Pong Was Never Intended For Public Release

Today I found out “Pong” was originally meant only as a training exercise for a new gaming developer at Atari, Allan Alcorn, and wasn’t intended to be released as a consumer product. When Alcorn was hired by Atari in 1972, Nolan Bushnell, who founded Atari...
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Super Noahs Ark 3D possibly coming to Steam

It’s been quite an interesting year for one specific Super NES title, and it was the only unlicensed one during the original run to boot! Last January, Piko Interactive re-released the SNES cult classic “Super Noah’s Ark 3D” as a traditional SNES cartridge, without the...
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Tony Hawk developer Neversoft shut down by Activision

Neversoft is Nevermore. After twenty years of creating video games, the prevalent development studio Neversoft has sadly ceased operations. Current owners Activision have decided to merge the team behind hits such as Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Guitar Hero, and Spider-man’s PlayStation outing with Infinity Ward,...
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