Tag Archives: Asteroids

Asteroids Cookies Fill You With Confectionery Gaming

While Asteroids might not be your game of choice anymore there’s no denying the underlying charm of the vector graphic classic. It’s not really possible to lose when you’re mashing retro gaming, or even modern gaming for that matter, with delicious baked goods. If my Grandma baked more stuff like this I might consider just moving in with or without ...

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Retro Arcade Game Messenger Bags

For people who grew up on games like Pac-Man, Asteroids, Donkey Kong, Space Invaders and Super Mario Bros. these Retro Arcade Game Messenger Bags are like a little piece of heaven. I’m a geek, which means I tote a lot of crap around with me wherever I go. My camera, a book or two, my various electronics, a moleskine, so ...

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Universal Signs Up For “Asteroids” Movie

Don’t ask me how they are going to make a movie out of a game based on outlined pixels, but apparently they’re willing to try. Universal Studios has picked up the rights for the “Asteroids” movie. The film will be produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura with a screenplay by Matthew Lopez. “Asteroids” literally had zero plot, unless you count a ...

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Asteroids Wall Decals

OK, look, I know I was just saying how much of a futuristic geek I am, but it seems I’m more stuck in my retro roots than I originally thought. All the proof I needed was the boner I got when I saw these awesome Asteroids Wall Decals. I remember first jamming out to Asteroids on a vintage Atari 2600 ...

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Asteroids Wristwatch

Holy shit this is cool! A slick little wristwatch with a fully-functional version of Asteroids on it. It was created by a guy named John Maushammer, who apparently also created a Pong watch. The computer usually plays the game but you can tilt the watch like an iPhone to control the ship. Insane. Could you ask for anything cooler for ...

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Blast From The Past: Asteroids Is Serious Business

For those not familiar with the 1979 Atari classic Asteroids, let me be the first to inform you: it’s about as hardcore as classic gaming gets. It’s an increasingly difficult game that tests the player’s reflexes, reaction time and nerves. The most difficult aspect of the game is either controlling the momentum of the player’s spaceship so you don’t crash ...

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