Excerpt: Just because a game was good yesterday doesn’t necessarily mean it can endure the test of time and still delight alongside the more modern crop of titles. Dusting down ancient consoles and games can therefore be rather anticlimactic, even if they were good “back in the day” gaming has indeed moved...
Excerpt: Resurrected publisher Atari brings a large slice of gaming history to the Playstation 2, featuring many of the games that made the brand famous back in the day. The game is designed around a central hub that divides all the games into genres, with options to play either the home console or arcade...
Excerpt: If Nolan Bushnell were British he would almost certainly have been knighted for his services to the games industry. Founder of Atari, inventor of the 2600, designer of Pong - there's no denying that the guy has some serious commendable achievements under his belt.
Summary: While many classic gaming compilations are
rather stingy and only put out a handful of titles, Atari Anthology for the PS2
takes a different route, offering a more than 80 classic home and arcade games
to choose from.
Excerpt: Until last night, I was an Activision virgin. Well, in a sense. Like most people, I've played Tony Hawk's Pro Skater and Spider-Man and even some of the games the company has published that others developed, such as Lost Kingdoms .
Conclusion: Activision Anthology includes over 45 games from the classic Atari 2600 library right out of the box (with maybe a few others un-lockable). The list of games is stunning and includes all of the seminal games Activision created after bolting from Atari: Chopper Command, Crackpots, H.E.R.O.
Conclusion: Mit 85 Spielen fällt die Atari Anthology auf den ersten Blick ziemlich umfangreich aus. Allerdings handelt es sich ausschließlich um Minispielchen. Solche Klassiker wie Breakout und Centipede üben auch heute noch einen gewissen Reiz aus – insbesondere für Punktejäger.