Slashdot Items Tagged "classicgames"

Date / Time Story
Friday June 01, 2018 @04:57PM Atari Launches Linux Gaming Box Starting at $199
Saturday May 26, 2018 @08:28PM Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies at Age 81
Friday April 13, 2018 @04:48PM Guinness Strips Billy 'King of Kong' Mitchell's World Records
Saturday April 07, 2018 @05:10PM Original 'System Shock' Code Open Sourced, More Updates Promised
Saturday March 17, 2018 @04:04PM How Hardware Artisans Are Keeping Classic Video Gaming Alive
Saturday February 03, 2018 @03:39PM 'King of Kong' Billy Mitchell Stripped Of Donkey Kong Record For Emulator Cheating
Friday November 10, 2017 @10:05PM Text Adventure Competition Reports A 36% Spike In Entries
Sunday November 05, 2017 @06:40PM Humans Are Still Better Than AI at StarCraft
Sunday October 08, 2017 @12:40AM Third 'Nintendo World Championship' Ends With Three Unreleased Switch Game Levels
Sunday August 20, 2017 @12:33PM 'Wing Commander' Music Composer Runs Kickstarter Campaign
Saturday June 17, 2017 @04:25PM Gaming Group Seeks Volunteers To Create Accessibility Guidelines For Tabletop Games
Friday June 16, 2017 @11:45PM Original Colossal Cave Adventure Now Playable On Alexa
Monday May 29, 2017 @02:32AM ESR Announces The Open Sourcing Of The World's First Text Adventure
Sunday April 16, 2017 @04:42PM Geek Builds His Own NES Classic With A Raspberry Pi
Sunday April 09, 2017 @07:49PM Celebrating '21 Things We Miss About Old Computers'
Sunday April 02, 2017 @10:47AM Google Maps Adds 'Ms. Pac-Man' Feature
Sunday March 26, 2017 @03:14PM New Release Of StarCraft In 4K Ultra High Definition Announced
Friday February 24, 2017 @08:27PM $10K Package Of Super Nintendo Games Finally Found By Post Office
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:23PM Lost Package Derails Project To Preserve Super Nintendo Games
Friday February 17, 2017 @07:09PM MAME Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
Saturday February 04, 2017 @06:57PM Pong's Inventor Unveils Three New VR Arcade Games - Including Pong
Saturday January 21, 2017 @11:28PM An AI Is Finally Trouncing The World's Best Poker Players
Sunday November 20, 2016 @08:07PM 2016 Winners Announced For Interactive Fiction Competition
Saturday November 05, 2016 @02:50PM The NES Classic is a $60 Single Board Computer Running Linux
Friday October 28, 2016 @10:43PM Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
Saturday October 22, 2016 @12:40PM New Text Adventures Compete In 22nd 'Interactive Fiction Competition'
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:43AM Super Mario 'Speed Runners' Are Setting New World Records
Sunday August 14, 2016 @02:37PM Hacked Hobbit Pinball Machine Joins IoT, Broadcasts Itself Over Twitch
Saturday July 23, 2016 @04:11AM Sega Announces Two New Sonic Games That Seek To Recapture The Glory Days
Saturday June 18, 2016 @04:42PM Mattel Sells Out Of 'Game Developer Barbie'
Sunday May 29, 2016 @10:45PM Real-World Pong Created by Amateur Builders
Sunday May 08, 2016 @03:30PM New "Perfect Game" Donkey Kong Record May Be Unbeatable
Saturday March 26, 2016 @04:20PM Atari Vault Hits Steam, Play 100 Classic Games On PC
Sunday March 13, 2016 @05:23AM Blizzard Issues Update For 16-Year-Old Diablo II
Friday March 11, 2016 @03:57PM 'Serious Sam 1' Engine Released As Open Source
Thursday March 10, 2016 @03:19PM Human Go Champion 'Speechless' After 2nd Loss To Machine
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @09:47AM Google's AlphaGo Beats Lee Se-dol In the First Match
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:33PM ScummVM, Update With a Bang
Monday March 07, 2016 @10:21PM Fan-Made 'Metal Gear Solid' Remake Cancelled; Gamers Blame Konami
Sunday March 06, 2016 @01:02PM Crossword Database Analysis Spots What Looks Like Plagiarism
Friday March 04, 2016 @09:34AM MAME Released Under OSI-Compliant, FSF-Approved License
Saturday February 06, 2016 @02:40PM Bethesda To Unleash the Hounds of Hell On May 13th: Doom Release Date Confirmed
Thursday January 28, 2016 @09:45AM Computer Beats Go Champion
Monday January 25, 2016 @01:42AM To Solve a Rubik's Cube In 1 Second, It Takes a Robot
Sunday January 24, 2016 @10:28AM Finally Calculated: All the Legal Positions In a 19x19 Game of Go
Thursday January 21, 2016 @03:49PM Game Historian: Gygax Swiped Fantasy Rules From a Forgotten 1970 Wargame
Monday August 31, 2015 @01:14AM Unearthed E.T. Atari Game Cartridges Score $108K At Auction
Thursday August 13, 2015 @12:59PM Interviews: Game Designer Steve Jackson Answers Your Questions
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @08:14AM Interviews: Ask Steve Jackson About Designing Games
Saturday June 27, 2015 @02:49PM GA Tech Researchers Train Computer To Create New "Mario Brothers" Levels
Thursday June 18, 2015 @08:50AM The Rebirth of Arcade Racers -- On Kickstarter
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @09:14AM (Hack) and Slash: Doing the LORD's Work
Sunday May 10, 2015 @09:45AM Poker Pros Win Against AI, But Experts Peg Match As Statistical Draw
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @10:56AM In New AI Benchmark, Computer Takes On Four Top Professional Poker Players
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @09:23AM SuperMario 64 Coming To a Browser Near You!
Thursday March 19, 2015 @04:36PM "Descent" Goes For a Crowdfunding Reboot (and a Linux Version)
Sunday March 08, 2015 @07:12PM Number of Legal 18x18 Go Positions Computed; 19x19 On the Horizon
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @05:24PM Artificial Intelligence Bests Humans At Classic Arcade Games
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:51AM When Chess Players Blunder
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:55PM Ask Slashdot: Automated Tool To OCR CCGs Like Magic: the Gathering?
Sunday January 18, 2015 @06:17PM Nintendo Power Glove Used To Create 'Robot Chicken'
Sunday January 11, 2015 @10:07AM NetHack Development Team Polls Community For Advice On Unicode
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:17AM Researchers "Solve" Texas Hold'Em, Create Perfect Robotic Player
Monday December 29, 2014 @10:12PM The New (Computer) Chess World Champion
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:04AM Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order
Thursday November 06, 2014 @11:43AM Landfill Copies of Atari's 'E.T.' End Up On eBay
Thursday July 24, 2014 @03:23PM ScummVM 1.7.0 Released
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @12:20AM Grandmother Buys Old Building In Japan And Finds 55 Classic Arcade Cabinets
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @09:01AM The Rise and Fall of the Cheat Code
Monday June 16, 2014 @05:59PM Pinball 2000 + Ethernet = ...
Saturday June 14, 2014 @11:17AM OpenXcom 1.0 Released
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:42AM It's Time For the Descent Games Return
Monday April 28, 2014 @02:16PM E.T. Found In New Mexico Landfill
Sunday January 26, 2014 @01:05AM 23-Year-Old Chess Grandmaster Whips Bill Gates In 71 Seconds
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:33PM Pentago Is a First-Player Win
Friday January 17, 2014 @11:11PM How To Play Quake III On iPad
Saturday December 28, 2013 @04:13PM Prince of Persia Level Editor 'Apoplexy' Reaches 2.0
Friday December 27, 2013 @11:51PM Hosts Massive Collection of MAME ROMs
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @01:15PM Doom Is Twenty Years Old
Friday November 01, 2013 @09:36AM TxK, Tempest 2000 Remake for PS Vita Demoed
Thursday October 31, 2013 @01:10PM Book Review: Stay Awhile and Listen
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @03:20AM Boot To Zork
Sunday September 22, 2013 @10:19AM The Other Pong
Monday March 11, 2013 @10:38PM Dad Hacks "Donkey Kong" - Now Pauline Rescues Mario
Tuesday October 30, 2012 @07:44PM Pumpkin Carving For the Digital Age: Pumpktris
Tuesday July 31, 2012 @08:26AM ScummVM 1.5.0 'Picnic Basket' Released
Thursday July 26, 2012 @02:08PM Champions Declared In AI Poker Tournament
Saturday July 21, 2012 @02:31PM Kids Still Playing Pokemon Like It's 1999
Thursday June 21, 2012 @08:19AM US District Court: Game Elements In Tetris Clone Infringe Tetris Co.'s Copyright
Wednesday June 06, 2012 @08:13PM Space Quest fans create retro adventure game to support new SpaceVenture
Sunday April 22, 2012 @03:37PM MIT Hack Turns the Green Building Into a Giant Game of Tetris
Saturday April 21, 2012 @04:56PM Frogger Synchronized To Real-Life Traffic
Thursday April 05, 2012 @10:29AM Browser Emulation of 1975 Computer Runs First 16-Bit Home Game
Sunday March 25, 2012 @10:42AM Javascript Game of Tron In 226 Bytes
Wednesday March 21, 2012 @04:57PM Wasteland 2 adds Linux support
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @02:51PM Interplay's ex-CEO Brian Fargo kickstarts Wasteland II
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @08:45AM Slashdot Visits the Seattle Pinball Museum (Video)
Friday February 24, 2012 @08:11PM Inventor of the Modern Pinball Machine Dies At 100
Thursday January 05, 2012 @10:56AM Microsoft To Offer Flight For Free This Spring
Thursday December 01, 2011 @05:27PM World of Commodore 2011 December 3rd in Toronto
Thursday December 01, 2011 @02:52PM Aleph One 1.0 Released
Friday July 22, 2011 @07:38PM First NetHack Cross-Variant Summer Tournament
Saturday July 09, 2011 @03:41PM Space Invaders: The Movie
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @07:36PM Ask Slashdot: DOSBox, or DOS Box?
Wednesday April 27, 2011 @01:32AM Roguelikes: the Misnamed Genre
Wednesday March 02, 2011 @07:18AM Futureproofing Artifacts: Spacewar! 1962 In HTML5
Saturday February 12, 2011 @05:44PM NESBot: Tool Assisted Speedrun On Real Hardware
Saturday December 25, 2010 @09:39PM Record Set For World's Youngest Chess Champion
Wednesday November 10, 2010 @03:56PM Nintendo Seeks To Trademarks "It's On Like Donkey Kong"
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @08:26PM 3dfx Voodoo Graphic Card Emulation Coming To DOSBox
Friday October 15, 2010 @08:01PM ScummVM 1.2.0 released
Monday October 11, 2010 @11:23PM Retro Gaming Technologies Released Before Their Time
Saturday October 09, 2010 @08:21AM Interactive Text Adventures Come To the Kindle
Friday September 24, 2010 @09:59PM Celebrate the 20th anniversay of the Game Boy
Wednesday September 22, 2010 @02:37PM not really gone
Tuesday September 21, 2010 @09:04PM Elo Chess Rating System Topped By Proposed Replacements
Tuesday September 21, 2010 @04:11PM Steve Wiebe is the King of Kong Again
Tuesday September 21, 2010 @03:54PM First Reviews of Civilization V
Monday September 20, 2010 @12:03PM Return To Castle Wolfenstein Source Code Released
Sunday September 19, 2010 @06:50PM DRM-Free Games Site Gone
Sunday September 19, 2010 @11:04AM Emulation Arrives On the PS3
Saturday August 28, 2010 @06:56PM What Pinball Looks Like When the Stakes Are High
Thursday August 19, 2010 @02:11PM Researchers Reprogram Voting Machine To Run Pac-man
Monday August 16, 2010 @01:21AM Keith Elwin Wins Pinball World Championship
Sunday August 15, 2010 @11:15PM Keith Elwin wins pinball world championship
Friday August 06, 2010 @10:24AM 'Old School' Arcade Still Popular In NYC
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @09:42PM Chess Ratings — Move Over Elo
Friday April 30, 2010 @05:07PM Nostalgic Elation — the Super Mario Crossover
Wednesday September 09, 2009 @01:07AM Apple Pulls C64 Emulator From the App Store
Monday July 20, 2009 @10:47AM Forty Years of Lunar Lander
Monday May 04, 2009 @11:15PM First Graphics Game Written On/For a 16-Bit Home PC
Monday March 09, 2009 @09:50AM The State of the Homebrew Games Scene In 2009
Tuesday February 24, 2009 @02:51AM Are Neo-Retro Game Releases a Fad?
Tuesday February 24, 2009 @02:46AM Resurrecting Old Games, What Works?
Wednesday February 04, 2009 @08:55AM Setting Up Ubuntu On a PS3 For Emulation
Wednesday January 21, 2009 @07:19AM Unboxing a 1984 Atari Peripheral, 25 Years Later
Friday January 16, 2009 @08:32AM Zork Returning As a Browser MMO
Tuesday December 16, 2008 @08:23AM Adventure Game Interfaces and Puzzle Theory
Thursday December 11, 2008 @11:00AM 10th Year of the International Nethack Tournament
Thursday October 30, 2008 @01:12PM DRM-Free Classic Games Store Opens To Public
Friday October 24, 2008 @06:15PM Anatomy of the First Video Game, Born 1958
Thursday October 23, 2008 @05:57AM The History and Future of Zork
Sunday October 05, 2008 @09:29AM Matt Hazard Returns
Sunday October 05, 2008 @06:50AM 16th World Computer Chess Championship In Progress
Saturday October 04, 2008 @06:43PM PC Historian Finds Puzzling Game Diskette Image
Thursday September 11, 2008 @08:12PM Will Modern Games Stand the Test of Time?
Thursday August 21, 2008 @05:35PM A History of Atari — the Golden Years
Tuesday July 29, 2008 @10:55AM Scrabulous Is Dead, Hasbro's Version Brain-Dead
Sunday July 27, 2008 @05:50PM Two-Player Pong Homebrew Arrives On PS3
Wednesday July 09, 2008 @04:14PM Robots Aim To Top Humans At Air Hockey
Wednesday July 09, 2008 @11:30AM Broken Sword Legend Speaks
Monday July 07, 2008 @12:27AM Meet the New Chess Boxing Champion of the World
Sunday July 06, 2008 @05:14PM First Commodore 64 LAN Party
Saturday June 14, 2008 @11:07PM Darling Brothers, UK Indie Game Devs, Upgraded to CBE
Thursday May 29, 2008 @11:06AM Shots of the New Tecmo Bowl for the DS
Thursday May 29, 2008 @10:45AM Fun Dance Dance Revolution Mod Hits the Pavement
Wednesday May 28, 2008 @11:51AM Street Fighter IV to Hit PS3, 360, and PC, Not Wii
Monday April 21, 2008 @08:10PM Unreleased Atari 2600 Game Found At Flea Market
Thursday February 14, 2008 @08:53AM Whatever Happened To The Joystick?
Thursday January 31, 2008 @11:32AM The History of the Apple II as a Gaming Platform
Friday January 18, 2008 @09:59AM Bobby Fischer Is Dead At 64
Tuesday December 18, 2007 @05:00PM The Dreamcast is Still Dead
Monday December 17, 2007 @05:22PM The History of the Vectrex
Monday December 03, 2007 @12:56PM Xbox Live Fall Update Drops Tomorrow
Monday November 05, 2007 @11:57AM Censoring Maniac Mansion for the NES
Thursday October 25, 2007 @02:22PM The History of Metroid
Tuesday September 18, 2007 @01:27PM More Panzer Dragoon Than You Could Ever Want
Tuesday July 31, 2007 @11:20PM Classic Gaming Expo 2007
Thursday July 26, 2007 @11:11PM Humans Can Still Out-Bluff Machines
Friday July 20, 2007 @06:32AM Checkers Solved, Unbeatable Database Created
Thursday June 07, 2007 @03:19PM Soviet Video Games from the 70s
Tuesday May 15, 2007 @12:29PM Deep Blue vs. Kasparov 10th Anniversary
Friday May 11, 2007 @12:42PM The Making of Ghostbusters on the Commodore 64
Tuesday April 10, 2007 @12:17PM ScummVM Ported to Nintendo Gamecube/Wii
Monday April 02, 2007 @12:50PM NiGHTS Into Dreams Remake Now Official
Monday April 02, 2007 @12:36PM Sega Opens Gate, Puts Dreamcast Out To Pasture
Tuesday February 06, 2007 @06:06PM Can Nintendo Save the Adventure Game Genre?
Friday February 02, 2007 @01:28PM Castlevania for the PSP Unveiled