Released in September 1977, this was to us the original cartridge based game fun. The Atari 2600!
This Tee is available now. Not sure for how long but go get it while you can.
Yes, some of our Tees really are limited edition.
The system's first major success was the home conversion of Taito's arcade game Space Invaders.
This console and period of history also lead to the founding of game development greats like Activision and Mattel who all wanted to get in on the action.
By the end of its primary lifecycle in 1983–84, games for the 2600 were using more than four times the storage size of the launch games with significantly more advanced visuals and gameplay than the system was designed for, such as Activision's Pitfall. Perhaps we should design a Tee for that?
Enjoy some of the original TV adverts from 1977 and beyond in the compilation below and then grab the Tee. Available now in Kids as well as Adult sizes:
Let's continue wearing and sharing the greatest retrogaming memories and what they mean to our mental health.
Supporting the work of video games mental health charity Safe In Our World along the way and together #KeepingTheGameAlive.