Phoenix IV: Polygonal Graphics

Phoenix IV: Polygonal Graphics

Polygonal Graphics Ironically, one of the last projects that the old Atari, Inc. released to the arcades reaffirmed the fact that the company’s designers could be as innovative as ever: I, Robot was the first game that featured state-of-the-art 3D polygonal...
Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600

Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600

The first place I saw Donkey Kong on the Atari 2600 was an in-store display sometime in late 1982 or maybe early 1983. By this time my family owned a Colecovision and I’d played the arcade game a few times, so I had a pretty good idea what Donkey Kong should...