Tag: atari

  • Presenting Spielberg Month!

    Presenting Spielberg Month!

    By Marshall Garvey Steven Spielberg is admittedly an odd, yet ultimately fitting, choice to emphasize for a gaming site. His history with video games is complicated, and more often than not, pretty underwhelming. As we all know, the go-to choice for worst game ever made is E.T. for Atari 2600, the hilariously rushed attempt to…

    By Marshall Garvey Steven Spielberg is admittedly an odd, yet ultimately fitting, choice to emphasize for a gaming site. His history with video games is complicated, and more often than not, pretty underwhelming. As we all know, the go-to choice for worst game ever made is E.T. for Atari 2600, the hilariously rushed attempt to…

  • LTG Book Review – The 100 Greatest Console Video Games, 1977-1987

    LTG Book Review – The 100 Greatest Console Video Games, 1977-1987

    By Marshall Garvey If one were to ask me what my favorite kind of book is, I’d have to go with encyclopedia and guide books. Which isn’t to say I don’t love novels, biographies and whatnot. Perhaps it’s just because I’m a historian and love soaking up facts, but these kinds of books had a…

    By Marshall Garvey If one were to ask me what my favorite kind of book is, I’d have to go with encyclopedia and guide books. Which isn’t to say I don’t love novels, biographies and whatnot. Perhaps it’s just because I’m a historian and love soaking up facts, but these kinds of books had a…

  • Last Token Gaming Interview – Daryl Rodriguez and Jeanette Garcia, Filmmakers of “World 1-1”

    Last Token Gaming Interview – Daryl Rodriguez and Jeanette Garcia, Filmmakers of “World 1-1”

    By Marshall Garvey Earlier this year, Last Token Gaming was approached on Twitter by the filmmakers of a documentary entitled World 1-1 to officially review it. Given the film’s focus on the early days of Atari and the video game medium as we know it, we were excited to give it a watch. To say…

    By Marshall Garvey Earlier this year, Last Token Gaming was approached on Twitter by the filmmakers of a documentary entitled World 1-1 to officially review it. Given the film’s focus on the early days of Atari and the video game medium as we know it, we were excited to give it a watch. To say…

  • The Return of a Legend: Master of Orion is back!

    The Return of a Legend: Master of Orion is back!

    By Marshall Garvey With E3 a week away, and so many huge titles already announced (“Fallout 4” being just the latest), you might think you’ve had your fill of huge gaming announcements. And why not? 2015 was going to be a huge year in gaming with Arkham Knight and Metal Gear Solid V alone. Aside from a next-gen…

    By Marshall Garvey With E3 a week away, and so many huge titles already announced (“Fallout 4” being just the latest), you might think you’ve had your fill of huge gaming announcements. And why not? 2015 was going to be a huge year in gaming with Arkham Knight and Metal Gear Solid V alone. Aside from a next-gen…

  • Last Token Gaming Movie Review – World 1-1 (2015)

    Last Token Gaming Movie Review – World 1-1 (2015)

    By Marshall Garvey   What do you think of when you hear the term “video game”? Your first thoughts may be of spectacularly rendered, immersive titles you dedicate hours to on blockbuster consoles ranging from Nintendo 64 to the Xbox One and Playstation 4. Likewise, you think of the video game industry as the expensive,…

    By Marshall Garvey   What do you think of when you hear the term “video game”? Your first thoughts may be of spectacularly rendered, immersive titles you dedicate hours to on blockbuster consoles ranging from Nintendo 64 to the Xbox One and Playstation 4. Likewise, you think of the video game industry as the expensive,…

  • Sacramento Indie Arcade Expo 2015 Reflections

    Sacramento Indie Arcade Expo 2015 Reflections

    By Marshall Garvey, Jake Rushing and Isaac Smith   A week ago, on Saturday, April 11th, some of the most talented local game devs and many gaming enthusiasts met up at the Sacramento Indie Arcade Gaming Expo. Hosted at the Colonial Cafe on Stockton Blvd., it primarily served as a space for devs to share…

    By Marshall Garvey, Jake Rushing and Isaac Smith   A week ago, on Saturday, April 11th, some of the most talented local game devs and many gaming enthusiasts met up at the Sacramento Indie Arcade Gaming Expo. Hosted at the Colonial Cafe on Stockton Blvd., it primarily served as a space for devs to share…