Archived news @ 'www.atarihistory.de'
Some changes to the
Corrected the hyperlink to 'Rush 2049' in the 'Coin-Op'-section
Added 'Swordquest: Earthworld' to '2600 / Collection'
Added 'Secret Quest' to '2600 / Collection'
Merry Xmas to all Atarians
As there is more time available, the page will be updated more regularly
again...so stay tuned!
Replaced the 'Download' section with the 'Theater' section; now with a total of
16 trailers or commercials in RealPlayer format
Added the 'Yar's Revenge' cover to the '2600 / Collection' section
Added 'Electrocop' and 'Batman Returns' to the 'Lynx' section
Added much more content to the 'Glossary' section
Some minor corrections and additions...
some flyers to the 'CoJag' page in the 'Jaguar'-section
much new information to the 'Glossary'
Added some information to the Atari 2600 clone with 510 games built-in
Added a picture of the Atari '1040 ST' to the 'Computers' section
Finally added 'Hardware' to the 'Lynx' section - all released Lynx hardware
Corrected some errors; we now shouldn't be far from perfect after all the
some changes to the 'Links' section
information about the Toymax 'Action Gear' in the '2600 / Specials' section
Added information about the 'Activision 10-in-1 Classic Video Game System' in the
'2600 / Specials' section
screenshots of 'SkyCopter II' and 'Speedster II' by 'Carousel International' in the
Added information abot the Atari '1090 XL Expansion System' to the 'Computers / Protos'-section
Added 'Game standards and procedures' for the 2600 in the 'Library'-section
Added 25 game manuals for the Atari 5200 in the 'Library'-section
Added 'Klax' cover to the 'Lynx / Collection'-section
New picture of the Atari 'Video Music'
Some addtions to the 'Glossary'
Some minor additions / changes
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ATARI!
On June 27th, 1972 - exactly
30 years ago - Atari was founded!
Added more technical specs
to the 'Computers' section:
Atari 65XE (Atari 800XE)
Added a huge 8bit cartridge
list to the 'XEGS / software' section
Added three new documents to
'Team Tap' instruction-manual
Jaguar game registration card
Finally added contents to
the 'Coin-Op' section.
Some minor corrections.
Added 'Brain Dead 13' to the
Jaguar CD section!
Some minor changes and additions.
Some corrections to the
Big change today; altered
the web-site's layout: the navigation columns changed into horizontal navigation
bars. We hope you'll like it...
Added a new patent to the
Atari '5200' joystick; mechanical design
Some minor changes.
Well, the first update for
quite a long time. Moving to another place took much more time than expected...
Added much information to the 'Atari Glossary'. Just basics for the native
Atarian, but good info for newcomers!
Some minor corrections and additions
Merry Xmas to all Atarians
Added new section:
'Atari Glossary', still under construction
Added much information to the 'Computers' section; still to be completed
Added information about the
Jaguar 'Kiddie rides' machines by 'Carousel International' in the Jaguar section
Some minor corrections...
Some minor additions...
The first update since
October 1st, 2001 - sorry for that. Real-life-demands are important as well;
Two new patents added:
Console-design patent for the Atari '800' home computer
Console-design patent for the Atari '400' home computer
Some minor corrections and
additions (e.g. 'Rayman' box-scan, etc.)
New section added, but
still under construction: Coin-Op
Some minor additions and corrections
Back from the (US)
additional information to the 'Jaguar / CoJag'-section (including picture of a 'Freeze' prototype
'CoJag' board)...well, this might lead to a 'Coin-Op' section in the
near future consequently...
Some minor corrections (...as usual)
section added: 'Computers', giving basic information about Atari's
home-computers; under construction.
Some minor corrections again (nobody's perfect)
more detailed information about the Atari Games' 'CoJag' in the Jaguar-section
are proud to announce that our site by now has become an official AHS member site for
Hello, everyone; nice to be onboard!
we now own better camera-equipment, we will be adding better pictures soon!
Our links-section now is 'Atari-only'!
Some cosmetical changes (technical specifications-pages)
Some minor changes in the Portfolio-section
Added the 'Spectravideo
Compumate' User's Manual to the library-section
Added the Jaguar's
New patents added:
Atari 'Super Pong ProAm / Super Pong ProAm 10'
Atari 'Ultra Pong Doubles'
Atari paddles used since Atari 'Super Pong 10'
temporarily deleted PDF-documents are available again
Added a bigger satellite-picture of Sunnyvale, CA
Some minor changes
New patents added:
Atari 'Lynx' - Cartridge design
Atari 'Stunt Cycle' - Console design
Controllers for Atari '2800' and Sears 'Telegames II'
Atari 'VCS/2600' - Cartridge design
Slightly changed the portal's graphics
Changed the links' colors (by popular request)
Corrected some errors
for the technical problems in the last days...they're fixed!
Taiwanese 2600-clone with 510 games built-in added (2600-section)
Added a 2-port Atari 5200 to the '5200'-section
Added PCB-layout of the Atari 5200, 2-port-version
Also added many new 5200 games to the '5200 / Collection'-section...
Re-organized the 'Site-news'-section
Added four new patents to the library
Added a certificate of stock of 'Atari Corporation' to the library
real news, but some inportant information:
site is completely in english, because:
most of the visitors are from foreign (non-german) countries
2) the Internet definately IS an international media
Finally added screenshots to '7800 / Collection'
Continued adding bigger pictures
Re-designed the web-site's portal (ok, it's quite big...)
Eliminated several small errors on the web-site
Continued adding bigger pictures
Added new photos to the 'Atari 5200'-section
Added 'Cart-tech' to the '5200'-section
Added 'Hardware' to the '5200'-section (controller and switchbox so far)
Added 'Qix' to '5200 / Collection'
Added 'Cart-tech' to the 'Jaguar'-section
Added 'Cart-tech' to the 'XEGS'-section
The '5200 Owner's manual' is online in the library-section
Database' (as part of our library) added; some documents already online!
Added 'Karateka' to '7800 / Collection'-section
Added 'Ballblazer' to '7800 / Collection'-section
Added 'Mat Mania Challenge' to '7800 / Collection'-section
Added 'Fight Night' to '7800 / Collection'-section
Added 'Asteroids' (built-in) to '7800 / Collection'-section
Added 'Battlezone' box-scan to '2600 / Collection'-section
Added 'King Kong' to '2600 / Collection'-section
Added 'Ballblazer' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Joust' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Thunderfox' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Tennis' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Real Sports: Football' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Bug Hunt' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Food Fight' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Centipede' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Millipede' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Into the Eagles Nest' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Crossbow' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added 'Barnyard Blaster' to 'XEGS / Collection'-section
Added link to 'ABBUC' and fixed some links in the 'Links'-section
Web-counter removed due to technical problems
Applied some cosmetic changes
Corrected some content-related errors (thanks to Peter Ghiea)
Continued replacing some pictures with bigger ones
Started adding some commentaries to '2600 / Collection'
Added most of the company-logos to '2600 / Software'
Added 'Smart Parallel Interface' to the
Added 'Memory Expander Plus' to the 'Portfolio'-section
Added 'PC-Card Reader' to the 'Portfolio'-section
screenshots to the 5200-section.
Added collection to the 'XEGS'-section
Added collection to the 7800-section
Replaced many pictures by larger versions (several sections)
'ComLynx'-cable added (Lynx-section)
Replaced several pictures by larger versions
Welcome to the new Millenium!!!
Xmas to everyone.
From this day on, most of the pictures will consecutively be replaced by larger
versions. This is the result of many popular requests
the 'Atari XEGS'-section (still to be completed)
4 Portfolio manuals to the library-section (PDF)
Added Jaguar system-manual to the library-section (PDF)
Added 'Phoenix' (VCS) manual to the library-section (PDF)
Arabian 2600-clone with 128 games built-in added (2600-section)
'Track & Field' controller added (2600-section)
Controllers-section re-designed (2600-section)
Added new section: '2600 / Specials'
Portfolio PCBs added (Portfolio-section)
Portfolio ROM-card added (Portfolio-section)
Compumate' added (2600-section)
'Attack of the Mutant Penguins' added (Jaguar-section)
'Fever Pitch Soccer' added (Jaguar-section)
back online with our new (and own) domain!
news aren't available any more; sorry for that...