Atari 2600

PRODUCT The wildly popular 1980s video-game console is making a comeback as a must-have retro device

HOW IT STARTED Once a staple of garage sales, it began turning up on nostalgic websites and online auctions

JUDGMENT CALL It'll never be what it was in 1982, but could earn chic rebel status as the anti-PlayStation

Asteroids. Frogger. Centipede. Long before PlayStation was a twinkle in Sony's eye, these primitive video games with their blips and beeps and crude graphics, hallmark titles for the Atari 2600 game console, earned a sentimental spot in our hearts. And though the Atari 2600...

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