest, Still-Standing Record Was Set 30 Years Ago Today [Corrected]

Many video game records are thought to be extremely difficult, if not theoretically impossible to beat. There's one out there that may in fact be physically impossible to surpass. It's the fastest time in Dragster, an Activision title by Pitfall! creator David Crane, and the mark was set 30 years ago today. »9/01/12 4:00pm9/01/12 4:00pm