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Atari 2600

60 Ratings: 3.0
A video game console released in October 1977.

The Atari 2600 is a video game console released in October 1977. It is credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and cartridges containing game code, instead of having non-microprocessor dedicated hardware with all games built … see full wiki

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review by . May 29, 2010
posted in Awesomeness
2600: From Phreakers to Phoenix
2600 hertz is the frequency of a Captain Crunch cereal prize whistle that motivated nerdy kids of the 1960's to hack telecommunications systems.  What a perfect call sign for the machine that defined a generation of video gaming by defying its own limits and inspiring some of the most creative programming efforts ever.  Though subtle, the numerology of the console's name is significant:  leaning on the hacking edicts of "White Hat" vs. "Black Hat" hacking activity. …
Quick Tip by . September 25, 2010
posted in Awesomeness
The first major console for gaming and a landmark for the industry.
Quick Tip by . March 18, 2010
posted in The Gaming Hub
Oh, how I miss the days of the Atari & wasting time trying to bat a pixel from one side of the screen to the other!
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