Halo 2600 released on Atari 2600

An astonishing development as Halo has been converted to the humble Atari 2600 console. While the visuals and design mechanics of the Xbox original couldn’t possibly be converted to the 2600, the developer has produced a fine run-’n’-gun version spanning dozens of screens. Still taking control of Master Chief, the player has to negotiate through enemy lines, grabbing power-ups, weapons – and all this in [... read more ...]

Evil Magician Returns released on Atari 2600

Evil Magician Returns is a sequel to the Atari 2600 game Adventure, which was released in 1979. Developed by Byte Knight, EMR is based on the character that was mentioned in the Adventure manual. With his dragons now dead, the Evil Magician (with his apprentice at his side) have returned, and have stolen the golden chalice. It’s your mission to track down the Evil Magician [... read more ...]

K.O. Cruiser released on Atari 2600

K.O. Cruiser is coder Devin’s (aka D. Cook) first homebrew Atari 2600 game and a fine looking one it is too. Taking insiration from the Punch-Out arcade game, Devin started development of the game on the Commodore 64 back in 1986.  However, following the release of Nintendo’s Mike Tyson’s Punchout, Devin decided to ditch the game mid-development. Fortunately, he recently decided to pick up the [... read more ...]