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Asteroid breaks up just like in Atari game

A phenomenon known as "YORP torque" is ripping an asteroid apart, and thanks to a team of telescopes, astronomers have been able to watch for the first time ever.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari E.T. cartridge dig

Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Atari founder: Nintendo could be on a "path to irrelevance"

The Japanese games firm could be on the way out, thanks to its lacklustre Wii U console and changing gaming habits, Atari's founder reckons.

By Sep. 8, 2013

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Atari Arcade Duo-powered joystick for iPad

The compact Atari Arcade joystick dock ably converts the iPad into an old-school video game machine that doesn't require batteries, as long as all you're planning to do is play Atari games.

By Sep. 27, 2011

3.5 stars Editor's rating Sep. 27, 2011
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Atari dig aims to uncover infamous E.T. game cartridges

A film company plans to make a documentary about digging up the burial site of millions of unsold copies of Atari's E.T. game, one of the worst video games ever created.

By Jun. 3, 2013

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Atari classic Pitfall reborn for iOS

Pitfall Harry returns in this lively "free runner," which is both an excellent homage to the original and a fun spin on the genre.

By Aug. 9, 2012

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Atari Arcade for iPad

The Atari Arcade joystick dock ably converts the iPad into an old-school video game machine, but a short list of compatible games and some frustrating caveats limit its appeal to retro gaming fetishists.

By Sep. 27, 2011

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Steve Jobs' Atari memo sells for $27,500

The Apple founder's penned plans for improvements to a World Cup Soccer game sells for more than expected.

By Jun. 15, 2012

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Atari debuts iOS Pong app honoring game's 40th birthday

It's been 40 years since the gaming giant created the classic tennis-style video game, and to celebrate, it's launching Pong World for the iPhone and iPad.

By Nov. 29, 2012

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Steve Jobs' 1974 memo to Atari to be auctioned

Handwritten note describing changes the game maker could make to arcade game expected to fetch $10,000 to $15,000.

By May. 28, 2012